The Four Weeks to Proficiency in Photography is a virtual bootcamp, designed to give you a solid photography education in just four short weeks!

Understanding Lightroom Catalogs, Folders, Files & Collections online course will explain the purpose of the Lightroom catalogs, folders, & collections, then clearly explains how & when to use each one. It also talks about the different methods of naming & organizing folders and show how to reorganize folders on your hard drive so that you can easily find your images anytime.

Once you understand the basics of Lightroom (Getting Started with Lightroom), getting your photographs organized is your next challenge. Lightroom has a particularly sophisticated filing system, that is not as simple to understand as we would like.

This online course will explain the purpose of the Lightroom catalogs, folders, & collections, then clearly explains how & when to use each one. It also talks about the different methods of naming & organizing folders and show how to reorganize folders on your hard drive so that you can easily find your images anytime.

As with everything at Understand Photography, We Simplify the Technical!

Follow along as Peggy Farren teaches Photoshop techniques specific to nature photographers. You'll learn how to make finely detailed selections using a couple of different plug-ins, how to swap skies, how to fix chromatic aberration and how to do selective color. Come for an afternoon of learning intermediate to advanced Photoshop techniques, such as color range, blending modes, layer masks as well as easy techniques and ideas to enhance your images. If you've even taken a class with Peggy, you know how she simplifies each step. Please have a working knowledge of Photoshop before signing up.

We recommend starting with our "Photoshop Cram Course" to get familiar with Photoshop before taking this course.

Join instructor Joe Fitzpatrick as he walks you through, step by step, how to set up Lightroom, how to import, sort, edit and export your photographs.

This Photoshop Cram Course is designed for beginners in Photoshop. We've found the best format for our students is a series of short videos. Watch a video, put what you've learned in practice, then move on to the next video. Rewind if you need to. We go slowly and step by step. Our motto at Understand Photography is "We Simplify the Technical".

This Photoshop Elements Cram Course is designed for beginners. We've found the best format for our students is a series of short videos. Watch a video, put what you've learned in practice, then move on to the next video. Rewind if you need to. We go slowly and step by step

The Comprehensive Course on Photography Lenses is a four part video course designed to teach you everything you need to know and more about lenses.

This course is designed to increase your knowledge of using your cell phone's camera to take great pictures!