So the kids are on summer vacation? That doesn't mean you can't do a little schooling yourself. These eLearning bundles from CreativeLive can teach you photography, finance, podcasting or other life skills with curriculum from established professionals in each field. Read on for details:
The Complete Outdoor Photography Bundle
Every day, there are sunsets and landscapes just begging to be captured on camera. All you need is the gear and the know-how, and this five-course master class can help you find both. Get tips on lighting, post-processing and wildlife photography from award-winning, internationally published photogs like Thomas Mangelsen and Matt Kloskowski. The Complete Outdoor Photography Bundle is now $29, a full 93% off the MSRP.
How To Start A Podcast Bundle Feat. Award-Winning Podcast Producers
Anyone who's got a favorite podcast has thought about making their own. There's much more to it than just a microphone and some stories, though, as you'll find on this bundle that features producers from hit NPR shows like "This American Life" and "Snap Judgement" sharing inside info about the business and creative side of this rapidly expanding corner of the media landscape. Pick up the How To Start A Podcast Bundle Feat. Award-Winning Podcast Producers for $19, more than 92% off the list price.
Smartphone Photography Basics Bundle
With the power that smartphone cameras have these days, it's a shame to limit them to the occasional selfie. Whether you're snapping with your phone or more traditional gear, you'll get all the knowledge you need to jumpstart a career as a professional photographer from experienced veterans like Chris Orwig and Tony Corbell. The Smartphone Photography Basics Bundle is now $19, down 83% from the cost of the individual courses.
The Achieve Your Goals Course Pack
Mental and physical well-being are within anyone's reach, and this bundle gives you practical tips to achieve them. Packed with life hacks from authors and entrepreneurs like Chase Jarvis and Tim Ferriss (of "The 4-Hour Workweek" fame), this bundle will give you the tools you need to be successful in work and at life. The Achieve Your Goals Course Pack is available for $49, more than 90% off the original price.
The Mindful Living Bundle Feat. Wisdom Labs
In a culture that seems designed to distract you, being "in the moment" can be easier said than done. In these three courses, medical and mental health experts like Laura Delizonna, PhD will show you how to manage stress and practice continual mindfulness with science-based techniques. Grab the Mindful Living Bundle Feat. Wisdom Labs for $25, a full 71% off the MSRP.
The Personal Finance Collection Feat. Ramit Sethi & David Bach
Thanks to the insight of two New York Times bestselling authors, this course pack is a roadmap to financial well-being for anyone – especially the increasing number of us who own our own business or are navigating the sometimes tricky "gig" economy. All four courses in the Personal Finance Collection Feat. Ramit Sethi & David Bach are now $59, an 85% discount off the original cost.