The Academy by Christian Oth is a go-to destination for visual artists at every level - taught by one of the world’s top photographers.
Your Journey to Becoming a Great Photographer Takes Off Here
Designed to feel like we’re on-location or sitting in the studio together, each experience inside The Academy is high-quality, fast-paced, and engaging. If you’ve ever hesitated on pursuing a career in photography because the industry is “too crowded” or you’ve been told you’d be a “starving artist”, then pull up a seat. We’re here to show you it can be anything but.
centered on photographing the human subject.
YOUR DREAM CAREER IS WITHIN GRASP
Consider yourself more of a beginner?
Let’s say you just bought your first camera, you’re hoping to take frame-worthy photos on your next vacation, or you have your first paid-shoot in the near future. We have a great starting point for you, too.
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Strengthen your foundation of basic photography principles to truly become a master of your craft.
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THE GROUND RULES of PHOTOGRAPHY
"I LOVED when you distinguished and set yourself apart from what people can “Google” and watch technical tips on Youtube."
Do you ever feel caught between the “two worlds” of photography?
Perhaps you’ve wondered whether to pursue wedding photography or fashion editorial or even photojournalism. Maybe it feels like you can’t do it all. Not without being questioned, at least. Bringing years of firsthand experience to the table, we’re raising the conversation and bridging the divide.
The Ground Rules of Photography
A foundational masterclass covering camera basics, composition, the human subject, and more
The Academy’s flagship and foundational course, Ground Rules covers camera basics, composition, the human subject, and more!
Designed to build on the fundamentals and guide you in creating coveted portraits, this course will help you to feel fully confident and prepared for your first (or next) studio shoot.
Power-Up Portrait & Studio Lighting
Recognized as one of the top wedding photographers in the world by Harper’s Bazaar and American Photo, alongside many other features in major publications, Christian Oth knows more than a thing or two about growing a global brand and professional photography career.
Over the last 20+ years, he’s shot everything from ultra-high-end weddings to fashion editorial to fine art to photojournalism, throughout some of the world’s most coveted destinations like Monte Carlo, Lake Como, Paris, the South of France, Hong Kong, and NYC. Christian has mastered his ability to direct, compose, and produce beautiful work that evokes thought and emotion. As the Founder of Oth Media Group, he continues to evolve his own photography career while leading a dynamic team of photographers.
With an approachable teaching style, good sense of humor, and a clear passion for photography, he also now mentors others through The Academy so you can cultivate a fulfilling career of your own.
IMPROVE YOUR COMPOSITION
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