Teaching photography is my passion

I offer photo instruction in many different formats including photo workshops, private lessons (full day or half day), small groups, online fine art mentoring and online photography classes. As an author, photographer, workshop instructor and professor with a successful marketing background, I offer a platform of photography instruction (technique, coaching, insights, and vision) that is unique and empowering. 

Call 516-528-4293 or email cheryl@cherylmachatdorskind.com and let’s start a conversation. We’ll discuss what interests you and find a photography instruction method that works. The following outlines some of the photography instruction platforms I offer:

Photo Workshops (field photo instruction) 

If learning in small groups is something you enjoy while exploring the environment with your camera and meeting new friends, then join Cheryl Machat Dorskind for a Photo Instruction with Cheryl Machat DorskindHamptons Photo Workshop or a New York City Photo Workshop. Registration is now open for both New York City Photo Workshops and Hamptons Photo Workshops, so don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity for the fun-filled and rewarding photo outings. Learn how to capture frame worthy images. The Photo Workshops in the Hamptons and New York City concentrate on camera technique (all types of cameras are welcome – including smartphones), light and composition, lens selection and perspective. Participants leave with a greater appreciation for the environment and the camera, new friends, laughs, and wonderful memories. Think about it: “What better way to learn photography to be in beautiful locations and have hands-on instruction?”

Private (or small groups) Photo Instruction

Do you prefer to learn one-on-one? Hands-on or online, from the comfort of your home on your own schedule? Email cheryl@cherylmachatdorskind.com or call me 516-528-4293 and let’s discuss a private photo lesson. Popular private photo lessons include individual or small groups (parent and child, couples, children, adults – I teach all ages), hands-on mastering your camera photography instruction, online personalized lessons and post processing lessons (Photoshop, Lightroom, and Photoshop Elements).

Mastering your Camera Photo Instruction

Learn photography (vision, camera technique, photoshop, printing) and artistic composition skills with Cheryl Machat Dorskind. Move off of automatic and learn how to manage your camera and capture the images you see in your mind’s eye.

Photoshop, Lightroom, Color Management, Workflows – Photo Instruction

Join me for photography instruction and fine tune your post processing. Small groups are also welcome. Contact me @ cheryl@cherylmachatdorskind.com and let’s begin a conversation as to how we can improve your photography.

Fine Art Mentoring – Photo Instruction

Would you like to take your photography to the next level? Are you interested in exhibiting your photography? Creating a body of work? Discovering or fine-tuning your visual style? You can achieve your goals and all from the comfort of your home! Mentoring students of Cheryl Machat Dorskind move forward, becoming exhibiting artists, pro photographers, videographers, handpainters and enhance their portfolios, learn new camera techniques, and realize their artistic dreams and goals.

Each mentoring program is personalized and enriching, a sure way to bolster your photography and visual communications. The following are some of the courses Cheryl Machat Dorskind has developed for online mentoring students, within her FAME umbrella (Fine Art Mentoring Expertise) services:

  • Focus on Skills/Focus on Style
  • Web Portfolio Development
  • Digital Imaging – Painting with the Digital Brush
  • Creating a Body of Work
  • Photoshop Intensive – Creating Composites
  • High School Art AP Supplement Mentoring

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Online Photo Instruction Classes 

Exploring Color

Exploring Color is an online, self-paced photo class designed for all levels of photographers and visual artists and provides the foundations of color theory pertinent to digital image making. Four interesting and evocative lessons are coupled with revealing assignments.  

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Exploring Color 2

Exploring Color 2: This Online Photo Class continues the color journey and offers rich, insightful lessons and evocative assignments. Sign up and allow Cheryl Machat Dorskind to guide you – you’ll see differently, shoot accurately and connect with your environment in a more profound manner.

Topics include:

  • The Color Wheel Part 2
  • Musical Colors
  • Color Geometry
  • Color Constancy
  • Color Contrast Themes
  • Synesthesia

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Email Cheryl@cherylmachatdorskind.com to schedule a free phone consultation or call 516-528-4293.

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