We think it should be fun and easy to take your photos from like to LOVE. With that goal in mind, we offer a range of non technical programs for beginner and intermediate photographers like you to help you create better pictures.  Four hour classes, one day workshop, and weekend retreats are just a sample of what we offer. The programs are face to face in New England but also in Asia and Europe and other US locations. The Curious Soul Photo School is based in Boston at the Boston Center for the Arts in the South End. We go on fabulous field trips every month so check the schedule for upcoming events.

But this is only part of the story. We see photography as a path to creative self discovery that reconnects us to the beauty and joy of life. The Curious Soul Photo School is founded on the philosophy that BEAUTY MATTERS. That experiencing and photographing the beauty of life is good for our health and well being. It reduces stress, increases engagement, and basically makes us feel more alive to create something of beauty though images. We have discovered this has little to do with fancy cameras or technical skills, and every thing to do with creativity, design, and mindfulness. It is a way of being.

If you are ready to learn how to take better photos, but you don't want to get bogged down with all the technical stuff, then you're going to love our approach. Explore the website, read about the unique approach called Flow-tography, and if you feel it is right for you, join us.

A goal without a plan is just a wish. Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

For a limited time we are offering a free 15 minute coaching session to help you design your own independent study program plan. That means we help you assess your current skills, what kind of photos you would love to be taking, and how to bridge the gap step by step. If we don't offer what you need, we will refer you to other trusted resources and instructors. (We don't offer post processing classes.)  The secret is to create a simple learning plan that works for you. No more being overwhelmed by the thousands of YouTube tutorials, online classes you sign up for but don't complete, and camera store class offerings in a dark room.  Join our mailing list and request a coaching conversation today. You can also get started by reading the book. Easy to order click below.


Flow-tography PDF Version

 This photography book is about falling in love with your life. Not about changing it, or wishing it was someone else’s, but about slowing down to truly experience and appreciate the beauty of your life, exactly the way it is right now. Flow-tography reveals the secret power of beauty as a source of creative energy and wellbeing. This book offers a way to cultivate your relationship with the mystical in daily life by seeing and photographing the world through the eyes of your Curious Soul. Whether you are just starting out or have been taking photos for years, you will benefit from this fresh approach to photography. Don’t be surprised if after reading this book you look at your photos with a new sense of awe and wonder. You may even be thinking, wow did I take that photo? The answer will be yes, yes, yes!

It is a large file with 120 pages of color photos and hand illustrated pages so allow some time for it to download once you purchase the file. Be patient it is worth the wait. Suzanne Merritt

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