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Online Photography Class – 4 Weeks to Better Photography

Learn the skills to take better photos in this online photography class 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.

Recent photography articles

In this article, I talk with two of my past students, Dawn and Rick, about their journey in photography. The challenges and struggles they had to overcome are things you can likely relate to and I believe that if they can achieve their dreams, you can too!

In this article, I'm going to do a little myth-busting. We'll look at 8 common myths regarding portrait photography and people photography in general, and then smash them.

Even if you have no intention of ever doing portraits, in this article, I'm going to show you a few reasons why you might want to consider learning about it, to help improve all your photography.

It's time for some holiday tips and a new photography challenge about, yup you guessed it - making some super creative holiday photos. Time to celebrate and have some fun! You can even try out any new bits of gear you happen to get under the tree!