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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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Get your free eBook "10 Challenges to Help You Take Better Pictures without having to buy any new gear".

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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

Top 14 People Photography Mistakes You Want to Avoid

Beginners often make these 14 common people photography mistakes. See if you are guilty of any of these, and get tips on how to avoid them by reading this article.

How to do Nondestructive Editing in Photoshop Using Layers

Watch this video tutorial on how to use adjustment layers and smart objects in Photoshop to do nondestructive editing, so you can safely process your photos without having to worry about making a mistake or messing it up.

Get Processing - Monthly Challenge

The challenge this month is to process some images - and I'm giving you 5 of mine to play with! If you're new to processing now's the time to try it - if you do it regularly, I'd love to see you try a new technique, style, or method. Let's see what you can create!


Watch, listen and learn from world traveler, photographer, Gary Arndt as we talk about life, travel and of course photography! Find out what his top 3 tips to take better photos are and how you can apply them.