Photography with Color: Create a Cinematic Look

A course by Teresa Freitas , Fine Art Photographer

Fine Art Photographer. Lisbon, Portugal.
Joined November 2019

Create colorful and unique images in an urban environment using composition and editing techniques

  • 99% positive reviews (132)
  • 3503 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Create colorful and unique images in an urban environment using composition and editing techniques

A course by Teresa Freitas

Take a trip down the colorful brick road by capturing striking photographs and developing your own signature aesthetic. Fine art photographer Teresa Freitas is passionate about producing cinematic images by framing color through composition, exploring editing techniques, and creating a sense of harmony. She started her career on Instagram and has since worked with brands including Netflix, Dior, Polaroid, Chloé, and American Express.

Discover how you can establish a recognizable style of photography that is unique to you and consistent across your work. Learn the principles of color in photography, gain comprehensive knowledge of composition, and develop valuable editing skills.

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What will you learn in this online course?

17 lessons & 27 downloads

Colour Theory and Harmony 1
14 minutes, 34 seconds
Planning and Location Scouting 1
16 minutes, 39 seconds
Editing in Lightroom
17 minutes, 32 seconds
Editing for a Consistent Look
19 minutes, 38 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (132)
  • 3503 students
  • 17 lessons (3h 41m)
  • 27 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Photograph and edit a set of images of an urban environment, and share them on Instagram.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about how color, editing, and composition can be used in photography.

Requirements and materials

A basic knowledge of photography is recommended.

To take this course, you need a digital camera or smartphone, and access to Lightroom.


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3503 Students
132 Reviews
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Teresa Freitas

A course by Teresa Freitas

Teacher Plus
Fine Art Photographer

Fine art photographer Teresa Freitas is from Lisbon, Portugal and developed a successful career by creating colorful images. She studied painting, multimedia and design with the intention to become a multimedia designer, but thanks to Instagram, she developed a passion for photography. Teresa started a visual diary on the platform and was approached by several global brands because of her work which allowed her to photography professionally.

She mastered technical ability and awareness of color combinations and has worked with numerous brands across multiple industries, including Netflix, Dior, Polaroid, Chloé, and American Express.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Theory and Preparation

    • Colour Theory and Harmony 1
    • Colour Theory and Harmony 2
    • Cinematography and Cinematic Colour
    • Developing a Unique Creative Style 1
    • Developing a Unique Creative Style 2
    • Planning and Location Scouting 1
    • Planning and Location Scouting 2
  • U3

    Photographing in Madrid

    • What’s in My Bag and Camera Settings
    • Principles of Photography and Compositional Techniques 1
    • Principles of Photography and Compositional Techniques 2
    • Photographing in an Urban Environment
    • Composing Your Images with Colour
  • U4

    Editing and Curating Your Work

    • Editing in Lightroom
    • Editing for a Consistent Look
    • Curating Your Instagram
  • FP

    Final project

    • Photography with Color: Create a Cinematic look

What to expect from a Domestika course

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    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

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    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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Photography with Color: Create a Cinematic Look. Photography, and Video course by Teresa Freitas

Photography with Color: Create a Cinematic Look

A course by Teresa Freitas
Fine Art Photographer. Lisbon, Portugal.
Joined November 2019
  • 99% positive reviews (132)
  • 3503 students