Get inspired to improve your photography

30% off online courses & workshops. Sale has now ended, sorry!


Hi, I'm Emily Quinton.

I help people learn to take better photographs through online video courses.

This weekend all of my online courses and workshops are on sale: my popular Instagram, Makers, Family and Food photography courses, as well as some brand new mini-courses.

Hope to see you in class! xo

Hear about future discounts and courses:

Join an online course


My courses start on a particular date and run for about a month. You receive videos, projects, downloads, Q&A sessions and a Facebook group.

All delivered via our very own Makelight learning website. Everything stays online after the course so you can catch up if life gets in the way!


Photography for Beginners

Get off "auto" mode with your camera and really learn to use it. A practical and accessible guide to improving how you take photographs and understanding the essential principles.

Starts August 8th.


Photography for Makers

Learn how to take images as beautiful as the things you create. Use your existing camera or phone to represent your work online and tell the story of what you do. Join an inspiring group of other makers.

Starts September 7th.


Photography for Food

Learn how to improve the images you take of food. Tips, techniques and projects that will inspire you to take images like the ones that inspire you in magazines and online.

If you've already taken the course, we now have a brand new Food Photography Level 2 in the sale too.


Beautify your Instagram

The most popular Makelight course returns in September! Join an inspiring group of people and learn how to take your use of Instagram to the next level.

Tips and techniques for improving your image-making, as well as practical ways to grow your following and reach more people online.


Brand new online mini-courses now available!

Our new Makelight Focus series are short on-demand mini-courses that you can take whenever you like. If you'd like to see a particular topic covered, let us know! Check out our Olympus Pen and Street Photography mini-courses.


Face-to-face Workshops with Makelight

The following workshops all have earlybird discounts too! Join Emily and friends for hands-on help and advice on an inspiring day-long workshop.