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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
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If you’re interested in learning photography – congratulations! Photography is a fun, practical hobby as well as an exciting career. Although learning photography does take a little patience, the rewards are certainly worth it. So, let’s start with the benefits of why you should learn photography.

- The ability to record special events like a child’s birthday, graduation or the family’s vacations with clear, focused well composed photographs.

- Never missing a picture of a special moment because you were searching for the right button or dial.

- Taking photos that you and your loved ones will enjoy displaying on your wall. By capturing your special memories in pictures, you can have a way to document and pass on these memories to future generations.

- Communicating through your photographs. A picture really is worth a thousand words! You can capture an expression that says it all. Or as we've seen in magazines like Time and National Geographic, you can shoot photographs ...

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects o

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
Ryan J.
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Sergio M.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sergio M.

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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 un

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Tanner *.
My son enjoyed his first lesson and is excited for the next. Serg explained the basics in a way that my 10 year old could understand. Looking forward to see what Serg can teach him in the future
Angela ..
Cool experience and going well
Kavita P.
So far, I've loved all of my classes with Sergio. His teaching style with photography fits my needs perfectly.
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William L.

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Starting at $175
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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 i

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Donnette Davis
William was very professional and prompt, I really learn alot from William and was very excited to learn from him with all his expertise. I will recommend William to anyone wishing to take Photography lessons.
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Sarah L.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Julie D.

90 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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

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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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!
Cedric
Very informative first lesson. Julie is a great teacher. I can tell she really loves photography.
Sara
Awesome first lesson! Simple, organized introduction to my camera. Also good to hear "atta girl." ;-)
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Priscilla L.

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

57 Reviews
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First thing I do before 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. 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.

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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Jamar
You can not directly get someone to see that they can be better or do better without a bit of influence.
Ms. P has been a positive influencer to my daughter. She taught techniques and gave her a written action plan for practice. I looked for someone my daughter could look up to and see herself in. She’s played drums and piano in school when she was younger and now wants to focus on being a vocalist. Ms. P offers lessons in singing and playing instruments. I figure she would be a perfect example of what you can do with your talents. My daughter words are below:

“Working with Mrs.P was a great experience. i didn’t realize how much breathing comes into play while singing. She showed me how to elongate my voice and sing from my chest instead of my throat. She’s very funny and kind and makes learning a comfortable experience.”

I'm thankful for Takelessons online options and finding Ms. P for my daughter's vocalist growth.
Celina Santa Cruz
Alexia H.
Priscilla has such a calming and warm presence! I love how she opened the lesson with meditation and stretching exercises.

And she jumped right into teaching me the song I wanted to learn how to play. I’m really going to enjoy taking more lessons with her. 😊

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"Very pleasant , very intuitive , and very encouraging. He cares and tries hard to accommodate and customize his teaching."
Karl
Took Photography lessons from Kelvin L.
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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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"Very informative and makes understanding easy"
Wanda
Took Photography lessons from Prophet C.
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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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"I had been a student of photography from Deano Mueller for over 3 years now! With all his teaching experiences from The New York Film Academy on the Universal Studios lot, as well as working as a Professional Photographer since 1989, Deano really knows how to share his experiences, skills, & wisdom with total understanding of sharing his knowledge of photography! By far, Deano has been the best teacher that I had the pleasure to work with and has made me a much better photographer and also because Deano understood my wants & needs of what I really want to learn about photography through his knowledge & experiences!"
Jamie
Took Photography lessons from Deano M.
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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 easy to follow and finally understand how things interact....looking forward to next lesson."
jen
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"Sarah was on time and she did her homework! She uses a Cannon and have have a Nikon, she read the owners manuel prior to the first lesson, very impressive. She answered all my questions and looking forward to the next lesson."
Ken
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"She was absolutely wonderful! She answered all of my questions, helped me figure out what my issues were, and made great suggestions for different settings I should explore. 100% would recommend her!"
Katie
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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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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