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Pilar V.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English.
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Pilar V.

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“To take photographs means putting one’s head, one’s eyes, one's heart on the same axis.”

- Henri Cartier Bresson.

Are you ready to open your eyes to fresh ways of seeing and perceiving the world around you?

I teach the secrets of Natural Light Portrait and Street Photography. Through private one-on-one lessons, you will push beyond the cameras, lenses and technical jargon. You will learn the “insider” tricks necessary to enhance your observation, increase your anticipation, develop your timing, and build a photography style that is individual to you.

Each lesson is “hands on,” as we review together what you shoot between lessons. The goal is to help you analyze what works and what doesn’t, and you will grow in your confidence and skills.

For each of my students, I go above and beyond. I support my students with encouragement and specific feedback. My lessons will challenge you, but we will move at a pace that's comfortable for you. You will also laugh and have fun!

About Pilar

I've been teaching photography for more than 20 years while working as a professional photographer for numerous magazines , newspapers and photo agencies. I'm based in New York City. My work has been published widely, as a regular contributor to the Washington City Paper and The Washington Post Ma

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Sumita
Pilar is very knowledgeable, committed, and has a keen understanding of her student's needs. I had a great experience!
Miroslava
Pilar, is a very talented and accomplished photographer, as a teacher she is capable of give you the capacity to read the space, the environment and how to approach people with respect and emphatically.
At the same time giving you all the technical knowledge to get your dream pictures
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William L.

Livingston, NJ
Starting at $167
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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

Irina L.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Irina L.

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Personal lessons tailored to your individual needs with custom handouts. No boring theory, just practical and useful tips. Photography business- how to choose your niche and how to successfully market yourself.

About Irina

Photographers are storytellers. Are you ready to tell your personal photo story?

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Gary
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.
Ahlyia L.
Great start to first lesson
Kathryn (Royal)
I lost the "joy" of photography with Irina. Technically, she knows her stuff, but her sensitivity and people skills are lacking. Barely an encouraging word. I felt degraded, nervous, and overall shitty by the end of the second lesson. Hoping for a better experience with another teacher.

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Ariel K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks hebrew, English
  • Sociology & Anthropology from Kennesaw State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ariel K.

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dSLR camera operations
Composition
Fashion , commercial & landscape photography
Lighting
Color editing

About Ariel

Hi! My name is Ariel- a meditation/spiritual coach with 30 years experience in meditation methods across various religions, in both theory and practice. After seeking for most of my life...there is a recognition. Recognizing the Self is never lost, and therefore - never found in that which is ine

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Sergio M.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A. Music Business from NJCU
  • Teaches Beginner
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Sergio M.

32 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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Karena R.
I just finished my first sax lesson with Sergio and already know my way around the frets. I appreciated that we also tied in useful information about the circle of fifths. Great teacher. Highly recommended.
Karl B.
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Eli Y.
Sergio is very nice and my 6 year old likes him. He works great with my son and takes time to explain things and then makes sure my son understands before moving. So far so good! My son is excited to work more with Sergio!
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Julie D.

83 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Awarded Photojournalist Photographer of the Year - 2009 from Professional Photographers of California
  • Teaches students Male: 18 to 80; Female: 16 to 80
  • BS/BA from University of LaVerne
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Julie D.

83 Reviews
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Online Photography Teacher

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.

Do you just want a review and critique of your photos to help you improve? Ask for our discounted fee for this service.

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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Barbara P.
Julie was great. I really felt a connection with her as my instructor and look forward to our next lessons. Having had no photography experience I really feel she’s going to help me learn everything I need to know to really enjoy photography.
Erwin M.
Very pleased
Diane
Julie is super patient and getting me set up for success!

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Scotch Plains, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Scotch Plains 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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"Great first session! I liked the pace, and Julie was upbeat, professional, and easy to follow."
Amy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Joy was very helpful and patient. She answered my questions in a very understandable and clear way. I look forward to future lessons with her."
Anne
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"I have taken about six classes so far from Julie and each time I go away with better knowledge of working my camera and processing photo's. Julie always takes the time to help each individual during class so they understand the concept. She always comes prepared for class and she always asked the students for their input on how to improve the class for the next group of students."
John "JJ" Jones
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie's instruction reaffirmed what minute knowlege I had in the operation of my Canon SLR. What I did learn was various uses of the "Memu" and "buttons" on the camera. Overall, hopefully this will assist in me becoming a better photographer thus enhancing my photos."
Michael Chiaramonte
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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"Julie is very easy to work with. She is very knowledgeable and her teaching style is very easy to understand."
Alex
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Pilar, is a very talented and accomplished photographer, as a teacher she is capable of give you the capacity to read the space, the environment and how to approach people with respect and emphatically.
At the same time giving you all the technical knowledge to get your dream pictures"
Miroslava
Took Photography lessons from Pilar V.
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"Julie is wonderful. She explains the subject well, very detailed if needed, shares the prepared by her materials, always on time, answers all the questions, very pleasant to communicate to. What's great is that she doesn't make it complicated! :) but rather helps you to continue developing the love for the photography."
Kate
Took Photography lessons from Julie 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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"Great at making what seems hard become easy!!!"
Deborah
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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