photography-courses
going-digital photography-courses schedules bookings photo-services profile kielbowicz-photo-gallery more

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES

So, you have this new, sophisticated DSLR, mirrorless or long zoom camera and your photos are worse than those from your smartphone...?

Here I am to help! My name is Andrew Kielbowicz, I am photography instructor since 2007, and professional photographer since late seventies.

I offer effective group photography courses and one-on-one practical digital photography lessons for students in the area of Victoria area, including Lanfgord Sidney, Sooke on Vancouver Island, as well as Vancouver, BC, Canada. I am also available for journalist style wedding photography, family events and portraiture.

Contact: info@goingdigital.ca
call or text me at: 250-884-4012

PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING BENEFITS:

  • effective one-on-one private lessons
  • photography courses and workshops limited to 10 students
  • beginners, intermediate, advanced
  • Photoshop Elements hands-on lessons
  • Organization of photos in Lightroom
  • Lightroom pro photo editing
  • Photoshop pro photo editing
  • programs tailored to your needs
  • high quality visual presentation
  • professional tips and tricks
  • friendly critique of your photos
  • stimulating, creative assignments
  • free set of colour handouts in PDF
  • free photographic equipment purchase phone advice for present, past and future photography students
  • NEW! training for in-house photographers for variety of the companies

EXPERIENCE OF YOUR INSTRUCTOR:
Over 10 years of photography teaching,
12 years of full-time work as a photojournalist and photo editor, and after over 30 years as a portrait and editorial photographer, I also worked as a graphic designer for DDB Needham, Warsaw. For over 25 years I use Photoshop and recently Lightroom on Mac and Windows computers for professional post-production and editing. I worked as a Photoshop editor for a variety of environmental organizations including the David Suzuki Foundation, WWF, Tides Canada, BC Ministry of Environment, and the University of Victoria.


One-on-one (or two) photography students at all levels are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Check schedules and rates


At my photojournalist times in Poland I had a privilege and pleasure to photographed people like Pope John II, Mother Theresa, Lech Walesa, Ray Charles, Miles Davis and many others.

I love to travel, observe and socialize with people, listen to good music, and enjoy great movies. I enjoy to look at art of masters of painting and photography and always finding new inspirations. I work on ongoing photo project called "The Theatre of Daily Life" Recently I produced, designed and published three photo albums from the Philippines containing over 300 images. http://www.blurb.ca/b/8938896-the-philippines-natural-beauty

 

facebook–photography–lesson

Please check the outlines of my most popular classes at the courses page

Mentorship for existing and aspiring photographers and photojournalists is also available

Whole project—including program of the courses, handouts, website, and logo—exclusively created, designed, developed, and copyrighted © 2007-2019 by Andrzej Kielbowicz

SA

photo-courses-victoria From the project: The Theatre of Daily Life. San Juan, La Union, Philippines © Andrew Kielbowicz

Juan de Fuca Recration Centre | FALL 2019 Program
To register please call: 250-478-8384
http://www.westshorerecreation.ca/register/

PRACTICAL DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY for BEGINNERS
You will learn crucial camera settings. Technical and artistic components of digital photography will be discussed, demonstrated and practiced under the instruction of a professional photographer. Enroll to get a solid intro to composition rules, lighting and pro tips for nature, people and travel photography.

DSLR or mirrorless digital camera required for this course.

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Kielbowicz

Mon – Thur 10:00am-12:30pm; Nov 4 - Nov 8 $195/4
Boardroom

Min 4 | Max 12

TAKE BETTER SMARTPHONE PHOTOS

Improve your composition skills and learn how to control the light. Technical and artistic components of smartphone photography will be discussed, demonstrated and practiced under the instruction of a professional photographer. Enroll to learn tips and tricks for better nature, people and travel photography. The new model of smartphone introduced in 2017 (e.g.Apple 8plus or Google Pixel 2XL) or newer is required for this course.

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Kielbowicz

Sat 10:00am - 12:00pm and 12:45pm-2:45pm November 2 $90/2

Min 4 | Max 12

ORGANIZING AND EDITING PHOTOS – REVIEW OF BEST APPLICATIONS
It will give you an idea which tools are the best for organizing countless digital images in your computer, as well as very basic info to the most powerful photo editors. Basic intro to Lightroom, Photoshop, PhotoMechanic, FastStone and Luminar. Laptop and Softwares are not required as this is rather a lecture, not hands-on presentation.

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Kielbowicz

Sat 10:00am - 12:00pm and 12:45pm-2:45pm November 16 $90/2

Min 4 | Max 12

Monterey Recreation Centre | FALL 2019 Program
To register please call: 250-370-7300
https://www.oakbay.ca/parks-recreation

TAKE BETTER SMARTPHONE PHOTOS

Improve your composition skills and learn how to control the light. Technical and artistic components of smartphone photography will be discussed, demonstrated and practiced under the instruction of a professional photographer. Enrol to learn tips and tricks for better nature, people and travel photography. New model of smartphone introduced in 2017 (e.g.Apple 8plus or Google Pixel 2XL) or newer is required for this course.

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Kielbowicz

Sat 10:00am - 12:00pm and 12:45pm-2:45pm Nov 02 $90/2

Min 4 | Max 12

ORGANIZING AND EDITING PHOTOS — REVIEW OF BEST APPLICATIONS
It will give you an idea which tools are the best for organizing countless digital images in your computer, as well as very basic info to the most powerful photo editors. Basic intro to Lightroom, Photoshop, PhotoMechanic, FastStone and Luminar. Laptop and Softwares are not required as this is rather a lecture, not hands-on presentation.

INSTRUCTOR: Andrew Kielbowicz

Sat 10:00am - 12:00pm and 12:45pm-2:45pm Nov 9 $90/2

Min 4 | Max 12