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Weekly Top 10 – CLG Highlights Reel

It’s week 5 on our Enthusiast Photography Course and students achieved their ultimate goal when they took full control of their cameras! The challenge was to take a photo that gets in close, whilst ensuring they consider all they have learned so far about beautiful light, and creating engaging and harmonious compositions. Lastly, they needed […]

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kinder photography

How to Get Started as a Pre-School Photographer

Whether it’s Pre-School, Pre-K, Childcare or Nursery… just like ‘big-school’ they have special photos days when you send your kids in their cutest outfits, attempt to style their hair neater than usual, and hope for the best that they stay clean and tidy for when the photographer arrives! When we think back to our own […]

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how to photograph a lifestyle session

The Ultimate Lifestyle Photography Guide for Large Families

Lifestyle photography is a style that aims to capture organic moments as they unfold, without posing.  However when a family has many children, unless you’re photographing them all in a confined space, it can be like herding cats! Sarah Croker learned her craft through our Enthusiast Photography Course and our Advanced Photography Course. She’s since […]

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how to take documentary style photos

Weekly Top 10 – CLG Highlights Reel

This week our Enthusiast Photography Course students are learning how to recognise hard and soft light and how to use it. Meanwhile our Advanced Photography Course students are also studying more advanced lighting techniques such as how to use gorgeous backlight, and different ways to light subjects to create flattering and beautiful portraits. Aaand our graduates […]

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Weekly Top 10 – CLG Highlights Reel

It’s exciting times at CLG as we welcomed our newest batch of Enthusiast Photography Course students this week! With our Advanced Photography Course also happening that’s making us especially busy! But that means we have so many more gorgeous photos to help us put together our weekly highlights reel of delicious! Students in both courses […]

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How to second shoot a wedding

How to Shoot Your First Wedding {By Bronwyn Pickering}

Love weddings? Love photography? Dream of combining the two? But say you’ve never shot a wedding before, and you know couples don’t get a do over if they don’t love their photos. That makes you nervous. You care about their big day, and you don’t want to learn on their coin.   Try Second Shooting […]

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how to fix blurry photos

Weekly Top 10 – CLG Highlights Reel

Over the last two weeks our new Advanced Photography Course students have been learning about high and low key exposures, as part of our advanced exposure module. It’s not an easy challenge, and it’s fair to say everyone felt out of their comfort zone! But they all showed such a determination to nail it, so […]

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