Rock the Shot is your one-stop online forum for everything photography.
Ours is amazing!
How about Biz 101, Off Camera Flash or Photographing Kids (just to name a few)?
We’ve got awesome member packets
you won’t want to miss!
A ROCKIN’ BLOG PACKED WITH INFO?
Um, you’re reading it!
Whether you’re a newbie photographer just starting out, or a seasoned pro, we’ve got a community, workshops, business training, giveaways and so much more, all tailor-made for you. Share… grow… connect… learn… and take
your photography and business to the next level!
“Since joining RTS the knowledge I have gained is immeasurable. The members are friendly, helpful
and such great resources. The ideas shared helped me further my creativity and in turn help my
business. I am more confident and excited as I continue my journey!” Bethany Bearmore
Your forum founders Karlen Kleinkopf and Laura Thomas are photographers, just like you. We met online (gasp!) in 2010 and immediately hit it off. Seriously, friends for life. We’re proof that so-called virtual relationships can lead to great things! And that’s the rationale behind Rock the Shot. We’re building a virtual community of like-minded photographers; professionals eager to learn and to share. And we have fun every step of the way, every day.
All that’s missing is you!
Our members set us apart. From the moment you log in to the forum you’ll feel welcome. Need advice on marketing, customer service or sales? Chances are one of the almost 1,200 posts in Rock your Marketing will have what you’re looking for! Are you frustrated with layer masks in Photoshop? Check out the Tutorials section for tips and tricks galore! Looking to jump start your photo creativity? Participate in our monthly photo challenge. Yep, our Forum is rockin’ with something for everyone!
When you log in to Rock the Shot Forum, your first stop will be our Welcome section.
Take a minute to introduce yourself, read our news and announcements, and get some awesome tips on how to make our Forum work for you. And don’t miss out on our Freebie Packets. Our most recent packet was filled with fantastic Facebook timeline templates
(so timely!). Before that we featured album templates, a kids posing guide and a set of gorgeous digital wallpapers. Our members love them!
Elizabeth Halford, known for her “in real English” approach to building your photography business, features on our Rock the Shot Business Channel. Webisodes include “Facebook for your Business,” “Portfolio Building” and “Friends and Money.”
If you need to build your photography skills — or you have tips and techniques of your own to share — head on over to Rock Your Photography. Our members are so welcoming and friendly, no question is too small or too big to ask. Processing, lighting, tutorials, critique… it’s all there. We even have a chat area where you can meet and greet other photographers just like you.
What are our members talking about? Everything from “top 10 photo composition rules” and “backlighting tips” to “posing guides for families” and “editing out snot”! See? We
told you no question was too small!
Rock your Biz is one of the most active areas on the Forum. Customer service, marketing, sales, products and services… it’s all here. Honest advice shared by photographers who’ve been in your shoes! Our members are incredibly supportive and willing to share their experiences for everyone’s benefit.
The Forum even features a safe place to share your shots. Whether you’re looking for constructive critique, or are looking for a fun place to post your experimental work,
Share Your Rockin Shots is for you. And be sure to take part in our monthly photo challenge. It encourages your creativity and features great prizes. What’s not to love?
Where can you buy and sell used camera gear, share free templates and actions, review photography related products and services (including workshops) and learn more about group buys and discounts? In Vendor Alley!
Everything Tech is your resource for computer hardware and software advice, info on cameras and lenses… even color management techniques, tips and tricks. It’s like having your own personal tech support professional on call!
“I love Rock the Shot because it’s a great mix of photogs at all different levels. It’s a ”safe place”
for newbies to learn from others. And there are always discounts and FREE goodies which is always
a plus.” Tara Hayes Ghering
If you think you might not be ready for the full Forum experience, hang out on the blog for a while. We’ve got fun giveaways and contests, tutorials, tips and tricks and awesome guest posts from fantastic photographers. It’s a great way to get your feet wet with Rock the Shot.
But we promise, it won’t be long before you’re ready for the Forum.
“…the Forum has got be my favorite! I have never seen such a great group of photographers willing to help one another out. I have learned so much from being part of this great place and my business has blossomed from the assistance and answered questions from some fabulous people.” Christen Wrighter
A diverse and welcoming community of photographers; forum discussions on everything from lighting techniques
and color management to posing guides and general photography chat; freebie packets; vendor discounts…
and so much more!
So there you have it, Rock the Shot in a nutshell. Why not join us? With membership as low as $4 a month (less than a fancy beverage at your local coffee shop!) what have you got to lose?