2018 Fine Art Wedding Workshop

2018 Fine Art Wedding Workshop

Excited to announce the dates for our 2018 Fine Art Wedding Workshop!   Taking place on 14th and 15th of March, the two day educational experience will include styled wedding and engagement shoots, and we’ll dedicate time to post-production and business. You’ll...
SAM HURD CLASS COMING SOON

SAM HURD CLASS COMING SOON

This Monday we had the incredible Sam Hurd fly in from the States for The Burn Workshop and he recorded a new class for Engage in Belfast while here thanks to our friends at ShootProof. We’re really excited to share more details really soon, but here are some...
Get Started With Fundy Designer

Get Started With Fundy Designer

Andrew “Fundy” Funderburg – photography expert and industry visionary – has a passion for people, capturing emotions and telling their stories through print.  He is the creator of the Fundy Design Suite software platform and the founder of Fundy Software. The Fundy...
ShootProof Offers FREE Education to Photographers

ShootProof Offers FREE Education to Photographers

In our second huge announcement in two weeks we are excited to announce a new partnership with ShootProof which will see the development of educational courses for photographers in 2017. ShootProof empowers photographers to focus on what matters most. As a small team...
Lightroom For Beginners Trailer – Be Inspired, Get Creative!

Lightroom For Beginners Trailer – Be Inspired, Get Creative!

On Wednesday, July 27, from 11am BST to 1pm, Engage Live will be streaming our latest original class, Lightroom For Beginners with John Deery. Following on from his insightful 4-hour Photography For Beginners class, John will introduce viewers to the very basics of...
Photographing The Night Sky – Equipment, Method And Settings

Photographing The Night Sky – Equipment, Method And Settings

Shooting the night sky is something that fascinates many photographers. Last year’s Perseid shower, for example, did not disappoint, with clear skies making for perfect conditions for capturing the magical meteor shower. So the big question is, how is it...
How Wedding Photographers Go Above And Beyond For Their Clients

How Wedding Photographers Go Above And Beyond For Their Clients

It’s always a long day for the hard-working wedding photographer. Up with the birds, they are invariably on hand to shoot the bride and groom in the morning, at the ceremony, with their bridesmaids and groomsmen before dinner, with their families at the venue,...
World Book Day – 5 Photography Books You Need To Read

World Book Day – 5 Photography Books You Need To Read

Bibliophiles rejoice – World Book Day 2016 is here! Don’t let it pass you by without picking up a new book to stimulate your love of photography. Here are 5 photography books you need to read in your lifetime. The Story of Art – Austrian academic FH Gombrich set...
7 Photography Competitions You Need To Enter In 2016

7 Photography Competitions You Need To Enter In 2016

The New Year brings with it new ambitions, and for photographers that can often mean titles and awards. Being able to mention on your homepage that you’ve come top of the pile in a local, national or international competition can do your chances of bagging new...
InFocus: Emer McCubbin On A Career In Newborn Photography

InFocus: Emer McCubbin On A Career In Newborn Photography

A little advice to anyone thinking about becoming a newborn photographer: the skills required are totally different to those needed in wedding or family portraiture. Babies are so delicate and you are solely responsible for their safety at all times, so it takes...
InFocus: Landscape Photographer Steven Hanna

InFocus: Landscape Photographer Steven Hanna

Steven Hanna is a wedding and landscape photographer based in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Here, Steven discusses a career InFocus. When did you first lift a camera? About ten or 11 years ago, I was bought a Samsung point and shoot digital camera by my parents as...
10 Tools To Improve Your Website

10 Tools To Improve Your Website

There are many tools that you can use to enhance the visibility and usability of your photography website, boost traffic and hence leads, and many of them are free and easy to use! GOOGLE ANALYTICS A free service that allows a website owner to track who uses their...
Five Time-Saving Strategies For Dreaming Up Content

Five Time-Saving Strategies For Dreaming Up Content

Everyone knows that in 2015, business owners should be as concerned with creating content as they are with generating leads. In the digital world, after all, one produces the other. If you think that content is not as important as, say, attending trade fairs or...
Engage Live Game of Thrones Photography Tour of Northern Ireland

Engage Live Game of Thrones Photography Tour of Northern Ireland

It’s the HBO fantasy juggernaut that has taken over television – now, photographers interested in all things Westeros are invited to learn or hone their landscape photography skills with a tour of Game of Thrones’ most iconic locations. The tour takes place from March...
Join Us During Engage Live Photography Training Open Day

Join Us During Engage Live Photography Training Open Day

Join us for the first Engage Live photography training Open Day on Thursday, November 26 as we officially launch our training academy at 8081 Workspace in Ebrington, Derry~Londonderry. During the Open Day, visitors to Engage Live HQ will be able to watch recordings of...
Glenn Norwood’s Six Essentials Of Fashion Photography

Glenn Norwood’s Six Essentials Of Fashion Photography

Glenn Norwood, award-winning fashion photographer and three-time recipient of the Kodak European Gold Award, is set to deliver a class for Engage Live on October 27-29 entitled Lights, Camera, Fashion. The class will feature two live shoots, from mood board to...