SUMMERANA PHOTOGRAPHY ACADEMY
FREE MEMBERSHIP

Ready to enjoy the perks of being a Summerana member, but curious of what it all entails and offers?  Join our free membership and have instant access to some of our favorite products, materials, workshops and tutorials. 

The doorway to your creativity & inspiration is just a click away...

Try it out for yourself! There are ZERO obligations, contracts or credit cards needed - just your name & email address for login accessibility!

Is it completely free?

Yes you read right, it's FREE.

This free membership allows you to have a sneak peek inside the Summerana Academy with lots of goodies still inside... at ZERO cost to you. 

No contract. No credit card needed.
No strings attached! 

 

Who is the Academy for?

Beginners. Seasoned professionals. Mom-togs. Hobbyists. Award winners. ALL Photographers!

Summerana Academy was developed with YOU in mind! With a vast collection of over 3,500+ prodocuts & video workshops, our full access library has an array of learning for every and anyone.

We specifically wanted to create a course flow that will not only help photographers and photo editors grow their skillsets, but also give a pleathora of inspiration and creativity... right at your finger tips.

For Photographers... of all levels!

If you're a photographer, we have tutorials ranging from helping you learn the basics of handling your camera to advanced lighting and LightRoom editing tips and tools to help make your photos stand out.

For Creative Professionals... who never want to stop learning!

If you're a creative professional or are just wanting to delve into photo editing for the first time, we have hundreds of tools available, for you to use including overlays, Photoshop brushes, Photoshop actions and much more. Each tool comes with it's own tutorial to guide you through every step.

For the more advanced students, we even have full compositing workshops for those who want to really take their editing skills to the next level and create something truly unique and beautiful.

MEET OUR TEAM OF RESIDENT INSTRUCTORS!

35+ Resident Instructors & Industry Leaders from Around the World!

Here at Summerana, we not only offer a vast array of Photoshop products but additionally boast a team of 35+ resident instructors to guide, teach, and inspire you along the way. Our resident instructors are not only some of the finest industry leaders in the photographic world, but we also hand pick them for their kindness and comradery. Our platform is built on community and the friendships we build along the way.

*Please note that not all 35+ residents are included in the free membership.
To access all 35+ instructors, please check out our All Access Membership.

>> Click HERE to meet our Residents <<

What is included in the FREE Academy?

The Free Academy includes a collection of some of our favorite products, tutorials and video workshops from our extensive library! Including products such as:
digital backgrounds, overlays and actions!

You will also find a vast collection of video tutorials and workshops FULL of instructional and educational information and guidance to help your creativity soar.
For seasoned professionals to beginners, we have you covered!

MODULE 1: Learning Your Gear

New to photography? Let's learn together.

Enjoy this video workshop on understanding your camera and getting out of auto mode! Apreture, ISO and shutter speed - the triangle of light is explained.

MODULE 2: Shooting Basics

Ready to shoot?!

In this module you will find an education & easy to follow video workshop on light. Learn some great techniques on simple studio lighting in this course and find new found inspiration for shooting! 

Module 3: Learning Your Software

Let's learn Photoshop & Lightroom together!

Here you will find 24 video tutorials all about PS, ACR and LR all geared towards the basic understanding of your photography software. 

Yes! You read that right... 24 video tutorials in this module alone!

MODULE 4: Portrait & Editing Basics

Let's edit! In this module you will find 15 video workshops that will help guide & teach you the basics of Photoshop & Lightroom editing. 15 VIDEO WORKSHOPS!

Everything from basic image editing to dreamy workflows. Skin, eyes, hair and makeup, and more.

MODULE 5: Portrait & Editing Advanced

Summerana lead Resident Instructor - and multi award winner - Shannon Squires, will teach you her advanced editing techniques in this editing workshop. 

Add a little old world charm to your studio photos with a painterly look. This tutorial goes over perfecting the skin and eyes, adding painted textures, blurring effects and applying lens distortion to draw your subject closer

MODULE 6: Composite Editing Basics

If you want to get creative, this is the place to be! Learn the basics of compositing using overlays, digital backgrounds and so much more.

In this module you will enjoy 8 videos on the basics of creating your own magical pieces of art. 

 IT'S TRUE! 8 composite editing videos in this module!

MODULE 7: Composite Editing Advanced

Ready to break into advanced compositing? Enjoy this collection of whimsical & creative composite workshops.

Learn how to turn ordinary images into art, as our team walks you through 2 of our advanced editing workshops! Learn composite editing techniques start to finish - nothing left out!

Worried about compatibility?
Don't fret, we have you covered!

The Summerana team is always ensuring compatibility with a variety of software programs! That's why our Free Academy supports the use of:

Photoshop

Photoshop CS2 and Up

Creative Cloud

Mac and PC

Photoshop Elements

Photoshop Elements 11+

Supports Overlays and Textures

Overlays, logos, templates, etc. can all be used in software other than Photoshop as long as layers are supported (such as GIMP which is free). Overlays can also be used in Lightroom 4-6 and CC only if utilizing the plugin ON1 Photo 10.

SUMMERANA ACADEMY
FREE MEMBERSHIP

Ready to enjoy the perks of being a Summerana member, but curious of what it all entails and offers?  Join our free membership and have instant access to some of our favorite products, materials, workshops and tutorials. 

The doorway to your creativity & inspiration is just a click away...

Try it out for yourself!

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