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Find photography classes in Hackensack, NJ

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Find photography classes in Hackensack, NJ

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Top 10 photography classes in Hackensack, NJ

Students agree: these Hackensack photography classes are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Studio 39 Photography

Studio 39 Photography

New on Lessons
Offers online services
39+ years in business
Serves Hackensack, NJ
We specialize in formal portraits and fine art landscapes and street photography. I love photographing the face of people it tells the story of each person I meet. I love everything about Photgraphy, I mean every thing. I never leave my home without some type of camera with me. When I do a show I feel like each piece is a child of mine. They each show a little of what I am.
Mitchel Gray Photography

Mitchel Gray Photography

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
34+ years in business
Serves Hackensack, NJ
Rigo L. says, "Mitchel Gray, an internationally known photographer, has unparalleled knowledge of lighting and great patience in teaching it. He is willing and happy to share his secrets. He has taught me to recognize lighting and how to manage it. It makes me  very happy to study with a great teacher and a great person. If you want to raise your level of photography significantly, Mitchel Gray is the teacher you are looking for." Read more
Photography

Photography

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Hackensack, NJ
My work is well established in the world leading magazines, galleries and museums. And I love sharing my knowledge with those who love the art of photograpy. My teaching is simple and hands on. Creatin beauty is a real pleasure and getting paid for doing what you really love and know doubles it.
Capturek

Capturek

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves Hackensack, NJ
Event Photographer. Please see my website at www.capturek4photo.com. As a builder of a photography franchise I can impart with clearly what the imperatives are in terms of technique and operations. When you convert a passion into a profession you live it and breathe it. Allow me to grant you the benefit of my experience from the ground up. The sky is the limit!
Classes By Artist Sandie

Classes By Artist Sandie

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves Hackensack, NJ
I taught Photography for 23 years at a High School for students with Learning Disabilities. I have a lot of patience. I will teach you how to MAKE a photograph as opposed to just TAKING a photograph. I will help you to learn to see.
Colaidian Entertainment

Colaidian Entertainment

5.0(2)
31+ years in business
Serves Hackensack, NJ
Mark Z. says, "George was amazing. He helped me to get past a technical problem that I was struggling with for months. Plus, he's been graciously willing to continue help me further still beyond the class. I consider him a friend." Read more
FiveFlightsUpDesign

FiveFlightsUpDesign

5.0(1)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Hackensack, NJ
Mauro T. says, "dan was an extremely knowledgeable and helpful instructor> He was very patient and aware of what my specific needs were and addressed then in the most professional manner." Read more
Marie Papp Photography

Marie Papp Photography

5.0(1)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves Hackensack, NJ
Nina A. says, "Marie was great teaching my 13 year old daughter the basics of photography. My daughter had never used a camera other than an iPhone prior to her lessons with Marie but she really wanted to learn how to take thoughtful, artistic photographs. Marie thoughtfully communicated the basics of photography for beginners and helped my daughter to understand how to take artful pictures. My daughter looks forward to taking additional lessons with her in the future!" Read more
MIgras Photography

MIgras Photography

New on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Hackensack, NJ
Help to get better with photography
Lawrence Frank Photography LLC

Lawrence Frank Photography LLC

5.0(2)
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
38+ years in business
Serves Hackensack, NJ
Trish F. says, "The lesson was very efficient and provided a lot of information. Lawrence is very knowledgeable and organized in his teaching. " Read more

Your Photography Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do photography classes cost?

Photography classes cost $80 to $300 at a local photography center, museum, or online course provider. A beginner photography course at a university costs $250 to $500+, while the cost for a photography degree program is $10,000 to $30,000 per year on average.

Prices depend on the type of class, skill level, and your location. A basic Introduction to Photography class typically costs less than advanced classes or workshops taught by an experienced photographer.

Why take photography classes, and are they worth it?

A photography class is worth it if you want to master your camera, learn new techniques, and gain the ability to capture moments in exciting, memorable images. You do not need to be an aspiring professional photographer or artist to benefit from a class.

You'll learn to observe the world around you in new ways and develop an eye for details, light, color, shape, and texture. Through expert feedback from the instructor, you'll identify areas where you need improvement and become a better photographer as a result.

What do you learn in a photography class?

A beginner photography class teaches basic camera skills and techniques, including:

  • The exposure triangle—aperture, shutter speed, and ISO—and how each setting affects motion, depth of focus, and noise in your images
  • Light and how it affects your photos
  • Composition techniques, the Rule of Thirds, and leading lines
  • Color, shape, and texture
  • White balance
  • Lenses and filters

More advanced photography classes teach post-processing techniques in Photoshop, Lightroom, or other similar photo editing programs. Post-processing techniques include color correction, retouching, adjusting contrast and sharpness, and more.

Advanced courses may also focus on a specific type of photography, such as landscape photography, portrait photography, or street photography

Do I need my own camera to take a photography class?

Most photography classes require you to bring your own camera. However, if you're interested in exploring photography before investing in your own camera gear, consider taking a class anyway. Whether you take photos with your cellphone or a high-end digital camera, you can benefit from the skills learned in the class.

During the class, you'll learn not just how to take great photos but also about the features you'd like in a more complex camera, as well as the best lenses and filters for the type of photography you're interested in. This knowledge will better prepare you for the expensive purchase.

Can you take photography classes online?

Yes, you can take photography classes online through universities, web course providers like CreativeLive and SkillShare, and a wide variety of websites dedicated specifically to photography. Most sites offer both beginner photography classes and a vast selection of intermediate and advanced classes focused on specific types or aspects of photography.

Where can I take photography classes near me?

Keep these tips in mind when choosing a photography class:

  • Look for a course targeted toward photographers at your skill level. Advanced photographers may want to consider taking a workshop with a specific photographer instead of a class.
  • Decide if you want to take a class that focuses on a specific style or type of photography.
  • Read the instructor's reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Check out the instructor's portfolio, as well as portfolios from previous students.

What questions should I ask photography instructors?

Ask the instructor these questions before enrolling in the class:

  • What skill level is this class designed for?
  • What topics will the class cover?
  • Do I need to bring my own camera?
  • Where will the class meet?
  • Will the class include instructor feedback?
  • Will you share our photos on the school website or social media?

Reviews for Hackensack photography classes

Recent success stories from people in the Hackensack area.
Rigo L.
Mitchel Gray, an internationally known photographer, has unparalleled knowledge of lighting and great patience in teaching it. He is willing and happy to share his secrets. He has taught me to recognize lighting and how to manage it. It makes me  very happy to study with a great teacher and a great person. If you want to raise your level of photography significantly, Mitchel Gray is the teacher you are looking for.
Mitchel Gray Photography
Joe P.
What a professional
Colaidian Entertainment
Chris M.
Lawrence is an expert in his field. He was thorough in his explanations. Adapted to my needs and what I wanted to learn. Flexible with schedule I would highly recommend Lawrence Frank for photography lessons or a photo shoot.
Lawrence Frank Photography LLC
Igor V.
I am very grateful to Alexey for his professional teaching in the stock business. His knowledge and professional experience helped me understand what sinks are and what kind of content they need. I highly recommend him as a competent teacher and a good mentor.
AlexArtPhoto Studio
Trevor N.
Offers practical advice. Makes the subject seem easy. Very open to questions.
Michael Regala Photography
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