Douglas Kirkland: Creative Inspiration Video Course

June 6, 2008 | Mark Goldstein | Technique | 0 Comments |

Douglas KirklandDouglas Kirkland: Creative Inspiration is a new video course from lynda.com featuring one of the most renowned photographers of the 20th Century. Kirkland shares his insights on photography craft and technique, gleaned from 50 years photographing the entertainment industry. “Douglas Kirkland brings a lifetime of photography experience to this video course, having created some of the most iconic celebrity images of the last half-century,” says Lynda Weinman, CEO of lynda.com. Members of the lynda.com Online Training Library receive on-demand access to this entire course, while non-members can access 10% for free.

lynda.com Press Release

Online Training Company lynda.com Releases Inspirational Course with Celebrated Photographer Douglas Kirkland

Famed Photographer of Jack Nicholson, Marilyn Monroe, and Others Discusses His Craft and Passion

Ventura, CA, 6/3/2008 - lynda.com, the leading provider of software training videos online, today announced the release of Douglas Kirkland: Creative Inspiration, a video course featuring one of the most renowned photographers of the 20th Century.

Members of the lynda.com Online Training Library® receive on-demand access to this entire course, while non-members can access 10% for free by visiting the course page at lynda.com. Kirkland shares his insights on photography craft and technique, gleaned from 50 years photographing the entertainment industry. He also takes viewers to on-location photo shoots, and discusses cameras, Photoshop, and the art of capturing his images.

“Douglas Kirkland brings a lifetime of photography experience to this video course, having created some of the most iconic celebrity images of the last half-century,” says Lynda Weinman, CEO of lynda.com. “We are thrilled to have been able to profile Douglas’s passion, wisdom, and outstanding imaging skills, to provide our subscribers with this informative and inspirational view into the world of photography from one of its great practitioners.”

To view free demo video tutorials of this course, visit the Douglas Kirkland: Creative Inspiration course page.

For more information on lynda.com, visit http://www.lynda.com or call 1-888-335-9632.

About lynda.com
lynda.com is the leading provider of software training videos online. The company’s subscription-based Online Training Library® provides members on-demand access to training videos covering a wide range of software, digital design, and digital media technologies and techniques. The videos’ expert authors create user-friendly online learning for creative professionals, instructors, students, and hobbyists—from beginners to experienced professionals. For more information and to view free demo movies on all courses in the library, visit http://www.lynda.com.

About Douglas Kirkland
Douglas Kirkland is one of the most accomplished and celebrated photographers of the last 50 years, from his early career at Look magazine during the golden age of photojournalism in the 60s and 70s to his transition from analog to digital photography in the 90s. He has worked on the sets of more than 100 motion pictures, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Titanic, and Australia. His iconic images of Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Nicholson, and Antonio Banderas, among others, are known all over the world. Douglas has received numerous awards, including a Lucie for Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment Photography in 2003, The Golden Eye of Russia in 2006, and also in 2006, a Lifetime Achievement Award from CAPIC in his native Toronto. In 2007, Douglas received an honorary MFA from Brooks Institute, which honored his deep commitment and dedication to his profession.



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