How to Shoot in Manual Mode So you’ve bought your first DSLR and it’s not living up to your expectations. You’re taking hundreds of shots… just to fluke a few keepers. Is this where you’re at? When I bought my first DSLR, I thought there was something wrong with it. It simply didn’t live up […]

How to Shoot in Manual Mode

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Earth Day began in the US in 1970 as a way of raising mass awareness of the issues facing our planet as a result of decades of pollution, deforestation, and other environmental destruction. Initially a day of protest, over the years, the focus of Earth Day has shifted towards education and each year, schools around […]

5 Ways To Get Creative Outdoors With Your Kids This Earth Day

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I know I’m not alone when I say camera bags for women have a lot to live up to. Our wish list is long! It needs to be feminine but not over the top… practical but chic… fit a camera, at least two lenses, a speedlight, cards, spare batteries, purse, keys and phone… but not […]

WIN the perfect camera backpack!

Hello, happy Monday and welcome to our regular weekly feature! Each week we hand select our favourite images taken by our Grads, and this week we’re particularly proud of this collection (we think it would look amazing in a grid!). We hope they inspire you to get out and shoot! Congrats if you were featured […]

A Highlights Reel of Fave Grad Photos

Happy Easter! As this week’s highlights reel is landing in your inbox on Easter Monday, we hope you’re celebrating with loved ones in whichever way is your thing! (Chocolate bunnies anyone??). If you’re a grad and you’ve been featured in among this stunning collection of portraits, macro, wildlife, and landscapes, congrats! We hope it made […]

The Weekly Highlights Reel of Grad Photos

We all know that feeling of losing ourselves in photography; we find flow and all sense of time and reality fade away. We tune in and create work that speaks to us. Maybe we discover something new or perhaps we create nothing worthy of processing at all but a seed of an idea starts to […]

Photography as Self Expression

Our Advanced Photography Course has kicked off with a bang when students dived into their first lesson… and they were challenged (in the good way)! We designed these lessons to take our students out of their comfort zone because there’s no better way to advance your skills (I mean,  you don’t learn anything by continuing […]

A Highlights Reel of Advanced Student Images

When it comes to exposure, there’s no one size fits all, perfect correct exposure. You can expose dark, light and everything in between according to your subject matter and your creative vision. You’ve probably heard the term “dark and moody”, which is a popular term for what amounts to a low key image, and is […]

How to Use Natural Light for Dark & Moody Photos

My lensbaby saved my life. Big statement? Ok maybe, but it has definitely played a big part in keeping me sane in 2020! Faced with weeks at home in lockdown at the start of the pandemic, I knew I was going to need to lean on my photography to get me through – supervising home […]

Bring Magic to Your Photos With Lensbaby Omni

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I wasn’t even thinking about online photography courses or creative self care when I first stumbled across Click Love Grow via a friend’s Facebook page a few years back. In fact, having just given birth to my sixth child, any kind of study or learning was definitely the LAST thing on my mind! Just getting […]

Making Time For Creative Self Care

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Our recent Studio Portraits Creative Workshop led by Kellee Kromarek Hann wrapped up a couple of weeks ago, and we were so thrilled to see everyone getting into the fun! We saw students creating mini studios at home, enthusiastically sourcing props, playing with styling, and exploring easy studio lighting set ups. By the end of […]

A Highlights Reel of Studio Style Grad Photos!