Photography Lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable photography lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice photography.”

Popular Photography Teachers in Buffalo Grove, IL

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Raul H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Raul H.

Book Now
Private Photography Teacher

Experienced teacher of 30+ years !!! University Dean of photography program and university teacher, expert on one-on-one classes, on the ground and on-line. ¨Your camera is a tool, not a problem¨. Specializing in the beginner/intermediate photographers ! All ages welcome. Taylor fit lessons customized to your needs and goals. Technique is your first step to take great pictures, communicate, inspire and more. Black and white film lovers are welcome. I´ll take you to the end to fulfill your that dream wether is a book, prints, contests or exhibitions. Let's get started!

About Raul

I am a passionate professional photographer, with 30+ years of teaching photography at universities, one-on-one and on-line platforms. Your camera is a tool, not a problem, let me show you how it works and we will discovery together the magic of taking pictures, the pictures you´ve ever dreamed.

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Victoria J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, French, English
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Victoria J.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Photography Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

William L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $167
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

William L.

1 Review
Book Now
Private Photography Teacher

I am a certified teacher with a master's degree in Radio, TV, Film and one in education as well. I was an adjunct professor of photography at Manhattan's New School for Social Research for 10 years and have spent another 10 years teaching other adults as well as adolescents photography. I have conducted private lessons as well as workshops in my own studio.
My teaching is unique because, unlike many photography clubs where members voice their various opinions on photographs, my technique involves an objective approach where lessons are given each time that can be analyzed to see if requirements of the assignment were met. This way, the student learns not just through critiques, but by comparing his or her results to successful examples. I also do quite a bit of field work and teaching by example. It's the most effective way to learn. I get students putting their digital cameras on "MANUAL" right away and they master the concepts of correct exposure right off the bat.

About William

I have been doing commercial photography for over 40 years. I owned and operated a large studio on West 22nd Street in NYC for 20 of those years and I taught photography from 1988 to the present. I have never stopped. I like one-on-one sessions, but I have also conducted many workshops and classes i

Recent Reviews
Donnette Davis
William was very professional and prompt, I really learn alot from William and was very excited to learn from him with all his expertise. I will recommend William to anyone wishing to take Photography lessons.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Julie D.

86 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • BS/BA from University of LaVerne
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 18 to 80; Female: 16 to 80
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Julie D.

86 Reviews
Book Now
Private Photography Teacher

From the basics of camera operations to field sessions, creativity assignments to photo processing in Lightroom and Photoshop, and even starting your photography business, we work together to develop training to meet your photography needs. I am known for my patience with students and am committed to your best learning experience.

About Julie

Photography - Be the boss! Take control of your digital camera. Tutoring sessions with Julie can help you learn the mysteries of digital photography, can jump-start your creativity, or guide you along your journey in photography, including basic Photoshop and Lightroom techniques, If you don'

Recent Reviews
Troy C.
It was clear right away that Julie is very professional and highly experienced. I like how she started off with solid foundational work habits and methodologies to kick off my photography learning experience.
Angela
I've taken two online photography lessons with Julie so far and I have learned more in those two lessons than in all the group online courses I have taken in the past. Julie explains things very well and is very willing to answer any questions I may have. I am excited to continue my lessons with her!
Alisa C.
Julie was a great instructor. Very patient and kind. Not only did she teach me about photography but my MAC also. Cant wait to book another session.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Deano M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 13 to 80
  • Photography from Pierce College
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Deano M.

1 Review
Book Now
Private Photography Teacher

I teach photography in the most fun and simplest way. I do not teach entirely based on what photography books tell you, we do it by shooting photos, making mistakes, amnd learning from these mistakes. Photography learning should not be boring, it's got to be fun, interesting, and outgoing.
With over 30 years of commercial photography experience, i can share my knowledge and experiences with you, and be able to understand photography in an interesting way, and eventually lead you to being a pro!

About Deano

Website : Deanomueller.org My professional photography career started in 1982 as an assistant to Mr. Richard Noble Studio on Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles, California. It was an incredible, creative & amazing studio to be part of. Richard is a legendary photographer whose work graced the covers of

Recent Reviews
CarRet
He is one photographer who’s passion for his craft is up to the high heavens!
He can talk all day & share his professional knowledge & expertise on photography.
His shots are really amazing & all worthy to be framed
or made into murals.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kevina F.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 1 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kevina F.

2 Reviews
Book Now
Private Photography Teacher

Bring your digital camera and let's explore different ways to capture your subject's story.

About Kevina

I am in love with the Creative Arts and enthusiastic about introducing it to others. I currently am a Teaching Artist of Flute, and of Basic Music Theory for 501(3) non-profit Henry for Music's Youth Orchestra United. I participate in my local community by engaging as a booking/media/communicat

Recent Reviews
Melissa -.
Awesome
Amber
Kevina is AWESOME. I highly recommend working with Kevina.

Looking for an online Photography teacher in Buffalo Grove, IL?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing photography teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream photography teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_192624_pi_20190425_JoyS%20001
"Great first class, very helpful and upbeat. Thanks Joy!"
Mica
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
Profile_123780_pi_JY_067
"He is flexible, articulate and patient."
Lynda
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
Profile_254654_pi_9bb87cc9b266b5672a5f8ce854d0fd9834c54dd9
"Really great instructor. I appreciate her patience with me being a novice and providing great direction. Highly recommend."
Jason
Took Photography lessons from Priscilla L.
Profile_253668_pi_281fe3498f2d968be919dde0663ab5b079a26bf7
"Loved my lesson! Helped me clear my doubts about fundamentals basics of photography. Great teacher and caters to students need."
Sabeen
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
Profile_137933_pi_2016-10-portrait-josiah
"Josiah is awesome. He develops an organized lesson plan with set goals in mind. I have learned a tremendous amount already."
Garrett
Took Photography lessons from Josiah J.
Profile_240387_pi_e577ced214cc563585200c77f0abaeb4052efbc8
"Sarah was on time and she did her homework! She uses a Cannon and have have a Nikon, she read the owners manuel prior to the first lesson, very impressive. She answered all my questions and looking forward to the next lesson."
Ken
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
Profile_192624_pi_20190425_JoyS%20001
"straight up explanations for beginners..easy to understand when to use what..will continue with her....practise makes perfect!! Ron"
ron
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
Profile_38102_pi_403285_330568283646615_106555169381262_826790_2111522184_n
"Richard got me off to a great start with my new camera."
Rick
Took Photography lessons from Richard G.
Profile_253668_pi_281fe3498f2d968be919dde0663ab5b079a26bf7
"He was an all-right teacher and a decent guy.
Thanks´╝ü"
Xiaoliang
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
Profile_123780_pi_JY_067
"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.
View More
View Less

Popular Photography Articles from our Blog

What is the Best Lighting for Photography?

The best photography lighting is based on several factors, and depends on what type of look you want when it comes to your photos. Natural lighting versus studio lighting brings about two different looks in your photography. We'll be discussing natural lighting, which does not need any equipment. And we'll also discuss the benefits of two styles of studio lighting. The natural lighting of a photo will be much softer and a warmer look while using studio lighting gives your photos a more ov …

By Tiffany Schank

Photo Gear Essentials: What You Need to Get Started as a Photographer

Photo gear choices are seemingly endless these days. Camera equipment and accessories, made for every conceivable photography pursuit and use, may leave you with too many questions. What should I buy first? What comes next? Then, what are the "nice to have" but I could live without? Should I purchase professional camera equipment? Depending on the style and subjects you want to photograph, the photo gear has different priorities. Here's what they are: First Purchases A camera, two batter …

By Julie Diebolt Price

Photoshop vs. Lightroom for Editing Time-Lapse Photography

Once you've done your time-lapse photography, how should you edit it all together? Here, Pasadena, CA teacher Nathan H. shares his recommendations, plus the pros and cons of using Photoshop and Lightroom...   So you just finished your amazing time-lapse of the sky. You’ve composed your shot. You’ve made sure nothing went wrong. You’ve waited an hour for your camera to take 600 images. It was a long, painful process. But it’s over, and now it’s time to head to some post-p …

By Suzy S.