The Composition Glowup

Composition is the one thing that will save your work. Start creating aesthetically-pleasing imagery and consistent brand cohesion across your entire portfolio.
Are your images missing that "wow" factor?
The heart of the issue often lies in composition—the key ingredient that transforms good photos into unforgettable stories.
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup
The Composition Glowup

The Composition Glowup

Why settle for average when your work can be extraordinary? Ditch the guesswork and level up your images with The Composition Glowup.


Perfect for the savvy professional photographer who knows her way around a lens but craves that extra edge. This isn't just another course; it's your secret weapon to transforming good shots into unforgettable masterpieces. With our world-class instructors leading the way, you'll dive deep into the nuances of composition that go far beyond the rule of thirds.


Our snack-size lessons fit perfectly into your busy life, offering flexibility without sacrificing depth. Say goodbye to feeling like your work is just "good enough" and hello to a portfolio that commands attention.

We are creatives and business owners—just like you. And we're on a mission to make photography education approachable, actionable, and downright fun.
We have over three decades of combined experience. And we provide expert know-how on damn near any photography or business-related topic.
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Charla Storey & Jennefer Wilson

335 minutes

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"I need to raise my prices again after this."
"This Glowup was SO good. You guys have put words to all the ways I have never been able to explain why one image is better than another and then some. I need to raise my prices again after this."
—Elizabeth Peterson
Meet Your Teachers

Charla & Jenn

Education shouldn't be boring. Our laid-back but pointed approach to teaching has been said to be "like hanging out with besties with a glass of wine." We are relatable, while maintaining the fact that we are successful businesswomen in our industry. 

Join us for Charla's world-renowned, film shooting as she slams you with facts and rap rhymes while changing your life. Jennefer will be backing her up with her Kindred Preset prowess and inspiring ability to make everyone understand their individual importance.
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What's Inside

The Lesson Plan

Day 1
In this module, you’ll learn the foundational principles of composition, the techniques to enhance your images, and the strategies to create visually engaging photographs. You’ll gain practical tips for refining your composition skills over time, resulting in captivating photographs that reflect your unique perspective.

  • What composition is actually all about!
  • Key principles of composition
  • What makes for a great composition, and how do you do it?
  • Taking images from good to great!
  • How to keep perfecting composition session after session
Day 2
In this module, you’ll learn about the key elements that make a composition outstanding. You’ll review and critique submissions from other students, receive a practical model for crafting artful compositions, and gain skills to apply these principles to your photography. The result will be work that captures attention and retains it through its artistry and emotional impact.

  • The nitty-gritty of compositional keys
  • Reviewing and critiquing submissions from students so you can see even more examples of composition in action
  • The foolproof model for effectively artful composition
Day 3
In this engaging module, you'll master the moves to rock composition, transforming your approach to capturing images. Through an insightful examination of before and after images, you'll visually grasp the transformative power of effective composition. Additionally, we'll dive into common composition pitfalls and failures, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of what to avoid and how to correct common mistakes. This hands-on learning experience is designed to bolster your confidence and competence in crafting compositions that not only stand out but also tell a compelling story through your lens.

  • The moves to rock composition
  • Before and after images
  • Composition pitfalls and failures
Preview the Course
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Dive deep into the art and science of composition. Master the use of balance, framing, lines, and more, elevating your work from ordinary to extraordinary.
On-Demand Video Lessons
Watch anytime, anywhere. As long as you have an Internet connection, you can access your content via your personalized student portal.
Learn at Your Own Pace
As soon as you finish checking out, you're immediately granted access to the entirety of the course content. With lifetime access, you can take your time and always come back for a refresh.
Ongoing Support
Any updates we make to the Glowup will be added to your portal. Plus, we're available via email or our student Facebook community to answer questions and help you on your journey.

What Students Are Saying

Ellen Wagner
“I edited a few faves from a recent session I photographed. It's giving *she took the Composition Glowup to heart* and I'm so here for it. I tried really hard not to get caught up in the absolute preciousness of this family and give them really great variety and artistic images. I'm so pumpeddddd.”
Elizabeth Peterson
"This Glowup was SO good. You guys have put words to all the ways I have never been able to explain why one image is better than another and then some. I need to raise my prices again after this.”
Courtney Hales
“Y’all, for the first time in my career I finally feel proud of my work. Like, ‘holy shit, I created this!!!!!’ Thank you, Charla and Jenn!”
Our students had these questions when they joined. You too?
When and where does this course take place?
All our courses are available online, which means you can access them at any time, from anywhere. There are no specific start or end dates for the courses, and you can work through them at your own pace. You have the flexibility to pause, start, and stop each lesson to fit around your schedule. Once you purchase a course, you can start watching it immediately inside your Develope Academy student portal.
How long do I have access to the content?
How does lifetime access sound?! Once you've completed your purchase, you'll get an email with all the info you need to login to your student portal. After you login, you'll see the course added inside your account, ready to watch whenever it works best for you.
What's included?
Every Glowup includes:
  • Tips & strategies you can apply right away
  • 2-4 hours of education
  • One hot topic at a time
  • Quick and practical techniques
  • In-depth knowledge
  • Suitable for beginners and experts alike
I have another question. Can I chat with someone?
Absolutely! Just send our team an email via our contact form or reach us directly at

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