Shutterstock Academy

Enhance your creative skills with these curated education resources.



Discover how colors work together to shape moods and influence emotions.


Elevate your graphic design with a rich library of educational and inspirational content.


Put all things photography in focus with technical guides and tutorials, and tips.

Design Software

Enhance your skils and master the nuances and intricacies of today’s top design software.

Design Resources

Gain a fresh perspective on design practices with curated resources, assets, and elements.

Creative Flow

Make professional, effective designs with these AI-powered creative applications.


Bring your story to life with a massive database of filmmaking fundamentals, cinematography theory, and technical gear deep dives.

Video & Post Production

Video & Post Production

Supercharge your post-production workflow with hundreds of hours of tutorials designed to help you master the industry’s go-to NLEs.

Free creative elements


Elevate your personal and professional projects with hundreds of free design elements, video assets, and creative resources.

Download free social media icons, free SFX, free vectors, free LUTS, free fonts, free holiday templates, and more.

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Audio & Sound

Learn the best practices for capturing audio in the studio and in the field, and get tips for using recording gear, software, and plugins.


Learn the best ways to establish your brand, grow your audience, and put social media, email, and print to work for your bottom line.