Ivy League Photography Instruction for Free
Do you have a bush league grasp of photography's technical fundamentals? Get an Ivy League education with a free online photo class from the hallowed halls of Stanford University.
Although this class (known as CS 178) wasn't designed to be a public resource, instructor Marc Levoy has posted enough online that anyone with sufficient motivation can follow along. You can even feel like you're part of a group by browsing through the students' photo albums on Picasa and the pictures that best fulfilled each weekly assignment.
The eight weekly assignments cover the basics, including architecture, landscape, and portraiture. Here are some of the top picks for those three assignments:
Shot by Nic Dahlquist.
Thanks to Brain Pickings, a wonderful blog, newsletter, and corresponding Twitter account, for alerting me to CS 178 so I could share it with all of you.