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Pilar V.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English.
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 M

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Sumita
Pilar is very knowledgeable, committed, and has a keen understanding of her student's needs. I had a great experience!
Miroslava
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
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William L.

1 Review
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Starting at $167
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1967
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William L.

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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

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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.
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Kevina F.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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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 Basic Music Theory, Baroque Flute Recorder and Flute. I participate in my local community by engaging as a booking/media/communications artist and teacher for non-profit Henry

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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
  • Dual Degree in History and Political Science from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Salma R.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Salma R.

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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 since 2016. 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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Herman S.
Sis Salma,I think she has good knowled of photography,N you came learn from her,continue to teach this craft you are very good.As salaamu alaikum.
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Ramyras D.

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Starting at $109
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Editors Pick from Photo.net
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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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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Hoffman Estates, IL

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Hoffman Estates is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $39 and $90 per hour.
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"Kelvin is knowledgeable, patient, and has a good grasp of the subject. He communicates well and generates enthusiasm. His style motivates a great deal of interest. We developed a very good rap-ore"
Karl
Took Photography lessons from Kelvin L.
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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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"Jonathan is without a doubt a talented professional photographer / artist. Yet he has adapted himself to working with a novice trying to navigate a new digital camera before a big Patagonia vacation of a lifetime. Whether you are a beginner like I am or a professional photographer looking to improve your game, Jonathan will exceed your expectations. I like his patient and calm approach to my questions and after only two lessons I have already improved so much."
Diane
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Guiseppe is great! He explained basic techniques very well and make sure I understand all before we move on the next."
YUSI
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Very nice and helpful."
JP
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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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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"Very knowledgeable. Great teacher!"
Barbara
Took Photography lessons from Priscilla L.
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"Very thorough and smart..loved my lesson"
Margot
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Very informative and makes understanding easy"
Wanda
Took Photography lessons from Prophet C.
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"Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!"
Miriam
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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