Keep your photography journey moving forward
with purpose + joy!
It's your all-access pass to a growing collection of Masterclasses and Tutorials
to help you move forward in your art, your business and your life.
Here's what you'll find inside:
It's one-part education, one-part community & support,
...and all parts INSPIRING!
we've all been there.
Stuck in our business.
(hello spinning wheels!)
Sessions that have gone completely sideways.
And we've all had moments when the mean person inside our head tells us we aren't good enough.
You're the only one
with the power to improve your art and transform your mindset, but... we have the tools and community to help.
You don't need to force or push things.
All you need to do is keep yourself open to learning. Be willing to put yourself out there.
And commit to taking action (even tiny baby steps!)
The Academy is designed
to help take you out of overwhelm and into inspired action.
- You will become a better artist
- You will clear mental blocks that might be keeping you stuck
- You will rediscover the joy of photography
As a result,
you'll create art you love
(and get paid doing it).
When you combine art, business and mindset, they move together.
Let this be your new anchor.
The Academy will help photographers learn together, connect, and bring their best selves into the world.
Because running a photography business may not always be easy (or comfortable) but it IS always worthwhile.
What's included inside the Academy?
22 Masterclasses (...and growing)
Our powerhouse of guest instructors share actionable strategies to elevate your photography, your business and create powerful shifts in your confidence and mindset.
Q&As with Guest Instructors
Each month, we'll be hosting live Q&As with different instructors so you can dive deeper into their masterclass.
Can't join live? No problem! These will be recorded and available to watch at your leisure!
Community + Support
Together, we'll help one another make progress on our goals and cheer each other on
(and at times, be there to pick each other up).
Explore the Masterclasses
...and meet your first set of instructors
Finding Confidence + Owning Your Unique Voice
You'll discover three ways you can find your inner confidence and hone in on your unique voice. People think confidence is something you get - Teri is going to show you that it is something you already HAVE and teach you how to trust it!
Through My Lens
Join Jasmin for a behind-the-scenes photo shoot of a styled woman's portrait session. You get insights into her camera and tips on posing and styling a session. You'll learn what she looks for when taking photos, how she puts together a styled shoot, and what inspires her.
Marie Kondo Your Business
Do you feel unmotivated? Stuck in a rut? Lacking creativity? It's time to remove everything that does not bring you joy in your business and focus your time and energy on what does so you can last the long haul.
Unlocking the Power of Social Media to Grow Your Photography Business
Learn how to create more authentic engagement on your posts, expand your organic reach, grow your audience, and increase your bookings!
It's easier than you think and Cyrissa will show you the EXACT steps she's taken to grow three six-figure companies; exclusively with social media!
Branding: Beyond The Visuals
Who is your dream client - and what speaks to them? Inside this masterclass, we'll explore how to identify your target client and what goes into developing a strong brand voice that connects with your clients.
Client Communication, Styling & Client Experience
How to stand out and create an unforgettable experience for your clients? In this masterclass, Hailey breaks down the key communication that has clients showing up as friends (even if you haven't met before), and walks you through how to create your own styling process.
Embracing You: How Boudoir-Style Sessions Can Create Confident, Empowered Clients
Come behind-the-scenes with Keshia to see how she uses the power of photography to empower her clients.
The Fine-Art Process (Start-to-Finish)
In this tutorial Lisette shares her start to finish process turning a snapshot into fine art. She shares her techniques on Composting, colour toning, and using textures and overlays, to transform the ordinary to the extraordinary, she also and includes the files for you to practice with right along at home.
Life Unscripted: Capturing Meaning and Connection in Everyday Life
In this masterclass, Twyla will share her process for creating emotive images and videos for her families.
Budget Styling for Unique Maternity Portraits
This class will share what items to consider when on a budget and you want to create beautiful Maternity Portraits. Tianna will share her favourite pieces and how she has used them in her sessions. This class will inspire you and encourage you to think outside of the box for your maternity clients.
Posting with Intent
Tiffany will help you get organized, find your clear path to create and post content that matters most to you and your future clients. No more wasting time on social media or wondering what to post or say. Get organized, be intentional, build relationships and start to enjoy your time spent on your favorite platforms.
Styling with Tones and Textures
In this masterclass, you'll join Tahna in her studio where she walks you through her styling process. You'll discover how to incorporate different style elements into your images to create diversity and interest in your gallery (without needing hundreds of items).
Creative Editing for Fine-Art Portraits
In this masterclass, you'll discover fine-art techniques including frequency separation, dodging & burning and colour toning to polish her image in a start to finish example.
Mindset: The Foundation to Growth
Mindset is something that permeates every part of your photography, your business and your life. In this masterclass, Sharon shares her top 5 strategies for growing in your business and your photography.
An Introduction to StoryTelling Marketing
Learn three simple tactics to create marketing that you will enjoy creating, and your potential clients will look forward to receiving.
Finding and Enhancing Natural Light
Photography is light- learn how I look for my type of light and how I enhance it with post-production.
Print Sales in a Weekend
In this lesson, Chris from The Printmaker System will give you everything you need to make your first print sale, this weekend, using the photos you've already created (even if you don't have any products, prices, software or experience).
The Conscious Creative
Finding balance, mindset practices and your secret sauce to eliminate burnout and create from a heart space.
Your Copy: How to Communicate & Connect with your Dream Client (and Why it Matters)
Ever find yourself staring at the blinking cursor when the time comes to write about yourself or your services? In this class, discover 3 tips that will make writing so much easier (and effective), including how to get testimonials from your clients.
You are Worth it: A creative's guide to knowing their worth and thriving in the art business.
Time and time again I hear creatives/photographers devaluing their art and craft. For centuries, there has been the ancestral belief that artists will starve if they choose to live a life as an artist. This course takes you on a journey of dropping your past beliefs and self doubt. You are stepping into your creative power, start attracting your dream clients and earn the confidence to go from surviving to thriving!
Build Your Vision: How to Amplify Your Dreams, Work with Clients You Love & Avoid Burnout
It's time to take a step back from goal-setting, projects and checklists and truly set the vision of what we want for our lives, our family, our business and ourselves. In this masterclass, Jadah will guide you through her process on how you can get clear on what you truly want and awaken the dreamer within.
Pricing for Profit
In this masterclass, you'll slip into CEO mode to dive deep into how to price your products and services and how to charge higher prices that your clients are happy to pay.
Your membership also includes...
Plus...you'll get access to ...
The Social Fix
- for photographers
(Value: $79 USD)
Tired of wasting time trying to come up with ideas on what to post on social media?
Then you're going to LOVE The Social Fix for photographers - because we've done the heavy lifting for you!
You'll discover a collection of questions, prompts, quotes and story ideas you can use for Facebook, Instagram or even in your email marketing!
If we haven't met yet...
I'm Lisa of Milk & Honey Photography and I'm so glad you're here.
When I got into the world of photography, there were a lot of tears (not the happy kind!) And I felt really alone (and frustrated!)
I created The Milky Way to be a safe and supportive place to improve your photography skills (and confidence!) through our classes + retreats and now, the new Academy experience, where you can learn from the comfort of home (hello yoga pants!)
Over 20,000 students have joined us...will you be next?
22 Masterclasses (and growing) + bonus workshops!
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