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William L.

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Livingston, NJ
Starting at $167
  • Speaks French
  • MA Radio Television & Film from University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Glory O.

Rosedale, NY
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 to 50
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Glory O.

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You know those images you see of beautiful sunsets & sunrises.
Captivating skylines,beautiful people and you go “this is dreamy”?

Let me teach you how to take those amazing photographs. Of people, places and things.

About Glory

I am a natural light portraits and wedding photographer that loves the outdoors and skylines. Let me teach you how to showcase your interest.

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Victoria J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Most Beautiful from LaCoste Sidewalk Arts Festival
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Victoria J.

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Ten plus years as a commercial photographer as well as the Owner/Operator of my own Photo Company. Since 2011 I have been helping my students to sell their work and explore the world around them.
Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to use your DSLR or SLR in manual and as time goes on you will be making photographs with ease.
In addition to technical skill guidance, don't be surprised if some History of Photography graces our lesson.

I enjoy documentary, studio, portraiture, still-life, sport and many others (more traditional wet processes).
Working with students of all ages and experience levels brings me great joy and I can't wait to start creating photographs with you!

*All classes will be accompanied with a straight forward PDF filled with easy to follow instructions from that day's lesson*
***Please allow 24 hours from the end of the lesson to receive the PDF via email or link***

About Victoria

Victoria takes a holistic approach to teaching with a smile. On top of that, she will use any excuse to share some Photographic or Art History. Her Spouse and Victoria enjoy discussing History at great lengths in their spare time. Come take a lesson with Victoria, she is eager to assist you in a cre

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Brendan G. Wilson
Victoria is a great teacher!! I wanted to learn about exporting large format images in the workflow process and she guided me through several sticky technical points with clear understanding and simple steps.
It can be daunting but her easy-going, patient lesson guidance was what I needed to get through the process!
Thanks Victoria!!
Kenneth G.
The class was great I learned a lot about my camera and how to use it to take better pictures
Beth Lamb
Thank you for your patience!
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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Bachelor and Master Of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph B.

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I am a published photographer, a professional musician with an international acclaim and a published writer.

The reason all of these arts are synergistic together is because they are all about the inner vision and the capture of something magical. This magic is invisible to these who pass by in a rush.

Photography has been a love of mine since childhood as I took images with a fully manual camera in black and white without a range finder or auto focus lens. I still love the visceral experience.

My published photographs both on line as well as in galleries have been met with approval both in the media as well as by the established authorities. The director of Eastman House has picked one of my larger images of nature as one of his favorites. My specialty is street photography and the expressive moments of animals interacting with people. I do like portraiture which has been selected as an honorable win by photographic associations and printed in concert programs for ...

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Julli

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Julie D.

86 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 18 to 80; Female: 16 to 80
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Julie D.

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From the basics of camera operations to field sessions, creativity assignments to photo processing in Lightroom and Photoshop, and even starting your photography business, we work together to develop training to meet your photography needs. I am known for my patience with students and am committed to your best learning experience.

About Julie

Photography - Be the boss! Take control of your digital camera. Tutoring sessions with Julie can help you learn the mysteries of digital photography, can jump-start your creativity, or guide you along your journey in photography, including basic Photoshop and Lightroom techniques, If you don'

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Troy C.
It was clear right away that Julie is very professional and highly experienced. I like how she started off with solid foundational work habits and methodologies to kick off my photography learning experience.
Angela
I've taken two online photography lessons with Julie so far and I have learned more in those two lessons than in all the group online courses I have taken in the past. Julie explains things very well and is very willing to answer any questions I may have. I am excited to continue my lessons with her!
Alisa C.
Julie was a great instructor. Very patient and kind. Not only did she teach me about photography but my MAC also. Cant wait to book another session.
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Ramyras D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $109
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 Newark, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Newark is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $39 and $95 per hour.
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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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"I had a great time with Joe! He was very patient and informative. He knows how to work a camera inside and out and has a great way of teaching, where you can visualize what he is saying to make learning an enjoyable experience! A+ I recommend Joe completely!"
Giovanni B.
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"Sarah is Exceptional ! She is knowledgable and knows how to impart her expertise.
Upfront ,focused and succinct."
Thelma Armas
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Was very helpful, knowledgeable, the entire process simple"
Richard
Took Photography lessons from Josiah J.
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"straight up explanations for beginners..easy to understand when to use what..will continue with her....practise makes perfect!! Ron"
ron
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"Very informative and makes understanding easy"
Wanda
Took Photography lessons from Prophet C.
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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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"Very knowledgeable. Great teacher!"
Barbara
Took Photography lessons from Priscilla L.
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"Really great instructor. I appreciate her patience with me being a novice and providing great direction. Highly recommend."
Jason
Took Photography lessons from Priscilla L.
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"Jonathan is a really good instructor. He has helped me out a lot so far with the different software applications to do with photography. I’m still learning, but every lesson I get more invaluable information from him.
I would highly recommend him."
Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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