To say that James teaches Basic Photography classes well is an understatement.I registered for his Photography 101 class armed only with enthusiasm to learn and my Nikon D40 cam, never mind if I had absolutely zero knowledge on the basics of photography and camera operations. The fee I paid for was minimal, and I kinda expected to learn only the basics. To my surprise, I greatly enjoyed the "class", learned the basics and much more! Teaching photography came naturally to James, since he is an English teacher by profession. He was generous enough to share personal tips that may help us take better photos. I got much more than what I bargained for. At 500 pesos, the class was definitely a steal!After BDP class, I got hooked and took the rest of James' classes. Aside from the enjoyment of learning photography, I am also glad to have found new friends through the classes.For all these, (Myles, I'll say it again) I will forever be grateful to James. :-)
I have learned a lot from sir james, after attending the Basic and landscape. The session are very affordable. I hope Im still looking forward to other sessions.
So much has been said about how great (concise, high-yield, cheap, simple, effective) the lessons are, and what an impressive (talented, effective, inspiring, etc) teacher James is.I'm gonna keep this simple and say that James is a very *very* generous person. He unselfishly shares EVERYTHING he knows about making good photographs, and he is happy when his students are happy about the progress they have made.This is why we keep coming back for more.:)
i just have a question, the rates you stated above are only for one session? how many sessions do you conduct per email@example.com
Yep, one session per class. Another way of looking at it is that all of the courses I offer are part of one big Photography 101 lesson for people who are just beginning their passion for photography.
hi! can i still attend classes even without a laptop or a netbook? thnx!
hello! what does it mean nga ulit pag may asterisk? ex: 2 Students*thanks!
Hello!! i am planning to give my girlfriend a anniversary gift and this photo session will be perfect... how much does it cost?? My girlfriend has a Nikon D700 or D800 i think...
@ Princess,The asterisk marks for the number of people who has already paid for the indicated class.@ Yz:The prices are already indicated above, after the description of each lesson.
@ SamanthaYes, laptop is optional... unless you'll take an editing class (Natural, HDR, BnW), where it's mandatory.
hi! Im deaf. If I will bring my sign language interpreter, will he pay the fee also? Please advise. Thanks.
Hi Eric. In your case, I think your interpreter might have to pay as well because he will be learning the lessons the same time as you do. Hope to see you soon. :)
im interested to join the class since im liking photography, but UP is way far from my place. hope to attend in your class.
question bos..my gf and i are interested ok lng ba na isang cam lng dalhin namin...dslr xa...
Yeah, no problem with that. In fact a lot of couples who attended my class did that. :)
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i have been a follower of your tabblo. i came across your blog just now and i found out that you offer photography classes! i recently bought my first dslr (used a p&s all my life) and we're still in the getting-to-know-you stage. i will definitely enrol in your class but that would have to be in summer (i work in a school and the summer break will be the best time for me). i'm excited! -bits & pieces
Hi! I submitted my form last thurs dec 10 expressing my interest to attend your natural editing & web publishing on dec 19 at 3pm but until now I haven't received any confirmation. I wish to be included on that day. I will be submitting a form again & I hope I will get a comfirmation soon. Thanks
hello! how can i get your BDO account details so i can deposit the payment? thank you. :D
Hi DeSanggria! Have you submitted a form yet?
Hi! I submitted a form a week ago and still have no word from you regarding bank details or some form of confirmation for Jan 16 schedule. Should i resend?
Divi, I sent you a reply. Maybe it got lost in your Spam Mail?
hello sir. where can i possibly contact you? can u email me asap at firstname.lastname@example.org, u may txt me at 09235629420. il call u after.:)thanx.
sir I have already submitted the form & I am interested on attending to your class on 01/17/2010 (Basic Digital Photography). How can I know your BDO account #?
i havent received any confirmation, even on SPAM. i submitted last saturday, hoping to be on your Basic Digital Photography on March 13. email me again in this account instead: email@example.com (russ) thanks!
Russel, your email bounced. It didn't recognize ...@ihg.com
SirNicolay,Good day po. Ask ko lang po sana kung saan sa UP-Diliman ang venue ng Photography class nyo. I will drop by & enroll personally. Di po kasi ako familiar sa area ng UP e. ThanxRhey M.
Rhey, you got mail. :)
hi sir. sa UP lang po ba magteteake ng pictures or lalabas din sa ibang places? thanks
Gerard, for the classes, yes sa UP magte-take ng pictures. Pero syempre you can practice on your own anywhere, di ba?
Hi Sir, ur class seems very interesting, i'd like to inquire how many 3-4 hour sessions ung basic digital photography? How many hours all in all is the whole course in basic digital photography, (will it take 6 months if every weekend only?)
Hi! I have signed the form for my husband. Do I have to sign another form if I want to enroll, too?
sir i emailed you about my interest in attending your basic digital photography class, and some questions... hope you received it!^_^ my email's firstname.lastname@example.org thank you sir!
sir, for clarification lang. ok lang if i enroll for a specific lesson only? which means i have to pay the corresponding amount only? thanks
can i ask a question?do i understand clearly that 1 session per lesson?so parang 7 sessions all in all for 7 lessons... tama po ba???me and my friend is interested to enroll in ur class... ty
Good Day Sir! Ilan po ang required students before mag go ang isang session? for example po sa Basic Photography..thanks a lot
Ninetyperz, at least 2 :)
Sir can you please give me your top 5 basic SLR camera (30-40k budget) that I can use for your class? Brand/model ty sir
Hi Sir. I plan to get the regular promo package but i plan to attend classes maybe twice a month. Since the November classes have not been posted yet, will it be okay if i just choose 4 schedules first?
Felix: At that budget, any Canon camera will do.Humanrepellant: Yes, that won't be a problem at all. :) Hope to receive your reservation form soon.
Hi Sir Nicolay!Can I still enroll for the workshop on Sunday (Sept. 5)? But can I just pay on the day itself? I just saw this site tonight and Im afraid that I might not be able to deposit the payment tomorrow.
hi sir nicolay, few questions lng po.. wat is ur bdo acount for the payment? and san po banda sa up ang venue? thanks.jayvee
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'hi sir,ask ko lang po kung ilang hours/days ung Budget Package All 7 courses + 1 certificate & complete handouts?reply po:) thanks :)
Sorry for the super late reply, but approximately, all courses will span 21 hours. :)
Sir if slr lng po ung camera pwede p rn po b mgenrol?
Thanks for sharing information about the photography lessons offered by Sirnicolays. The user reviews clearly highlight the quality and effectiveness of your photography lessons. Please share the schedule of your upcoming training sessions and photography workshops.
Hello po. Open parin po ba kayo para sa summer session? Tsaka pano po ajo mageenrol gor that? Tsaka ilan session po for the whole summer? Thankyou po.
sir active pa din po ba kayo ? paano po mag enroll ? gusto ko po magenrol ngaung dadating na april 2014 tnx po
Hello Sir. I have read a lot of positive feedback from your students and I'm interested to enroll in your class. I just want to ask if its okay to bring a camera with its default lens? I noticed that a lot of your students already upgraded their lenses during your classes.
hi sir. i registered last July 29 for the 7 sessions (1 certificate). i'm still waiting for the txt msg so i can deposit to ur BDO account. would appreciate if u can txt before the bank closes today. i can also bring the full amount tom if u prefer. sir, where are u going to hold the workshop? my # is 0917 5757 103. tnx
Thank you for sharing your free photography lessons. It is very helpful for me.
Thanks to sir Nicolay's Basic Digital Photography class, I learned a lot from it and now I am starting my photo blog. I used a Canon G11 then and now I bought a Canon D1200. I know I am just starting out but I know I will improve. Super big thanks Sir Nicolay! This is the site: http://kwispiphotography.blogspot.com/
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This is just a fantastic post. Thanks for sharing these photography lessons. I have huge interest in learning photography so usually search for such stuff online. I am thinking to join a professional Port Macquarie Photographer for my training too.
i'm interested to enroll in your class.. donyou have schedule this May?
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Sir Nicolay, interested here for sunday class. ☺
Good morning, Sir Nicolay. Nag-fill up na po ako ng reservation form.
Hi Sir, i already registered last thursday but up to know i haven't received a text confirmation like it said after i registered. Will wait for your respond po. Tnx.
Fyi i registered online yesterday and received a reply that i will be receiving w/in 48 hours an sms about my registration and as of now I havnt received one. Thanks
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good morning sir... nag fill up na po aq ng registration kahapon...waiting nlang po sa reply nio..slamat..
Schedule for 2017 pls
Waiting for the 2017 schedule
Hi sir Nicolay, I registered last tuesday. but didnt receive a reply. emailed you as well, still no reply. Hoping for an update! Thanks