Jim Hamel 

Independant Photographer


Rachel Devine is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose work stands out for its candidness and ability to capture the essence of her subjects. With over two decades of experience, her passion for photography and profound understanding of the craft are evident in the evocative images she produces.

An Australian native, Rachel relocated to the United States in the late 2000s, where she has continued to captivate audiences with her vibrant and emotive photography. Her work spans across genres, but she is especially recognized for her stunning portraiture and lifestyle photography. Whether capturing moments in time for families or creating imagery for commercial clients, Rachel has a distinctive style that fuses her innate artistic talent with her technical prowess.

One of the unique aspects of Rachel's approach is her focus on authenticity. She strives to create images that reflect the genuine emotion and personality of her subjects, making her work truly relatable. This dedication to authenticity extends beyond her photography into her role as an educator in the field. Rachel is known for her commitment to helping others improve their photographic skills, offering workshops, tutorials, and resources for photographers of all levels.

Rachel's contributions to the world of photography have earned her widespread recognition and respect. She's been featured in a host of international publications and worked with an impressive roster of clients. Despite her success, Rachel remains grounded and driven by her love for photography and the joy of capturing life's most precious moments.

In a world where images are becoming increasingly homogenized, Rachel Devine's photography provides a breath of fresh air. Her images are not only visually striking but are imbued with a depth and sincerity that resonate deeply with viewers, making her one of the most compelling photographers in the industry today.

My Courses

The Most Supportive Beginner Photography Series Available Online

—  Jim Hamel 


Introducing the Beginner Photography Series, an online course designed to help you master the art of photography with the guidance of a knowledgeable and supportive instructor. With a curriculum structured over 31 days, you will embark on a transformative journey to enhance your skills, expand your creativity, and capture the beauty of the world around you. Led by Jim Hamel, this course is specifically tailored for beginners who are passionate about photography and eager to learn. Whether you're using a smartphone, a point-and-shoot camera, or a DSLR, this course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and practical techniques to make the most of your photographic equipment. Photography is not just about capturing moments; it's about telling stories, preserving memories, and sharing your unique perspective with the world. This course will teach you how to approach photography with intention and purpose, allowing you to express yourself artistically and create images that truly resonate with your vision. Throughout the 31-day journey, you will delve into various aspects of photography, covering essential topics such as exposure, composition, lighting, and post-processing. Each day, you will receive a new lesson that builds upon the previous one, gradually expanding your knowledge and skills. From understanding the exposure triangle to mastering the rule of thirds, you will gain a solid foundation in the technical and artistic principles of photography. But learning photography isn't just about theory; it's about putting your knowledge into practice. That's why this course emphasizes hands-on exercises and assignments to help you apply what you've learned. You will have the opportunity to explore different genres of photography, experiment with different techniques, and receive valuable feedback from your instructor and peers. What sets this course apart is the accessibility and support you'll receive throughout your learning journey. Our instructor is committed to providing personalized attention, answering your questions, and offering guidance every step of the way. You'll also have access to a supportive online community of fellow photography enthusiasts, where you can share your work, exchange ideas, and gain inspiration. In addition to the core curriculum, the Beginner Photography Series also offers bonus content and resources to further enhance your learning experience. From recommended reading materials to editing tips and tricks, you'll have access to a wealth of supplementary materials to deepen your understanding and refine your skills. At the end of the 31-day course, you will not only have a solid understanding of photography fundamentals, but you'll also have a collection of stunning images that reflect your growth and creativity. Whether you choose to pursue photography as a hobby or a profession, this course will equip you with the necessary tools and knowledge to continue your photographic journey with confidence. Remember, your photography is important. It is a powerful medium through which you can capture the essence of life and create lasting memories. Don't miss the opportunity to make the most of it. Enroll in the Beginner Photography Series today and embark on a transformative learning experience that will elevate your photography to new heights.


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