“For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.”― Henri Cartier-Bresson

You’re a creative with a camera in hand. You want to make beautiful poetic images that are uniquely you. The thing is, your schedule is already maxed out. Family, friends, work, travel . . . who has the time or desire to read a photography text book? You’d rather be out shooting.

Yep, I’ve been there and I can help!

In this self-paced course, you’ll learn how to find tune your visual voice, make photography your daily habit, and pick up mad technical skills along the way. Whether you’re a new or seasoned photographer, the daily assignments will sharpen your eye and technique. The assignments are straightforward, fun, and effective.

All you need is you, your favorite camera (film, digital, smartphone, instant…), and ten minutes a day for 31 days. That’s it. Turn your camera on and go. Make time for you and your creative art! Choose one or both sessions of the e-course (each session has 31 distinct photo prompts, handouts, tips, notes, and Flickr groups). Start with session one then move on to two, each complements the other and builds on skill and technique. Follow along at your own pace. I do recommend making at least one photograph a day for 31 consecutive days to set your creative habit in place.

“Tonight I posted my last assignment. I can’t begin to tell you how much I have gained and grown from this course and the input and feedback has made me a better artist. I realized tonight on my drive home from a wonderful afternoon out with my daughter looking for a local artist’s wall murals around Roanoke just how much I’ve changed my way of seeing over the last 31 days. While sitting outside one of our favorite coffee shops waiting for night fall I found myself playing with bokeh, lens blur, and DOF just sitting at the table snapping shots of the evening activities on the sidewalk. I’m so glad I found this course.” — Amy N.

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Develop Your Photo Habit & Style
10 minutes a day for 31 days

This course will help you:

+ grow as a photographer

+ develop your personal style

+ learn creative shooting techniques

+ nail photography fundamentals

+ get comfortable behind the lens

+ cultivate a daily photo habit

+ capture your story

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Course includes:

+ welcome note

+ camera basics

+ short daily assignments including a creative prompt with technical tips

+ examples and tips about how I shoot and process

+ handouts on photo fundamentals (composition, depth of field, storytelling, light capture)

+ detailed resources section for further study

+ flickr group to share photo assignments, ask questions, participate in discussions, and leave comments

+ email access for the duration of the course

+ start with session 1 and once you’ve completed it, sign up for session 2 (each session has 31 unique photo prompts, handouts, tips, notes, and Flickr group)


“Thanks to the students that have contributed on feedback. Thanks to Nikki for good material to work with. I was determined that I finish this class and do all the work. One thing led to another, for example, I might have to work out a Lightroom problem, and start working on shutter speed. I learned a lot. There was so much that I did not know, as in how to kick it up a notch. I needed this class to learn how to start making art. I have taken quite a few online classes, and this is an exception: in price, material, feed back, and goals. And of course one of the best reminders from Nikki is to do your best . . . today.” — Sally C.

Start today — whether it’s the beginning, middle, or end of the month. Just start now.

Grab your camera and let’s go!

Note: Payment is processed through Paypal. The download link for your e-course will be automatically sent to the email address you registered or filled out through your Paypal account or form.

E-course Develop Your Photo Habit & Style: Session 1
Duration 31 days
Dates Start anytime; this is a self-paced e-course
Fee $31.00
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E-course Develop Your Photo Habit & Style: Session 2
Duration 31 days
Dates Start anytime; this is a self-paced e-course
Fee $31.00
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