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Each regular course is designed to last 1 month, with Learners having 2 months to complete the Capstone project, a total of 6 months.
A new section of this course launches every 2 weeks!
What background knowledge is necessary?
This is an introductory course in photography, for Learners who have any model digital camera from a Smartphone to a DSLR. Experience in photography is not required, but a desire to gain control of the camera to produce successful photographs is!
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Yes, it is important to take the courses in order as each one builds on knowledge conveyed in those previous to it.
Learners who complete all four Regular courses and the Capstone course will be awarded a certificate of completion, signed by the faculty members and authorized by Michigan State University.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
Learners who complete the Specialization will be able to complete creative and practical projects in photography utilizing their new knowledge of the foundational principles of photography techniques, composition, and expression. They will be prepared to advance their knowledge in photography in more narrowly focused future coursework or workshops.
What are the roles of the Industry Partners?
Industry Partners are industry-leading providers of photography-related products and services, all of which have been used by Peter or Mark or both in the course of their own practice. The Industry Partners are supporting Coursera Learners who subscribe to the Specialization (all 5 Courses), by providing substantial educational discounts normally only available to full-time students.