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Kelvin L.

154 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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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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Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
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Jonathan Y.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Dual Degree in History and Political Science from UCLA
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Jonathan Y.

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A photojournalist and wedding photographer with 15 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

For history and government students: I graduated from UCLA with dual degrees in History and Political Science with college honors. I interned in the US Senate, worked as an election monitor in Sri Lanka, and then as a photojournalist covering wildfires in California and politics in New York City.

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Margot
Very thorough and smart..loved my lesson
Amit A.
very interactive and understanding
Diane
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.
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Alicia H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts University
  • Teaching since 1995
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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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Sandra E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame – Member (Honoree) from Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame
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Sandra E.

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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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Jon N.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Master of Fine Arts from University of South Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jon N.

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I have a Master's degree in Visual Art, a Bachelor's in Photography, and 5 years of teaching experience at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels. I have been a professional photographer for 12 years. My work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across the United States and Europe. I am comfortable working with students of all ages and skill levels. I can teach you to use your camera, edit your photos, and create a professional portfolio. I will tailor our classes to your needs. My goal is to teach you the necessary technical skills while helping you develop your creative instincts. I look forward to working with you!

About Jon

I have taught students of all skill levels. Whether you are already comfortable behind the lens or this is your first time touching a camera, I can help. If you're new to photography, I offer a comprehensive course on all of the basics. I start with the anatomy of the camera and move on to the way

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Jon is a knowledgeable and gifted teacher with a strong understanding of photography.
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Giuseppe B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Giuseppe B.

54 Reviews
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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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Quisha
It's great to be taught by someone that loves what they do and that is Guiseppe! He was very enthusiastic about graffiti art and has helped me understand the fundamentals. I look forward to learning from him again.
Timothy B.
Lea C.
My 12 yr old daughter just had her first lesson. She said he teaches very well. He pauses to take questions and gives helpful feedback and suggestions.

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Naperville, IL

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Naperville is $92. 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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"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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"Within the short amount of time I have been with Julie I have learned more than I could studying using YouTube.
She takes her time to make sure you understand the concept of not just photography but the art behind it as well. She's very informational and is always willing to help you achieve what ever your goal with photography may be. She goes above and beyond when it comes to teaching she may pack alot on at once but if you can take notes and study them on your down time you can truly learn alot in a short amount of time."
Marcus Gauff
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Very helpful first lesson. Tiffany has a great way of explaining things in terms that I can understand."
Judy
Took Photography lessons from Tiffany S.
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"My first lesson with Julie was amazing. I've already obtained very valuable information that will make my photography journey a great success."
Valerie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Joe is very knowledgeable and very patient. I scheduled another lesson with him. I would highly recommend Joe."
Steve
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot"
Emily
Took Photography lessons from Priscilla D.
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"FIRST LESSON, VERY GOOD. JULE IS ORGANIZED AND HAS A PLAN OF ACTION FOR ME BEING A FIRST TIME STUDENT"
Edwin
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Mr. Mitri share his expertise in photography with my daughter very patiently and professionally. If we choose to take more lessons, we will choose to go with Mr. Mitri again."
Taylor
Took Photography lessons from Tony M.
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"Julie is super friendly, knowledgeable and easy to talk to; I’m looking forward to learning from her."
Karin
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie was able to focus (pun intended) on my specific photographic needs and interests--in this case with lessons in depth of field, composition/cropping, lighting, and special effects (such as applying a brushstroke effect to make the result look more like a painting, or darkening the edges of a photo to better emphasize the center) for close-up subjects like leaves, flowers, and tree trunks, as well as landscapes. I learned so very much that I can apply to both my existing raw photos as well as my future photographic efforts. I am truly WOWED!"
Lynette
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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