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The Photographer Academy

Get Inspired & Instructed

Photography, Lighting, Posing, Photoshop & Business

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Photography Training that will instruct & inspire you!

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The Photographer Academy was launched in 2008 as a dedicated online training resource for photographers of any ability. With thousands of Pro Photographers as well as Artists and Hobbyists making use of the award winning training to get inspired or instructed every day.

The website,  based on streaming video content, captures real photographers at work, with real client shoots or in training films, they pass on their skills.

Topics range from real weddings, portraits, fashion shoots to kids, along with “How To” techniques, recordings of live streams as well as image workflow and image enhancement using Adobe Photoshop.

Everything is based on day to day techniques to save you time in workflow and to get your creativity flowing with guaranteed techniques that work time after time.




Watch for Free or Become a Academy Photographer Member

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You can watch the majority of content for free, that's right free, no login or registration, simply surf & stream 1000's of films anytime, however become an Academy member and get exclusive weekly content and Free Downloads.

As an Academy member you can make use of our monthly Photo Critique Sessions, apply for our Academy Qualifications, add images to our members gallery, get selected for our FPI Gallery (front page image), image apps plus you can enter our monthly challenge as well as host of other benefits including film download.

The Academy Annual Membership Signup is £100.


Lighting - Strobe, Speedlite & Studio

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Please aware that The Photographer Academy Website Content & Training Does Contain Some Full Frontal Male & Female Nudity - Parental Advisory


Mark Cleghorn has been a Pro photographer since the 1980's, he brings the skills of a commercial photographer with the patience of a portrait photographer.

Along with other Masters of Photography, he brings you the most amazing techniques and live shoots to mimic and master.

His saying "Natural Light Before Reflector, Reflector Before Flash & Flash As A Last Resort" has been adopted by hundreds of thousands of photographers for decades, however his master of flash makes his images simply dynamic but repeatable.

Lighting


Portraits - Everything from Fashion to Family, Baby to Boudoir.

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Learn the basic and advanced skills of lighting too apply to your session. Whether your shooting for fun or for an income, learn the lighting patterns that create amazing portraits. Learn classic to dynamic posing that compliment your sitter and bring your subjects to life.

Portraits


Photoshop & Workflow

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Not a black art!

That's right, if you follow our step by step skill sets you will soon get some of your life back from loosing it to a monitor.

Since 1997 Mark has been using Adobe Photoshop in his day to day workflow, he has helped generations now to understand the principles of simple but effective workflow.

He, along with other masters, show you tried and tested everyday techniques that work and make a simple image dynamic.

Photoshop & Workflow



Business & How To Make More Money From Your Photography

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We have a collection how to business films that not only cover the basics of earning more money from your photography but also cover the real topics in the series on "How to Start A .... Business". These live web session follow a structure including: Pricing, Products, Marketing and how to get started.

Checkout the 10'k series, as well as some great advice from other photographers on how to generate a real income.

How to Make More Money From Your Photography


Academy Photo Partners

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With the thanks and support of our Academy Trade Partners we are now able to bring you The Photographer Academy for Free!

In addition members can get discounts and offers without the hassle of pop up advertising as you watch.

We would ask all our watchers and members to support them as they support us, our industry and our hobby.

Academy Partners


Website Design

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If you are looking to get a new photo web site, then look no further than SmugMug, its the platform we use to deliver our content, so we know how it ticks.

Learn how to create a real website in hours rather than weeks. Show off your images as well as learn how to sell online, collect data, add forms, intergrade other features not forgetting how to make you website stand out from others.

Web Site Design For Beginners


Example Video's

10 Steps to Starting a Boudoir Business

Sell Sell Sell

Album Design

Photoshop Live

Here are a few of our videos to wet your taste buds and to give you a glimpse of what's inside. Remember though its free, so you done have to watch these, you can watch anything.


All our content can be clicked to go full screen, simply hit the little square icon.

The site is mobile friendly, so you can watch it on your laptop, smart device and even your TV.

Please note that we still have some content from the early years, which is not in HD, but its still great content.


Competitions & Qualifications

During the year we run Photo Critiques, Competitions as well as Qualifications for our paying members, however you do get chance to watch the recordings as well as get to see the images.

Click Here To Signup Or To See What Membership Benefits Are.



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