Today, when you can learn so much about filmmaking and photography online, is it even worth going to college? In this video, Kai Wong and Tim Pan discuss the question many of you have probably asked yourself. Should you invest your money in college, or just buy gear instead and start learning on your own? Let’s hear some pros and cons of both choices and see if you agree.
In today’s world, where knowledge is available for free all over the Internet, is there still point spending one or two years in school and learn photography there? Also, are photography and lighting skills all the schools have to offer to make you a photographer? Jared Polin discusses all these questions in his latest video.
The news that Antonelli Institute is closing down was what triggered Jared to start this topic. After 80 years of working, this school is now educating their last generation of photographers and graphic designers. And it’s not the only school closing down in the past couple of years. So naturally, this raises a question – do we need photography schools any longer?
Have you ever went to photography school? Are you considering one? Photographer John Free shares his stand on photography school in this in-your-face video.
John shares that the schools that we went to had pompous instructors with no real body of work other than the time they spent in the photography school system. He also accuses them of having no interest other than to suck money of students. John also shares the one thing that he loved about his photo school. Lastly, John suggests some hard truth: that in the end, getting good at photography is all about hard work and practice, no matter how big your certificate is.
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