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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 […]

Finding Light {Low Light Newborn Session}

How to Take Golden Hour Beach Photos Photographers by nature are light lovers at heart, and for that reason the golden hour is a much loved time of day. It’s warm, beautiful, consistent, and can make any location look incredible. It’s particularly perfect for beach photos, what with those open expanses of sea and sky […]

How to Take Golden Hour Beach Photos

How to Take Golden Hour Beach Photos Photographers by nature are light lovers at heart, and for that reason the golden hour is a much loved time of day. It’s warm, beautiful, consistent, and can make any location look incredible. It’s particularly perfect for beach photos, what with those open expanses of sea and sky […]

How to Take Golden Hour Beach Photos

Bronwyn Pickering is a graduate of the Click Love Grow Advanced Photography Course, who recently launched her business Essie + Elsie, based in Mildura in Australia. If that’s too far from you, wipe your tears… Bronwyn will travel! Get in touch via her site and ask the question. So onto the good stuff… Bronwyn uses […]

Four Generations ~ by Bronwyn Pickering

“Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist”, said Pablo Picasso. Pablo was referring to the rules of art… but what does that statement even mean? If we break the rules, won’t the image just be wrong? That’s what I used to ask myself! But one day it made […]

5 Photography Rules You Should Break!

“Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist”, said Pablo Picasso. Pablo was referring to the rules of art… but what does that statement even mean? If we break the rules, won’t the image just be wrong? That’s what I used to ask myself! But one day it made […]

5 Photography Rules You Should Break!

Week Six in our Enthusiast Photography Course is very exciting because we teach our students the key ingredients that go into creating a beautiful portrait – light, posing, perspective, composition and the camera settings – then send them off with a brief to produce a head and shoulders portrait! What’s more, after six weeks they […]

We Love {Week Six}

Week 2 in our latest Click Love Grow Enthusiast Photography Course is all about the big kahuna of photographic elements… light! Light is everything in photography, but it’s not just about too much or too little… the quality of the light is what makes a photo beautiful. And learning to recognise the difference between poor and […]

We Love {Week Two}

Week 2 in our latest Click Love Grow Enthusiast Photography Course is all about the big kahuna of photographic elements… light! Light is everything in photography, but it’s not just about too much or too little… the quality of the light is what makes a photo beautiful. And learning to recognise the difference between poor and […]

We Love {Week Two}

It’s a common misconception that when you want to start taking more dramatic portraits, you need to invest in and learn how to use studio lights or off camera flash. While these can come in handy for some genres of photography, if you’re looking to enhance your photography skills and take more dramatic images, you […]

Create Dramatic Portraits with Single Window Light

When we’re new to photography, we tend to avoid dramatic natural light and instead look for flat soft light. And why not? It’s a perfect place to start because it’s easy to create flattering and beautiful portraits. But flat soft light lacks depth and interest, and you might start to notice creamy, delicious, beautiful light […]

How to Use Dramatic Natural Light

When we’re new to photography, we tend to avoid dramatic natural light and instead look for flat soft light. And why not? It’s a perfect place to start because it’s easy to create flattering and beautiful portraits. But flat soft light lacks depth and interest, and you might start to notice creamy, delicious, beautiful light […]

How to Use Dramatic Natural Light

Light is everything in photography & it’s why we focus on it so early in our Enthusiast Photography Course! We use light to illuminate our subject, for creative effect, for depth, to add drama, or create stunning backgrounds… so it’s not just about having enough light. It’s also about finding great quality light, and in this lesson […]

We Love {Week Two}

  It’s week two and this lesson teaches our students how to recognise good light, and how to render it in a way that is flattering to their subject and ensures depth with gentle shadowing. They spent a week practicing then I was so proud to see some beautiful images being popped into the album! […]

We Love {Week Two}

  It’s week two and this lesson teaches our students how to recognise good light, and how to render it in a way that is flattering to their subject and ensures depth with gentle shadowing. They spent a week practicing then I was so proud to see some beautiful images being popped into the album! […]

We Love {Week Two}