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Kelvin L.

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

136 Reviews
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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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Mike
Kelvin was great! Very professional and welcoming. He was very open to know what I waned to learn. Kelvin was also incredibly patient with me and did not pass any judgement whenever I made a mistake. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson with him.
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Brandie J.

2 Reviews
Willow Springs, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Brandie J.

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Hello, my name is Brandie and I specialize in teaching beginner/intermediate photography. I enjoy teaching this subject to those new to the field or those that want to further their hobby. My focus is on fine art photography so I am well rounded in the use of Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom for post-processing. Photography is an art form and can be utilized in countless ways. Once you master the basics, you can walk away with the confidence to photograph in any setting.

Color, composition, camera settings and of course post processing. I am also highly skilled in photomanipulation and composite work if that is an area you'd like to work on. Photography should be fun, challenging and rewarding, we can bring all three to the classroom to reach your full potential.

About Brandie

I have been a professional photographer for over 9 years and graduated with a degree in photography in 2012. I have a passion for what I do and love to share all the knowledge and experiences I've had over the years. I have a studio west of Chicago that can be used to demonstrate lighting and tech

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Gabrielle
Brandie is a great photographer and never fails to capture such beauty/realism in my photographs. I always recommend her when others are looking for a photographer and truly love her craft
Miranda
Brandie did a great job detailing all the steps I needed to shoot better real estate photos! I really liked how she gave me tips on how to deal with specific challenges in that field, I'd definitely recommend her!

Nicole K.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $33
  • Speaks French, French
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicole K.

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I have an Associates Degree in Photography with credits in Video editing. I can show you how to retouch any photo. Students enrolled in Photography Lessons have access to my online class STREET PHOTOGRAPHY with an ONLINE PLATFORM IN ADDITION TO PRIVATE CLASSES.

About Nicole

I have traveled around Europe from Finland to Italy with only a travel book. If you are interested in traveling I can help with it. I lived in Europe in youth hostels for several months. I love music and can teach these subjects to any age group. I am certified in Orff Suzuki. I have ten years

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Joanne L.
We met outdoors and talked then walked to take some pictures. Meeting next week
Lee
Nicole is terrific! She really knows her business and can make adjustments for special needs. She understands my issues (recent voice and throat problems) and is already helping me overcome them to meet my vocal goals.

I do not believe I could have found a better voice teacher forme anywhere!
Olivia &.
She is so sweet and my girls had such a good time!

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Sergio M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Music Business from NJCU
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Sergio M.

6 Reviews
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I can help you get an eye for a artsy photo and make the camera your weapon

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and u

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Kelly O.
Lincoln
Notes from 10 year old student:
Very flexible and caters the lesson to what you want to learn. Clear instructions and easy to understand. Lets you learn at your own pace.
Sarah
My Son started with Sergio almost a year now. The music teacher in his school moved him to play with the fifth grade class, however he is a fourth grader. I received a great report about his music performance from school. Sergio is a wonderful music teacher, who is able to make the lesson full of energy and joy. I strongly recommend him for any student who wants to achieve great progress in Sax in no time.
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Priscilla D.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Priscilla D.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out an enthusiastic email and call shortly after. Briefly discussing and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class.

About Priscilla

I go by Ms. P and I have a huge passion for teaching music, art and photography! I am from a musical and visual arts family in Brazil. My background in music ranges from classical, gospel, pop, rock and jazz and my background in photography ranges from portraits, street photography and fine art. I’

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Barbara
Very knowledgeable. Great teacher!
Mery
She is very friendly and make me comfortable on my first day. Had so much fun and I cannot wait for next week 😁
Naomi W.
It was our first lesson d Priscilla brought such positive energy and fun to the lesson that my daughter is looking forward to the next one!
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Christy F.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Visual Arts (Major) Vocal Performance (Minor) from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Christy F.

21 Reviews
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Having taken pictures of families, weddings, children etc. over 15 years, I have learned to move swiftly from one picture to the next to help those being photographed feel comfortable and have a good time! Pictures capture a moment of time that will always be remembered!

During class we will cover:
*Lighting
*Aperature
*ISO
*Manual
*When to use Manual and Automatic
*How to take pictures throughout a wedding day, family or children photoshoot.
*Posing that works for both family and weddings
*How to start a business
*Flash
*etc.

About Christy

I teach MUSIC, PHOTOGRAPHY, & MATH MUSIC I am an independent music instructor. I have trained students in opera, jazz, and contemporary. I began my piano studies at age eight and began teaching in high school. I have a Bachelor of Arts minor in vocal performance from Brigham Young Univer

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Rebecca K.
Christy is a very patient voice instructor with a very good ear for technical issues in singing! I've improved in my singing and I'm very glad I signed up with her.
Rebecca K.
Very Friendly and Knowledgable! Excited for the rest of my lessons!!
Andrea

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Westchester, IL

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Westchester is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $115 per hour.
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$52 average
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$62 average
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$79 average

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"Great first meeting, looking forward to the next."
- darrel
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"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."
- Michael
Took Photography lessons from Sandra E.
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"Very nice and helpful."
- Lynn
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"Very pleasant , very intuitive , and very encouraging. He cares and tries hard to accommodate and customize his teaching."
- Karl
Took Photography lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I had a wonderful first lesson with Joy and learned so much. Thank you!"
- Claire
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"Jonathan is such an inspiring and motivating photographer.

I was fortunate enough to participate in one of his workshops almost a year back. This review is based on the amazing experience during the workshop and highly beneficial interactions with him beyond that.

The workshop itself was wonderful. Jonathan made sure that every participant understood exactly what he was talking about on a one on one basis. ‘Patience’ - the virtue great photographers are known for was on display live. There were beginners, intermediate and professional level photographers and each of them learned a lot from Jonathan and from each other. The biggest impact was the photography community feeling Jonathan created in us and all of us interacts with each other even after a year and learn together via social media groups.

As part of the conference, there was a street photography session where we interacted with strangers and got their photographs. It was a great experience. Being new to Minneapolis and from a different culture and upbringing, this experience helped me to gain a lot of confidence and finally I was able to come out of my shell.

The best part about Jonathan is, he helps me out so much with my photography even months after the workshop. Also, he provides the opportunity to assist during photo shoots which help me a lot to learn just by observing. It really really helps me improve my photography knowledge and experience.

I would definitely recommend Jonathan to anyone who is looking to get into the photography world. He is such a great teacher who will inspire and be with you throughout your journey!!"
- Nimi Roy
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan "JC" C.
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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 takes the time to teach new concepts and continues to challenge me. She also helps me apply and practice what I am learning. She is very knowledgable in the many areas of photography and has a lot of experience. I always enjoy my tutoring sessions with Julie!"
- Dana
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie is very well organized with her lessons. She took the time to understand what I want to accomplish with the lessons. Even though I'm following her curriculum, she is able to provide examples to help me better realize my specific goals."
- Margaret
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Working with Sarah has been great! She has shared her knowledge freely, has a keen, artistic eye, and provides lots of creative solutions. I hope to enlist her services again in the future."
- Clifford
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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