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Getting Started

Looking for something on PhotographyTalk?

Here’s how you’ll find it: the magnifying glass at the top of every page lets you search PhotographyTalk from top to bottom for a certain keyword or phrase.

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Our search tool organizes the results for you in 4 categories, so it’s easier to find what you want. You can search across articles, photos and members at the same time.

From top to bottom, here’s how your search will turn up:

  1. Articles with the keyword or phrase you enter

  2. Photos with the keyword or phrase in their description or ‘tags’

  3. Members on our site with the keyword or phrase in their profile (hint: use this to add other photographers who shoot your favorite type of photos)

  4. Group Pages that have the keyword or phrase contained in them

Go find what you’re looking for!

on Friday April 22 by Sean
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Signing up for PhotographyTalk is quick and easy. Here’s how in just a few steps: 

  1. Get your account up and running: you can sign up from pretty much any page on the site, just click “start your free trial” on our homepage or the blue sign up link.

  2. Set up your PT profile in 60 seconds: just enter your first name and your email, then make up a username and chose your password. Or sign up with your Facebook, Twitter or G+ account.

  3. Select a plan that matches your photography goals: we have three membership plans to get you there. So how do you know which one is right for you?

If you’re serious about becoming a better photographer, grab a premium account over a free account (you’ll get a 7 day free trial to see if you love it, anyway).

Here’s a glance at our membership plans:


is a great way to be a part of Photography Talk and ask questions, upload your photos and connect to 3 million photographers worldwide without ever paying a cent.


is our most popular membership, if you’re a beginner or even a professional, this is where you’ll learn to really work your way around a camera. This plan is an awesome way to dip your toes into photography and get over 600+ world-class lessons, be in the room with successful photographers and connect to 3 million photographers for just [$5.92/mo].

PT+ Pro

is the best membership you can get with us for a few reasons. You’ll get all the benefits of PT+ with access to hundreds of the best photography resources on the internet - from over-the-shoulder videos to downloadable articles. You’ll also get access to our accelerated courses like the 8-Week Photography Business Builder course where you’ll learn how to make money doing what you love.

Want to know exactly what they include?

Click on the table to see the specific benefits of each membership.

Our advice?

When you’re signing up, go ahead and pick up a premium plan: you’ll get a 7 Day FREE trial on us. If you want to cancel within the next 90 days, you won’t pay a cent thanks to our “If You’re Not a Better Photographer In 90 Days, We’ll Refund You” Guarantee.

We can’t wait to see you on PhotographyTalk!

Now, we get hundreds of questions about PT memberships.

Go here to read our most Frequently Asked Questions.

on Friday April 22 by Sean
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Got a question? You’re in the right place if you’re looking for answers on everything photography related from some of the best photographers around.

Our Ask/Answer forum has hundreds of topics to browse from, and thousands of answers to explore!

Here’s how to ask yours:

  1. You have to be logged in to post a question.

  2.  Once you’re logged in, scroll the top menu bar to find the ‘Ask/Answer’ menu.

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  1. The menu should open when you hover over it. Place your mouse over the menu and click “Start new post”.

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Now, a new screen should open up.

Just select a category that relates to your question, so it’s itemized. Then, type the title of your question. In the body, give details about your question and be as specific as you can.

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When you’re done, just hit the “SUBMIT” button to post it directly to PhotographyTalk!

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on Friday April 22 by Sean
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You'll want to share your profile page with friends, family and colleagues. We have made it super easy for you to change your standard photographytalk.com/profile URL to something unique to you.

1. You'll need to be on your profile page. To get there, log into the site and click on the 'User' icon from the top right of any page on the website and then select "My Profile".

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2. Then click on the "Edit Profile" button from top right of your main profile image as shown here:

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3. Click on the "Change Vanity URL" from the options:

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4. A pop-up will show with the option to fill in what you want your vanity URL to look like.

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5. Once you have your vanity URL filled in, simply click on 'Update' button to complete the process.

on Friday April 22 by Sean
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