Do your photos match your vision? Imagine having the skills to capture a moment exactly as you see it… to interpret and harness light, mindfully compose and expertly apply tone in a way that conveys the mood, and tells the story you want to record? Dana Whitley can. But it wasn’t always that way… Today […]

Bringing Your Vision to Life – Dana Whitley, Student

A Dream Photography Job – Amy Holcombe, Student

A well known photographer once told CLG Advanced Grad Amy Holcombe creative compositions can’t be learned. And she was crushed. But she dived into the Advanced Course and very quickly proved that idea… is absolute rubbish! Today I chatted with Amy who after taking our Advanced Photography Course has gone on to shoot dream photography jobs […]

Lovely soft light, the rule of thirds, nice, even exposures… These are all the fundamental skills we are taught when we first take the plunge into manual mode and begin learning photography. And there’s a reason for this – a thorough understanding of these technical elements helps us build a strong foundation for our photography, […]

Breaking The Rules Like An Artist

Click Love Grow Grads – Artist Spotlight on Brooke Hampson

Imagine having the skills to create photos that are so consistent in style, people recognise them as yours before they even see your name?That’s the power that having total creative control will ​​give you. Our Enthusiast Photography Course liberates our students as it frees them from the uncertainty and inconsistency of auto mode! But eventually they’re ready […]

Get ready to be wowed by 50 examples of beautiful photography our grad students have created! Lots of people think our photography courses only teach you how to capture beautiful portraits. It’s true that many of our students indeed join for the sole purpose of learning how to take better photos of their kids, but […]

50 Beautiful Non-Portrait Photography Ideas

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Finding Your Photographic Style – Melis Fialho, Student

“How do I get a consistent style” is one of the top questions I get asked. And if that’s something you struggle with too, then this post is for you! Melis Fiahlo is an Advanced Grad with a very consistent recognisable style, and she credits all she learned in the Advanced Photography Course for helping […]

Laurinda Armstrong’s start in photography is a familiar one. It came after she had her first baby back in 2008, and throughout those early years of motherhood she was driven by a desire to document her children’s daily lives. But photography would become so much more than she ever expected… Laurinda is a mum to […]

Photography as Therapy – Laurinda Armstrong, Student

2023 Featured Artists Reel #31 – Our Fave Grad Photos

Welcome to our weekly highlights reel of Featured Artists, where we showcase a small collection of our favourite images taken by the talented Grads of our photography courses. Congrats to our featured artists Bec Nave, Danica Adam, Deanna Large, Emilie Roy King, Faye Pud, Hope de la Rosa, Lindsay Meyer, Pam Gosenheimer, Susan Elizabeth & […]

The Advanced Photography Course is our popular next level program which we only run twice a year. And with our next intake opening on 15th September (Australia EST) we’ve been celebrating our past students and sharing their stories and incredible achievements. So I’m excited to share “Through Her Lens” – an online series of photography conversations […]

Through Her Lens – A Photography Series

Click Love Grow Grads – Artist Spotlight on Sam Maker

Are you hesitating taking the Advanced Course because you’re waiting to be more, well, advanced? Sam Maker wanted to capture her first baby’s life in photos that were better than the snapshots she was taking with her phone. She had a DSLR and basic manual mode skills, but she wanted to really refine her technical […]