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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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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

tripod mistakes - raised center column

In this tutorial, I will go through the dos and don'ts of using your tripod so you can avoid making these 9 common tripod mistakes. Get tips for how to set it up properly, how to use it, and even how to carry your tripod and camera safely and comfortably - the pro way!

In this tripod review, I'll give you my thoughts on the TC2534 Carbon Fiber Tripod by K&F Concept. Coming in under $200, this is a good high-value option for your money.

Whether it's spring or fall where you live, you can learn and apply these 7 tips for better spring photography now and take your images up a level.

A famous photo of a child in a Carolina cotton mill by Lewis Hine in 1908

These 20 famous photographs are significant in history each for their own reason. Read to find out more about them and how photography has literally changed history in many cases.