Workshops

If your answer is YES to any of the following...

Do you leave your "nice camera" set on auto?

Do you ever wonder what those buttons and knobs really do?

Would you like to know how to create meaningful, intentional images?

Are you looking for a convenient, easy-to-understand photography workshop?

then a workshop with Jess Kamens is perfect for you!

INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOPS

Customized to meet your wishes.
Advance at your pace and cover everything we need/want to.
Scheduled at your convenience!

 

Jess Kamens

About Your Teacher

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I am a certified, trained, experienced, and playful Art and Photography teacher of 19 years, and professional photographer of 13 years.

I make technical terms easy to understand in our fun, mindful learning environment. Learn the basics in addition to several artistic and creative techniques.

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Workshops and Credentials

SUBJECTS AVAILABLE

  • Camera operation and settings
  • Portrait, street, landscape photography
  • Indoor low-light photography
  • Candid photography
  • Food photography
  • Real estate photography
  • Tips, tricks and techniques to improve your images
  • Post processing (Lightroom and Photoshop)
  • Advanced photography and mentorship

Where

Lessons are provided in my office or outside at an appropriate location. I am based in Rochester, New York and can easily travel to any location to teach a group workshop.

LANGUAGES

English (native), German (C1) , American Sign Language (basic communication, ASL interpretation available upon request)

Additional Fine Art Workshops

I hold a Permanent New York State Art certification.

  • Drawing & Painting – basic drawing class covering techniques, hand-eye coordination, figure drawing, portrait drawing, landscape, painting techniques, abstract
  • Ceramics & Sculpture – sculpture, various firing techniques, glazing, clay, recycling
  • Advertising / Graphic Design – fashion design, product design, graphic design, computer software, Adobe Photoshop, etc., QuarkXPress, digital photography, post processing, production industry experience
  • Fibers – batik, paper sculpture, paper bookmaking, tapestry and other weaving

AND...

  • Computer / Informatics – keyboarding class, All MS office, Resume/CV writing and submission, presentation creation, interview techniques, Google, email techniques