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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 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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Unposed {Child Photography by Amanda Jane Dalby}

What I love about Mandy, is the way she photographs unhindered by any driving need to be technically perfect. That’s not to say her photos are lacking in that respect… Mandy is practiced enough in this way of shooting that she still manages to expose beautifully, nail focus and all the rest. I’m just sayin… […]

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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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