Digital photography classes, private tutoring, portfolio review, developing your photo business' marketing strategies: that's my job.
If you want to learn how to use your camera and get better photos, I can help you reach your goals. If you want to make money from photography, I can help you design a business plan.
I am an Adjunct Photography Instructor at Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan and have been teaching college-level photography courses for 10 years. I teach photo classes on: nature, sports, portrait, still life/tabletop and urban lifestyles. I also teach basic digital photography and the business of photography.
Private photography lessons:
I also offer private lessons at $60/hour. If you want to learn how to use your digital camera, I'll help you understand what those buttons and dials are for in a "one-to-one" situation. I will examine your internet photography portfolio and provide feedback on your Flickr, Photobucket or other online accounts. I will examine your lighting and composition and tell you what is good and what can be improved. I will suggest ways you can grow as a photographer. For more information on lessons and the topics we can cover, see my page: "Photography Lessons."
If you are starting up your own photography business and want professional advice on creating a website, pricing your products and getting new customers, contact me. I will help you define your "niche", that specific area of photography that reflects your greatest strengths and enduring interests. We will select a logo or business photo that will appeal to potential customers. And, we will coin a slogan that accurately represents your company. I will be your advisor by "texting" with you over the internet. If you want faster feedback, I can consult with you by long-distance phone conversation or by a combination of internet and phone call simultaneously. For example, I can be reviewing your website or photos on the internet and making suggestions over the phone at the same time. Internet/phone consultations save us both time, travel and money. And they give you immediate results. My consulting fee is $60/hour.
I have 30 years experience as a professional photographer. I can help you discover your niche, establish yourself in today's photography market place and make money.
I have a Facebook page at "Wayne Richard Pope". Please visit me and enjoy a collection of photos, technical notes and tips on how to improve your photography. Go to the top of this page, click on the "F" icon (Facebook link) and "friend request" me to visit my page. Thanks.
I teach a variety of photo classes at Lansing Community College: Basic Photo 101 for Non-Majors; Nature Photography; Special Effects and Still Life/Tabletop to name a few. For larger groups, I lead photography workshops and safaris. My photos are for sale as greeting cards and enlargements. My bird photography column, "The Feathered Lens" appears bi-monthly in the Jack Pine Warbler, Michigan Audubon Society's newsletter.
My goal is to provide quality education and photo services to my clients and students. Here are a few of my services:
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