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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2020
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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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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.
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Kelvin L.

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Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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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
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Josiah J.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Associates in Applied Science for Digital Photography from Mesa Community College
  • Awarded Honorable Mention from Mesa Community College
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
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Josiah J.

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As a student on track towards my Associates in Applied science for Digital Photography, I've learned a tremendous amount of knowledge and skills that I'm eager to share with my own photography students.

From learning the basic functions of your camera, to composing a great photograph, to managing and editing your photographs, I'm happy to share my knowledge with you.

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. Wi

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Paul Sherwood
Awesome!! We really connected and he was able to determine my skill set and already helped me in my PS learning.
Kristi
Josiah gave clear explanations. He was well-organized and knowledgeable. I will schedule more sessions with him in the future.
Garrett B.
Josiah is awesome. He develops an organized lesson plan with set goals in mind. I have learned a tremendous amount already.

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Larianne T.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 13 to 75
  • Teaching since 2016
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Larianne T.

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With over 8 years of experience as a professional wedding & portrait photographer, I can help new photographers learn how to operate their camera, and I can help seasoned photographers improve their portfolio and online presence.

About Larianne

Hi! I'm Larianne! I'm a wedding & portraits photographer and crochet addict :) Both my love for crochet and photographer started when I was a child. Now I am a wife and mother of two, and I have a photography business and a crochet business. I would love to help you get started, or help you get eve

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Laura W.
Larianne is so so sweet and knowledgable about crochet. She gave me so many wonderful tips and advice that I didn't know as a self taught crocheter. Thanks Larianne, I can't wait for our next lesson!

Sam H.

121 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Spanish & Communication from Worcester State University
  • Awarded Juror's Prize from ArtsWorcester
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Sam H.

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Whether you have never picked up your DSLR camera before or are starting to become serious about photography, my lessons will help you get on the right track. I have been teaching Photoshop on Takelessons for 3 years now, and I am now deciding to expand my lessons and offer photography as well. We can go over how to use your camera, what gear you should bring, lenses, how to control: shutter speed, aperture, ISO, etc. We can get into technical aspects such as printing, post processing, and sharing your images online as well. I am a "Canon guy", so that is my specialty!

About Sam

Hi! My name is Sam! This is my fifth year with TakeLessons and I couldn't be happier with the students that have come my way. If you're reading this, then you've taken the first step in finding a tutor that is right for you! I completed two Bachelor's degrees at Worcester State University in Ma

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Robin
Had a great first lesson with Sam. Very helpful and I am looking forward to additional lessons.
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Jayden
My son is 11 and he learned a lot from Sam’s first lesson and is excited about the next!
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Jon N.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Master of Fine Arts from University of South Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Robyn
Jon is a knowledgeable and gifted teacher with a strong understanding of photography.

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Westchester, IL

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Westchester 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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"Julie is an Awesome instructor. She explains the subject in detail, shares all the materials, answers all the questions patiently. She will even go a step further to learn and help if we ask anything which is out of her scope in photography. I learnt a lot from her."
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Had my first lesson last night to learn about night photography. I bought myself a fancy camera (Sony A7R4) and I had no idea how to use it or what any of the buttons did other than turning it on and having it set to auto. I didn’t know the first thing about photography other than point and shoot. Irina immediately had me change my camera to manual and told me to not use auto. I loved that! Irina also told me the lesson was going to be a lot of information for a beginner such as myself wanting to learn about my photography first. Yes, it was a lot to take in but, I can say that I left my lesson with Irina feeling way more confident about how to use my camera properly and I can’t wait to have additional lessons to learn more. Now I know the 3 basic settings of Shutter, Aperture and ISO and how they affect your shots and Irina even put together a booklet for me that explains the basics of photography that includes the need to know information on how to change settings depending on photography location, lighting time of day, desired effects etc. Fantastic job Irina and I can’t wait to learn more with additional lessons."
Gary
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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"Guiseppe was excellent, thorough, patient and personable. Highly recommended!"
Sofia
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Great class. Julie took her time and explained everything in detail. No question was left unanswered. Would highly recommend this class and any additional classes she teaches."
Joe
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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"I took two classes with Julie, business and digital photography. Both were very well prepared, planned out and taught. For each of the classes Julie prepared her own text books that outlined the curriculum and were very helpful for later reviews. In class she used slides with more information and examples of work, which were very helpful especially in the photography class. With her background in business and photography, we benefitted from her first hand experiences and recommendations regarding best photography equipment to invest in. Classes were not only informative but also fun and hands on. Her passion for photography is highly contagious ! I started from being intimidated by my camera but ended up enjoying and recognising the fun behind taking photos. I highly recommend Julie and hope to continue my own photography journey with her as my teacher."
Gosia
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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"Very thorough and smart..loved my lesson"
Margot
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Hi Richard!

Thanks again for your time and info yesterday. I will email you soon, and we will figure out when we should meet for our next class.

Have a great day!

Frankie"
Frankie
Took Photography lessons from Richard G.
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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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