Basics of Photography

together online from home!

This course is your entry into the photography world.

We will give you the most important tools for understanding and controlling your camera so you can start taking the best photos.

Over 1,500 Basic Photography groups have created the highest standards over the last 13 years, which we are now proud to offer you online – wherever you are in the world!

We will start from the basics and work up to the most interesting and fun techniques in photography. We’ll also discover tools that will add a fascinating perspective to the world we live in, even if it is currently within the four walls of our home.

What makes this course so special?

Our experience

With over 13 years of experience, 4 branches and more than 26,000 graduates, Glitz is a leading photography school.

Interactive course

We offer live lessons in an interactive course with a professional photographer. You can actively participate and also learn from other students - just like a regular classroom

The best lecturers

Our lecturers and team members have a lot of experience and a long training process, so you get the best straight to your home, virtually of course.

Endless possibilities

We're offering a variety of advanced courses, from studio photography to Photoshop, with a special discount, as well as benefits from our partners.

Develop a new hobby

You've dreamed of learning photography for a while, but never had the time. This is the perfect opportunity to learn something new.

Anywhere in the world from home!

Although we can't get out of the house, let's at least learn comfortably and with lots of fun. Don't forget the coffee!

special discount

In hope to help during this difficult time, we are pleased to offer a 30% discount for registrants up to _____.


Up to 24 hours after each lesson you will receive a summary by email as well as a recording of the class. You can rewatch missed lessons or the full course for up to two years.

The course will open live on ______, 2020
12:30 PM NY / 9:30 AM West Coast

Corona Discount until ________, 2020

Price instead of $550 – only $ 440!
Coupon code: wework

The price is per single participant. Please contact us in the form below for group pricing.The course will be on Sundays and Tuesdays. 
Course times are subject to change in exceptional cases.

What will you learn in the course?

Lesson 1

Introduction and Composition

We will learn how to build an image correctly, what is eye-catching and aesthetically pleasing, what is composition and how to apply it in various photographs.

Lesson 2

The Basics of Photography

Know the most important basic concepts, exposure and measurement of light, shutter, aperture, ISO, depth of field, camera structure and more.

Lesson 3

The Digital System

We will continue with the basic concepts and study the digital system, focus, understanding resolution and compression, white balance and how to analyze different light characteristics.

Lesson 4


We will practice what we have learned so far: measuring light, controlling depth of field, freezing and also exercises in composition.

Lesson 5

Work Review

We will learn how to give feedback while looking at students photos and critique with an emphasis on technique and image enhancement options.

Lesson 6

Editing Introduction

A theoretical and practical lesson in which we will study the world of editing and see how editing can pop the final product. Students will practice, on their personal computer, some of the lessons learned

Lesson 7

Night Photography - Theory

We will be exposed to the photography process with the help of external and internal flash for all its varied options, learn about long exposures and prepare for the next lesson – sunset and night photography.

Lesson 8

Night Photography - Practice

A practical lesson in which we will learn methods for photography in problematic lighting situations and creative solutions. We will practice silhouette photography, flash usage, stationary photography and light paintings.

Lesson 9

Genres in Photography

We will learn about the specific practices required for various types of photography. We will learn about portrait photography, street photography, animal photography and landscape.

Lesson 10

A Summary and Review

We will talk about personal development in the photography world, where we will recognize forums, galleries and ways to improve. In the second part of the lesson, a course summary will be provided.

Galitz is a leading photography school, with a team of 42 photographers – leading lecturers in the field. With thousands of graduates and an incredible variety of courses, this is the place to study photography!

Galitz was established with a clear goal of improving the field of photography and becoming a top source for studying photography for the general public and professional photographers.

Common questions

You have nothing to worry about! All classes are recorded and you will receive them for viewing up to 24 hours after the live class.

Certainly! You will need a digital camera with aperture and shutter control.

There is hands-on practice in the course, as well as homework and feedback.

Yes! We have an advanced photography course, a smartphone photography course, a lightroom course and more. Everything is online. Click here for additional courses online >>>

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