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Irina L.

8 Reviews
Beverly Hills, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Love Mentor Series Photo Contest from Popular Photography Magazine
  • Teaching since 2010
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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.

Anabel D.

Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Anabel D.

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Hello fellow students!

My name is Anabel, I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you learn to make the most of any location and subject matter.

Being self-taught, I believe that I have an entirely different approach to education; one that sits well with aspiring photographers, especially those that are disappointed in traditional (as in, college and university) photographic education. My teaching philosophy revolves around educating on the minimum and maximum capabilities of your gear and giving students all of the fundamental tools to create whatever image they have in their head (hence my lack of a photographic ‘niche’ in my work. When your camera becomes an extension of your arm, your subject pool is limitless).

In 2015, I had officially made my photography classes ...

About Anabel

Hello fellow students! My name is Anabel D., I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you

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Tarin B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago
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Tarin B.

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I am currently working in the industry as a freelance photographer as well as a retail staff photographer. I have been photographing for 6+ years now. My focus is people! Portraiture I focus on includes weddings, headshots, lifestyle, fashion, and photojournalism/documentary. My main love is storytelling. I believe if you have a medium such as photography, storytelling is not only fitting - but also necessary. I will teach you how to create a story with lighting, techniques, angles, posing, and context. We will be able to focus on our sitter and bring out the most authentic imagery that fits them and you as an artist.

About Tarin

I am a daydreamer, storyteller, and artist. I am a chaser of light, adventure, and the little things in life. I am a collector of all things quirky, antique, and vintage. Tarin has been photographing since 2012. Specializing in portrait imagery with a photojournalistic feel, Tarin has created mul

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Ben
Tarin is an amazing teacher. Having never done anything related to photography she taught me how to use a camera and adjust the settings correctly very quickly. She is very professional and knowledgeable.

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Dexter D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
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Dexter D.

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I have been shooting wedding photos for the past 20 years. I'm happy to share my experience and knowledge with you. I have a background based in the arts from my studies in Graphic Design.

About Dexter

I've been a Photographer and Graphic Artist for over 20 years. I have a successfull wedding photography business in the Albany area. I would be happy to share my knowledge and experience with you.

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Giuseppe B.

50 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students Male: 3 and up; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Giuseppe B.

50 Reviews
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We go in an in-depth journey of light and shadows. I can teach in digital and Film photography. I am very knowledgeable in lighting techniques for portrait photography, fashion photography, outdoor, event and artistic expressionistic photography. My students will learn composition, lighting and artistic forms of photography

About Giuseppe

Hello, my name is Giuseppe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and

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Sabeen
Loved my lesson! Helped me clear my doubts about fundamentals basics of photography. Great teacher and caters to students need.
Richard S.
My first session with Giuseppe covered various aspects of composition and white balance. Both topics were explained clearly and reinforced with graphics.
He addressed all of my questions.
Audra Delfosse
Giuseppe is knowledgeable and exceptional at teaching his craft. His style of teaching helps you to learn the program quickly without feeling overwhelmed. Highly recommend!

Jacob F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Português, Español, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jacob F.

4 Reviews
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Online Photography Teacher

Take your photos from amateur to pro with the secrets on improving composition, exposure (including aperture, shutter speed and ISO), choosing the right lens for the subject, lighting (including speedlight flashes, strobes and natural light), the importance of post processing, Photoshop and photo organization and more!

I have worked as an industry professional photographing a variety of clients from families to Hollywood celebrities. Now I'm finding more fulfillment teaching these high-level industry skills to everyone.

About Jacob

Hi there and thank you for considering me as your personal mentor in the world of digital artistry. A long time ago this world was just a hobby for me as well, and I hope to help you develop your skill set into something much more. I have over a decade of exposure to the rapidly-adapting profession

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Paul
Very patient. We went through some technical issues that were a struggle for me and Jacob was very helpful and persistent in getting to solutions.
Tehila
I had a great experience with Jacob as an instructor. He is knowledgeable and his advice was relevant and to the point. He invested time to critique my work and even sent detailed notes. Highly recommend!
Jenn
I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons with Jacob. My husband gave them to me as a birthday present and it was tons of fun. Jacob was able to answer all of my nitty gritty questions, as well as general tips on improving my skills. The lessons were enjoyable and I learned tons. I've gone from shooting in complete auto mode, because I didn't know how to do anything different, to shooting in aperture priority mode with much better results. My Christmas portrait of my kids will be much better this year thanks to these lessons. If you're looking for an affordable way to improve this is a great option because you'll learn a lot in just a few one-on-one sessions. Jacob was also very flexible in working with me on the schedule for the lessons. Thanks Jacob!

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in San Fernando, CA

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in San Fernando is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $75 per hour.
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"Very personable and incredibly informative in the short amount of time we had. Definitely signing up for more classes!"
Angela
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Layla is very knowledgeable and has a ton of patience. I enjoyed her class."
Peggy
Took Photography lessons from Layla M. H.
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"Working with Sarah has been great! She has shared her knowledge freely, has a keen, artistic eye, and provides lots of creative solutions. I hope to enlist her services again in the future."
Clifford
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"I took two classes with Julie, business and digital photography. Both were very well prepared, planned out and taught. For each of the classes Julie prepared her own text books that outlined the curriculum and were very helpful for later reviews. In class she used slides with more information and examples of work, which were very helpful especially in the photography class. With her background in business and photography, we benefitted from her first hand experiences and recommendations regarding best photography equipment to invest in. Classes were not only informative but also fun and hands on. Her passion for photography is highly contagious ! I started from being intimidated by my camera but ended up enjoying and recognising the fun behind taking photos. I highly recommend Julie and hope to continue my own photography journey with her as my teacher."
Gosia
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie is a very great teacher! She has a depth of knowledge, and a constructive way of nudging you out of your comfort zone. I am so glad I found her!"
Julie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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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"Todays lesson was awesome!"
Valerie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Mark is a thoroughly knowledgeable, patient and encouraging instructor. I just completed a series of lessons with him to learn the basic elements of my new camera and settings so that I can go beyond the auto settings before embarking on a trip to Peru. I couldn't be happier with what Mark taught me. In addition to the basics of aperture, shutter and program auto modes, he provided very practical information on things like tripods, storage, programs and apps. I can't wait to take more lessons from Mark when I return from Peru!"
Kim
Took Photography lessons from Mark Y.
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"Great first meeting, looking forward to the next."
darrel
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I really appreciate Julie's taking the time to figure out where I was and where I wanted to be and started me on my roadmap to successful photo organization"
Gail
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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