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The Online Learning Podcast

Welcome to the Online Learning Podcast!

This Podcast is for you - The Online Course Entrepreneur!

Everyweek I aim to bring you amazing interviews with fellow entrepreneurs sharing their stories and secrets to help you become even more successful!

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John Colley

Sep 19, 2014

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In today's Episode of the Online Learning Podcast, I am speaking with award winning photographer Bernie Raffe.  Bernie has two great photography courses on Udemy which are ideal for the amateur photographer who wants to take better photographs.  In the interview Bernie discuss some of the basic mistakes and how to avoid them and he also compares and contrasts smart phones and DSLR cameras.  This episode is packed with actionable tips from Bernie which you can implement today.

In this Week's Episode:

Interview: Bernie Raffe

Bernie Raffe






Spotlight Course:  Become a Better Photographer Part 1 and Become a Better Photographer Part 2.

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Category: Photography

Udemy Course Link (Part 1) and (Part 2)

In this Episode We discuss:

  • Bernie introduces himself and explains how he gave up an IT career to become a professional photographer
  • How Bernie takes his portrait photographs outside of a studio
  • Bernie explains some simple tips for taking better photographs
  • How to get the most out of natural light by using the Top Light Trick
  • How to take better photographs with Flash, including bouncing the flash off walls and a clever way to avoid your picture looking like you took it in a Cave
  • Some advice on what lenses you should buy when setting out to become a photographer
  • The advantages and disadvantages of smart phones vs DSLRs
  • Bernie discusses the low light limitations of smart phones
  • Explains how larger sensors on DSLRs enable you to get great depth of field effects
  • Bernie shares some great advice for instructors; how to get the most out of your equipment when making videos outdoors
  • What he thinks about the ideal length of a video
  • How to use natural light when making a video
  • The importance of good audio when making courses

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