The online course that finally lets you learn how to take your DSLR out of automatic mode, resulting in beautiful portraits.

Does This Sound Like You?

You desperately want to be able to take better photos of your kids + family. You have a a great DSLR but no clue how to really use it.

You received a DSLR as a gift but the thought of learning all the controls is overwhelming.

You are a hobbyist photographer who wants to learn to take better portraits + really take your photography to the next level.

If ANY of these sound like you then this virtual course is for YOU!

Don't Fear Your Camera!

Let me help you to finally take your DSLR out of automatic mode, letting you use it to its fullest capabilities! Use this course to take better portraits of your children + while on vacation. Learn to see light, know the right settings for the right moment, AND how to most beautifully capture important memories,

Hi! I'm Laura

Hi! I'm so happy that you are here! My name is Laura Tompkins and I am the owner of Laurel Belle Photography. I am a portrait photographer that specializes in fun, laughter-infused, confidence boosting portrait experience sessions for women + girls and branding, headshot and content curation sessions for female owned brands.


I am also a website builder, specializing in building clean, modern + easy to use websites for small brands. AND I’m an educator, educating brands and shop owners on topics that you can implement to boost your business including photography workshops and courses and search engine optimization courses sound your beautiful business can get found on google.


I’m also a wife to an amazing husband. My husband and I have both been working from home for the past 3 weeks and I have no idea what day it is. I also a dog lover and a wine lover most especially Sauvignon Blanc + I have memorized every episode of Friends + the Office and will quote them frequently.

I LOVE teaching others all about their cameras + showing them how absolutely beautiful their results can be with better knowledge. 

The Special Pre-Sale Rate For This Course Is $69!

I'd love you to be a part of this exciting course as one of my beta testers! You will receive the complete module in your inbox by May 1, 2020! The price goes up to $189 on April 15, 2020.

What You'll Learn

Girl Taking a Photo

Photographing In Manual Mode

Learn how to have full control of your DSLR by learning how to use ISO, Aperture + Shutter Speed together to create perfectly exposed portraits.


White Balance

Learn about your camera's white balance settings + tricks for achieving white balance in camera so you don't have to do it in post.


Seeing the Light

A beautiful photo coincides with finding + seeing the light. You will learn all about types of light + how to adjust your camera settings to coincide with your lighting situation.


Photo Composition

Learn how to compose a beautiful photograph that appeals to your ideal customer.

Hand Holding Camera Lens

Photographing Your Shop Toolkit

Learn all the items that I recommend having in your arsenal for successful photography WITHOUT breaking the bank.


Basic Image Retouching

Learn how to edit + retouch images in post with step by step instructions.


As An Added Bonus, As A Beta Tester You Will Also Receive:

My Tips For Photographing Children


How To Make Your Images POP On Both Your Website + Instagram

The course is designed to allow you to work at your own pace with videos + text.

Ready to Take Your Photography To The Next Level?

Click Buy Now Below To Purchase Your Pre-Sale Course Ticket! You will receive an email when the course goes live on our before May 1st.