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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES

Hi! So, you have this sophisticated DSLR, mirrorless or long zoom camera and your photos are worse than those from your smartphone? Here I am to help you to tame your camera. My name is Andrzej (Andrew) Kielbowicz, I am photography instructor offering, since 2007, effective group photography courses and one-on-one practical digital photography lessons for students in the area of Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

Contact: info@goingdigital.ca
call or text me at: 250-884-4012

PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING BENEFITS:

  • effective one-on-one (or two) lessons
  • photography classes and workshops limited to 10 students
  • beginners, intermediate, advanced
  • Photoshop hands-on lessons
  • Organization of your photos in your computer using Lightrom
  • Lightroom photo editing
  • Photoshop photo editing
  • programs tailored to students' needs
  • high quality visual presentation
  • professional tips and tricks
  • friendly critique of your photos
  • stimulating, creative assignments
  • free set of colour handouts in PDF
  • free equipment purchase phone advice for present, past and future students

Experience of your instructor:
10 years of teaching photography, 12 years of full-time work as a photojournalist and photo editor, and after many years as a portrait and editorial photographer, I also worked as a graphic designer for DDB Needham, Warsaw. For over 25 years I use Photoshop and recently Lightroom on Mac and Windows computers for professional post-production and editing. I worked as a Photoshop editor for a variety of environmental organizations including the David Suzuki Foundation, WWF, Tides Canada, BC Ministry of Environment, and the University of Victoria. Photographed Mother Theresa, Lech Walesa, Ray Charles, Miles Davis at the time I was photojournalist in Poland.

I love to travel, observe and socialize with people, listen to good music, and enjoy great movies. I enjoy to look at art of masters of painting and photography and always finding new inspirations. I work on ongoing project called "The Theatre of Daily Life" Recently I produced, designed and published three photo albums from the Philippines containing over 300 images. http://www.blurb.ca/b/8938896-the-philippines-natural-beauty

Please check the outlines of my most popular classes at the courses page

Mentorship for existing and aspiring photographers and photojournalists is also available.


One-on-one (or two) photography students at all levels are accepted on an ongoing basis. Check schedules and rates


Whole project—including program of the courses, handouts, website, and logo—exclusively created, developed, designed and copyrighted © 2007-2018 by Andrew Kielbowicz

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PRACTICAL DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS
at Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre. To register please call: 250-478-8334
or book online: http://www.westshorerecreation.ca/register/

Both technical and artistic components of digital photography are discussed, demonstrated and practised under the instruction of a professional photographer. Learn how to set up your camera plus secrets of composition and lighting whether photographing landscape, nature, people or travel. Digital camera, DSLR or mirrorless, with manual settings is required for this class.

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Kielbowicz | Min: 4 students, max: 10

Thursdays 6:00 - 8:30pm Sep 20-Oct 11

Cost: $179 for four sessions, 2.5 hour each

PRACTICAL DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY INTERMEDIATE
at Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre. To register please call: 250-478-8334
or book online: http://www.westshorerecreation.ca/register/

Great follow up to beginners course. For those with basic knowledge of
shooting in P, A, and S(Tv) modes on DSLR or mirrorless camera.
Topics: Six golden ingredients of successful photography,
The art of seeing. Shooting like a pro with different lenses. Learning from Masters.
Travel Photography Tips. Intro to file formats and organizing your photo collection on the computer.

JDF BOARDROOM

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Kielbowicz | Min: 4 students, max: 10

Tuesday 6:00pm-8:30pm Oct 16-Oct 30

Cost $145 for 3 sessions 2.5 hours each

Please visit my galleries on Smugmug https://kielbowicz-photo.smugmug.com/

If you wish to study now, please join my one-on-one or one-on-two programs