Photography Classes

Capture stunning photographs with instruction from world-renowned photographers in online photography classes.

Portraits With an On-Camera Speedlight

Neil van Niekerk



Use light to bring your portraits to life! Harness available light and learn advanced on-camera flash techniques with Neil van Niekerk.

Student Projects from this class

Studio Portrait

Studio Portrait

by Neil van Niekerk

Backlit Portrait

Backlit Portrait

by Neil van Niekerk

Outdoor Portrait

Outdoor Portrait

by Neil van Niekerk

Landscape by Alan M.Thornton
Golden Hour in Golden, CO by Clint Milner
Indoor Portraits by Alan M.Thornton

The Essentials for Understanding Light

Alan Thornton

Learn basic lighting principles to confidently photograph any subject, anywhere!

Metering for Correct Exposure by Neil van Niekerk
Off Camera Flash Photography by Pixels
Off-Camera Flash by Neil van Niekerk

Off-Camera Flash Photography

Neil van Niekerk


Off-Camera Flash Photography

Neil van Niekerk

Put your subjects in their best light no matter what the setting by taking your speedlight off-camera and creating fantastic portraits with Neil van Niekerk’s expert flash techniques.

Find the inspiration you need for your next shoot by exploring other students' captivating photos. Plus share your own-- from grand landscapes to endearing portraits, and more.

Andy Warriner Photo stuff

by Andy Warriner

#longexp wind and fire

by bethanyda2210538

painting a landscape

by Victoria Miller

#LongExp - Melbourne City at Night

by Q p h o t o s e s s i o n s

Spring in the Smoky Mountains


Rule of Thirds

by reschelle888

Photography Blog Posts

Enjoy step-by-step tutorials and in-depth tips for composing better portraits, using speedlights, building a home studio, and more directly from the pros. Take your work to new heights!

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Get the Most Out of Instagram With These 6 Rules

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