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Sean M.

Austin, TX

$65/hour

Photography and Post-Photo Effects

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 4 ratings
Very knowledgeable and clear
— Kimberly, Austin, TX on 8/27/14

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University of North Texas
Radio, TV, Film
University of Texas at Austin
Master's

Education

University of North Texas (Radio, TV, Film)

University of Texas at Austin (Master's)

About Sean

I love both shooting AND the creative aspects that come into play once the image has been captured. I have been a photographer for nine years and a user of Photoshop for almost as long. I have recently become proficient in Lightroom as well.

For a semester, I interned alongside Griff Smith, the photo editor at Texas Highways magazine while acquiring my Master's degree from University of Texas at Austin. I was also a teaching assistant for four semesters at UT for a photojournalism class, and later taught that same class as an adjunct professor from 2013-2014.

I have tutored 6th grade reading and 8th grade math, and taught private photography lessons to all ages when I shot on a dude ranch in Colorado.

I first like to understand each student's ability level and desires before heading in a particular direction. I really enjoy watching the wheels turn and eyes light up when things start to click.
I love both shooting AND the creative aspects that come into play once the image has been captured. I have been a photographer for nine years and a user of Photoshop for almost as long. I have recently become proficient in Lightroom as well.

For a semester, I interned
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Austin, TX 78704
In-person lessons

"Very knowledgeable and clear"

- Kimberly, Austin, TX on 8/27/14
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Photography,
Video Production
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, Microsoft Word, Photography,
Video Production
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word

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Photography

I've been shooting professionally for 8 years. I have a Master's degree in photojournalism from the University of Texas at Austin. I am an adjunct professor now, teaching an Introductory to Photojournalism class. I taught 4 semesters of the same class.

Video Production

I have a Master's in photojournalism from the University of Texas at Austin, where I created 3 short videos for my Master's report. I have shot, edited and done sound for over 30 videos of various lengths. I am a freelance journalist. I have had my work featured in SPIN magazine online and the Austin Statesman.

University of North Texas
Radio, TV, Film
University of Texas at Austin
Master's

Education

University of North Texas (Radio, TV, Film)

University of Texas at Austin (Master's)

Very knowledgeable and clear — I was thrilled with my first lesson with Sean. He is well versed in Lightroom and taught me many valuable tips that I'm already putting to use. I can't wait for our next session. Things went so well that I'm already planning on moving on to lessons in Photoshop once we've completed Lightroom. ...

— Kimberly, Austin, TX on 8/27/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sean will travel within 20 miles of Austin, TX 78704.