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Popular Online Photography Teachers

Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL
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Michael C.

San Diego, CA
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Jaami W.

San Diego, CA
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Kelvin L. Bolingbrook, IL

If you’re interested in learning photography – congratulations! Photography is a fun, practical hobby as well as an exciting career. Although learning photography does take a little patience, the rewards are certainly worth it. So, let’s start with the benefits of why you should learn photography.

- The ability to record special events like a child’s birthday, graduation or the family’s vacations with clear, focused well composed photographs.

- Never missing a picture of a special moment because you were searching for the right button or dial.

- Taking photos that you and your loved ones will enjoy displaying on your wall. By capturing your special memories in pictures, you can have a way to document and pass on these memories to future generations.

- Communicating through your photographs. A picture really is worth a thousand words! You can capture an expression that says it all. Or as we've seen in magazines like Time and National Geographic, you can shoot photographs ...

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects of the current music syllabus, including teaching musical concepts (such as duration, pitch, dynamics, tone color, texture and structure) as well as performance, composition. I am fully qualified, with a Bachelor of Education in Music, Double Masters in music performance and education from University of Nottingham. I am proficient in classical, jazz and Celtic fiddle violin and possess solid skills in piano (grade 8-13) Royal conservatory system. Throughout my teaching career, I have been ...

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Kui H. January 6, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Mr. Kelvin is a passionate musician, best that I've known. His lessons are not boring and always go by in a flash. He is good at identifying problems that needs correction and he will point them out consistently until rectified. Highly recommended if you are looking for a teacher to give you pointers to bring your music up a notch!
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Heather B. December 31, 2014
Adobe Lightroom · Online
Verified Student
Mr. Kelvin demystifies Lightroom and the layering process. He has taught me how to edit with ease. He makes sure you understand what he has done before moving on and is generous with his time when you have questions. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, Kelvin moves at YOUR pace and does not move on until you fully understand the task at hand. I will continue classes with Mr. Kelvin for the foreseeable future. He is a pleasure to work with. He is a very intelligent, kind and understanding mentor. I would recommend him to anyone. :)
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Jack E. December 26, 2014
Mandolin · Online
Verified Student
Kelvin is an accomplished and effective teacher who makes online lessons both enjoyable and stimulating. He quickly spots bad tendencies so that they can be corrected early in the process and thus prevent future problems. Kelvin is personable, professional and knows what he's talking about. I look forward to each lesson to see what the next challenge will be and to get to spend time with Kelvin.
Michael C. San Diego, CA

Learn how to use your digital camera for creative photography from beginner to advanced professional.
Portraiture, Landscapes, Architecture,Sports,Fine Art, Still Life, Studio, Daylight, Street Photography,

About Michael

Lessons in DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY, (how to get the most out of a digital camera. Lenses, tripods, flash equipment ) LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY (composition, polarizing and graduation filters, HDR imaging, panoramas, black and white vs color , long exposure time for mystical water effects., PORTRAITS (studio lighting, environmental portraiture with natural available light, out-door location portraiture. PHOTOSHOP RETOUCHING (basic to advanced digital retouching, changing backgrounds, montage and collage. ) DIGITAL PAINTING FROM PHOTOS (Using Corel painter to get to look of a tradition oil painting or charcoal drawing.} RESTORATION OF OLD PHOTOS (fixing damaged and faded family photos and archiving them for future generations ) SPORTS PHOTOGRPHY (making an action sequence, ...

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Dave O. April 30, 2014
Adobe Photoshop
Learn to Capture Photographic Art

Mr. Campbell is a true artist Photographer. Born that way, and stayed that way. He will teach you to take your images to the next level, capturing more emotion, more impact, and more power in how you see and feel the art of photography. With the use of color, contrast, light, and especially fantasy, you will be taken into a world that is beyond anything you have yet to photograph. And there you will truly learn how remarkable the art of photography can be, escaping all other photographers. As a professional photographer, we need to see past the lens on our camera, see past the image produced on our digital screen, and learn to create the actual image we really want to see. Michael Campbell taught me this. A humble Master worth his weight in gold.
Jaami W. San Diego, CA

Teaching experience: 5 years
Teaching goals: Depends on student goals
Teaching style: Depends on student's needs

About Jaami

Jaami W.V., originally from Washington State, has been dancing for over 25 years, beginning with jazz and ballet. She began studying hip hop at the age of 14, and soon organized a school dance team at her high school. After she graduated, she joined AmeriCorps National Service and founded an after school hip hop dance program for teens, to help address the rising teen crime rate. She then moved to San Diego specifically to dance in the San Diego State University dance program. Wanting to dance more, she began teaching hip hop at local gyms and dance studios throughout San Diego. In 2002, she founded Kruciaal Element Hip Hop Dance Company where she directs, choreographs, and organizes numerous performances in San Diego and Los Angeles County including events like Monster Bash and Mardi ...

Deanna H.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Nathan H.

Pasadena, CA
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Fernando Barros S.

Windermere, FL
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Deanna H. Fort Lauderdale, FL

photography

About Deanna

I graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. I have a Master's Degree (2013) in Education teaching various subjects and Masters in Biology (2013), both from Nova Southeastern University. I teach various subjects for over 6 years using the traditional a methods. I personalize every lesson, and always set goals for my students. I teach any age and any level, and always stress that learning a new information needs a lot of patience, persistence and repetitions. My lessons are customized to my students needs, and are work in progress as they needs may change over time. I always encourage my students to tell me about their preferences, so I can incorporate them in their lessons. *** Travel Equipment *** The students needs to have their books & ...

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Deanna H. December 27, 2014
Vocal Training · In home
Taught basics and incorporated them through all lessons as a recap on top of the new information being taught. Learned techniques and strengthened my voice. My voice can now be hear. Thank you!
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Deanna H. December 27, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Starts from basics and connects the basics to everyday use of the acoustic guitar! Learned quick in very little time. Best instrument teacher I have especially from TakeLessons.
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Deanna H. December 27, 2014
Science · In studio
Easy to learn methods on teaching concepts of specific areas. Goes in depth so you understand why. Great teacher!
Nathan H. Pasadena, CA

I've been shooting photography for 6 years for weddings, films, and commercials in Dayton, Ohio and Los Angeles, California. Within the first few lessons you'll learn how to operate a DSLR camera and learn the very important fundamentals of exposure and lighting. By the end of the lessons you will understand the relationship between film speed (ISO), shutter speed, exposure and lens length--and why they're necessary to capturing a great final image! Our lessons will take us in and out of the studio as we go on hikes for photo shoots, and experiment with lighting and it's color effects on our images. This is a really fun class, and can be adapted based on your skill level!

About Nathan

Hey! Thanks for checking out my teacher profile page! I'm really excited to share my knowledge of all things film, acting, and photography with you. I'm a professional editor in Los Angeles, CA working on commercials, shorts films, and documentaries. I also shoot wedding and event photography. Essentially, I eat, sleep, and breath the creative world! I was trained as a film and television actor at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in New York City, and also got my B.F.A at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio for Motion Picture Production. I have an incredible knack for teaching anybody how to pick up post-production software from Photoshop and Lightroom CS6 to Microsoft Word, as well as how to start your photography hobby or career. I can simplify things ...

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Dominic C. January 8, 2015
Adobe Photoshop · In studio
Verified Student
Great tutor, easy to get hold of. Highly recommended.
Fernando Barros S. Windermere, FL

My Photography shooting style is modern plus contemporary and uses at all times elements in rules that I learned from my carrier and education and i will teach it all to you: Balance elements, composition rules, Screen, writing, lighting, The Speed lights, camera work, camera movement, Different possibilities of angles, zooming, continuity, production, Post Production, Photoshop/ lightroom retouching, HDR, VSCO, VINTAGE, OTHERS, walking with the camera, design, Albums, fine editing, and a constant care on the story to be told. Being a musician since a young age helped me to understand the complexity of sound and I used that to increase the quality of my videos.

Investment: I will focus my time towards the projects that you have, will provide exciting new ways to learn with an very active style, I'm sure I can help and be ready for your needs based on my knowledge and experiences.

As a very active Artist I always worked a lot in different positions inside the media Arts: ...

About Fernando Barros

I have been studying Film and Photography for the past 10years, and I have been a musician since 7years old,now I'm finally able to teach my students the Arts I once also fell in love with. I'm a pretty much a very mobile shooter, I can adapt to all scenarios and situations very quickly based on restrictions,locations,lighting.You will experience something very professional and academical and your Work / Art will turn into something spectacular for yourself and all those around you. I plan to follow your ideas and projects for shoots,being sharp and ready to teach when scheduled.My Photography and Film shooting style are modern plus contemporary and uses at all times elements and composition rules.Being a Musician for so long helped me to become more sensitive with my other Arts. I

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Daniely P. January 17, 2015
Photography · In studio
It has been a Great teacher, has a way of explaining awesome, he not only teaches you how to be a good photographer, it incorporates one, I have it as an example, as inspiration, being a good professional. A good teacher and a great person, understands and supports its students, had not day nor schedule to answer my questions, helped me to have the thought that I have today about photography, I am eternally grateful for the photography teacher I have!
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Brenda D. January 16, 2015
Photography · In studio
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Im here to say that he is an awesome teacher, not only because he is nice, or because he is friendly. But because he really helped me to learn a lot of things in Photography. He helped and still helps me understand what photography really means, and he taught me a lot of new things. He is also really patient and has a WONDERFUL personality. He became a friend, not only a teacher. And that is awesome because it shows that he really cares. I love how his classes are one on one, and I feel that I've learned so much because of this. I thank you so much Fernando! YOU ARE AWESOME!

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