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Hello from Seattle! I love teaching! For more than 40 years and I have been a professional photographer. I was the Team Photographer for the Washington Stealth pro indoor lacrosse team for three years, and teach photography at the Pacific Science Center, the Bellevue Club, The Leica Store, Glazer's Camera, Omega Photo and other locations. I have shot professionally since I was 15. My photos have been published in several magazines and I have three photos published in the New York Times. I was the mission photographer for the first private spaceflight
- Space Ship One, and the first ocean plastic cleanup system. I have experience shooting dozens of cameras from nearly every manufacturer. I often write camera, software and lens reviews for online sites. I am also a former employee of Apple in their advertising department.
I love teaching:
~ Photography 101, Basic Photography How To's ~ Learning How to Really Use Your Camera (Nikon, Canon, Sony, Leica, Panasonic, Olympus and more) ~ How to pick and use the right lenses for the task ~ Photos for your Online Store: Table Top Photography ~ Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop ~ Photo Processing, Editing, Storage ~ Basic Portrait Lighting ~ Travel Photography including making travel books ~ Black & White Photos from your Color Photos ~ Sports Photography ~ Printing Fine Art Photos ~ Color Management ~ Mac computer setup and optimization for photography
and other topics that may be of interest to you. I especially love doing a portfolio review with you where I give you honest critique and suggestions on how to improve your existing photos and think about elevating your new photos.
I like to start with new students by talking on the phone or emailing before our first lesson to get a good sense of your experience and your goals in getting more instruction in photography. I do not charge for this initial conversation once you have registered and scheduled your first lesson package.
Three of my students have gone from amateur to professional and are selling their work.
I am married (28 years!) and I have two boys - one in high school and one graduating college. I have several students in their early teens - I love teaching them because they're so motivated and unafraid of the technology.
We can do lessons together online using Zoom - we can see each other, hear each other, share screens and I can show you step by step how to do everything we cover! Zoom conferencing is free, there's nothing to buy, so it's included in my lesson prices. My students love our online sessions - we go at your pace and answer all the questions you have. My students range in age from 11 to 80.
I am most proud of this comment from one of my students: "There is a difference between teaching and mentoring. While the terms seem similar they are distinct in their approach to the recipient. Brad is innately both with the lessons I participated in. He is a teacher and a mentor.
He taught me but he also "brought me along". On one hand, he gave me excellent raw knowledge and technique but still, on the opposite side of the coin, gave constant reality-based feedback and pushed me without hurting my enthusiasm. He told me about his successes and shortcomings "once upon a time ago" and I didn't see him as infallible as many instructors want you to, I saw him as having lived a path, scouted it, and coming back to help show me the way. He didn't just tell me where I was going wrong, he showed me, then showed me how to correct it, then guided me through the process of correcting it, then followed up. Who could ask for more than that?
Brad is the total package when it comes to instruction. I am a better photographer for having studied with him. I am also making my dreams come true as a businessman. I owe most of that to him. I look forward to my next lessons, but honestly I more so look forward to what is behind the doors he will inevitably open up for me."
I am an MIT graduate in Computational Biology with a passion for teaching students and years of one-on-one tutoring experience. I will help you or your child break down difficult concepts and improve class performance. I provide tutoring in:
Math - Pre-Algebra & Algebra - Geometry - Calculus I & II - High School & College Level Statistics
I am a certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor with 14 years of experience using the various QuickBooks products (Desktop - Pro, Premier, Enterprise & Accountant) and (Online - Simple Start, Essentials, Plus & Advanced) and Payroll for QBO and DT.
I also lead seminars on QB at 3 local community colleges. In addition to handling 30-40 regular clients a month, I own a coworking space called BizHub. I love QB and I am constantly researching and learning new techniques for the various industries to make the process more efficient.
I can easily remote access into your desktop or online account and give you a hands-on training session at your convenience.
For Desktop - I use Splashtop to remote in to your computer.
For QBO - You can go to the Gear and click on Manage Users and Invite Accountant and enter my email and name and we
can easily work together.
It would be my pleasure to work with you and teach you how to efficiently use QuickBooks.
Jeffrey is very helpfull. He knows what he is doing.
January 7, 2019
Really could not possibly be more pleased.
Outstanding, outstanding in every way.
December 5, 2018
I am very happy that I chose Jeff. His knowledge of Quickbooks is fantastic but what is even more important is his that he goes way above to make sure you understand the topic. I got way more out of my one hour lesson than I would have imagined. Thanks Jeff.
I'm lead vocalist, lead guitarist & songwriter for a well-known touring rock band with a worldwide fan base. I graduated from New York University with Bachelor's of Music in jazz guitar, and am currently teaching around 50 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My versatility, experience and formal training helps me to make the learning experience easy, stress free and fun.
Currently, I play in 3 active bands gigging regularly & produce artists for their own projects. I spent much of the past 15 years touring, writing and recording for my bands and with internationally known artists/celebrities. My songs have been licensed for national/international TV (E!, MTV, VH1, Oxygen, TBS and more) and in video games.
Last year, I signed a major label publishing deal with Fieldhouse Music/BMG played throughou
t Europe (and taught online lessons while away). Since 2014, I have released 5 singles and two EPs and in early 2017 another two EPs. I am currently endorsed by PRS guitars, Elixir Strings, & Godin Guitars/Bass Guitars.
I teach my clients in my creative and comfortable home teaching studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I work with singers, guitarists/bassists, pianists & songwriters/producers/composers in a wide age range, assorted skill levels with a variety of musical goals.
Some of the musical styles I regularly teach: Rock, Indie Rock, Metal, Hard Rock, Alternative, Pop, Punk, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Soul, R&B, Classical.
There is no such thing as talent. You simply need love and passion for what you want to achieve. My main focus is to get you excited about learning new things!
I am a professional web developer, who also works as a data warehousing developer. There are many things I love, but I am most passionate about meeting new people and getting them excited about learning new skills. I love waiting patiently and experiencing the moment with my students where they have "aha!"s!
My best skill is to clearly communicate my ideas with the students and help guide them through their problems patiently. I have been coaching students for over 10+ years now.
Whether your goal is to improve academically by getting A's in your classes, land a perfect job, or improve understanding. I am able to help you,
Since I began my professional career 9 years ago, I went from not knowing a single thing about Microsoft Excel to teaching individuals within a 5,000+ person organization. Many tutors have computer science degrees or have technical backgrounds, but I learned Excel from a non-technical perspective. This key difference enables me to relate to students with differing backgrounds, and I teach Excel the way I learned; with fun, easy to understand, real world examples. I will not talk over your head, and my mission is to help you master Excel tools so you can solve any business problem that you encounter!
Additionally, I have been working in the data and analytics industry since 2009, and have an MBA in Finance and Competitive Strategy.