Private Photography Lessons

Adam Jacobs Private Photography Lessons San Francisco Bay Area Silicon Valley

I aim to bring my wealth of photographic experience to offer private, enjoyable and exciting photography lessons to those with all levels of expertise in London, San Francisco and throughout Silicon Valley. One to one tuition is a great way to accelerate your photographic education and can be tailored by you, for you, dependent on your level of expertise and photographic interest. Whether you are a complete beginner and want to learn the fundamentals of your DSLR, or an industry professional who wants to take your photography onto the next level, I hope that both my passion and wealth of photographic knowledge across a variety of different photographic disciplines means that I can bespoke private tuition to best suit your needs. Workshops are designed around an effective combination of theory and practical techniques and cover all aspects of how to use your camera to its full potential, lighting, framing, composition and post production using programs including Lightroom and Photoshop. All camera models including phones are encouraged as lessons are very much geared around getting you to start 'seeing' like a photographer before advancing onto the more technical aspects of photography. 

Lessons can cover various topics including: 

- Exposure, aperture, shutter speed ISO, 

- Focusing

- Composition and framing

- Lighting

- Dealing with contrast

- Metering


- Studio Lighting

- Panoramic Photography

- Post Producion and the Digital Workflow

Private Tuition starts from £95(Exc VAT)/$125 per hour. 

These photography lessons are popular gifts as presents and vouchers can be provided on request. 

To enquire regarding availability and to book, please use the contact form


San Francisco Based Photographer Adam Jacobs Photography Lessons

Group Classes

I also offer private, bespoke group photography classes throughout London/San Francisco seven days a week including evenings and weekends. From learning the fundamentals of your digital SLR camera, to rules in creative composition these photography classes will take you to some of London’s most exciting areas to practice the skills that you learn and teach you how to start seeing things like a professional photographer. Classes can also cover digital post-production techniques and archiving. 

Minimum number required is three. 

Please don't hesitate to get in touch and we can create a customized series of classes geared to your specific interest whether you love taking photos of people, architecture, sport, food, landscapes, pets, cityscapes or nature.