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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

If you are thinking about buying a camera, it can get a bit confusing with all the options available. Here are 8 questions to ask yourself to find the best digital camera for you and your needs.

Here are 4 tips for creating depth and dimension in your images. Doing so will give them more interest and catch people's attention, getting you more "likes" and shares on your photos.

There's no magic moment when you arrive and suddenly all your photos are perfect. It doesn't work that way because photography is a journey. Read this to see why you can't take short cuts, and it's better to travel the long road.

In this review of Macphun Luminar image processing software, see what it can do and if it's for you or not. Whether you are new to processing or have had more experience with Lightroom, Photoshop or Aperture this may be just the thing to help you take your images to the next level.