September 29, 2022

Coastal Bend College

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Coastal Bend College Introduces Online Course: Photography Suite

Coastal Bend College has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. Coastal Bend College has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Photography Suite.”

This suite contains three different courses including “Discover Digital Photography”, “Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera”, and “Photographing People with Your Digital Camera.” The focus is on digital photography, software, equipment, and other practical uses. Additionally, there will be digital editing options discussed. In the second course, you will be able to break past the learning curve of using a digital SLR camera through the different type of lenses and exposure controls and how to do metering, managing aperture, ISO, exposure compensation, and shutter speed.

This course is part of Coastal Bend College’s growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of each course run every month. They last six weeks, with two new lessons being released weekly (for a total of 12). courses are entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes, and assignments. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facilitating discussions.

Other courses available through ed2go follow.

Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

Jump into the world of nature photography! In this course, you’ll master taking beautiful outdoor photos of everything from landscapes to specific nature items such as water, flowers, trees, animals, and more. Along the way, you’ll learn all about digital camera equipment, telephoto photography, and even macro photography. With plenty of examples and opportunities to share your work, you’ll be shooting breathtaking photos in no time!


Introduction to Photoshop

Participants will go step-by-step to learn how to use Photoshop CC with confidence. Through the course, you will learn how to create basic digital paintings, how to edit photos to fix the color or correct exposure, how to get rid of scratches, and learn techniques for removing blemishes from photos and switching backgrounds on images. This course is built to be hands-on and project oriented course.


To learn more, call Coastal Bend College at (361) 354-2768 or go to for more information.