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Popular Photography Teachers in San Jose, CA

Barry M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English only
  • Music performance and theory. from De Anza College / San Jose City College / Los Angeles Valley College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Barry M.

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Learn all aspects of photography, Shutter and F Stops relationships, portraits, weddings, events. How to work your camera.

About Barry

SKYPE LESSONS Trombone, baritone horn , trumpet, valve trombone SKYPE ON LINE . Very experienced teacher and performer.

Larianne T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Larianne T.

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With over 8 years of experience as a professional wedding & portrait photographer, I can help new photographers learn how to operate their camera, and I can help seasoned photographers improve their portfolio and online presence.

About Larianne

Hi! I'm Larianne! I'm a wedding & portraits photographer and crochet addict :) Both my love for crochet and photographer started when I was a child. Now I am a wife and mother of two, and I have a photography business and a crochet business. I would love to help you get started, or help you get eve

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Laura W.
Larianne is so so sweet and knowledgable about crochet. She gave me so many wonderful tips and advice that I didn't know as a self taught crocheter. Thanks Larianne, I can't wait for our next lesson!
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Priscilla D.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • B.F.A. in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art + Design
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Priscilla D.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out an enthusiastic email and call shortly after. Briefly discussing and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class.

About Priscilla

I go by Ms. P and I have a huge passion for teaching music, art and photography! I am from a musical and visual arts family in Brazil. My background in music ranges from classical, gospel, pop, rock and jazz and my background in photography ranges from portraits, street photography and fine art. I’

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Emily Y.
Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
caroline
she always tries to help me improve while also encouraging me when I do something right and it makes me feel really good!
Kara W.
I’m having great time in my lessons with Ms. P. She makes it easy for me to follow along with the materials and I feel that I’m actually starting to sound like a proficient ukelele musician.

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Giuseppe B.

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

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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!

Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Richard G.

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30 Years experience. Areas: Editorial - Magazine, Photojournalism, News - Covers, Features, Lifestyle, Concert, Photo/Digital Illustration. Commercial, VIP, Celebrity, Red Carpet, Real Estate, Event.

I can cover just the photo/camera end for you. And, or, can teach you the digital computer skills you need to bring you images to the next level.

I will teach you how to reveal your own photographic "eye". That is, now to use the camera as an extension of your expression, how to take what you see, and put inside a frame.

I teach photography concepts from the art form, and from basic through advanced technical and aesthetic.

You will learn how a camera lens is much much more than just a zoom closer/farther tool for your scene. The lens you choose is vital towards helping you achieve the vision you are bringing to your work. Camera exposure is similar.

I will also teach you how to "see" your scene or subject as "values" of shades of black, white, and the grays between. This ...

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa

Prophet C.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Basic from Granada Hills Highschool
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Prophet C.

62 Reviews
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Online Photography Teacher

I am a professional photographer and videographer. I shoot mostly headshots, landscapes, real estate and music videos. If you want to learn about cameras and styles, I can teach you.

About Prophet

Prophet C. is professionally known as The Prophet X. He is a professional rap artist, music production company owner, record label owner, website design company owner and more. Currently, Prophet is teaching all of the following classes both in students home locations, in his Teaching Studio and

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Dhruva
Nothing short of phenomenal! Also profit is a pasture and that style of music suits me. I suppose this prophecy is to guide others
kira
So very helpful! I'm looking forward to next class already. Patient and extremely knowledgable.
Bakr A.
Bakr has been enjoying his classes very much, and even though the classes end late for him due to the time difference, he always ends with a high.
Very pleased with Prophet’s approach, gentleness and patience with Bakr.

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in San Jose is $90. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $134 per hour.
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"I am learning so much in just my first session. My instructor Julie is amazing, very easy to follow and has a very upbeat and positive personality. I am very much enjoying this class!"
Ashley
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I had just my first lesson and it is quite obvious that I have been assigned the right teacher! And online instruction is perfect for what we are doing!"
Sherie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Great first session! I liked the pace, and Julie was upbeat, professional, and easy to follow."
Amy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie is one amazing teacher and is amazing at with every learning style. I would highly recommend!"
Emberli
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Very personable and knowledgeable, having a conversation is easy as breathing."
Brandon Simms
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"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."
Desislava
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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"Cool guy who knows his stuff and fixed all of my problems. :)"
Jim
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"My lessons went great, just what I was looking for! Tony was very professional & knowledgeable. He customized our class time to my needs, not only instructing me in photo editing but with computer navigation which is so important in this digital age! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for help to take their photography to the next level!"
Sue Valind
Took Photography lessons from Tony M.
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"Great first class. I'm looking forward to my next class."
Valerie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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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