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Kelvin L.

146 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

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If you’re interested in learning photography – congratulations! Photography is a fun, practical hobby as well as an exciting career. Although learning photography does take a little patience, the rewards are certainly worth it. So, let’s start with the benefits of why you should learn photography.

- The ability to record special events like a child’s birthday, graduation or the family’s vacations with clear, focused well composed photographs.

- Never missing a picture of a special moment because you were searching for the right button or dial.

- Taking photos that you and your loved ones will enjoy displaying on your wall. By capturing your special memories in pictures, you can have a way to document and pass on these memories to future generations.

- Communicating through your photographs. A picture really is worth a thousand words! You can capture an expression that says it all. Or as we've seen in magazines like Time and National Geographic, you can shoot photographs ...

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
Chris H.
Great guy!! Very intelligent
Olena
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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tarin B.

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I am currently working in the industry as a freelance photographer as well as a retail staff photographer. I have been photographing for 6+ years now. My focus is people! Portraiture I focus on includes weddings, headshots, lifestyle, fashion, and photojournalism/documentary. My main love is storytelling. I believe if you have a medium such as photography, storytelling is not only fitting - but also necessary. I will teach you how to create a story with lighting, techniques, angles, posing, and context. We will be able to focus on our sitter and bring out the most authentic imagery that fits them and you as an artist.

About Tarin

I am a daydreamer, storyteller, and artist. I am a chaser of light, adventure, and the little things in life. I am a collector of all things quirky, antique, and vintage. Tarin has been photographing since 2012. Specializing in portrait imagery with a photojournalistic feel, Tarin has created mul

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Ben
Tarin is an amazing teacher. Having never done anything related to photography she taught me how to use a camera and adjust the settings correctly very quickly. She is very professional and knowledgeable.

Dexter D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dexter D.

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I have been shooting wedding photos for the past 20 years. I'm happy to share my experience and knowledge with you. I have a background based in the arts from my studies in Graphic Design.

About Dexter

I've been a Photographer and Graphic Artist for over 20 years. I have a successfull wedding photography business in the Albany area. I would be happy to share my knowledge and experience with you.

Meet Online Photography Teachers Serving Elmhurst, IL

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Giuseppe B.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students Male: 3 and up; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Giuseppe B.

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We go in an in-depth journey of light and shadows. I can teach in digital and Film photography. I am very knowledgeable in lighting techniques for portrait photography, fashion photography, outdoor, event and artistic expressionistic photography. My students will learn composition, lighting and artistic forms of photography

About Giuseppe

Hello, my name is Giuseppe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and

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Elisabetta D.
First time ever taking an online class and it was excellent.
Giuseppe understood perfectly what I am looking for and why I want to learn drwaing . He customize the class for me to the perfection.
Looking forward to more class with Giuseppe !
Sabeen
Loved my lesson! Helped me clear my doubts about fundamentals basics of photography. Great teacher and caters to students need.
Richard S.
My first session with Giuseppe covered various aspects of composition and white balance. Both topics were explained clearly and reinforced with graphics.
He addressed all of my questions.

Joy S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
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Joy S.

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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.
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Alicia H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts University
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

I have taught in art centers and museums including the Institute of Contemporary Arts in Boston, Danforth Arts in Framingham, MA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, Historic New England, South Shore Art Center in Cohasset, MA, Umbrella Arts in Concord, MA, and the Museum of Science in Boston.

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Elmhurst, IL

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Elmhurst is $93. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $134 per hour.
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$84 average
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"Very knowledgeable. Great teacher!"
Barbara
Took Photography lessons from Priscilla D.
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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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"Julie is an excellent instructor! I am a beginner and knew nothing about my camera and she explained everything thoroughly. She is also teaching me how to take pictures manually instead of using my automatic button function. I am looking forward to my next lesson with her."
Christine
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Tiffany is very knowledgeable and a great teacher. I am glad I took her photography course and I learn so much. I absolutely recommend her."
Massy
Took Photography lessons from Tiffany S.
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"I was a little sceptical at first how this classroom session was going to go. Julie is exactly what I have hoped for in an instructor, very thorough in teaching in a manner that helps me understand not only about my camera, but, what is expected. I believe that Julie is a good fit for me."
Maria
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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"Julie did an excellent job of explaining how to use my new 35 mm camera. She patiently answered all my questions. It is obvious she enjoys working with new photographers! I rate her 5 Stars for her knowledge and professionalism."
Pamela
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie is a wonderful instructor! She is engaging and thoughtful, and she provides clear instructions and advice. She took time to ask me my specific goals for my first lesson, and after just one class, I already feel much more confident in my photography skills! I am a super beginner, and am looking forward to continuing to work with Julie to improve my skills."
Jaclyn
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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"First session and she was great! I am excited to continue and grow!!"
Rebekah
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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