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Felicia K.

Oakland, CA


Photography & Computer Tutoring

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Background check passed as of 2/19/13
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8 Ratings
21hrs Response Time
Went at exactly the right pace for me
— SALLY, El Cerrito, CA on 2/20/13

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Chatham University, PA
Academy of Art University


Chatham University, PA

Academy of Art University (Other)

About Felicia

I am a professional photographer in Oakland, CA.

I have an MFA and a BA in photography and work in both digital and film mediums.

In my work, I am equally at home shooting wedding and special event photography as I am with fine art. I shoot many self portraits.

I teach classes and private lessons on many subjects, including all aspects of photography (both film and digital). I am a computer wiz (especially if its Mac based) and I'd be happy to show you everything I know about Macs or Adobe products. I jumped around a lot in college, so I amassed a large knowledge bank of the sciences also.

I have years of tutoring experience, so I am able to customize a session to fit your needs, whether that is hands on or more lecture based. I can go slow and I can go quickly. The student leads the show!
I am a professional photographer in Oakland, CA.

I have an MFA and a BA in photography and work in both digital and film mediums.

In my work, I am equally at home shooting wedding and special event…
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24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Oakland, CA 94609
Background Check: Passed

"Went at exactly the right pace for me"

- SALLY, El Cerrito, CA on 2/20/13

"Great tutor"

- Jim, Moraga, CA on 2/17/15

"On time, knows her stuff"

- Inge, San Francisco, CA on 8/4/14

"Awesome Tutor!!"

- Casey, Alameda, CA on 9/9/13

"Competent and inspiring"

- Stephanie, Berkeley, CA on 9/8/13

"Patient, Talented and Professional Tutor!"

- Amanda, Alameda, CA on 9/6/13

"Very knowledgeable"

- Kerstin, Pleasant Hill, CA on 9/5/13

"Knows her stuff, great tutor."

- Mark, Kentfield, CA on 2/22/13
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Anatomy, Biology, Botany
Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, Macintosh,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Photography
ESL/ESOL, Speech
Adobe Photoshop, Art History, Art Theory , Photography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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Botany was my minor in college. I had the pleasure of taking biology, botany, plant physiology, and other interesting classes. I spent much time in a laboratory with my face in a microscope!

College was also when I discovered my green-thumb, spending hours working in our campus greenhouse.

I apply my botanical knowledge to my ever-fruiting produce garden and an unreasonable collection of houseplants.

I combine my plant interests with my photography career in the form of chlorophyll printing, a photography process exploiting the mechanism of photosynthesis.


I am an Apple Geek! I have been working on Mac computers since 2004.

I currently use a MacBook, a MacMini, an iPhone, and an iPad. I have in depth knowledge of most Apple programs and OS.

I love using shortcuts, quickkeys, and other Mac-based tricks.

If I don't know the answer to a problem, I know how to locate an answer in about 30 seconds.


I have both a BA and an MFA in photography. I own my own photography business and teach one-on-one photography lessons to select clients.

I work in film photography (medium and large format), digital photography (Nikon based), toy camera photography (holga/Diana), darkroom and alternative processes, studio photography (using both strobes and hot lights), portraiture and self portraiture. I often shoot wedding and event photography, as well as product photography and the occasional odd photo gig.

I have 7 years of college and over 10 years of experience...there isn't much that I don't have knowledge of, if not expertise!

Public Speaking

I have been doing public speaking, performances, and storytelling since I was a young child.

I know many techniques (beyond the standard "picture them in underwear") that can boost confidence and have a considerable effect on public speaking effectiveness.

I was the speaker at both my High School and College graduations, as well as at many smaller functions throughout my life.

With a little coaching, you'll feel more at ease in front of a crowd also!

Chatham University, PA
Academy of Art University


Chatham University, PA

Academy of Art University (Other)

Went at exactly the right pace for me — Felicia K. is a terrific tutor! She helped me both with some Mac issues and with digital photography stuff. She has an impressive resume, including having working at Looking Glass Camera store for 2 years. Her pace was just right for me. She seemed intuitively right in synch with my pace of note taking, and so on. I can not give Felicia a higher recommendation. She's great! ...

— SALLY, El Cerrito, CA on 2/20/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Felicia will travel within 20 miles of Oakland, CA 94609.

Background Check Status for Felicia K.

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