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Set the Scene, Get Close (Adventure)

Lecture no. 4 from the course: National Geographic Masters of Photography

Set the Scene, Get Close (Adventure)

Taught by Professor Joel Sartore and 11 others | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

Conclude your lesson on adventure photography by applying the skills you’ve acquired to the broader world. See what works and what doesn’t as you explore how to craft a great “scene setter,” zoom in or out for maximum impact, and shoot images of the night sky. Also, learn the importance of good lighting and doing your research.


August 27, 2015
A thrilling, inspiring discussion of getting up close. That is something amateur shooters are never good enough at, and his examples really make the point well.