Creating a Photography Website with Zenfolio
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Creating a Photography Website with Zenfolio

Portfolios, Online Selling, and Web Design for Any Level of Photographer
4.1 (26 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,313 students enrolled
Last updated 1/2017
Price: Free
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build a photography website using the web building platform on
  • Sell photography in an online storefront hosted on a Zenfolio website.
  • Leverage marketing tools integrated into the website platform
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  • Set up a free trial to get started for 14 days: You should have access to the internet and to to practice setting up your account.

A photographer’s website is a critical reflection of their work and can have an impact that will make all the difference in the success of their business. With a 10 year legacy of supporting photographers and the needs of their businesses, Zenfolio provides the tools and resources for all levels of photographer to build a beautiful online storefront, so they are able to enter their careers with their best foot forward. This beginner's course provides direction on how to get started with a Zenfolio website, from early site building, to marketing and selling photography online. Set up a free trial to get started for 14 days.

Who is the target audience?
  • Professional photographers who are looking to build their business website
  • Photography students looking to build their portfolio
  • Hobbyist photographers who would like to store, showcase, or sell their photography online
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Curriculum For This Course
The Basics: Customizing Your Website and Homepage
6 Lectures 13:17

Welcome to "Creating a Photography Website with Zenfolio!" In this course, you'll learn how to build your custom photography website, with the features you need to run your business. 

Zenfolio is the all-in-one web design solution for photographers looking to grow or establish a successful online business. With beautiful templates and integrated printing and selling tools, you can store, share, and sell your photography on a stunning customized website. Voted #1 by pro photographers. Get started today for free!


After watching this video, you'll have an understanding of how your dashboard is structured, and what you need to do to navigate to the various pieces of your site.

Working Within the Zenfolio Dashboard

This video walks through site customization. Customize your website easily using templates, layouts, and themes, optimized to showcase your photography.

How to Customize Your Website

This video walks through customization of the website menu.

How to Customize Your Site Menu

Build an eye-catching homepage that highlights your work and makes a statement. This video takes you step-by-step through that process.

How to Design Your Website's Homepage

Build your brand with a custom domain name, so clients can find you online and identify your store.

Creating a Custom Domain Name
Uploading Photos, Creating Galleries, and Structuring for Clients
4 Lectures 10:18

Get your photos online! Galleries store like-photos together for easy navigation and sorting.

How To Upload Photos and Create Your Galleries

This video will show you how to structure your photo uploads within groups and galleries.

How to Structure Photos Within Groups and Galleries

The Zenfolio design platform includes a portal for clients to proof their photos behind a password-protected wall, so you and they can both feel secure. Watch this video to learn about the setup of these controls.

How to Set Up Client Access Controls and Security

How to deliver photos to your clients.

How to Deliver Photos to Clients, With Sharing
Marketing On Your Website
4 Lectures 12:53

Market your work by thoroughly labelling and describing content throughout your site. By integrating keywords and important relevant details regarding your work, you will be more searchable (and findable) by clients online.

SEO and Improving Your Search Ranking

Get ready to sell! Zenfolio's integrated print labs make fulfillment easy. Set up customized pricing lists to determine your profit margin and product array.

How to Sell Your Work Online With Custom Price Lists

Selling digital products is a standard expectation of today's photographers. Here's how to get started.

How to Sell Digital Products

This video walks through the specifics of how you can set up a price list that will let you sell 24/7/365.

Creating Custom Price Lists
About the Instructor
Mr. Robert Campbell
4.1 Average rating
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3,313 Students
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Zenfolio Support Guru

Hi my name is Robert Campbell, I was born in a small town in Oklahoma you have never heard of, and quickly escaped by joining the Army. While in the Army I met a girl with more tattoos than me so I married her. Somewhere along the way I picked up a camera and also earned a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design from Full Sail University.

I have been with Zenfolio going on two years now and have helped thousands of photographers learn how to set up and use their Zenfolio website to run their photography business. Through this experience I have gained a solid understanding of best practices which I hope to pass on here.