The most impactful thing I’ve ever done for my photography is long term photo projects.  I’ve completed several of them, including two full Project 365s and a handful of Project 52’s. Not only did they boost my technical skills beyond anything I could have imagined, they also gave me a structured and accountable way to […]

How to Finish a Year Long Photo Project

6 Breathtaking Macro Flower Compositions

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Creative Workshop Series, Portrait Photography From selfies to group portraits, self-portraits are a great way to explore and experiment with your inner creative side. Whether you’re experimenting with lighting, trying different angles, or just trying out a new filter, self-portraiture allows you to express yourself in new and exciting ways. Do you feel like you […]

Self Portraiture as Self Expression – Start an Art Series

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Photography as Self Expression

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 […]

21 Delicious Food Photos This week’s highlights reel is a celebration of our Beautiful Food Photography Creative Workshop, which just wrapped up last week! Over 4 week students were led through fun lessons and hands-on challenges by international award winning food photographer and cook book author Naomi Sherman. They learned all her secrets to her […]

21 Delicious Food Photos

24 Unexpected Creative Photos to Make You Smile

We designed our Exploring the Creative Workshop specifically as a tonic for the crazy that is the holiday season, and it just wrapped up last week! But I have to be honest… when I first floated the idea we did umm and ahh a bit… were we mad to run a workshop in December? We […]

There’s an excited buzz in the air with CLG Celebration Week just around the corner… a week of live lessons and fun challenges designed to get you motivated, shooting and learning new techniques! It’s also a time when we celebrate our wonderful grads and their achievements, and invite them to share stories about their photography […]

Bria’s Golden Ticket with CLG

Creative Workshop Series – Beautiful Beach Light

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Beach light can be equally as challenging as it is beautiful. In fact, it was the subject of our very first Creative Workshop series – Beautiful Beach Light with Merissa Wakefield, which wrapped up earlier this month. And I’m so pleased to share it was a HUGE success! Merissa is the principal photographer at Merissa […]