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Here at Click Love Grow we specialise in teaching flexible, easy to follow and fun online photography courses, and if you’ve been looking at our course options you’ll know that we offer both a beginner and an advanced level class. And you might be wondering, which of these two courses is right for you? Infact […]

Enthusiast or Advanced Course – Which Course Should I Take?

How to Shoot in Manual Mode

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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 […]

Everyone seems to be outdoors and embracing their inner nature photographer lately! It definitely appeared as the overriding theme when I was curating photos for this week’s highlights reel of Grad shot images. So then I took a peek at the August challenge album in the Advanced Grad’s group, which happened to be themed “nature”… […]

Highlights Reel – 32 Inspiring Nature Photos

Photo Inspiration at Home – Finding Magic in Your Everyday

You don’t have to leave home to find photo inspiration, and indulge your love of photography. And when looking for ideas on what to shoot, we looked no further than Alice Mariette – award-winning photographer with an eye for the little things and the heart of an artist. And as a mother of 3 including […]

Students often ask me “Is it cheating to use auto focus?”  I’m here to promise that it’s definitely not cheating. It’s what we all do…most of the time! When it comes to AF and MF, auto focus is awesome. I honestly don’t know how photographers managed without it for all those generations!  AF mode is […]

AF vs. MF…Which One To Use, And When?

Highlights Reel – Stunning Photos Taken By CLG Advanced Grads

We’ve enjoyed a fantastic week of Advanced Grad celebrations and to round it up on a visually inspiring note, today’s highlights reel is a collection of images taken by some of our talented Advanced Grads! If you’ve mastered the basics of photography… but you’re craving to create images with impact, to shoot in gorgeous light […]

Your baby’s first year will go super fast! Moreover, it’s a year filled with more baby milestones, special moments, and details that change in a heartbeat than any other year in life.  When it’s happening, you assume it will all be imprinted on your memory forever. However, that year tends to be a bit of […]

Photographing Your Baby’s Milestones – A First Year Photoshoot

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Click Love Grow Customer Stories – Jennifer Magnuson

“Is this course for me?” is a question we see a lot from people who are thinking about taking our Advanced Photography Course. And here’s the thing: If you’re shooting in manual mode, it doesn’t matter whether you’re just out of auto or you’ve been in manual for so long you can work your camera […]

When it comes to milestones and big celebrations, having our cameras handy is a no-brainer, but what about the little everyday moments? These moments matter too, perhaps even moreso than the big ones because as our children grow and our lives change, it’s easy to forget all the tiny, fleeting details. So why not commit […]

How To: A Day In The Life Photography

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22 Striking Compositions You’ve Never Tried

A theme of alternative perspectives jumped out at me in the Grad’s group this week… specifically there were lots of gorgeous images where they gave big consideration to their angles and shot either looking up or looking down, instead of at eye level. A rookie mistake when first getting into photography is to shoot everything […]