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Popular Photography Teachers in Albany, NY

Sergey K.

10 Reviews
Schenectady, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in History and minor in Political Science from Siena College
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Sergey K.

10 Reviews
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I been taking pictures for a very long time I also have my own photography business set up and I can teach you hands on lessons how to take amazing pictures.

About Sergey

I am multitalented. At a young age I mastered the Art of Photography that was taught to me by my grandpa and Chess. I was born in Belarus and I am a native Russian Speaker. After substitute teaching then getting my first teacher job in NY I have started to work on my business and been very succ

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Anita
I was getting ready for a trip with my friends to tour all over in Russia this Summer and I found Sergey and he taught me a great deal of what I will need to communicate enough to get a round in Russia...
He is an excellent teacher Thank you Sergey for your great help in teaching me I know this will be a trip to remember thanks to you...
Patti C.
Terrible experience. Couldn't connect online, 20 minutes after start time called him and he tried to assist, but ended up doing a "phone lesson" which consisted of a question and answer time where I had to come up with my own questions. To conclude we were told to go out and take some pictures on our own and learn from experimenting on our own taking pictures of all kinds of things. We could then download them, send to him, and he could critique.
Not what I expected. Not necessarily his fault, but Going to ask for refund
Janet T.
when I made an appointment, I asked if Sergey was familiar with my camera and they said yes. It seemed new to him. But after talking about my fijifilm x100F, I am returning the camera. So overall I did like Sergey and look forward to my next Hour

Alessandro D.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 15 to 80
  • Teaching since 2010
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Alessandro D.

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About Alessandro

Hi! My name is Alex, and I have a degree in Italian modern literature from the University of Turin. Apart from being a native Italian speaker, I am also fluent in English. I currently live in Portland, Oregon and I enjoy music, photography, hiking and food! I am also a professional photographer

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Jared
Alex is the BEST!
John
Alessandro is so Patient and understanding. He always goes the extra mile to make sure I understand. Very very happy with lessons so far.
Masha
The best

Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
  • Teaching since 2006
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Richard G.

6 Reviews
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30 Years experience. Areas: Editorial - Magazine, Photojournalism, News - Covers, Features, Lifestyle, Concert, Photo/Digital Illustration. Commercial, VIP, Celebrity, Red Carpet, Real Estate, Event.

I can cover just the photo/camera end for you. And, or, can teach you the digital computer skills you need to bring you images to the next level.

I will teach you how to reveal your own photographic "eye". That is, now to use the camera as an extension of your expression, how to take what you see, and put inside a frame.

I teach photography concepts from the art form, and from basic through advanced technical and aesthetic.

You will learn how a camera lens is much much more than just a zoom closer/farther tool for your scene. The lens you choose is vital towards helping you achieve the vision you are bringing to your work. Camera exposure is similar.

I will also teach you how to "see" your scene or subject as "values" of shades of black, white, and the grays between. This ...

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
Doug B.
Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa

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Alicia H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts University
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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.

Sam H.

117 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.

117 Reviews
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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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Emma L.
He's really nice and accommodating. I woke up late and missed 30 min and he was still willing to see me for the rest of the 30 min session.
Bryan M.
Sam is great and he is helpful
Renee
Sam is fun, knowledge and drives excellence.

Prophet C.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Basic from Granada Hills Highschool
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Prophet C.

62 Reviews
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Online Photography Teacher

I am a professional photographer and videographer. I shoot mostly headshots, landscapes, real estate and music videos. If you want to learn about cameras and styles, I can teach you.

About Prophet

Prophet C. is professionally known as The Prophet X. He is a professional rap artist, music production company owner, record label owner, website design company owner and more. Currently, Prophet is teaching all of the following classes both in students home locations, in his Teaching Studio and

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Dhruva
Nothing short of phenomenal! Also profit is a pasture and that style of music suits me. I suppose this prophecy is to guide others
kira
So very helpful! I'm looking forward to next class already. Patient and extremely knowledgable.
Bakr A.
Bakr has been enjoying his classes very much, and even though the classes end late for him due to the time difference, he always ends with a high.
Very pleased with Prophet’s approach, gentleness and patience with Bakr.

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Average Cost of Photography Lessons in Albany, NY

The average cost of 60-minute photography lessons in Albany 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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"Julie is patient and explains the subject clearly. Lessons are a joy!"
Susan
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie was great and helped me feel more relaxed with my camera already. I am now confident that I will be able to master this equipment!"
Gayle
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Josiah is awesome. He develops an organized lesson plan with set goals in mind. I have learned a tremendous amount already."
Garrett
Took Photography lessons from Josiah J.
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"Great first class. I'm looking forward to my next class."
Valerie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons with Jacob. My husband gave them to me as a birthday present and it was tons of fun. Jacob was able to answer all of my nitty gritty questions, as well as general tips on improving my skills. The lessons were enjoyable and I learned tons. I've gone from shooting in complete auto mode, because I didn't know how to do anything different, to shooting in aperture priority mode with much better results. My Christmas portrait of my kids will be much better this year thanks to these lessons. If you're looking for an affordable way to improve this is a great option because you'll learn a lot in just a few one-on-one sessions. Jacob was also very flexible in working with me on the schedule for the lessons. Thanks Jacob!"
Jenn
Took Photography lessons from Jacob F.
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"Just had a photography lesson with Mark last night. He was great. He explained everything in a clear and concise manner that I could easily understand. He also listened to what I wanted to topics that I wanted to learn and tailored his presentation to cover those topics. Thanks, Dan."
Dan
Took Photography lessons from Mark Y.
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"Layla is very knowledgeable and has a ton of patience. I enjoyed her class."
Peggy
Took Photography lessons from Layla M. H.
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"Joy was patient and knowledgeable."
david
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"Julie is quite organized and presents the subject matter in a detailed but understandable manner. I am very pleased with our first session."
Judith Walsh
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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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