Mission Statement

We are so excited to announce that The Photographer Within is joining The Pretty Forum! The merger between Pretty Forum and The Photographer Within will build on our combined commitment to connect thousands of new and veteran photographers within our community as well as teach and inspire our members through our amazing educational content and workshops.

As part of this merger, we will be welcoming some AMAZINGLY talented photography experts from The Photographer Within to our existing Pretty mentors, moderators, and instructors that you already know and love. Our combined team will empower you to grow, learn, and take your photography skills to the next level.

And Workshops – YES! There will be some awesome new workshops added to our growing lineup that you will LOVE!

The Photographer Within and Pretty Forum are committed to providing an engaging and inclusive learning community. We strive to provide a supportive environment where all photographers, novice and advanced alike can gather. We seek to provide quality educational programs where growth and learning are pursued. We encourage the unique, we embrace the differences and above all, we value the creativeness that is within each photographer.

Our Core Values

  • Be creative and open-minded
  • Pursue growth and learning
  • Build a positive community that is fun and passionate
  • Take risks and be unique
  • Be excellent
  • Be humble and kind