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William L.

Livingston, NJ
Starting at $167
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1967
  • MA Radio Television & Film from University of Wisconsin - Madison
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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

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Jon N.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Master of Fine Arts from University of South Florida
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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.

Sandra E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • 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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Stephen B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
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Stephen B.

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Want to know how to take great photos? I have been a photographer for nearly fifteen years creating mostly landscapes, macro, wildlife, night and architecture. My photos have been displayed at art shows and sold numerous times at the Mass. College of Art annual auction. Please tell me about your photography background, what you want to learn, what camera and lens you have, etc. Rule out spam.

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. With the current COVID-19 crisis, I have been shifting some of my students to online classes but will come to your home wearing a mask (you as well) I provide a fun and enjoyable piano class f

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Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.
Nancy G.
Great lessons...Stephen is a wonderful teacher. Very kind and musical.
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Alicia H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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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.

Joy S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Joy S.

33 Reviews
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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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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Allendale, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Allendale is $90. 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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"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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"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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"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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"I had a wonderful experience during my first lesson with Julie! She was easy to talk to and very informative."
Andi
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"My third lesson was all about drawing pictures and taking notes as Tony went through the exact steps I needed to edit my photos in Photoshop and PS Lightroom when I don't have Tony standing there guiding me. After explaining what I wanted to do, he was able to just show me the steps needed. In other words, he's a Pro at Photoshop. Like I said before, I can't ask for a better teacher and coach than Tony."
Rick Rushing
Took Photography lessons from Tony M.
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"Julie's expertise as a teacher is wonderful - she is not only completely knowledgeable, but she is patient and has the fantastic ability to explain the most complex task in language that is clear and concise for the student to understand. My experience with Julie has been so amazing and I have learned so much - she has definitely taken me to the next level. Many thanks Julie."
Kathy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie is amazing! Very good with a beginner photographer. She teaches just like the teacher she is! So patient so knowledgeable but very structured. She does not go into teaching me just winging it. I look forward to class every week!"
Shelby
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Cool guy who knows his stuff and fixed all of my problems. :)"
Jim
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Sarah is a delightful, smart and talented photography teacher. She went to the trouble to read up on my particular kind of camera so she knew could tell me all the details. So helpful! Totally recommend her to anyone who wants to learn photography!"
Sue
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"I very much enjoy my lessons with Julie. She listens to what i'm interested in pursuing and guides me accordingly. She shares ideas and advice and most of all is supportive and encouraging."
Aurora Hogden
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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