Introduction to Photography and Related Media: A series of video lectures from an MIT undergraduate course. The semester-long class covers the basics of analog/digital SLRs, film exposure and development, darkroom techniques, digital imaging, and studio lighting.
7 Secrets to Drastically Improve Your Landscape Photography: A one-hour video tutorial with valuable tips for improving your landscape photography. Not so much a course as a tutorial, but beginning landscape photographers should find this handy.
Karl Taylor’s FREE Photography Course: This is one of Udemy’s most popular courses. The class uses videos and PDFs.
Strobist: This is probably one of the most popular resources for beginning to intermediate photographers interested in learning more about light and flashes.
Note: Beginner to Intermediate
Cambridge in Colour: Tons of classes and tutorials on this Cambridge, UK site. Join the community of other photographers who are happy to answer questions.
Create a Gorgeous Photography Site with SmugMug in 90 mins: This course isn’t so much about your photography skills as it is about showing off those skills on a SmugMug website.
Using a Photographic Light Meter: Another Udemy class, this is for you if you’re just starting with a hand-held light meter and struggling with exposure settings.
Beginner Nikon Digital SLR Photography: Learn the technical basics of your camera, including how to use all the buttons and dials on your camera to control things like exposure, shutter speed, and aperture.
Note: $11+ paid course
Pixels After Dark: Shooting the Night: This is a video lecture by three-time Olympic photographer Jeff Cable on shooting images at night.
History of Photography Podcasts: An exciting archive of 15 weekly podcasts by Jeff Curto from his course at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
Anthony Morganti’s Video Series on Lightroom 5: This is a 40-part Lightroom 5 video series. It starts with the basics and progresses to more advanced topics.
Note: Beginner to Intermediate | $99 course
Phlearn: Learn about Photoshop through short detailed videos. You’ll learn things like removing blemishes, watermarking images, and other useful post-processing skills. Five new are released every week.
Note: Intermediate | $99 course