I love learning photography. For a long time, I went through tons of research and online classes to increase this skill. Even now, I still love learning new ways to increase my photography skills.
There are tons of free resources out there to learn photography. So many, in fact, that some times it can be overwhelming. Where do you even start?
I am suggesting these resources below because they will help you move your photography skills forward in a short amount of time. They aren’t free, but they are organized to where you can find the lessons you need depending on your business and skill level.
Whether you are a food blogger, travel blogger or whatever, these classes will help you grow your photography skills quickly and efficiently. I have paid for and used all of these websites in the past and present.
I am also an affiliate for these classes, because I think they are so awesome. That means if you signup through the links below, you will help support this website.
What are the best online photo classes for new photographers?
KelbyOne– KelbyOne was started by Scott Kelby. I discuss the benefits of this website in this post, so I won’t go in depth here. But they have classes for photography, photoshop, business and so many other topics. It really is a great deal!
CreativeLive– With CreativeLive, you can watch free, live classes with amazing instructors as scheduled, or you can buy the classes to watch at your own pace. Either way, it is an amazing value with topics ranging from photography, editing, styling, etc.
Clickin Moms– I have been a member of this site since 2010. I have learned so much from the awesome ladies there. They have a forum, blog, full classes and smaller breakout sessions. There are lessons on all types of photography plus editing and business. This site is mostly for women, but it is a great and helpful community of amazing photographers.
Food Blogger Pro– Not just for food bloggers, this membership site has tons of great information for bloggers. I talk about FBP in this post, so I won’t repeat it here. Definitely worth the monthly membership fee.
Pinch of Yum (Bonus!)- I am adding this extra one, because it is an in person workshop that you can sign up for online. It is run by Lindsey Ostrom, the mastermind behind the food blog Pinch of Yum. She takes beautiful photos of her food.
The workshops are a little pricey, so I haven’t personally been to one (also, you have to travel to Minnesota). But if you are looking for more hands on learning, I would check this out as an option. This is not an affiliate link.
Learning a skill like photography can be frustrating and overwhelming. I hope these online courses (and one offline) can help you get a solid foundation for this wonderful art. It will be worth it to be able to take beautiful photos for your blog and social media channels. Go forth and learn!
- Research these 4 online photography websites.
- Pick the one that best suits your needs and budget.
- Jump in whole heartedly and learn everything you can to grow your photography skills.
Do you have any other online photography classes to suggest that you love? Let us know in the comments below. And if you found this post helpful, please share. Thanks!