If you’ve ever tried to learn photography, you can appreciate the value of expert advice. Nowadays you don’t even need to pay in order to learn the basics and improve your skills thanks to many free online resources from passionate industry professionals. One of the latest cost-free, inspirational finds comes from the School of Visual Arts’ YouTube channel, where you can watch a photography video lecture series totaling about 99 hours.
Shared by photographer Dan Culberson on Reddit, the channel’s photography lectures can be found in their Images, Ideas, Inspiration playlist. The series features tips, advice, and fascinating anecdotes from “digital photographers, hardware and software developers, and industry experts.” Among this educational treasure-trove you’ll find lifestyle photographer Jack Hollingsworth‘s presentation, Small Camera Big Results, where he discusses iPhone photography techniques and the apps he uses to capture his incredible images. Another standout lecture is a talk by award-winning street photographer Susan Bank who captured the streets of Cuba in her distinct black and white style.
Check out and explore the full playlist on the School of Visual Arts’ YouTube channel.