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?

Trainings & Inspiration

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How to find the right mentor

I’ve been putting off getting a photography mentor because it’s an additional cost and I doubted how effective a mentor would be on my photography. I believe that you should never stop learning, but I already know the basics and I was worried that I’d be repeating the same old

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Being a photographer is something that I enjoy every day, but it is also something that I have learned a lot doing. Patience, living in the moment, learning to persevere are all things that photography has taught me and much more. There’s a lot more to taking great photos than just good lighting and composition (although they matter too!) – click to read more! #photography #photographylessons #takingphotos #photographybusiness

What photography has taught me?

We dwell for so long on what we need to learn about photography, whether it be the settings, compositions, techniques. Today, I want to flip it and look at what photography has taught me in return. Patience Photography is all about timing. It’s about waiting for the right moment and

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Training your eye guide- Part 1
Learning Photography

Training your eye- Part 1

Facebook Pinterest Google+ Twitter LinkedIn What does having a photographic eye actually mean? When you think about what makes a good photographer? Many people believe it to with the ability to use expensive gear. A while expensive gear certainly helps. If you give anyone a beautiful camera that doesn’t mean

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Smartphone Photography


books stack with camera
Learning Photography

Best Photography Books

Finding the best photography books shouldn’t fill you dread or worry. It should be excited and inspiring. By the end of this post you’ll know exactly the best photography books for your current situation. This post contains affiliate links. An affiliate link means I may earn a commission if you

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best photo gifts
Holiday Photography

Best photo gift ideas

We all have thousands of photos at our disposal thanks to the magic of the digital age. However, we rarely do really nice things with them. In this photo gift ideas guide, you’ll learn exactly how you can use the photos to create the perfect gift for your loved ones. 

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Photography Gear

Best Photo Editors

BLOG There’s so many photo editors out there; how do you know which is the best photo editors. These days, everyone has a camera and whether you’re using your smartphone or your “proper” DSLR. By the end of this post you’ll know: The Best free online photo editor The Best

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Mom and daughter cuddling - Are family photos worth the effort?
Learning Photography

Are family photos worth it?​​​​​​​

Jack found my childhood family album, and he was totally engrossed. “It’s little mommy”, I really haven’t changed much over the years. This got me thinking about what our family photos would mean to him as he grows up, especially when I think about how much his changed in just

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Behind the Scenes

Will my house work for an at-home photoshoot?

I love in-home photo sessions, after all it’s about capturing what your life is like at that moment in time. It’s a common reaction to feel “my house isn’t nice enough for an at-home photoshoot”. We understand that feeling, but that’s where I come in. You might be thinking “I

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Learning Photography

Phone Photography 101

What is phone photography? Phone photography is no different to normal photography, it’s just a different camera! Just like going from DSLR to mirrorless, it’s all about learning that tool, but the fundamental principles are the same, now that technology. The biggest issue with smartphone photography is people believe that

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Ways to work with me

Join us online with over 50 lessons and a supportive community that will help you stay accountable. 

This is a two hour, in-person session and is open to any mom in the West Midlands & Worcestershire area.

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

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

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

Everyone learns in different ways.  It’s my job to help you find your way and master your camera, find your style and some clarity. Photography has a magically way of showing you more than what’s just in front of you. I’d love to talk to you about what you want to find from learning photography. 

Still want to learn photography but no clue where to start. Drop a message to me and say hi. I’d be more than happy to help you find the right path for you. 

Preparing for your photoshoot

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  • Avoid wasting your session and ONLY capturing ugly side of motherhood
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