Daniel Jester

Daniel J.

Louisville, KY

About Daniel J.

Background check: Last verified 11/20/2015
Daniel passed a background check on 11/20/2015 that included the following:
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Daniel teaches: Ages 18 and up
Teaching since: January 2014
Last sign in: Within two months


Daniel T J. is a photographer in Louisville, Kentucky, specializing in both portrait and product photography. As a staff photographer for a major worldwide retailer, it is part of my job to train new photographers and stylists in both the tech side of photography and the creative side of making a great shot. I am available for private lessons both at your location or mine as well as online.

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Product Photographer

Sep 2015 - Present

Staff photographer for Amazon Fashion

Principle Photographer

Jan 2006 - Present
Daniel T J. - Freelance

Freelance photographer for such clients as Mitsubishi, TM Cobb, HauteLook, Men's and Women's fashion brands

Product Photographer

Aug 2013 - Sep 2015
HauteLook - A Nordstrom Company

Full time staff photographer in the product studio for HauteLook and Nordstrom Rack

Studio Photographer

Oct 2006 - Jul 2013

Full time studio manager and lead photographer. Responsible for all product and editorial photography



Oct 2009 - May 2011
Riverside City College

Technical Theatre

Oct 2003 - May 2005
Cal State Fullerton

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Professional Photographers of America

Jan 2015

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the world's largest non-profit photography association organized for professional photographers, by professional photographers…and with over 27,000 creative members in 50+ countries. Mission Statement: Creating a vibrant community of successful professional photographers by providing education, resources and industry standards of excellence.

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4 Reviews on Daniel J.

Jan Jul 21, 2016
Photography · Online
Verified Student
Daniel is a rockstar teacher for product photography!! He is amazingly knowledgeable and super professional. I am signing up for more lessons now!
Kim Feb 28, 2016
Photography · In home
Daniel is an excellent teacher. He was able to break down the complicated subject of flash photography in a way that was easy to understand and then implement.

He offered suggestions on products that I needed and even gave a follow up with links to those items. My product shots for my business are looking much better and now I don't have to rely on natural light!

Daniel has extensive photography knowledge and his love for the craft is quickly obvious. I plan to continue to work with him and would highly recommend him to others.
Larinda Nov 21, 2015
Photography · In studio
Daniel was AMAZING. Not only did he teach me the basics on photography but he knew I was more of a "hands on/in the moment" type of student so he asked me to do his family portraits. Daniel was always listening to the small, but important photography objectives I wanted to accomplish. During the session he taught me how to shoot into the sunset (something I always wanted to do) and he let me use all kinds of equipment. He was so patient with me during the whole process and even let me add my own personal creative side. If you are looking for a fun, down to earth and VERY KNOWLEGABLE teacher to help you, Daniel is your guy! 10 STARS!
Brian S. Mar 26, 2015
Photography · In home
Verified Student
He is a great instructor and i would definitely recommend him.
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