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Jinwoo C.

Fullerton, CA
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jinwoo C.

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Want to learn digital photography? I have graduated from Otis College of Art and Design as a digital graphics/motion graphics while learning videography & Photography. But my passion for photography sat at heart and have been a professional photographer for the last 11 years. I now own a 1600 sq ft photo studio in Fullerton, CA. I teach studio lighting photography as well as outdoor natural/controlled lighting. Beginners will learn how to use and set up your DSLR to intermediate classes will learn about understanding lighting to setting up controlled lighting and experts will be learning about special effects and working with models and more. Let's talk photography together!

About Jinwoo

Hello, My name is Jinu and I am a Korean American photographer from Fullerton, CA. I love to share my talent with people who are willing to learn. I will be teaching photography and Korean for now, but if people are interested in learning videography, editing, graphic design, photoshop compositi

Irina L.

8 Reviews
Beverly Hills, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Master in Hospitality Management from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Irina L.

8 Reviews
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Personal lessons tailored to your individual needs with custom handouts. No boring theory, just practical and useful tips. Photography business- how to choose your niche and how to successfully market yourself.

About Irina

Photographers are storytellers. Are you ready to tell your personal photo story?

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Ahlyia L.
Great start to first lesson
Kathryn (Royal)
I lost the "joy" of photography with Irina. Technically, she knows her stuff, but her sensitivity and people skills are lacking. Barely an encouraging word. I felt degraded, nervous, and overall shitty by the end of the second lesson. Hoping for a better experience with another teacher.
Desislava G.
Irina is amazing... I would never even think that I can create such beautiful photographies.
My father used to have a small photo lab at the loft and it was like a magic to me. I was always passionate to learn the beauty of photography however I never got the chance to.
I took few classes with Irina, she helped me to create incredible photos for my marketing campaign.
Irina is very professional and patient teacher, she has deep knowledge of photography and she makes it fun to learn.
I would recommend Irina to anyone who wants to learn photography.

Emilie C.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
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Emilie C.

2 Reviews
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With 12+ years of experience, I have a long history of practicing visual art. Drawing and painting are some of my favorite practices, and I love helping others take what they see and express that through their own hands. Together we'll explore what it means to perceive and express through creative visual means!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

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Lily S.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Minor in Chinese from BYU
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Lily S.

40 Reviews
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I've been doing water color painting for years and would love to help you. For the basics of watercolor you'll learn color theory, how to use paint brushes, techniques etc. The beginner lessons are more organized lessons and structured to go over the basics.

Intermediate lessons are for you to paint and for me to guide you through your work. This is completely up to you.

About Lily

I teach a variety of subjects, but I am experienced in all of those that I teach. I am open to making your lessons as relevant and specific to your needs. Your lessons are for you - so what are you waiting for let's get started.

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Excellent teacher! Explained everything with clarity and care. And it was enjoyable too!
Helen K.
Super helpful!
Short lesson, but plan on re booking.

John O.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $149
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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John O.

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I am a professional photographer based in Miami, FL. I have been teaching all aspects of photography, from basic skills & techniques to advanced lighting, post-processing (Lightroom & Photoshop), as well as the logistics of the business side of photography for the past 7 years.

My wife & I run a studio north of downtown, where we offer all inclusive photography services from project inception to final product.

We work all types of projects but specialize in commercial fashion, model portfolios, professional & actor headshots, advertising campaigns, product photography, and events.

Here is a link to my website for examples of my work:

I am comfortable teaching all levels of students, from day 1 beginners to professionals who desire to improve their craft.

I look forward to helping you realize your goals in the realm of visual media.

About John

I am a working commercial photographer based in Miami. I have been teaching all aspects of photography for the past 9 years. I teach everything from basic skills & techniques to advanced lighting, post-processing (Lightroom & Photoshop), and the business side of photography for those who seek to

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Jason Gendler
John has a true knowledge and understanding of different photography and how to solve the unique issues we had. We looked through over 20 instructors on google, etc before we picked John and would highly recommend him.
He's the best! Lessons are tailored by questions asked. He is knowledgeable and flexible. I highly recommend him.
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Kelvin L.

143 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

143 Reviews
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I have been teaching drawing since 2001..I am available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing/painting skills. I specialize in wild life...
Students will have simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw lifelike animal friends, Just start with basic shapes and follow the illustrated examples and they will be creating their own amazing masterpieces in no time at all.

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

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Erica M.
Kelvin was an incredible teacher! He somehow made the very technical art of origami a bit easier to digest and do on our own from home. He was supportive and cheering us on, and his passion for origami was extremely evident. We can't wait to work with him again. Thanks, Kelvin!

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"Awesome first lesson with Lauren! 😊"
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Lauren W.
"Thank you. I had a lot of fun working on the morphing method:]"
Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
"Excellent experience I learned exactly what I need and this helped me get ideas how to start my own photography business"
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Took Photography lessons from Sergey K.
"Mark has taught me a lot of lessons in photography. Very knowledgeable in a broad range of disciplines (i.e. long exposures, head shots, weddings, street, editing, portraiture, product, and more). Covering so many categories of photography I feel gives him the ability to answer many questions that a specialized niche photographer would lack. I am a photographer and I get paid gigs, that's how good Mark is. I received my ROI 100x over. Highly recommended."
Took Photography lessons from Mark Y.
"Pamela has twin strengths that contribute to an excellent class experience in my opinion. First of all, she has strong teaching skills and can instruct and guide a wide variety of individuals of varying levels of ability, age and background. This is more important than may be apparent - no one gets short changed. Secondly, she is one of the most creative people I know. She also has exquisite taste so the products she creates, whether it's a tart or a painting are in a class all their own. Highly recommended!"
Took Painting lessons from pamela F.
"Kai is an excellent teacher! I have been taking lessons with Kai for two months. Kai has a lot of unique drawing skills! I like how he encourages me to re-evaluate again and again, so I can practice my skills until I master them! The whole class process is fun and enjoyable. If you are looking for a patient, skillful teacher, you can't miss Kai!"
Took Drawing lessons from Kai Lun Q.
"Melissa is an awesome instructor. She let me take my time. Easy to work with. Very detailed, can't wait for my next class."
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Melissa M.
"John was a very patient and helpful instructor. Two of the participants had no water color experience and he provided them with a good understanding of the concepts as well as providing most helpful examples of how to actually do water colors. Will definitely ask John for a follow up session if we return to Las Vegas in the future."
Took Painting lessons from John D.
"very patient and detail oriented. Does not rush through and teaches really well. I am definitely going to sign up for more classes with her."
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
"There are many people out there that can teach you to snap a picture, but Sandra will help you learn the process of how to create a photograph. That is her strength, along with a gentle touch and her vast experience of working with some of the best photographers in the business. I strongly recommend you reach out to her if you wish to become a better photographer.

I had the great opportunity to work with Sandra. As my photo coach and editor, her insightful suggestions to the way I was approaching my work helped me sharpen my photographic skills and storytelling. Working with Sandra was all about honing my strengths as a photographer but also opening my eyes to other possibilities of storytelling and the craft of photography that helped me overcome my inexperience when creating a photograph."
Took Photography lessons from Sandra E.
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