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Popular Photography Teachers in Algonquin, IL

Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
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Richard G.

6 Reviews
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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 !!
Doug B.
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

Joy S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
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Joy S.

33 Reviews
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Hands on instruction on manual camera settings (ISO, aperture, shutter speed, white balance, etc.). Framing the subject from different angles. And most importantly, how to see light the way your camera sees it.

About Joy

I am a graduate of UC San Diego (bachelor of arts, sociology) and UCLA (master of public policy). As a child of immigrant parents, I value diversity and love learning languages. I read, write and speak Spanish fluently, and have intermediate command of both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese in reading

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Nehemiah K.
fantastico
Tatiana Lune B.
She is very patient.
Julie
Very informative. I enjoyed the lesson very much.

Josiah J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Honorable Mention from Mesa Community College
  • Associates in Applied Science for Digital Photography from Mesa Community College
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Josiah J.

3 Reviews
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As a student on track towards my Associates in Applied science for Digital Photography, I've learned a tremendous amount of knowledge and skills that I'm eager to share with my own photography students.

From learning the basic functions of your camera, to composing a great photograph, to managing and editing your photographs, I'm happy to share my knowledge with you.

About Josiah

I'm a professional website designer, internet marketer, photographer, and visual artist. I have a wide range of skills, talents, and interests from coding CSS and HTML, to manipulating photos, and making fine art paintings. Despite the medium, above all else, I am visual artist and designer. Wi

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Paul Sherwood
Awesome!! We really connected and he was able to determine my skill set and already helped me in my PS learning.
Kristi
Josiah gave clear explanations. He was well-organized and knowledgeable. I will schedule more sessions with him in the future.
Garrett B.
Josiah is awesome. He develops an organized lesson plan with set goals in mind. I have learned a tremendous amount already.

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Priscilla D.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • B.F.A. in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art + Design
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Priscilla D.

51 Reviews
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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

Hi, I'm Ms. P. I am originally from Rio, Brazil and I was raised in a community filled with music and arts. I have a huge passion for teaching music, visual art and photography! My background in music ranges from classical, jazz, gospel, pop, rock and lo-fi and my background in photography ranges f

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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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Pilar V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Spanish, English.
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 Ma

Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
Teaching Locations:
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Richard G.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Online Photography Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
Doug B.
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

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Algonquin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Algonquin is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $58 and $134 per hour.
30 min
$38 average
45 min
$49 average
60 min
$81 average

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"I learned a great deal from working with Julie in a very short amount of time. She's extremely knowledgable and very patient. I look forward to continuing sessions with her in pursuit of achieving my goals."
Carter
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Learned a lot, looking forward to another class."
Amanda
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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"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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"Very fun, and helpful. You can tell she really has a passion for photography."
Amanda
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Very informative. I enjoyed the lesson very much."
Julie
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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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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"Mrs. Julie is great at making sure I feel comfortable with the information taught!"
Amanda
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"My family purchased photography lessons with Julie for me as a birthday present and I had a fantastic experience. Since I am mostly interested in bird and wildlife photography, Julie was kind enough to meet me at a local birding "hotspot" in Irvine and in an hour my skills improved tremendously with her assistance. No more over/underexposed shots, MUCH better detail in my photos and I learned to read and utilize a histogram properly. Highly, highly recommend.

Note: This site does not have an option for "outside location" so I was forced to select "Teacher's Location", but Julie was willing to meet me at a location I proposed."
Kelly
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Within the short amount of time I have been with Julie I have learned more than I could studying using YouTube.
She takes her time to make sure you understand the concept of not just photography but the art behind it as well. She's very informational and is always willing to help you achieve what ever your goal with photography may be. She goes above and beyond when it comes to teaching she may pack alot on at once but if you can take notes and study them on your down time you can truly learn alot in a short amount of time."
Marcus Gauff
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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