Online Learning, tools & community
for creative people and makerpreneurs


Hi, I'm Emily Quinton, photographer, writer, teacher and founder of

Makelight is a growing community of over 20,000 people learning, inspiring and supporting each other to grow as creative, entrepreneurial people.

With our online courses you can learn to improve your photography, grow your Instagram, boost your online business and lots more!

In 2017 we have new courses, brand new tools, a new mentoring programme and tons of inspiration coming your way!

Read on for what's on offer today…


Beautify your Instagram gallery and grow your following on this one-month course.

An inspiring way to kick off the year, this course will help you create an Instagram account worth following by improving all aspects of how you create images and run your account.


If you're planning on starting a new online business or growing something you've already started, we've designed a course for you!

Over four hours of videos, projects and learning to help you gain useful skills in setting up and growing an online business.


Get a free visual report of how your Instagram looked throughout 2016!

We've made a tool for you that will give you a beautiful overview of the colours and themes that you've been sharing on Instagram.


In 2016 we hosted an inspiring weekend away for a handful of lucky folk from the Makelight community.

This year, we're doing it again, and we're keeping it small again. Come and enjoy an inspiring, creative weekend away in the English country-side with like minds.


Learn something new this year


Become a Makelight member

Becoming a member of Makelight gives you access to several of our major courses, the use of our Instagram growth tools and access to an exclusive community.

Live video Q&As, monthly mini-courses, members-only content and if you sign up now you'll get our Makelight 2017 Planner.

If you're planning on growing what you're working on, team up with our supportive community and get the support around you to make it happen!


Win a website!

Up until the 1st of January if you sign up to one of our major programmes or as a Member, you'll be in with a chance to win a website built by Makelight founder, Stef. 


We're super excited to be launching an ambitious six month mentoring programme for creative business owners and makerpreneurs.



The world seems a little crazy at the moment, so to do our small part for places that are struggling this Christmas, during our sale we will be donating 10% of our sales to MSF.