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


How to find the best photography gear for you
Learning Photography

How to find the best and affordable beginner cameras

Not sure what type of photography gear you need? The only 8 simple questions you need to ask yourself to find not only the best photography gear for yourself, but will give you some great tips to get you started. Take my Quiz to reveal all your answers. We all

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Photography Gear

Everything you need to know about camera filters!

You love you camera, and you’ve finally got your head around the basics, but now there’s all these different accessories and you don’t know your ND filters from your skylights. Worse still there seems to be a lot of confusion about what each filter is called. Just to confuse you

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toddler with camera

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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little girl smiling

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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Photography Session

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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10+ Best Photography Presets you need to know

Every type of preset should be experimented with. Unfortunately, because anyone can make a preset. There’s so really naff ones out there. If you’ve been hanging around here long enough, you’ll know me pretty well by now. You’ll know I believe, one shoe doesn’t fit all, so here is my

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Ways to work with me

Join my signature program, Clickability, a virtual live format over the course of 12 weeks.

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. 

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