Photography Training Online

If you want to learn more about photography, whether it is for your enjoyment or to earn a living, then training is important. But, photography training can be expensive and you may find yourself living in an area where there aren’t workshops available to you. Or, perhaps you work difficult hours or find it hard to get out and learn in a group. This is where online learning can be a real lifeline. It is a chance for you to learn at your own pace when and where you want to. It is a low cost option that lets you dip in and out of learning when it suits you. It is also an opportunity to learn a lot when you have some spare time on your hands. So, for just the price of a couple of drinks you can give yourself access to tools that can help you to take your photography where you want it to go. Our Serious Photographer Membership is all about helping people who are serious about their photography. If that is you, why not join?

Serious Photographer Membership Benefits

All members gain access to all of the following exclusive content:

Member Discounts

Save with discounts off Original Art Photography workshops, IT support, graphic design, slideshow video creation software, PA services, book-keeping

Photoshop Courses

Are you new to photo editing? Perhaps you’ve got the basics of Photoshop but want to go further. Either way, our Photoshop courses can help you make progress quickly and easily. Starting from the very beginning, you will learn step by step how to get great results. Jump in at whatever level suits you. Practise along with the images supplied. No need to feel silly if you find it difficult. You can simply do the lesson again and practise until you are ready to move on. Take your editing skills to advanced level to enable you to produce professional looking photos.

Photoshop for Photographers - portrait samplePhotoshop for Photographers Course Level 1
  • Get to grips with layers, masks, adjustments, selections
  • Learn the fundamentals of Photoshop & see how it can help you improve your images
  • Practise along with the supplied images
Unit 3 - Blending Exposures - Isle of Skye SunrisePhotoshop for Photographers Course Level 2
  • Discover advanced techniques to polish your photos
  • Use luminosity masks
  • Apply controlled contrast in many ways
  • Start using professional level retouching technique

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New! – Retouching Hair

Remove stray hairs

Neaten the hairline

Produce a better, high end finish

Photography Techniques

Some types of photography can be difficult to find training for. It might also be that you don’t want to wait for a workshop to come around and want to get going now. Well, with our online photography courses you can! Learn skills that will help you produce high quality results. 

Introduction to Still Life & Product Photography - sample image 2Introduction to Still Life & Product Photography Course 
  • Learn how to control the size & shape of reflections
  • Learn simple lighting setups for
  • Discover simple tricks for high quality retouching

Retouched Final images product photography on a white backgroundProduct Photography On White Using 1 Speedlight

  • Discover a cheap, simple setup for product photography
  • Produce Amazon style product photos for E-commerce sites
  • Learn product photography retouching techniques
Food Photography Course – Part 1
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Studio Lighting Techniques
Studio Lighting - Using Grids

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  • Equipment needed
  • Lighting techniques
  • Maintaining good reflections & detail
  • Retouching for a great finish

Photography Business Advice

If you are a more advanced photographer and you are wanting to make money from your photography then it is important that you understand aspects of running a photography business. Members have access to resources that will help them to succeed in business and make money from their photography.

Pricing for ProfitPricing for Profit – Making Money from Photography
Confused by pricing? Not sure what to charge for your photography? Worried if you’ll make a profit?
Making Money from Photography isn’t easy but it also isn’t impossible. Having a good pricing structure makes a big difference.
Don’t leave your pricing to change – price for profit! Learn key pricing strategies to use on your products & services

Building a Website for your Photography Business

This handy guide will help you on the way to creating a good website that gets you results. Includes recommendations for WordPress plugins, techniques for optimising your site to load quickly, which type of hosting to choose and more. If you want more out of your website or are just starting to create your own then this guide is for you!

Downloadable Resources

One way to learn about image editing is to use presets to see how various effects can be created. They also can speed up your editing process and save you a lot of time. This is especially important if you want to become a professional photographer. Time is money – so if you can speed up your editing then you can make more! Other ready-made resources can also help enhance your creative options and save you time such as Photoshop brushes and overlays. Explore our downloads section and see how they can help you make rapid progress.

  • Lightroom Presets
  • Textures for creative composites
  • Photoshop Brushes
  • Lens Flare Overlays
  • Getting Started in Photography E-Book
  • Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts (pdf)

All of the above are included for all members!

More resources will be added regularly

Only £9.99 per month 

Terms: Membership is per person and may not be shared. Video content may only be viewed by logging in as an active member. Downloads are for members’ use only and may not be shared or sold. Membership renews automatically each month unless cancelled. Joining as a member allows us to contact you about membership services with the details you provide. Membership is non-refundable. You may buy membership for someone as a gift – please note that the payment method supplied will continue to be billed with recurring membership unless changed by you. Commencing membership indicates acceptance of our website terms and general terms & conditions. Please see our privacy policy for details of how your data is used.