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4 Weeks to Better Photography Online Course

Learn the skills to take better photos in this online photography course that walks you step by step through everything you need to know about your camera and getting better shots.

With 4 Weeks to Better Photography. You'll be getting closer to that "Wow" shot after each week.

Natural Light & Off Camera Flash Portrait Lighting Course

For beginner to intermediate photographers who want to learn the skills required for portrait photography using natural light and off camera flash.

It's a natural light and flash workshop combined into one, all online.

Watch a 19 minute sample lesson from the course on lighting patterns for portraits.

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As a subscriber, you'll get freshly released articles and monthly newsletters sent to your inbox when they're available and you'll have a chance to enter monthly photography challenges here on the site.

From the blog

This month I'm giving you a new photography challenge, to tell a story with your image. Pick a song or poem you like, and create an image that tells that story. This is about working on the aesthetic aspects of photography and less on the technical stuff.

Here are 10 tips to help you with your camera settings and equipment choices when doing portrait photography. These technical things will help you gain confidence in your work so you can focus on the artistic and creative side.

Whether you are completely new to image processing, looking for a new tool for your kit, or seeking a Lightroom alternative - you might want to check out Luminar 2018. There's a lot of good stuff happening inside - I'll give you a look around.

HDR photography is highly controversial. Some like it - some hate it. Here are some tips to help you know when to do it and when not to do HDR.