The Photo Life is your platform for inspiration and education. When you spend time here, you’ll discover a one-stop educational resource for professional photographers.

But it’s more than that.

The Photo Life brings essential elements of your photographic life together in one place so you can build your business and feed your creative spirit. Here, you’ll interact with professional photographers from all walks of life and share your success stories.

The team behind The Photo Life strives to create and share resources that will help you learn, connect and succeed.


“This is an image I made at Ground Zero Blues Club in Mississippi that reminds me how important improvisation is to both musicians and photographers.”

Rachel LaCour Niesen

“In my free time, I collect wine and photo books and occasionally wrangle photographers!”
Twitter: @rachellacour
Location: Atlanta, GA


“This image was taken right after the couple’s wedding ceremony while they were playing in an old canoe that belonged to the groom’s family.”

Katie Humphreys

“In my free time, I love hiking, playing outside with my puppy and exploring Denver!”
Twitter: @katiehumphreys
Location: Denver, CO


“This is my family’s story captured in a single image of my dad and my sister on her wedding day.” Photo by The Youngrens

Elizabeth Villa

“I’m a Content Marketing enthusiast, spending too much of my free time researching and experimenting with the ideas of Content Marketing for small business.”
Twitter: @elizabethipp
Location: South Pasadena, CA