Mentorship

 

Melanie offers a variety of educational options for photographers local to Bermuda and abroad.  Upon completing her MFA in Fine Art with an emphasis in Photography and Video from Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine, she began teaching at the collegiate level in 2007.  She has taught at a number of schools along the East Coast of the United States and is now a Photo Professor at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division. Whether you're a beginner or a professional photographer, Melanie would love to hear how she can help push your work further. 

Check out the different options below for how you can work with Melanie to improve your photographic skills, learn new techniques, or simply get a second set of eyes on a project.  Sign up for a one-on-one mentorship with Melanie or take a course with a friend!  With over 10 years of teaching at the college level, Melanie offers a hands on learning experience that is bound to help you improve your skills as a photographer!

 
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Individual Meetings: $250/hour

Manual Exposure / Composition / Natural Lighting

Landscape & Flora / Fauna

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 4 Week Course - 1 Hr. Meeting / Week: $1000

Manual Exposure / Composition / Natural Lighting

Off Camera Flash

Traditional Portraiture 

 
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8 Week Course - 1 Hr. Meeting / Week: $1900

Manual Exposure / Composition / Natural Lighting

Off Camera Flash / Mixed Lighting

Traditional Portraiture 

Product Photography

Event Photography

11 Week Course - 1 Hr. Meeting / Week: $2500

Manual Exposure / Composition / Natural Lighting

Off Camera Flash / Mixed Lighting
Traditional & Candid Portraiture

Product Photography

Event Photography

Architecture / Landscape

Photo Business Preparation

 

Required Items and Software

DSLR Camera
2 x Flash Cards (Memory Cards)
Batteries for Camera
Off Camera Flash
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, Acrobat)

Skype or FaceTime
Laptop (Suggested Item)