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A captivating photography collage, featuring a compilation of diverse scenes skillfully captured through the lens, creating a visually engaging composition.

Helping you create visually striking images

Be empowered with the tools and insights needed to translate your creative vision into photographs that not only catch the eye but also resonate deeply with the viewer

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Making Photography Easier

At The Creative Guide, we're committed to accessible photography. Active learning happens best when you get the right information, in the right doses, when you need it. We focus on delivering relevant hints and tips tailored to your level, avoiding unnecessary overload.


We even have a FREE 64 Page eBOOK to help you get started. Just follow the link and fill in your details.

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Jargon Lite

We know how confusing photography and technical jargon are for the average camera and software user. Our approach involves using simple language, breaking concepts into digestible pieces, and reinforcing key ideas.


Our training materials, including courses and eBooks, feature full-color visuals to clarify each point clearly and effectively. These have all been fine-tuned in a classroom setting to ensure each tip works well in the real world.

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What Camera Is Best? It Depends!

We avoid stating what camera, lens, or software is ‘best.’ The truth is that there is no such thing! The answer to ANY question in photography goes like this: “It depends!” it depends on what you are shooting, it depends on the light, it depends on the lenses you have, and it depends on the maximum ISO you have. And on, and on, and on. 

In fact, the best camera may even be your phone!

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You Probably Do Not Need New Gear

We do not think you need new equipment. Your camera can still take the same pictures today that it could when you bought it. Our plan is to teach you how to use it much more effectively.

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Our Promise

  • We will remain brand neutral. We will never fool you into thinking a particular brand is ‘great’ because we are paid to say so. All brands are great.
  • To always try to translate photography terminology in a way that relates to you and your camera.
  • To never cram different levels into our courses; if a class has ‘beginner’s’ in the title, it is indeed a beginner’s course.
  • To keep it fun!


Blog Posts

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More gear won't make you more creative
“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it; they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.” — Steve Jobs.It all begins in t...
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How to get the best out of any online photography course
Online learning means you can watch any time of the day or night, but things can get in the way! Here are tips that will make your learning much more effective.Make Sure You Have Reliable Internet AccessDifferent parts of our homes and offices have d...
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How to shoot images with emotional impact
Creating images with emotional impact involves a combination of thoughtful planning, composition, and understanding the emotional context you want to convey. Here are some tips to help you shoot images that evoke emotions:Understand Your Message:Clea...
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