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Renowned travel photographer Trey Ratcliff imparts his specialized knowledge in the course of nine web-based classes that total 11.5 hours of video instruction. The high-dynamic-range video tutorial dedicates more than 130 raw working files to its students, ensuring they have ample chances to practice what they learn without having to catch their own photos directly from the wilderness. The nine classes, which students take at their own pace, delve deep into digital shooting and editing, with topics such as auto-bracketing, sharing photos online, and using camera accessories. Matriculating in the online course gives pupils full access to private online forums, where they can talk over their optional homework or figure out how to erase photos of ghosts. Trey Ratcliff's course prepares students for every aspect of the photo-editing process, from nabbing the image to balancing the color.