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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
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I got my first camera when I was 8 years old and have been a passionate shutterbug ever since. I can teach you how to use all of the manual features on your camera to get the effects you want to achieve, and I can help you to train your eye to see and capture memorable compositions.

Taking pictures is the first part of the journey - the second is editing them to adjust exposure, saturation, contrast, etc. I work with Photoshop and can teach you how to tune your images and fix problems like lens dust, harsh shadows, or face shine in flash pictures.

I encourage each student to find his or her personal style to express a unique vision. You don't need any experience to become an artist, just the desire to start noticing new things all around you and capturing moments to share with others!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit

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Toby
excellent!
Andy B
Great instructor
Miriam
Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!

Michael C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Michael C.

5 Reviews
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Students will learn proper lighting, posing, and decision making about photography. From social media photos to capturing alluring imagery for your business website products to photographing interiors and exteriors. Classes can be tailored to suit your needs!
Sample Classes Taught:
Beginning Photography and History of the camera, Lighting,
Proper Posing, Product Photography, How to cover a Wedding, Photo Essay Book, Story Telling with your Camera, Portraits, Basic Flash, Studio Lighting, Retouching.
Please inquire about Masters Levels Classes!

About Michael

Working Pro! Former Director of Digital Imaging at Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts. Author of four coffee table books of portraits. Commercial photographer for over 30 years with many clients including General Mills, Starz Entertainment Co, Vibe Magazine and personal clients in

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BM
Mr. Cunningham is an amazing talent with an impeccable eye for photography and digital imaging. His skill set ranges include multiple genres and is manifested in his teaching. It is a pleasure to learn from someone with such a diverse background, deep history and knowledge of the art.
Michelle
I’ve always wanted to take beautiful pictures but just couldn’t. Thanks Michael for showing me how to capture the moment with depth of emotion and hues. You’re style of instruction was easy to follow and he tips that you shared were very helpful. I’m excited to learn more.
Rhonda
Michael's passion and knowledge of photography makes him an outstanding instructor. He has an easy style and knows just how to make sure you understand what he is teaching, I would highly recommend Michael to anyone!
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Jacob B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2020
  • BFA in Photography from Kansas City Art Insitute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jacob B.

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I thrive in creating a friendly learning experience for each of my students that is personalized to their needs no matter the age or background. I believe one has to be versatile with people's learning style and capabilities so that they may enjoy the learning process. Everyone is an individual and will approach them as such.

About Jacob

Hi, there! My name is Jacob and I can't wait to meet you! I went to the Kansas City Art Institute and earned my BFA in Photography in 2018. When I declared my major in my sophomore year, I entered the department as the worst of my pears, my technical skill level was behind everyone. My background w

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Ana Z.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Dutch (Netherlands), Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Ana Z.

33 Reviews
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These lessons will address principals of composition in photography, as well as learning the exposure principle to be able to apply correct camera settings.

A link to an interactive camera setting tool will be provided for the students to practice on their own time.

At the end of the lesson, student will receive an exposure cheat sheet. The list can be stored on a smart phone and consulted any time anywhere while shooting.

Minimum requirements for enrolling in this class:

1 - Because every lesson is customized to address each students' unique circumstances and needs in the field of photography, students must provide information on which camera they will be using PRIOR to purchasing lessons.
However, the photography lessons are NOT intended for going over the brand/model-specific camera manuals, nor for teaching where to find the brand/model-specific camera features. Student candidates are advised to research and study this type of information PRIOR to enrolling in the ...

About Ana

I am a Graphic Designer and a former Photoshop and Photography teacher in the public schools system. After receiving many requests from amateur and professional photographers, as well as aspiring graphic designers, willing to learn the unlimited creative possibilities that Photoshop has to offer,

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Aidan
Very good instructor
Mindia A.
Great person! Best teacher!
Edward
Excellent lesson, Ana is a very good teacher.

Alessandro D.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Italian Literature from University of Turin
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Alessandro D.

14 Reviews
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Online Photography Teacher

I am a professional photographer with extensive experience in Photoshop retouching and Lightroom editing. I can help you to refine your editing skills, so you can enhance your creative abilites!

About Alessandro

Hi! My name is Alex, and I have a degree in Italian modern literature from the University of Turin. Apart from being a native Italian speaker, I am also fluent in English. I currently live in Portland, Oregon and I enjoy music, photography, hiking and food! I am also a professional photographer

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Jared
Alex is the BEST!
John
Alessandro is so Patient and understanding. He always goes the extra mile to make sure I understand. Very very happy with lessons so far.
Masha
The best

Allison A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education from Baylor University
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Allison A.

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I have been running a successful portrait photography business for several years. I shoot on a canon using full manual mode. I use natural lighting and shoot primarily outdoors. I can show you how to use manual mode, achieve in-focus shots, how to best compose your photo, and all about editing and post-processing.

About Allison

I have taught private music lessons for many years, from beginner to advanced and a wide range of ages. I have a music education degree from Baylor University and a Masters from Boston University. I am currently working on my doctorate at UT Austin. I have also been playing piano since the age of 5

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in San Carlos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in San Carlos is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $115 per hour.
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$39 average
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$33 average
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$70 average

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"We went over a lot of camera information in this lesson. Julie did an excellent job of explaining everything. I really enjoyed my class with her."
Anita
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I am only halfway through my lessons, but so far, they are wonderful! I'm learning quite a bit. Unfortunately, due to illness and my busy schedule, we've had to take a pause so I may need a refresher when we resume!"
LeAna
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Sarah is Exceptional ! She is knowledgable and knows how to impart her expertise.
Upfront ,focused and succinct."
Thelma Armas
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Kelvin is knowledgeable, patient, and has a good grasp of the subject. He communicates well and generates enthusiasm. His style motivates a great deal of interest. We developed a very good rap-ore"
Karl
Took Photography lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Great lesson! I feel prepared to start learning how to shoot in manual mode."
Stacy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"He was an all-right teacher and a decent guy.
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Xiaoliang
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I wish I could give Sandra TEN stars; five are not enough. She's the best! She helped me see my pictures, and the world, in new ways. I was lucky enough to see her work with a variety of photographers, from students just starting out, to professionals who had been working in the field for years. They all had great things to say about her, and how she showed them how to improve their portfolios. Many of them went on to win contests thanks to her teaching. If you want a teacher that is easily approachable and very accessible, has a wonderful sense of humor, and will take you and your photos to a new level, do yourself a favor and contact Sandra. You'll be amazed!"
Mary
Took Photography lessons from Sandra E.
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"Sarah was a pleasure to spend time with. Her knowledge of both my new Nikon D500 camera as well as photography in general were exactly what I was looking for. I would recommend her to anyone looking for assistance in the photography field!"
Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Julie is patient and explains the subject clearly. Lessons are a joy!"
Susan
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Jonathan is a really good instructor. He has helped me out a lot so far with the different software applications to do with photography. I’m still learning, but every lesson I get more invaluable information from him.
I would highly recommend him."
Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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