Prestigious Harvard University starts offering free online photography course

  • The prestigious Harvard University has started offering a free online photography course
  • The university uploaded the program on their online platform Alison
  • The program is mainly composed of the basics of digital photography and how to use a digital camera, among others

To those who are dreaming to become good photographers, this is your time to master the art of taking photos in the prestigious Harvard University!

In an article written by Donnia Ghezlane-Lala of Konbini, it was disclosed that following the footsteps of Stanford University, Harvard has started offering a free online photography course.

The well-known university has uploaded the program on their online platform, ALISON.

Twelve modules are included; with a 13th module which is the final evaluation that one needs to be able to complete the course.  Once the “student” completes all the modules and score at least 80 percent and above on each assessment, he or she will receive an official ALISON diploma, certificate, or PDF.

The program

The program is mainly composed of the basics of digital photography, including classes on retouching software, and a brief history of photography.

Also included in the course is how to use a digital camera, reading histograms, the importance of light, color, and exhibition techniques.

As of posting, over 400,000 students have taken the course.

How to enter the program

There is no need to sign up or to pay the enrollment fees.

For those who would like to avail of the online program, one may head over to its page on ALISON, create a free account, and hit the “Start This Course” button.

There is no specific qualifications, too. Anyone can avail the course for free.

You may start availing Harvard University’s free online photography course at ALISON.

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