Looking for a photography education platform that give you everything you need to grow your skills and find inspiration - all in one place?

 

From basic shooting & Photoshop courses, to virtual workshops and complete editing tutorials PLUS a community to grow your creativity and business?

You found the right place!

Welcome to the Summerana Photography Academy, where your creativity can soar and your business blossom.

With over 3,000+ products geared towards photographers and creative artists, our academy offers you a safe place to grow, learn and be inspired!

No matter your creative genre, if you are a hobbyist or professional, the Summerana Photography Academy is built with you in mind.

Introducing Summerana's Photography Academy Membership

 

Join our Academy

Choose between a monthly, quarterly, or yearly option and cancel at anytime!

Watch 30+ Summerana Resident Instructors from Around the World Edit

Here at Summerana, we not only offer a vast array of Photoshop products but additionally boast a team of 30+ 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.

MEET OUR TEAM OF RESIDENT INSTRUCTORS!

At Summerana we believe in bringing you the best of the best. That includes not only our vast library of workshops, tutorials and products... but also an amazing creative team to bring those products to you! Our resident instructors are all hand picked... for their talents, but also for their kind hearted attitude in the photography community.

Access the following immediately when you become a Summerana student:

  • Instantly stream editing workshops taught by Grace Pamela and 30+ Summerana resident instructors from around the world
  • Learn how to edit using Photoshop and Lightroom tools provided to you as well as hand editing
  • Instant access to download thousands of Photoshop and Lightroom products, including actions, presets, digital backgrounds, overlays, marketing templates, logos, brushes, and more that you can keep forever
  • Beginner and professional friendly
  • Access to one on one help, a group for photographers, and amazing support
  • Learn all the secrets of the trade, compositing, retouching, and more from beginner to professional levels
  • NEW products, video tutorials, and editing workshops are added monthly

 

Download the following course materials in your library:
  • 5+ learning your camera & lighting gear + shooting workshops
  • 120+ editing workshop + tutorial videos
  • 23+ digital photography magazine issues
  • 1.6K+ Photoshop overlays
  • 600+ Photoshop actions
  • 120+ Lightroom & ACR presets
  • 350+ digital backgrounds
  • 60+ brushes
  • 100+ Photography logos, marketing templates & more
 
 

Not only will we show you how to create masterpieces, but you'll also receive the Photoshop and Lightroom products used in each workshop to keep forever!

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MODULE 1: Learning Your Gear

Ready to dive into photography and amp up your skills? Here you can learn all about your camera, how to use it and the basics of photography.

MODULE 2: Shooting Basics

Learn everything you need to know about shooting and posing. In this module we will be adding workshops all about getting your shots perfect in camera. From shooting in different light, to posing perfection.

Module 3: Learning Your Software

Learn everything you need to know in Photoshop, Lightroom, PSE, and ACR including how to upload your products, how to use the different tools in your software and more.

MODULE 4: Portrait & Editing Basics

Edit your images from start to finish using Photoshop actions and hand editing. Everything from basic image editing to dreamy. Skin, eyes, hair and makeup, and more.

MODULE 5: Portrait & Editing Advanced

Learn how to turn ordinary images into art as we walk you through our editing from start to finish in these fine art & painterly editing workshops.

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.

MODULE 7: Composite Editing Advanced

Learn how to turn ordinary images into art as we walk you through our editing from start to finish in these composite editing workshops.

MODULE 8: Marketing & Business

Have your work and images ready to share with the world? Ready to build clients and create a business with your photography skills? This is your next step!

Get instant unlimited access to everything we've ever released and to all new releases

Become a Pro today for only $15/month, $16.33/month or $19/month

You  may cancel at anytime - There is no contract
Excludes retired products and retired guest editing workshop videos. 
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Why is this the best solution?

Having consistent high quality edits that sets them apart is one of the most important aspects to a photographer's portfolio.

Editing and learning made easy.

 

We've Helped over 20,000+ photographers.

Save substantially with a monthly membership.

Instantly stream product tutorials & editing workshops + new monthly releases

  • Watch Grace Pamela and 30+ Summerana resident instructors from around the world work on images from start to finish in our editing tutorials and workshops
  • Learn how to composite animals into your images
  • Learn how to cut your subjects professionally from one image and place them into a digital background.
  • Learn the basics of Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Learn how to change your image from Summer to Fall, Summer to Winter, etc.
  • Learn how to achieve creamy backgrounds
  • Hear about the obstacles we faced during the day of our shoots, and how we overcame them in post processing
  • Take the guesswork out of Lightroom and Photoshop and learn how to use the cloning tool, brushes, actions, overlays, frequency separation, liquify, selective color, blur, quick selection, color balance, levels, curves, gradient map and so much more
  • Learn how to swap heads/faces
 
  • Learn how to professional retouch your subject's eyes, skin, smile, makeup, hair & more
  • Learn how to do frequency separation professionally
  • Learn how to add water/water reflections when there isn't any in your original image
  • Learn how to stitch together multiple images to create one masterpiece
  • Learn how you can take your image and turn it into a story that draws your viewers in
  • Learn how to get the dreamy, painterly effect in your images
  • Learn how to manipulate light
  • Learn how to create perfect toning and color in your images
  • Learn how to create magical scenes in post for your clients that are normally not safe in real life (such as sparklers and animals)
  • Learn photography business basics
  • Learn how to save overexposed and underexposed images

 

Worried about compatibility?

Ensuring compatibility is very important. That's why this bundle 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.

This Photography Membership is the last one you'll ever need.

 

No more wasting time looking for all the products you need or where to learn all the secrets of the trade. You'll find them all in one place. 

SIMPLE PRICING

Both options contain all past and new releases ever released except for retired products and retired guest teacher workshop videos

$19.00/mo

Billed Monthly

SIGN UP MONTHLY

$16.33/mo

Billed Quarterly

SIGN UP QUARTERLY

$15.00/mo

Billed Yearly

SAVE $48 - SIGN UP ANNUAL

You may cancel at anytime - There is no contract.

It's an all in one, everything included, no strings attached, cancel any time (but we know you will love it so much, canceling will be the last thing on your mind!). 

About Summerana

My name is Grace Pamela and I’m the founder of Summerana which is named after my two daughters Summer and Liliana which was founded in 2012.

Summerana is a virtual academy, community, & magazine for creatives where you can learn photography, marketing, Lightroom and Photoshop editing and more by me and 20+ instructors at Summerana.com.

I began my career as a photographer, but soon found myself falling in love with mentoring fellow photographers and developing helpful and creative tools for photographers in Lightroom and Photoshop.

I have created a premium photography academy where everything we’ve ever created and taught since 2012 is in one place, working with creatives around the globe to make sure I can bring you the best of the best content.

 

WHAT OUR STUDENTS ARE SAYING

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? We have answers!

Once you have placed your order you will be given immediate access to your new membership library. You will be able to download all of your downloads to your computer to keep your access forever, and all videos can be watched for as long as you are a member (these videos are not downloadable). You'll get continued access to all past and new releases added to the membership. Please be sure to download all of your products before cancelling.

After placing your order, you’ll be granted immediate download permissions to the downloadable products, and immediate access to watch the video workshops. You’ll be able to download the downloadable products on the order received page immediately after checking out, in your order confirmation email (your email will be sent to the email you have purchased/signed up with).

Our actions have been tested and are compatible with English versions of Photoshop CS2-CS6, CC (Creative Cloud) and Photoshop Elements 11-18+ and work with both PC and MAC computers. No actions, however, are compatible with the software sold through the Mac Apple store. All action collection product pages on our website will state which editing software they are compatible, be sure to check this before you purchase as it might change. If you aren’t sure if a product is compatible with your software, please submit a support ticket and we will assist you with this.

Our Lightroom presets have been tested and are compatible with English versions of Lightroom 4-6, CC. Some brushes might not be compatible for Lightroom 4, but it will be noted on the product page if that is the case. All Lightroom collection product pages on our website will state which editing software they are compatible, be sure to check this before you purchase as it might change. If you aren’t sure if a product is compatible with your software, please submit a support ticket and we will assist you with this.

Overlays, logos, templates, etc. can all be used in both Photoshop (all versions) and Photoshop Elements (all versions) as well as software other than Photoshop as long as layers are supported. Overlays can also be used in Lightroom if utilizing the plugin ON1 Photo 10.

Still have questions? See see our full FAQ page below and/or email us at [email protected], we are here for you!

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$49/QUARTER

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BEST VALUE

$179/YEAR

Billed Yearly ($15 per month)

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You may cancel at anytime - There is no contract.
Both options contain all past and new releases ever released excluding retired products and retired guest teacher editing workshop videos.

 

 

Images are courtesy of Summerana Photography, Shannon Squires Photography, Stephanie Ratto Photography, Samantha Boos Photography, Oh So Savvy Photography, Allie Borba Photography, 4forty4 Photography, Deborah Koch Photography, Leighann Credille Photography, Love Letter Photography, Aspen Pixels Photography, Sara Francoeur Photography, Theresa Woytek Photography, Trandafir Photography, Cici Loo Photography, Carlee Mark Photography, Rachel Baine, Ashley Easterling Photography, Crystal Marie Photography, Barsha B. Photography, Stephanie Henneman Photography, Sierra Pearl Photography, Shana C. Carter Photography, and Lindsey Lee Photography

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