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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 ...

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 ...


Hong Z. December 6, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Mr. Kelvin is a very skillful musician and a passionate teacher. Just a couple of months into learning piano, the 30 minute weekly lesson at Mr. Kelvin's studio became a fun activity my 5 year old daughter is enjoying every week. I can tell that she is having fun every time at Mr. Kelvin's studio, and she just loves learning piano there.
Sebastian N. September 20, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Very good teacher, with a lots of compassion.Mr. Kelvin is paying attention to details which makes my daughter better violin player.
Melissa T. September 2, 2014
Violin · Online
Verified Student
Kudos to Kelvin! He played an integral part in preparing Nick for his audition with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra in Atlanta. The best part is that Nick passed the audition and will be joining the orchestra later this month. Kelvin and Nick have a great connection. He truly supports my son's love of music.
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, ...


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 ...

Lee W.

Los Angeles, CA
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Eli D.

New York, NY
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Denise D.

Sugarloaf, CA
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Lee W. Los Angeles, CA

Experience with both indoor and outdoor, still portrait and live action photography, soft-boxes and umbrellas, reflectors, blue sky and overcast conditions; also post techniques such as color grading/enhancing, Photoshop touch ups and removal of blemishes, etc.

*I have a vast quantity of examples that demonstrate my work, but unfortunately TakeLessons does not allow links to be posted in the description. I will however attempt to post as many photos/videos, relevant to this and other skills for which I am available to teach.

About Lee

Lee W began taking private lessons in guitar at the age of nine and continued to do so until graduating from the guitar program at The Musicians Institute, which also included classes in recording engineering and mixing/mastering. Throughout those years, he also began taking private lessons in other instruments such as bass, drum and piano.

As a dedicated artist he has released six albums, four of which under his own name and two under his band's name "Rejectionary Art". These albums span stylistically across many genres, including: Jazz, Funk, Metal, Avant-garde, score written for a live theater performance and most recently an album of cover songs with material ranging from J.C. Bach to Frank Zappa. Appearing on Lee's albums are many highly esteemed musicians, ...

Eli D. New York, NY

• The mechanics of your DSLR camera
• Shooting in manual "M" mode
• Understanding light, exposure, highlights, and shadows
• Light shaping tools both in-studio and on-location
• Composition
• Creative tips and tricks
• Gear advice and recommendations

About Eli

Hi there!

My name is Eli. Thank you for your interest in my services and expertise!

I am the owner of a successful wedding and portrait photography business on Martha's Vineyard, and I recently moved to NYC to pursue a career in commercial advertising photography. While on Martha's Vineyard I photographed numerous weddings, over 250 portrait sessions, private functions and corporate events both on the island and in New York City, as well as many very successful personal portrait projects.

On top of my own photography adventures, I continue to remotely teach one-on-one photography classes to a large group of very loyal students on Martha's Vineyard. The fall of 2014 will mark my third year co-teaching/assisting famed fine-art photographer Alison Shaw with her two ...

Denise D. Sugarloaf, CA

I believe that photography is the art of seeing. Digital has made things easier, but it can impede truly *seeing* and interacting with a subject, and that's where great work lies. It's easy to shoot 5000 frames and say "I'll fix it later," but an artist should be completely in the moment, composing each frame, being familiar with each part of it, before clicking the shutter. My goal is to help you create images that show viewers what YOU saw, not what your camera saw while you weren't there.

About Denise

I have a no-pressure, comfortable approach to all learning. Being a beginner is a great time, full of experimentation & curiosity. I teach by finding out where you need to start in this learning process, then explaining & showing, then watching you do the skill. We'll stay at any level you're having trouble with until you feel totally comfortable, then proceed to the next step. Works every time!

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