Fine Art Education

how to edit painterly photos

FOCUS is a dedicated monthly subscription course for photographer’s who want to  improve their skills in Fine Art Portraiture.  Founder Carol Ann Neil shares her knowledge and expertise, holding absolutely nothing back! 

Members gain instant access to hours of video content, including full editing tutorials, behind the scenes footage, studio lighting tutorials and lots more! 

Whether you have been in business for years, or are just starting out, there is so much to gain from being a FOCUS member! With new content added every two weeks, there is always something new to learn! 

To make FOCUS even more accessible, your monthly membership costs just £19 per month! There are absolutely no long term commitments, stay as little or as long as you wish! 

A little Peek Inside Focus

30+ editing tutorials to watch with new content added every 2 weeks!

how to edit painterly photographs
how to edit painterly photographs
how to edit painterly photographs
how to edit painterly photographs
how to edit painterly photographs
how to edit painterly photographs
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painterly editing tutorial 2

Master Studio Lighting

Watch behind the scenes workshops 

Textures | Overlays | Backdrops

Instantly download our library of fine art textures, overlays and backdrops! New designs are added regularly! 

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photoshop overlays
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forest overlays photoshop


Check regularly to see what goodies are up for grabs! 

Focus Portrait Awards

We are dedicated to celebrating artists around the world and showcasing your award winning imagery! 

Members and Non Members ENTER HERE 

Join Our Facebook Community

Share, request feedback and support fellow artists


Stay as little or as long as you wish! 

What if I don’t want to stay?

That’s OK!! If for some reason you sign up and afterwards decide that FOCUS isn’t for you, just cancel your subscription. There is no time limit on how long you have to stay a member. Before you go though, why not send us a message to discuss your reasons for leaving, perhaps there is something additional we can help you with!

How often is new content added?

New content will be added to FOCUS every two weeks. New video content, downloads and tasks set in the members only facebook group are included

Can I record videos?

No. The video content on the FOCUS learning platform is not for downloading or sharing with others who are non members. You are able to download designated material to keep for your own personal use. However, for as long as you are a member you will have unlimited access to all of the content

Are downloads mine to keep?

Off course! New textures and actions will be added regularly for you to download as well as marketing material

Does my membership automatically renew?

Yes. Your monthly payment will continue automatically unless you cancel your subscription. If you decide you no longer wish to be a part of FOCUS, cancelling your membership is super simple. If you have any problems please contact

Can I have feedback on my work?

Yes absolutely! You will have the option to submit 3 or 10 digital images for review. This service is provided by several professional photographers, including Carol Ann. Detailed feedback is a great way to improve your work. The fee for image review is £25 for 3 images or £50 for 10 images.

Can I share my work in the Facebook group?

Yes!! we would absolutely love to see your photographs shared in the group! Weekly and monthly tasks will be set out, designed to help you understand, discuss with your peers and ultimately improve in all aspects of your business. This will include marketing strategies, lighting challenges, themes, competitions etc…