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Whether you're a regular around here or this is your first time coming across Develope Academy, we know it's easy to get overwhelmed by how much photography education content we have. So we're breaking it down for you and giving you the scoop on where to dive in first!

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Going for It


Whether you're ready to start really knowing how to use your camera or you recently decided to take that photography hobby and turn it into a side hustle, we have just the things to take your work to the next level!


Doing the Damn Thing


You've been around the block a time or two, and you're ready to start making some serious cash money from your photography. Get ready to gain confidence, level up your work, and become a true expert in your craft!


Doing the Most


Your camera is already an extension of your hand and you can make all kinds of photography magic in your sleep. But if you're ready to break into the luxury wedding market and achieve even your biggest dreams, we gotchu boo.


Free Training: How the Light You Choose Affects Skin Tones

One of the biggest contributors to how skin tones look in images is your LIGHT! Join us for this free 2+ hour training all about how you can use light to level up your skin tones at your very next shoot!


"I am booking my ideal client and have doubled my income! This education changed my business forever."

—Michelle Lippert

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The Library

A Comprehensive Learning Experience for Photographers

Discover the ultimate resource for photographers! The Library offers our ENTIRE collection of 20+ Glowups—our signature deep dives into one topic at a time—that cover essential topics like skin tones, posing, marketing, and so much more. 

With over 80 hours of content and new additions added monthly, you can confidently enhance your skills and take your photography to the next level.


"Infectious, understanding, and genius, these two are masters of their craft"

"When I think about this industry's power duos, Charla and Jennefer are one of the first pairs to come to mind. Infectious, understanding, and genius, these two are masters of their craft, something I have seen time and time again on the editorial side of the business. Their brainchild, Develope Academy, is a culmination of that shared expertise—it's a trove of advice, insight, and creativity. What a privilege it is, to learn from these women, these beautiful, vibrant manipulators of light, color, and motion!"

—Sarah Schreiber

Editor of BRIDES Magazine

The Wedding Crashers Podcast

What happens when two wedding photographers who love movies and television get together to make a podcast? We'll tell you—it's comedy gold. Join Charla & Jenn as they dive into the best Hollywood has to offer. If you've watched something and it "has a wedding in it," it's fair game.


The Storey Collection from Kindred Presets

Jennefer, the founder and creator of Kindred Presets, teamed up with Charla on an editing preset collaboration of epic proportions. If you want to honor all skin tones, embrace color, and save time editing, The Storey Collection from Kindred Presets is just the thing for you!


"For the first time in my life, I created the images of my dreams, and I owe it all to this amazing community!"

—Courtney Hales


(noun) A highly ambitious person who strives to achieve his or her goals in life, while maintaining a radiant glow both inside and out.


(noun) A highly ambitious person who strives to achieve his or her goals in life, while maintaining a radiant glow both inside and out.

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