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Pilar V.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English., Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Pilar V.

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“To take photographs means putting one’s head, one’s eyes, one's heart on the same axis.”

- Henri Cartier Bresson.

Are you ready to open your eyes to fresh ways of seeing and perceiving the world around you?

I teach the secrets of Natural Light Portrait and Street Photography. Through private one-on-one lessons, you will push beyond the cameras, lenses and technical jargon. You will learn the “insider” tricks necessary to enhance your observation, increase your anticipation, develop your timing, and build a photography style that is individual to you.

Each lesson is “hands on,” as we review together what you shoot between lessons. The goal is to help you analyze what works and what doesn’t, and you will grow in your confidence and skills.

For each of my students, I go above and beyond. I support my students with encouragement and specific feedback. My lessons will challenge you, but we will move at a pace that's comfortable for you. You will also laugh and have fun!

About Pilar

I've been teaching photography for more than 20 years while working as a professional photographer for numerous magazines , newspapers and photo agencies. I'm based in New York City. My work has been published widely, as a regular contributor to the Washington City Paper and The Washington Post M

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Sumita
Pilar is very knowledgeable, committed, and has a keen understanding of her student's needs. I had a great experience!
Miroslava
Pilar, is a very talented and accomplished photographer, as a teacher she is capable of give you the capacity to read the space, the environment and how to approach people with respect and emphatically.
At the same time giving you all the technical knowledge to get your dream pictures
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Alicia H.

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Starting at $30
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Alicia H.

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Capture images in artful and creative ways with unique perspectives and filters. Use a simple digital camera, smart phone, or tablet. No prior experience necessary. Learn techniques and create art. See patterns of heat signatures with a simulated infrared lens. Create kaleidoscopic pictures in a stylistic cubistic form. See how far the sky can reach!
Personalized photographs also serve as inspiration to create artworks with colored pencils, pen, ink, and watercolor painting.

About Alicia

Learning ART at home can be fun, stress free, and exciting. Learn how to create images in photorealism and/or with creative interpretation and expression. I can work with all ages from preschool to life-long-learners in retirement. Find your creative outlet and connect with the vitality of the wor

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Victoria J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA Photography from Savannah College of Art and Design
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Victoria J.

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Ten plus years as a commercial photographer as well as the Owner/Operator of my own Photo Company. Since 2011 I have been helping my students to sell their work and explore the world around them.
Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to use your DSLR or SLR in manual and as time goes on you will be making photographs with ease.
In addition to technical skill guidance, don't be surprised if some History of Photography graces our lesson.

I enjoy documentary, studio, portraiture, still-life, sport and many others (more traditional wet processes).
Working with students of all ages and experience levels brings me great joy and I can't wait to start creating photographs with you!

*All classes will be accompanied with a straight forward PDF filled with easy to follow instructions from that day's lesson*
***Please allow 24 hours from the end of the lesson to receive the PDF via email or link***

About Victoria

Victoria takes a holistic approach to teaching with a smile. On top of that, she will use any excuse to share some Photographic or Art History. Her Spouse and Victoria enjoy discussing History at great lengths in their spare time. Come take a lesson with Victoria, she is eager to assist you in a cre

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Brendan G. Wilson
Victoria is a great teacher!! I wanted to learn about exporting large format images in the workflow process and she guided me through several sticky technical points with clear understanding and simple steps.
It can be daunting but her easy-going, patient lesson guidance was what I needed to get through the process!
Thanks Victoria!!
Kenneth G.
The class was great I learned a lot about my camera and how to use it to take better pictures
Beth Lamb
Thank you for your patience!
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Salma R.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Salma R.

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In this class, you will learn the basics of photography, including posing, lighting, styling, and editing. Show off your beautiful models with either your phone camera or a DSLR. I will also teach you how to switch over from auto settings to achieving stunning images by going manual on your camera

About Salma

Hi, there! My name is Salma. I've been teaching lessons since 2016. I'm a loving and outgoing person and my teaching style is easy, simple, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Herman S.
Sis Salma,I think she has good knowled of photography,N you came learn from her,continue to teach this craft you are very good.As salaamu alaikum.
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Stephen B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Stephen B.

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Want to know how to take great photos? I have been a photographer for nearly fifteen years creating mostly landscapes, macro, wildlife, night and architecture. My photos have been displayed at art shows and sold numerous times at the Mass. College of Art annual auction and give tours local to the Boston area. Boston Common, Arnold Arboretum Great Meadows in Concord, MA. I am knowledgeable with Nikon, Canon, and Sony cameras. More knowledgeable 2\with Nikon. Please tell me about your photography background, what you want to learn, what camera and lens you have, etc.d

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. I teach Piano, Analysis of scores, Film Scoring, Ear Training, Conducting and Photography. I provide a fun and enjoyable class for students of all ages. Styles I teach include: Film scores,

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Jake
Stephen's a great instructor both from a technical and personable perspective.

He's got a cornucopia of musical knowledge that's evident from how speaks to how he teaches. If you like any film score, chances are he knows how to play it.

Speaking as a beginner, I can say he's been very patient and knows a bunch of exercises and books to learn everything thing from theory to practical pieces to finger exercises.

He provides constructive guidance on what you're doing wrong, and I'm happy to see myself improve under his tutorage. (oh and if you're a sci-fi fan, you'll have a lot in common with him)
Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.
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Ramyras D.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ramyras D.

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I am truly passionate about the art of photography and videography. Excited to share my secrets for great photos that will help you enjoy all of your shooting adventures. Offering beginner to master level classes. Currently I own a videography and photography business and also freelancing for TV shows like House Hunters on HGTV. Photography has been a part of my life since 2004 and I'm eager to help others in this hobby. In my opinion, having a helpful mentor is the most important part of learning photography in the beginning.

About Ramyras

Photography is my passion and I would love to be a great mentor for anybody who is willing to learn. Offering beginner to master level lessons with a friendly and fun atmosphere while getting work done. I am currently a self employed videographer and photographer who owns a business and I'm also fre

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Valley Center, CA

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Valley Center is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $39 and $95 per hour.
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"Brandie did a great job detailing all the steps I needed to shoot better real estate photos! I really liked how she gave me tips on how to deal with specific challenges in that field, I'd definitely recommend her!"
Miranda
Took Photography lessons from Brandie J.
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"Sarah is a great teacher! She is knowledgeable and patient. Even though I have enjoyed taking photos for years I just never knew much about my digital camera and what it could do. Sarah gave me "homework" to practice what she taught me and all around it was a positive learning experience!"
Lydia
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Joy was patient and knowledgeable."
david
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot"
Emily
Took Photography lessons from Priscilla L.
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"Jonathan did a great Job helping me today. I am a total beginner and now I feel like I understand the workings of my camera better and am anxious to start taking much improved photographs. He was very patient with me and my 10,000 questions. I look forward to working with him again in the near future."
Robin
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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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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"Very thorough and smart..loved my lesson"
Margot
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"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."
Paul
Took Photography lessons from Jacob F.
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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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"So far, I've loved all of my classes with Sergio. His teaching style with photography fits my needs perfectly."
Kavita
Took Photography lessons from Sergio M.
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