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Darryl M.

Springfield Gardens, NY

$55/hour

Photography Instructor

In-person lessons

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Lehman College & John Jay College
CRJ
John Jay College
Graduate Coursework
Lehman College
Master's

Education

Lehman College & John Jay College (CRJ)

John Jay College (Graduate Coursework)

Lehman College (Master's)

About Darryl

My love of teaching photography comes from years of taking photographs. I started taking photos for my youth service programs twenty years ago. People liked my photographs so much that they offered to pay me for my services. I thought that that was a real honor. I continued learning about photography which led me to take community courses at York College. After continuing my studies and learning as much about photography as I could, I hit a plateau and decided to enroll in the International Center of Photography in Manhattan. After taking several courses at the school, specifically in the area of lighting, I decided to become a Teacher's Assistant at the school.

Once I became a Teacher's Assistant, I learned the true value of teaching others. It is an amazing experience as I get to rediscover photography through the eyes and lenses of every student that enrolls in the program. I am having such a wonderful time sharing my knowledge and experience with others. I want to continue teaching more students who wish to learn more about the field of photography. One of the things that I love doing is giving students photography assignments. I look forward to seeing their energy, pride and enthusiasm through their photographs. When I performed my internship as a Special Education teacher, we used photography as a form of expression for our students. (First and second graders) When we printed out their photos, their big, bright smiles reminded me of why I wanted to become a teacher.
My love of teaching photography comes from years of taking photographs. I started taking photos for my youth service programs twenty years ago. People liked my photographs so much that they offered to pay me for my services. I thought that that was a real honor. I continued Read more

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Travels within 20 miles of Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
In-person lessons
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Photography

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Photography

I am a professional photographer who is currently a Teacher's Assistant for a photography school. I have taught Photoshop workshops in the past and currently use Photoshop CS5 and Photoshop Elements 10 along with other image editing software. I have previous teaching experience with the Department of Education and I have a Master's Degree in Special Education.

Lehman College & John Jay College
CRJ
John Jay College
Graduate Coursework
Lehman College
Master's

Education

Lehman College & John Jay College (CRJ)

John Jay College (Graduate Coursework)

Lehman College (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Travel policy

Darryl will travel within 20 miles of Springfield Gardens, NY 11413.