Think It. Learn It. Do It.


Gather Academy offers a world-class online learning experience from the most experienced photographers around the world.


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Come As You Are


We are a collective group of open-minded, like-minded photographers that formed an academy to encourage creativity. All of us have come together from our own and unique creative journeys to inspire your creative journey. We offer different types of distance learning for your needs, including workshops, one-on-one mentoring, and more.

Explore The Creative World Around You


Altogether, our instructors have nearly 100 years of experience in photography. The Gather Academy instructor team includes specialists in portraiture, weddings, lifestyle, street, Photoshop, macro, and more. We cover all aspects of photography, from the technical process right through to the creative aspect.

How Our Courses Work


Workshops operate 100% online. All our premium course content is available to you 24/7 so you can learn at a time that suits you! There are no set class times, so that means YOU follow the lesson plan when it suits YOU!  Our team of Instructors have put together easy to follow courses which are offered as a downloadable pdf at the end of your course period, that incorporate comprehensive lessons and complementary video content.

  • Available Learning Options

    Everyone has a different learning style. We like to cater to everyone so no-one misses out. Select the best learning option that suits you.
  • All-Inclusive

    Get detailed instructor feedback and support and while enjoying interacting with like-minded creatives through our online forum during the course. Share your work, enjoy the challenges and instructor-led discussions in our online classroom which is open 24/7. Access to our Student-led Masters forum upon course completion.
  • Observation Seat

    Get access to our online classroom to follow along with forum conversations and instructor critiques of the 'All-Inclusive' student assignments. Observation seat students do not participate in discussions and don’t receive direct instructor feedback. Access to our Student-led Masters forum upon course completion.
  • Independent Learning

    Move beyond static pages and learn at your own pace and independently. Independent learners have access to the online course allowing you to track your progress and manage your time for the course as you go during the workshop period. Note as an independent learner you do not have access to the Student Forum or instructor feedback and critique

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