Richard Nowitz Photography

Richard Nowitz Photography

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  • Kim Sharp

    Met Richard at the Botanic Gardens and had an on site one on one training session. He brought some of his gear so that I could try and advised and instructed on better ways to create photos. I learned so much!

  • Richard Ryberg

    Great ono-on-one session. Richard has a pleasant manner that quickly found ways to improve my technical and artistic skills. He showed me some obvious camera settings I was over-looking and he suggested edits to my good pictures to make them better.

  • Kim Sharp

    One on one lesson with Richard. He reviewed my camera setting and opting with me and gave me tips and advised on technique. He also reviewed some of my photos and gave feedback on how to imporove.

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I have been a National Geographic Photographer for over 25 years, and lectured and traveled widely and love teaching about the the art of previsualization and post production of raw digital files.

Love to share my passion about travel and photography with my students and excite them to explore their backyard or the wider world thru the lens of their cameras. Photography is fun but it is also about discovery!

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Rockville, MD 20852
42 years in business
1 employees
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I use a side by side hand on equipment and/or computer to teach the techniques.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have a over 40 years of working in the field in countries around the world doing editorial and travel photography. 


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My price is an hourly rate of $125 with a 1 hour minimum.


How did you get started teaching?

While working at National Geographic I was asked to teach at local camera clubs and give lectures about location lighting.


What types of students have you worked with?

From beginners to semi-pros.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Foto DC, Annual Convention of the Society of American Travel Writers and Photographer, have been a memebr for 25 years.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Know your equipment before you start working, look at and and analyze pictures that you like. Ask yourseld how did they take that photo, what lens did they use, how was it composed.


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What are you seeking to learn from each lesson, set objectives that you can communicate to your instructor.


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