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Josiah J.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Josiah J.

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As a college graduate with two Associates degrees in Fine Arts & Associates in Digital Arts, and a Certificate of Completion in Digital Photography, I've learned a tremendous amount about photography and operating the camera. I'm eager to share this knowledge and these skills with my photography students.

You'll learn the basic functions of your camera, how to compose a great photograph, and if you need help with editing and managing your photos I can help you with that as well. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions, I'm always happy to help!

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. Wit

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Keith Rivers
Very knowledgeable teacher! I've learned more from Josiah than all of the Youtube and Wordpress tutorials combined. A+
Fletcher
First lesson. Awesome to work with. Very patient and understands his subject of expertise thoroughly. I had previously tried to start on my own without knowing anything and every time he ran into something that surprised him he was able to quickly diagnose, explain, and lead me to the solution. And I had done some weird stuff apparently. Very impressed so far. Cool guy.
Richard J.
his instructions were helpful and in a manner that I can follow
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Kevina F.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language, Spanish
  • American Sign Language I from Clayton State University
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Kevina F.

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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

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Awesome
Amber
Kevina is AWESOME. I highly recommend working with Kevina.
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Jonathan Y.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jonathan Y.

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A photojournalist and wedding photographer with 20 years of experience. Jonathan has a passion for teaching and loves seeing his students thrive. All ages and skill levels welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. You'll soon have the foundation to take timeless photos or take your skills to the next level. Shoot me a message, I'd love to hear from you!

About Jonathan

I am a professional photographer specializing in photojournalism, portrait, food, and wedding photography. I graduated from UCLA and work professionally in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. Students can expect to improve week to week in their photography skills. Every photographer has a

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Lynda
He is flexible, articulate and patient.
Conner C.
My son really enjoyed his lesson with Jonathan! He learned a lot about his particular camera and photography itself! Jonathan was very professional and helpful!
Robin
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.
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Victoria J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French, German
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 10 and up
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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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Ramyras D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $109
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2021
  • 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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Glory O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 7 to 50
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Glory O.

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You know those images you see of beautiful sunsets & sunrises.
Captivating skylines,beautiful people and you go “this is dreamy”?

Let me teach you how to take those amazing photographs. Of people, places and things.

About Glory

I am a natural light portraits and wedding photographer that loves the outdoors and skylines. Let me teach you how to showcase your interest.

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Chicago is $64. 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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"Sarah was great! She was very clear and thorough in explaining how to operate and get familiarize with my new camera . She is knowledgeable and has a real passion for photography.Great experience and I am looking forward to my next class with Sarah."
Valeria
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"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"
Miroslava
Took Photography lessons from Pilar V.
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"Richard got me off to a great start with my new camera."
Rick
Took Photography lessons from Richard G.
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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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"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.
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"My son really enjoyed his lesson with Jonathan! He learned a lot about his particular camera and photography itself! Jonathan was very professional and helpful!"
Conner
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Great at making what seems hard become easy!!!"
Deborah
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"Joy is lovely and has been very flexible with my schedule. You can tell she loves photography and enjoys teaching. If I was more of an online learner I would have rated the session a 5. I am now realizing I am more of a hands on person it is personally challenging for me to learn using this method. In an ideal world we would be learning by shooting in real time."
Nancy
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"He was an all-right teacher and a decent guy.
Thanks!"
Xiaoliang
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"I have learned a lot from Jonathan so far. He has been very helpful in helping me understand PhotoShop and Lightroom. I would highly recommend him.
Jeff"
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Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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