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Donna C.

Stamford, CT

$75/hr

Pro Photographer who loves to share the passion of photography

Background check passed as of 10/12/11
Usually responds in about 9 hours

Pro Photographer who loves to share the passion of photography

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I fell in love with photography at the age of 16 and have devoted myself to the craft ever since. I have over twenty-five years experience in the field of commercial photography, and eight years as a fine art photographer with numerous exhibitions.

I love tutoring others in how to use their cameras properly, mastering lighting, and in processing those captured images in Adobe Photoshop. I can also help you with printing, book publishing, and exhibition preparations. Custom tutoring plans available after we do an assessment of your skill level and defining your main interests and challenges.

I look forward to helping you learn to become a better photographer!

Testimonials

"Well worth the time! Exceptional lessons"

- Don, Bedford, NY on 6/6/14

"Great tutor!"

- Ellen, Stamford, CT on 1/20/12

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop CS4.
I have used Photoshop since it's inception!
Areas of expertise include:
Setting up a folder system for processing images
All tools, including their sub-menu's
Proper use of the Healing and Cloning tools
Non-destructive retouching
RAW processing (Nikon expert)
Color correction and color conversions
File sizes for various needs
Composite images and masking
Silo's and paths
Transformation tool

Photography

I am happy to customize a program for you depending upon your needs.
Topics can include:
Basic camera operation - All of those buttons!
Outdoor or studio lighting
Exposure and Aperture settings
Composition - The rules and when to break them
Tripod use
Copyright issues - How to protect yourself
Creating a theme or series
Portraiture or Still life
Macro or Panoramas

University of Georgia - BFA
Photographic Design

Education

University of Georgia - BFA (Photographic Design )

Well worth the time! Exceptional lessons — Donna is an exceptional person and teacher. Shared her relevant professional work experience as well as recommended readings and links to web sites that can help me accomplish my goals. Her instruction was attuned to both my avocational and professional needs with the camera and with Photoshop. ...

— Don, Bedford, NY on 6/6/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Donna will travel within 10 miles of Stamford, CT 06906.


About Donna

I fell in love with photography at the age of 16 and have devoted myself to the craft ever since. I have over twenty-five years experience in the field of commercial photography, and eight years as a fine art photographer with numerous exhibitions.

I love tutoring others in how to use their cameras properly, mastering lighting, and in processing those captured images in Adobe Photoshop. I can also help you with printing, book publishing, and exhibition preparations. Custom tutoring plans available after we do an assessment of your skill level and defining your main interests and challenges.

I look forward to helping you learn to become a better photographer!

Testimonials

"Well worth the time! Exceptional lessons"

- Don, Bedford, NY on 6/6/14

"Great tutor!"

- Ellen, Stamford, CT on 1/20/12
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Education

University of Georgia - BFA
Photographic Design

Education

University of Georgia - BFA (Photographic Design )


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Stamford, CT 06906

Donna’s Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Background Check Status for Donna C.

Donna C. passed a background check on 10/12/11. The check was ordered by Donna through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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