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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 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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Documenting Childhood – The Ultimate Photography Guide {by Morvern Shaw}

Photographer’s child syndrome… the struggle is real! It’s all fun and games when we first start taking photos of our own kids, but they grow weary of our camera way too quickly! But there is a way around it… documentary photography. I love this style for capturing children for a few reasons. It ensures we […]

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How To Take Magazine Worthy Food Photography At Home

Ever wondered how those beautiful food magazine and cook-book photos are shot? You’ve maybe envisaged a full team of chefs and stylists, lights and studio equipment… But the great news is, you don’t need any of that! Naomi Sherman is an award winning food stylist, photographer and blogger, who started out shooting on her dining […]

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Love Stories {by Dana Schulte Whitley}

One day, Dana Schulte Whitley (who graduated from our Enthusiast Photography Course and Advanced Photography Course just this year!!), announced in our graduates group that she loved shooting couple’s portraits so much she had decided to make this genre the focus of her business. I’d loved all of Dana’s work, but her couples portraits in […]

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Finding Light {Newborn Session by Lauren Kennedy}

Whether you’re new to manual photography or a seasoned pro, a lack of light is something we all have to deal with, more regularly than we’d like to think about! This month our featured session is a lifestyle newborn series, where Lauren Kennedy, graduate of our Enthusiast Photography Course, was faced with a very light […]

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Featured Graduate {Melanie Nebbeling}

Click Love Grow graduate Melanie Nebbeling became known for her love of vintage styled child portraits from the very beginning when she joined our first Advanced Photography Course of 2017. Since then, we can clearly see the evidence of her new knowledge of advanced lighting and composition as her gorgeous portraits of her youngest daughter […]

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The Golden Hour {Beach Photography by Merissa Wakefield}

Shooting on the beach can give even the most seasoned photographers a shiver of fear (this one included!). Regardless of where you are in the world, universally most beaches will present light challenges, a lack of open shade, and sand in your camera! But Merissa Wakefield, who graduated only this year (true story!!) from our […]

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Create Dramatic Portraits with Single Window Light

    It’s a common misconception that when you want to start taking more dramatic portraits, you need to invest in buying, and learning how to use, studio lights or off-camera-flash.  While these can come in handy for some genres of photography, if you’re looking to enhance your own photography skills and take more dramatic […]

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