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Cinch Academy is an online learning aggregator. We help people build skills through online learning. The future is coming and that future is a knowledge economy. Prepare for the future. Career skills -- particularly tech skills -- are evolving so quickly that skills employees mastered last year may already be outdated.

Cinch Academy curates the thousands of online and alternative education sources for you to succeed. We cover from technology and creative arts to general education and business -- our list of online courses is growing. Gain new knowledge in specific high-demand career skills that give teams the learning they need to stay relevant.

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Chris Orwig


As a photographer, Chris strives to create authentic, engaging and inspiring pictures and lives by the words of the famed French photographer Marc Riboud who said, "Photography is savoring life at 1/100th of a second."


Chris teaches online courses with, is on the photography faculty at the Brooks Institute. and is part of the Xrite Colorratti team. As a teacher he subscribes to W.B. Yeats' idea that, "Education isn't about filing a pail, but igniting a fire." His expertise in photography and digital imaging has enabled him to speak at conferences around the globe.


Chris has authored five best-selling books that have been translated into over a dozen languages including his most recent projects, Visual Poetry: A Creative Guide for Making Engaging Digital Photographs (New Riders/Voices That Matter) and People Pictures: 30 Exercises for Creating Authentic Photographs (Peachpit Press). His books provide a thoughtful, and thought provoking, approach to capturing better photographs.


Chris is an aunthentic and enthusiastic person who pursues living life to the fullest with everything he's got. Apart from his professional endeavors, Chris thrives on getting out into the ocean and mountains any way he can. He lives just a few short miles from the pacific ocean with his wife, three daughters and their beloved retriever Daisy.