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These Computer Skills teachers are highly rated by students in the Ballston Lake area, including Porter Corners, Guilderland, Melrose, Watervliet and Altamont.

David S.

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About David

My name is David S, and I have been a CG artist and animator for 8 years. Computer graphics is a passion of mine, and I consider it a joy to pass on what I have learned to others. In 2014, I graduated from Huntington University with a B.S. degree in Digital Media Arts - Animation, so I possess a very good understanding of the principles of animation that spans just about every medium. I have also worked on multiple independent projects ranging from shorts to feature films, which has given me a wealth of practical experience.

If you consider yourself a fun and creative person and have an interest in animation or design, then I would love to work with you to develop your skills. Perhaps you're more interested in Hollywood-style special effects, in which case I can teach you many of the secrets of the trade. Regardless, I can provide soli

d training to get you started in any of these great fields.

Software Taught: Blender, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Autodesk Maya, The Foundry NUKE, Blackmagic Design Fusion, mocha by Imagineer Systems, and 3DEqualizer.
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August 15, 2019
John Leseberg
Very Knowledgeable, Helped me with Blender,was a positive experience...
July 27, 2019
Kurt L.
David really made sure I got the proper instruction and support to achieve my goals. I recommend using him any time you have a need for dedicated help that is all good with no negitive nonsense!
April 24, 2019
Angelia

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Hector P.

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Hi! My name is Hector and I am currently working on a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience. I excel at Math and Chemistry, and I enjoy teaching the subjects as well! I'm very outgoing as well as patient and persistent when it comes to tutoring. I have tutoring history with Statistics, Stoichiometry, Algebra, Writing, English Literature, and a little bit of Drawing (a creative side of my abilities, along with Creative Writing). I tutor for both professional and personal growth!

I am easy to reach, and I welcome parents offering additional educational resources with open arms and an open mind! I look forward to your booking!

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March 17, 2018
Demian
Hector is very helpful! In chemistry, he knew his information well and was eager in explaining things followed by checking to make sure we understood the lesson. He takes responsibility in teaching and has a very kind personality. I like to study with him.
October 17, 2017
Alex
His passion for the betterment of people and his ability to make complex topics so simplistic truly make him a devoted and effective tutor.
October 13, 2017
Kelsey
I've known Hector for a few years now, and I haven't met anyone as passionate when it comes to his work.
Hector puts forth 110% towards his work and students to ensure quality material. He is patient, and is more than happy to clarify any questions.
Not only does his passion lies within teaching, but he is continulusly striving to learn new things. He loves to analyze complex sciences and the world around him, and as an outcome he formulates fascinating theories. Not only is a great teacher, but a friend who truly inspires those around him.

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Hector P.

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About Nick

My name is Nick and I am a freelance photographer located in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. I am new to the TakeLessons platform but have many years of experience as a photographer and photography teacher.

I specialize in travel, fine art and sports action photography. I am a life-long photographer having worked for a weekly newspaper, a motorcycle racing magazine, as a wedding and event photographer, and as a sports photographer. Over the last 15 years I have photographed local town events, Middle and High School sports, college football, fund-raising events for non-profit organizations, motorcycle racing, bicycle racing, running road races, Rock ‘n Roll bands, and high school senior portraits. I am now focusing most of my time traveling around the world and making and exhibiting my photographs of the local landscapes and people. Many o

f my images have been published in newspapers, on various websites, and exhibited in many art galleries.

I enjoy teaching students how to "make" photographs, drawing from the skills and techniques that I have learned from my real-world experiences as a photographer. My students learn how to use their camera as an expression of their artistic vision. They will learn all aspects of workflow including research and preparation, camera settings, composition, post-processing, printing, and framing. The goal is for each student to create images that they would be proud to exhibit or display on their wall at home.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer, please contact me for further information, to discuss your goals and objectives for making pictures, or to schedule a session. I offer both in person and remote lessons. Thank you.
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October 10, 2019
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August 10, 2019
Judith
Nick was awesome. Helped me choose the proper camera settings to optimize conditions and maximize the quality of the image. Educated me on controlling settings for various light conditions and depth of field. Very helpful and well worth the drive. I will definitely call on him again to fine tune what I've learned once I have a chance to practice.
July 30, 2019
Zachary
Knowledgeable, customized, and thorough personal lessons. Highly recommend!

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Nick D.

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About Joshua

Hi my name is Joshua and I can't wait to start helping you achieve your goals. I have been helping people to learn various subjects for many years. I strive to make learning fun and easy to understand. My goal is to teach you the tips and tricks you need to be successful in what you do. I find it rewarding when you see a student begin to understand the subject and I work to make the subject understandable by using various examples. I look forward to working with you soon.

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July 12, 2019
Doina
wow, what a great learning experience
August 19, 2018
Luiza
Joshua is an excellent instructor . He does know the subject , and he went up and above to clarify all my doubts .
He has an outstanding way of explain all tricks that you need to understand the subject.
I highly recommend him .
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Shaun B.

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I am a Work Force manager for Chewy.com- The majority of my time is spent teaching analysts how to use Excel to plan and schedule/forecast and audit many different programs.

I did not have any formal teaching, and was forced to learn excel the hard way by researching online, so I feel like that makes me a good teacher to learn from because I truly understand and can explain the major uses of excel. Feel free to ask me any questions you might have!

Some of the things I can show you:
-Macros
-Index(Match())/Vlookup/Hlookup/Sumifs/Averageifs
-Conditional formatting
-Data analysis add-ons and Forecasting techniques
-Power Queries
-Mail Merge
-Various shortcuts and helpful ways to customize excel to fit your specific needs.
-Data visualization tools to help in presenting your information in effective ways, linking Excel to Power

Point in order to streamline for weekly reporting.
-linking Excel to Outlook in order to speed up data reception.
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October 21, 2019
Marija
Outstanding!!!
May 25, 2019
Livia
I would recommend Shaun to all professionals who want to further their Excel knowledge. The classes were informative and fun. He had endless patience to cover If statements, VBAs, macros and complex formulas. The exercises were all real life in order to represent the professional requirements in the business world.
Shaun skill and talent level is far beyond what I expected to find in a tutor.
I will use Shaun in the future and highly recommend him to anyone looking for help with Excel.
January 13, 2019
Magdalena

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Shynar J.

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I'm professional software and web developer. I have mastered skills in many different fields. My best skills is my ability to clearly communicate my ideas with the student and help guide them through their problems patiently.

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MARCELO A.

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*Music*
I'm a piano and guitar appreciator since childhood and music amplifies our horizon and vision of life. Now, in the same way that someone gave me my first musical instructions, I am doing the same, giving lessons to beginners.

*Computer Skills*
I've been working with excel, ms access, linux for almost 30 years (Ms project 15YRS), I basically started when I was 16 while I was assisting my dad who was an state auditor and had to do a lot with accounting data.

Since the good usage of information values gold, I have been using these IT tools intensively throughout my whole professional career and they definitely provided me a good growth.

So, now I'm sharing part of the lessons learned during these years, teaching these important computer skills: Excel, Ms Access, Linux, Ms Project.

Looking forward to meeting you.

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MARCELO A.

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Hi! This is Serena. I have two bachelor degrees in filmmaking and media studies and history from the University of Minnesota. I have been working in digital filmmaking and live studio recording professionally for over 4 years. As of my second history major, my focused area of study is in Europe and I've done multiple research studies in the Middle East. I scored 5 on AP World History, AP European History, and 4 in AP American History. I will make history such an interesting subject for you to learn!

I have been learning Dutch at the University of Minnesota for 4 years and have a Dutch minor degree. I'm also certified in Dutch proficiency through the Department of German, Scandinavian, and Dutch at the University of Minnesota. I've lived in Amsterdam from 2017-2018. I know how to efficiently and systematically teach the Dutch la

nguage based on my own experience.

Ballet has been my passion for almost 18 years. I started when I was 3 (now I'm 22), and I only love ballet more and more each day. I was trained in the Vaganova style of ballet (Russian) until I was 14 in Minnesota. When I moved to Ohio for high school, the dance school in my area taught in the Balanchine style of American ballet. When I returned to Minnesota for college in 2015, I started dancing at the Minnesota Dance Theater. I recently moved to Florida and run my own home dance studio.

Hope to see you guys in class!
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September 20, 2019
David
Serena was a wonderful instructor/tutor to my 12yr old son. He was able to absorb the material easily and retain the lessons learned in order to improve his performance at school. I would definitely recommend Serena if you are serious about learning a specific subject you or your children may be lacking in.
August 28, 2019
jeancy
I took a film production history with Serena and to my big surprise the course was quite interesting. I needed help with Film production history so I wont have to retake the class and I'm glad Serena was able to help me. she made the class that was actually dreadful to me to something less challenging. Give her a shot guys you won't regret it. Thanks Serena
August 27, 2019
Lily
Amazing instructor, learned to dance properly with beautiful grace. Definitely worth the time and money, I’m very happy with my instructor, Serena made it a great experience

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Jeffrey S.
"Nice guy. Very patient with my elderly mother."
Denise
"This is a letter of recommendation for Katherine Veze who was been employed with the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Youth Development Program worki
ng with Traveling Enrichment. Ms.Veze’s main duties are to interact with students at various schools throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District during the after school program. She works with the multimedia group instructing students on the use of computers.

She is sympathetic to the needs of the students and offers support when possible. She works well with staff and management at the various sites and is very friendly, courteous and conscientious.

Katherine is an asset to our program and I am confident she will be an asset to any organization she is associated with, whether it is working at a school or in the work force supporting children."
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leslie
"Patient,knowledgeable,easy to work with"
Michael L.
"I'm currently taking a Java class in school. I'm new to programming and a lot of the concepts like object orientation in Java are hard to get my head arou
nd. Jean-Marc's lessons are making it all click for me!"
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Jeff Federman
"on-time, efficient and very helpful. I would recommend Daniel."
Todd Kirkpatrick PE
"Mr. Gierke is thorough and patient as a teacher. He had a well developed lesson plan with definite learning outcomes. I really enjoyed his lessons and h
ighly recommend his services to anyone interested in his services."
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Liddie
"She relates to the issues and discusses clearly how to engage in setting up and using quickbooks."
Florence
"Elmos was very helpful. He gave clear answers to my questions. Elmos was polite, listened to my concerns and questions. The next time I need help with Qui
ckbooks I will definitely ask for Elmos!"
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Elsa
"I had such fun learning WordPress with Chris! He is very thorough and comprehensive in explaining. I am so happy to have found him and to have learned tho
se skills with him.
Chris is a very cheerful young man and has a real talent for explaining computer skills. I enjoy getting to ask him my questions and benefit from his knowledge. He is clearly very experienced in his field and in teaching, he makes learning lots of fun for his students. Anyone looking to learn about WordPress and computer programming will really benefit from Chris' classes."
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