Free Photography Courses

In the comfort of your own home.

Image Workflow

Are you able to find your photos? Do you feel confident with your workflow. Let us help you establish a system properly.


Pricing 101

Gain clarity on how to move forward with your pricing.  Develop a sustainable strategy to unite your life and business in harmony.


Senior Posing

Get nervous posing seniors? Follow Studio Soozie as she photographs a senior guy and girl on location.


"Heather's courses changed my life. She has given me the tools to achieve business growth. I can't wait to see where I am going to be in the next year and I am so excited for the journey! I want to share Heather with the world because she is crazy smart, enlightening, energetic and hilariously funny. I am blessed beyond measure to call her a friend and mentor."

Taryn Boyd
Owner, BluHippo Photography

Meet the Instructor

Heather Lahtinen is a professional wedding and portrait photographer based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is the founder of the award-winning Weddings by Heather and the Flourish Academy, and has been a professional photographer and instructor for 16 years. She holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business, but left her corporate position as a Project Manager to pursue her passion for photography.

Heather has photographed hundreds of weddings and her work can be seen in The Knot, Pittsburgh Weddings, and Modern Bride. As an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, Heather has also been teaching and instructing photographers in both Lightroom and Photoshop. She has vast experience and knowledge that spans more than just the technical aspects of photography, she is also a business coach and trusted mentor in the industry.

Heather is driven by an overwhelming desire to see others succeed and, as a result, her workshops do more than just instruct, they inspire.

Let's improve your photography together.

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