American School Releases New Online Digital Photography Course

The American School is pleased to offer students a new online digital photography course.

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Lansing, IL (PRWEB) March 03, 2014

The American School is pleased to announce the release of a new online Digital Photography course.

The course focuses on the basics of photography and basic camera functions, including building an understanding of aperture, shutter speed, lighting, and composition. Students will be introduced to the history of photography and learn how to critique photographs in order to better understand what creates an eye catching photograph. They will also examine various aspects of professional photography, including the ethics of the profession, and examine some of the areas in which professional photographers may choose to specialize. Students are required to submit examples of their work and therefore must have access to a camera and have the ability to upload their images.

The American School has been a leader in distance education since 1897 and has helped more than three million students across the country and around the world earn their accredited high school diplomas. Students wishing to earn the American School’s diploma choose either General High School Program or College Preparatory Program, both of which contain 18 units of credit. A full, four-year diploma program costs $2100 and includes paper-based and/or online courses, all study materials, and access to the password-protected Online Student Center, where students and parents can view grades, access help sheets and homework web sites, and contact American School instructors and staff members.

The American School also offers individual courses to students with an existing homeschool curriculum and to students who attend brick and mortar high schools. The latter group takes individual courses through the Independent Study Program, which thousands of schools use each year to help their students graduate on time. Individual courses typically cost between $150 and $300, and students who take individual courses receive the same Online Student Center benefits as those students who are working toward their American School diploma.

The American School is accredited by Ai (Accreditation International) and NCPSA (the National Council for Private School Accreditation) and is recognized by the State of Illinois as a non-public high school.

For more information, call 866-260-7221 or visit http://www.americanschool.org.


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