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⌖ Don’t have time for classes? Prefer to work one-on-one? No problem. The Los Angeles Center of Photography offers private lessons. We’ll listen to your needs and connect you with a professional, working photographer.

⌖ Now offering private Portfolio Reviews! Schedule a one-on-one review session with an industry professional . All reviews are thirty-minute private in-person or virtual meetings with museum curators, gallery owners, publishers and photo consultants. Click HERE for details and pricing.

LACP Private Instruction
© David Newman

Receive Instruction in:

  • Portfolio Reviews (click HERE for details and request a Portfolio Review)
  • Photography fundamentals
  • Digital camera operation
  • Flash technology
  • Lighting and portraiture
  • Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Lightroom
  • Marketing and self-promotion
  • College preparation
  • And more!


In-person private lessons are held at a mutually arranged meeting location. Lessons may also be held online. Students must supply his or her own camera.

Rates = $200/hr
Rates = $300/hr for two people at the same time

(NOTE: A minimum of at least two hours must be booked per session. Additional fees may be charged for private lessons involving lighting instruction – studio rental, equipment rental, models, etc.)

Portfolio Reviews carry different pricing options. Click HERE to view pricing and request a Portfolio Review.

Apply for Private Instruction

To request your private lesson, complete the form below and hit “send.” In the description field, please provide a sense of your skill level and how long you’ve been photographing. Try to describe your needs and goals clearly. Once in receipt we’ll match you with the most appropriate instructor.

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