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Everyone learns differently and my favourite part of teaching is helping you find the easiest way to learn for you. I love that lightbulb moment when everything comes together and the penny finally drops. If you want to learn photography you're in the right spot. Working out where to start can be difficult, so if you're feeling a lost. Drop me a message. I'd love to chat.

What would you love to learn?

Intro for beginners

Mentoring

Gear

Composition

Lighting

Editing

Introduction for Beginners - Start here!

Learning Photography

52 Week Challenge- Join our Weekly Photo Challenge!

Unlike most photography challenges which are just a simple list of ideas, this  weekly photo  challenge is designed to push your photography to the next level. sThere is no specific start date for this challenge, however the Facebook Community starts 24th Nov. Each photographer is on their own journey, and

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Smartphone Photography

Why your phone’s camera is so awesome?

Every belittle your phone’s camera. With yeah its just my phone! I know I have, and then I truly thought about it. Most of you reading this will have a relatively decent smartphone, but how many of you realise just how good your phone’s camera really is…. Smart Phone Camera

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5 Days to Better Photography Challenge

5 Days to Better Smartphone Photography Are you sick of guessing what will work for you?You have no idea what settings to use or how to use them. Get Started Now Improve your Smartphone photography one day at time. In this 5 Days to better smartphone photography challenge you’ll discover:

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Gear

Title and camera
Learning Photography

So you’ve got a new DSLR …. Now what?

It’s always fun getting new gear, whether it’s a new smartphone camera or a new DSLR camera. Step 1: To get the best possible photos use all the tools available. Understanding what your camera can and can’t do is essential. When you first get started, it’s easy to get overwhelmed

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Composition

How to easily teach your kids photography

with 7 Super Simple and affordable Photo Challenges for all ages Summer is a great time to teach your kids photography, and I’ve found that family activities and kid challenges are the best way to get them involved, having fun and learning photography together. Photography Walks One of my personal

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How to Get Your Kid to Genuinely Smile in Photos

Let them be themselves Everyone feel self conscious around a camera. Kids aren’t any different, and the chances are if you’re reading this then you just want a real picture of your kid happy, so let them do exactly that. A memory of them enjoying themselves.  Let them be the

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Worst School Photos

The amount of parents I hear complaining about their child’s bad school photos is immense. Photos are ruined for silly reasons. Hair out of place, crooked ties and unclean faces. Worst school photos are inevitable, but can you get the best ones? Here is my guide to a great school

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Lighting

Learning Photography

Light Guide- How to use Lighting in Photography

We all know the cliche that without light you cannot have photography, and therefore photography actually stems from Greek roots that mean “writing with light.” In order to truly take control over your photography, you have to understand light and how it works. In this light guide you’ll learn how

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Editing

How to make your good photos great.

Why you need to edit? I don’t know why when people hear the term edit, they automatically think 4 hours in photoshop, making extreme changes. For me: Subtlety is key- a good edit shouldn’t be obvious. Robyn O’Brien Tweet Master the Basics Just start with the basics again. Crop, Exposure,

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How to manage your photos
Editing

How to manage all your photos like a pro

If I asked you where your digital photos are, what would you say? My guess is that you would probably say your smartphone and maybe even the cloud, oh and your computer, Facebook, Instagram. Then, just as you think you’ve named all possible places, it dawns on you that you

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Ways to work with me

Ask me anything Session

This one time, virtual session is available to any mom who is interested in learning more about photography

3 Month 1:1 Virtual Coaching

Work with Robyn privately for 3 months of support, advice and photography coaching. 

me

I am Robyn O'Brien, founder of Robyn O'Brien Photography and Academy.

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