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Joseph B.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Bachelor and Master Of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 1990
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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 Bachelor and Master of

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Potluck
Joseph is a thoughtful, fun teacher with a deep performance history. He had great tips for me that I'm using to improve my jokes and my stage presence.
Pooya
Joseph is an excellent instructor. Each class was well organized with defined steps towards improving. He was very knowledgeable and taught very well. I enjoyed his classes very much and learned a great deal. Thank you Joseph!
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.
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Jonathan Y.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $90
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Dual Degree in History and Political Science from UCLA
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Jonathan Y.

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A photojournalist and wedding photographer with 20 years of experience. Jonathan has a passion for teaching and loves seeing his students thrive. All ages and skill levels welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. You'll soon have the foundation to take timeless photos or take your skills to the next level. Shoot me a message, I'd love to hear from you!

About Jonathan

I am a professional photographer specializing in photojournalism, portrait, food, and wedding photography. I graduated from UCLA and work professionally in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. Students can expect to improve week to week in their photography skills. Every photographer has a

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Jonathan was very knowledgeable and also answered specifics for what I need to learn for an upcoming photography challenge. He supplied me with reading material as well as dealt with specifics to my camera.
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Joe B.

76 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Digital Media Arts from TCI The College Of Technology
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Joe B.

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We go in an in-depth journey of light and shadows. I can teach in digital and Film photography. I am very knowledgeable in lighting techniques for portrait photography, fashion photography, outdoor, event and artistic expressionistic photography. My students will learn composition, lighting and artistic forms of photography

About Joe

Hello, my name is Joe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and Image

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Carol
Joe was flexible, professional, and a great communicator. My daughter's lesson went very well.
Mike
Joe was awesome. He laid out the fundamentals well and gave me great advice and guidance.
Riley
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Priscilla L.

60 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Priscilla L.

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The first thing I do before the first day of class is send out an enthusiastic email to introduce myself. We then Briefly discuss the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy, technical, and intellectual competencies the students would like to achieve by the end of a period through the questionnaire. This is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The customized syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during our lesson together. I incorporate technology all the time. I'm also inclusive driven because I believe everyone can learn no matter their capabilities or background, I also engage with my students by catering to their interests, and I embrace my dualities and share them with my students.

About Priscilla

Hi! I’m Priscilla also known as Ms. P. to my students. I'm a mentor who values a unique and creative approach to learning music, art, and even photography. In my career, I’ve realized the importance of using a variety of teaching techniques catered to a student's learning style. As a mom, I’m

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Amanda
Priscilla is an amazing instructor. She was thoughtful in her lesson planning, and made sure it catered to my specific goals. She was very supportive and enthusiastic of my progress, and helped me gain confidence in my abilities. She was also very accommodating when I had to reschedule lessons. On top of all that, Priscilla is a delight to be around and her positive energy is contagious. I always looked forward to our weekly lessons!
Debkanya
Ms P. is a very fun, enthusiastic teacher who has helped me with my singing. She tailored the lessons to my interests by focussing on the genre I wanted to learn (R&B), spending at least a third of time teaching me harmony which I specifically wanted to improve on, and sparked my interest in recording by using GarageBand to record multiple layers of my vocals. I'm very fortunate to have had the opportunity to learn from her!
Lindsay
Ms. P is kind, outgoing, and has such incredible energy. I am excited to continue lessons with her!
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Julie D.

92 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 18 to 80
  • BS/BA from University of LaVerne
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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. 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

Be the boss! Take control of your digital camera. Tutoring sessions with Julie help you learn the mysteries of digital photography, jump-start your creativity, and guide you along your photography journey, including basic Photoshop and Lightroom techniques. We build confidence together to achieve th

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Fun and informative!
Kim K.
What a great first lesson! Lots of information was covered, and Julie seems very passionate about all aspects of photography. Looking forward to learning more!
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Sarah L.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
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Sarah L.

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I got my first camera when I was 8 years old and have been a passionate shutterbug ever since. I can teach you how to use all of the manual features on your camera to get the effects you want to achieve, and I can help you to train your eye to see and capture memorable compositions.

I encourage each student to find his or her personal style to express a unique vision. You don't need any experience to become an artist, just the desire to start noticing new things all around you and capturing moments to share with others!

For in-person lessons, we will meet in an outdoor setting to learn photography in natural light and existing light conditions. Online classes can be held in any location you have access to over Zoom, FaceTime, or Skype.

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* In-person classes are in San Bruno, California. Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I a

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Susan
Sarah is patient and answered all my questions about using my camera in different situations. She answered my questions about shutter speed and aperture with easy to understand examples. I hope to have another lesson with her once I practice my newfound knowledge about photography!
Beverly J.
I enjoyed my first class with Sarah. She explains things very well and is pleasant to learn from.
Loan
I enjoy taking lessons with Sarah. As a beginner, she takes the time to explain every detail regarding the photography and the use of my camera. I learn so much after a few lessons.

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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing photography teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Is your dream photography teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Online Photography Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute online photography lessons is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $188 per hour.
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$48 average
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"It was fantastic! My son really loved it and learned alot!"
Cash
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"My son really enjoyed his lesson with Jonathan! He learned a lot about his particular camera and photography itself! Jonathan was very professional and helpful!"
Conner
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Joe is very knowledgeable and very patient. I scheduled another lesson with him. I would highly recommend Joe."
Steve
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"He was an all-right teacher and a decent guy.
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Xiaoliang
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"Great first class, very helpful and upbeat. Thanks Joy!"
Mica
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"I enjoy taking lessons with Sarah. As a beginner, she takes the time to explain every detail regarding the photography and the use of my camera. I learn so much after a few lessons."
Loan
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"very interactive and understanding"
Amit
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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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 Joe B.
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"Giuseppe is an excellent teacher, very easy to follow and understand. He is knowledgeable and have patience. I highly recommend him.."
Annette
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"Very thorough and smart..loved my lesson"
Margot
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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Online Photography Classes

Online Photography Classes

There is something so magical about capturing the perfect photography shot. Maybe you snapped a photo of the sunset with the ideal amount of light reflecting off the ocean. Or perhaps you caught your nephew diving into a plate of birthday cake at just the right moment. Whether you are an amateur photo-taker or a more advanced photographer, there is always room to expand your skills. If you’re looking to expand and reach your photography goals, it might be time to sign up with our online photography classes.

Here at TakeLessons, we offer online photography classes with private teachers who can help you improve your photography skills. With one-on-one instruction, you’ll be well on your way to becoming the next Ansel Adams.

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Sure, anyone can point and shoot a camera, but if you want to take your skills to the next level, then sign up for our photography lessons online here at TakeLessons. Whether you want to focus on online digital photography classes or prefer to learn your way around the darkroom, you’ll come across just the kind of instruction you had in mind. Find out the difference between Photoshop and Lightroom for time-lapse editing or discover how to master focusing on your subject. Your photography instructor will assess your skill set and listen to your goals to determine the best plan of action. No matter where you are in your photography journey, your private teacher will help you master the art of photography.

The Benefits of Photography Lessons Online

If you’ve looked into taking any kind of class lately, you’ve probably noticed the plethora of online options. These days, it seems nearly any kind of class is available online, from university-level courses and art classes to elementary school curriculum and tutoring sessions. Students are turning to virtual classrooms for instruction, as these online platforms offer them more convenience and flexibility than ever.

Here at TakeLessons, we realize the appeal of taking online courses, and that’s why we offer a wide range of virtual lessons. With our online photography classes, you can find an instructor who will accommodate your schedule. Whether you want to take lessons day or night, weekend or weekday, your instructor will be ready when you are. As long as you have internet access, you can log on using your computer and web camera, smartphone, or laptop. And because our lessons take place entirely online, you don’t have to drive to a classroom setting or meet with your instructor in person. Now that's what we call convenient!

Find an Online Photography Instructor Today

Ready to learn your way around a camera? Allow our instructors to help. When you sort through our listing, you’ll find talented, professional, and experienced photography teachers. Read their profiles and review their feedback to help you find the perfect one. You can even check out their availability.

Sign up for your online photography lessons with us today. You will soon find yourself snapping masterpieces left and right!

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