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Vision-Driven Photography

with David duChemin

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  •   01 Introduction: Vision Explored


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About The Class

Join David duChemin, author of the best-selling Within The Frame, as he teaches you how to use your camera and the digitial darkroom to find and express your vision as a photographer.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Introduction: Vision Explored

  2. 02

    What's in the Way, IS the Way

  3. 03

    Abandon Style. Pursue Vision.

  4. 04

    Copying vs. Creating

  5. 05

    Your Body of Work Is Your Vision Statement

  6. 06

    Reviewing Images from Colonnade Park

  7. 07

    Cliché Is Not What You Shoot, but How Your Shoot It

  8. 08

    Your Intent vs. What You Capture

  9. 09

    Reviewing Images from Gas Works Park

  10. 10

    Your Visual Language

  11. 11

    Post Production Part One

  12. 12

    Post Production Part Two

  13. 13

    Image Review

  14. 14

    Image Review Q&A and Closing


Meet Your Expert

David duChemin

David duChemin is a Vancouver-based international assignment photographer specializing in Humanitarian and world photography. A nomad, visionmonger, unashamed do-gooder, and sometimes author, David’s photography is online at His words are available at and in his books, Within the ... read more

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  • Maros Matousek

    Maros Matousek

    May 2018

    I have just finished this great class and ended up with a notebook full of notes. I highly recommend this class to all who would like to take not only technically perfect photographs but more importantly who want to express their vision and create something that moves others. I read many books by David and still enjoyed and got a better understanding throughout this course.

  • Melvin Williams

    Melvin Williams

    June 2018

    This course may seem to drone on at times but I firmly believe that repetition or other restatement helps learning. I highly recommend David's course, his ebooks and his site. He gets to the important stuff about photography. He focuses on the conceptually tough stuff like vision, finding your own, and less on the "geek" technical stuff that, while necessary, is only a tool to accomplishing your vision, what you want to say in your photograph.

  • Phillip Ziegler

    Phillip Ziegler

    September 2016

    David is always worth listening to. The course might have been shorter given there was a lot of repetition and conversation that wasn't terribly interesting or valuable. But when it was good it was amazing. I learned a lot and it was worth the time and money spent.

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