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Prophet C.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Basic from Granada Hills Highschool
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Prophet C.

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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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Marcia E.
Amazing guy. He is an absolute blast to work with and a great teacher.
Wanda B.
Very informative and makes understanding easy

Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 !!
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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
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Salma R.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Salma R.

24 Reviews
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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 for 5 years. 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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Salma
Impressed with first lesson! Looking forward to more :-)
Meghan
Salma was wonderful! Looking forward to my next lesson.
Ann
I'm not completely new to crocheting but I ran into a pattern that didn't seem to be working up correctly. Salma worked through the beginning with me so we could compare outcomes and talk through next steps. That gave me the confidence to go on, and I'm now half way done with a warm shawl that will keep the winter chill away on days when I have to go into the office.
Ann

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Michelle M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Sign Language, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Michelle M.

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You will learn:
- photography & photo editing

About Michelle

I am a professional singer/performer born and raised in Music City (Nashville) I have been singing, playing guitar and piano since I was 5 years old. I attended Nashville School of the Arts with a focus in Vocal Performance, and also studied piano, guitar, and music theory. I have played with many

Sandra E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Awarded Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame – Member (Honoree) from Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandra E.

4 Reviews
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Online Photography Teacher

I'm Sandra. I've worked with hundreds of photographers and designers – from beginners to the best in the business – and in print, online and video formats. I've helped them find their unique route to achieve their potential. I'm quick, honest, easy to understand. I inspire you, I show you steps and help you grow. I can certainly help with technical issues but my focus is on helping you see more – in your images, in your own ability ad in what is possible for you. In teaching college classes, my main student comment is consistent: "I will never look at anything the same way again."

About Sandra

If you want to learn to SEE and become a true photographer, Sandra is the coach to work with. Although software and hardware are certainly part of our discussions, they aren't our main focus. Software and cameras don't make pictures – you, your eye, and your experience are what make your pictures d

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Michael
There are many people out there that can teach you to snap a picture, but Sandra will help you learn the process of how to create a photograph. That is her strength, along with a gentle touch and her vast experience of working with some of the best photographers in the business. I strongly recommend you reach out to her if you wish to become a better photographer.

I had the great opportunity to work with Sandra. As my photo coach and editor, her insightful suggestions to the way I was approaching my work helped me sharpen my photographic skills and storytelling. Working with Sandra was all about honing my strengths as a photographer but also opening my eyes to other possibilities of storytelling and the craft of photography that helped me overcome my inexperience when creating a photograph.
Fred
If your pictures aren’t packin’ the impact you thought (or hoped for) when you pressed the shutter, or, if you can’t figure out how to move to the next level, contact Sandra. I did. And, working with her is a very special and helpful experience.
While working with hundreds of photographers and their images, Sandra has honed an acute ability to spot the potential in you and your pictures. At the same time, she can clearly guide you on how to improve your vision and elevate your photography in a fun, friendly and nonjudgmental way.
Fulton
Think about it this way. Sandra has had dinner with Ansel Adams. She's worked in the White House three times as a picture editor. She was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize. She loves photography and she loves to look at photographs. And most importantly she loves to work with photographers regardless of their "level". You will learn about your photographs. You will learn about yourself. But don't be intimidated by her background. She is NOT one of those photography guru experts who try to motivate by tearing you down. She builds on where you are as a photographer. Instead of telling you that a photograph is no good she might tell you that "you should be doing more of this type of photograph." Whatever it costs to learn from Sandra is cheap. What you will learn is priceless.
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Larianne T.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 13 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Larianne T.

6 Reviews
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Online Photography Teacher

With almost 9 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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Maria
Larianne is a Great teacher and has a lot of patience.
I’ve been trying to learn how to crochet on my own and I wasn’t getting no where, so I got in contact with Larianne and she meet me at Barnes and Nobles for a crochet class. She showed me different crochet patterns and different crochet hooks. She showed me how to crochet. Thanks to her I can make different crochet items.
Larianne was very helpful and I can’t wait to see her again to see what else she can teach me.
Agnes
Larianne is a fantastic teacher. She started teaching me back in 2017, and because of her, I have my Etsy job. I make baby blankets, infinity scarfs and kids Hood Hats. My client loves the result. I had the chance to participate in many of her craft shows, and the experience was terrific. Her passion for crochet became an inspiration to me. Now I love to crochet and do many things for my daughter and me. Right now, I am working on a full-size blanket, and Larianne is helping me getting the pattern right. I wish I can show pictures. Thank you very much, Larianne.
Elise
I have purchased several crocheted items from Larianne for my family and fell in love with her vlog snippets on Instagram so when she mentioned that she’d be offering lessons, I didn’t hesitate to sign up! As a teacher, she has been incredibly patient and very supportive. In just a few lessons I was able to start a scarf for my sister’s baby girl. Thank you so much Larianne for sharing your gift with us. I’ve told all my friends that they need to sign up! :)

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Buffalo Grove 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.
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$49 average
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$81 average

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"Great at making what seems hard become easy!!!"
Deborah
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Julie was very helpful in assisting me to organize my pictures and understanding how to use Lightroom.."
amanda
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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"My experience so far has been a pure joy and much more than expected. Julie has provided such great direction - building a customized plan, providing direction along with providing very helpful feedback in review of my images. She's a keeper!
And, I am. I've signed up for additional lessons."
Adrianne
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie was so clear in describing all the features, was patient and so knowledgeable. Looking forward to more classes with her."
Kathy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Jonathan is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor. I felt like I was in the driver's seat and could ask anything; I never felt rushed or intimidated. Looking forward to working with him again!"
Charlotte
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"If your pictures aren’t packin’ the impact you thought (or hoped for) when you pressed the shutter, or, if you can’t figure out how to move to the next level, contact Sandra. I did. And, working with her is a very special and helpful experience.
While working with hundreds of photographers and their images, Sandra has honed an acute ability to spot the potential in you and your pictures. At the same time, she can clearly guide you on how to improve your vision and elevate your photography in a fun, friendly and nonjudgmental way."
Fred
Took Photography lessons from Sandra E.
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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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"Think about it this way. Sandra has had dinner with Ansel Adams. She's worked in the White House three times as a picture editor. She was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize. She loves photography and she loves to look at photographs. And most importantly she loves to work with photographers regardless of their "level". You will learn about your photographs. You will learn about yourself. But don't be intimidated by her background. She is NOT one of those photography guru experts who try to motivate by tearing you down. She builds on where you are as a photographer. Instead of telling you that a photograph is no good she might tell you that "you should be doing more of this type of photograph." Whatever it costs to learn from Sandra is cheap. What you will learn is priceless."
Fulton
Took Photography lessons from Sandra E.
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"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 Giuseppe B.
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