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The knowledge, encouragement and tools to grow what you're passionate about

Anyone who's had even a small amount of success in their life will tell you: It's harder on your own.

Everyone could benefit from a little support and encouragement to make a success of what they're passionate about. That's where Makelight comes in.

Makelight is a learning community for makers and entrepreneurs, all growing, inspiring and supporting each other.

We'll help you make a success of the thing you're passionate about.


Video-based courses
on all aspects of growing a business idea or side project.


Growth tools
that help you understand how your idea fits in the online world.


A supportive community
of people in a similar position as you.

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

Join our community and receive useful, inspiring and accessible video courses on a range of topics to helping you grow yourself and your business.

I hope you'll join us and let us help you turn what you're passionate about into a way of making a living doing meaningful work that fits in with your life.

Try it out today with the free version of Makelight. Just sign in with Facebook or Instagram to start.

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How our membership works

Each month we focus on one important topic

As a member you receive lessons, videos, projects and recommendations all via our own custom-built website. We host live 1-hour video Q&A sessions and we have an ongoing discussion group on Facebook.

Get access to these courses at no extra cost

A new course that you can access roughly once every other month. Plus the option to access other courses when we release them.

Learning with other people keeps you motivated!

Want immediate access to a course to do it solo? Contact us and we can add you.

Plus a 25% discount on other Makelight courses and events

Use our tools to help you grow



Get a monthly visualisation of your Instagram account – colours, hashtags, themes and suggested similar accounts. Coming soon – Pinterest!



Research and gather hashtags to use for your Instagram account. Learn how to grow your account with relevant, good hashtags.



Gather swatches of colours that you find via Makelight tools to apply in your branding and sharing.

Don't just take our word for it, here's what our members say!

Catherine Garner

Its a great way to develop your creativity while participating with a friendly, like minded community.

Caron Rachael Philbert

The support from Emily and Stef is just amazing. Each course delivers really high value for money. I have paid more for courses and got back a LOT less.

Debbie Lamey MacDonald

Great teaching, supportive and always evolving. I love how new surprises are always being added. Makelight grows with you!

Jude Magee

A lovely community, Emily and Stef' support is super, and doing the courses I've seem a huge improvement in my photography.

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