Photo Cheat Sheet
The Photo Cheat Sheet is two sides of a single sheet of paper. The cheat sheet has questions you need to ask yourself before you press the shutter release. Use online or download a free copy.
Photo Cheat Sheet Quiz
Review the Photo Cheat Sheet. Quiz yourself online.
Photo Flash Cards
Use the flash cards to make learning about your camera easy. Download a free copy.
Camera Features Explained
Click camera features for a description of what they do.
Take a tour of the ingredients that make great photographs.
Beecher's Handouts is a free 122 page book about camera tools. Read online or download a free copy.
3 Starting Points
100s of articles & tutorials make editing with Photoshop Elements easier and fun. Read online or print them.
Beginners Start Here
More Advanced Go Here
100s of photography tips for you. Learn something new. Improve your photography.
PATH is a book about the most important ingredient in photography. Most books are about cameras. This book is about you. Read online or download a free copy.
Creative Energy Questionnaire
Use the Creative Energy Questionnaire to delve into your inner photographer. Get more creative energy when you find your direction.
Classes & Private Lessons
Take a class at ICP or the 92nd St. Y.
Private lessons are . . .
. . . tailored to your needs.
. . . convenient for busy people.
For Jim's Students
Here's information for my students.
Learn More About:
• Digital Photography
• Photoshop Elements
NYC & Nearby
• Afternoons and evenings.
• Weekdays and weekends.
House Calls or ?
I can come to your home or office.
Or, we can meet elsewhere.
• This website
• Years ago, I taught young people at the Nightingale-Bamford School and the Trevor Day School.
• Counseling training at New York University (B.S.S.W, 2000, summa cum laude; M.S.W., 2002).
A two-hour session is $185.
A three-hour session is $235.
I only charge another $50 for the third hour to encourage students to go for three hours.
That additional hour is useful.
Please pay cash or check at the end of the lesson.
Handouts pertinent to your needs are provided at no additional charge.
E-mail support between lessons is provided at no additional charge.
We'll devise assignments to be completed between lessons.
At the Lesson
At your lesson, have:
• The camera battery charged, and the camera instruction manual.
• Pen and paper handy.
• Questions ready.
• Photographs set aside in a folder on your computer for easy access.
Select photographs about which you have questions, and some of your "greatest hits."
Please don't have any concerns about showing me your photographs.
I'm not a rip-you-to-shreds-to-build-you-up teacher.
Please fill out this short form.