Welcome! Thanks for visiting! I’m Malinda Hartong, a photojournalist with over 2 decades professional experience shooting both still images and video, news photography and features, even studio work. You might recognize the last name, especially with husband Glenn working as a newspaper photographer for over 25 years, and I was on staff as well for over 6 years, plus freelancing more than 10 years.
I LOVE teaching folks of ALL ages & skill levels how to get the most out of their camera & editing – creating absolutely amazing images! Honestly it’s not about the camera, it’s how you use it – let’s work together to get more out of Your photographic memories! I love sharing Pro Tricks, and with teaching for over 5 years full-time – I’ve honed and simplified all those tricks, complete with great reference handouts for YOUR camera so you can apply them to your everyday photos! From iPhone to SLR, still as well as video & multimedia, I’ve taught everyone from kids to moms to teachers to executives & even other professional journalists.
“I learned more in 2 hours than an 8 week class!” after just the 1st class of our popular DSLR Beyond Auto workshop – filled with easy pro tips you can use today!
Based in Cincinnati Ohio, I love to travel. Please explore! Contact me with any questions! My goal is to help you make amazing photos.
NEW! Girls Night Out! Gather some friends and join Malinda for a fun casual workshop, from iPhone to SLR – all skill levels welcome! We’re planning some AMAZING summer camps at Sharon Woods – registration starts 2/9!
Gift Certificates make perfect gifts - available for classes as well as private lessons! From $125. Most popular - 2 - 2 hour camera lessons $199. Gift Certificates
We had such a great time... I have been taking pictures for years and have always used AUTO... I never dreamed I could take such great pictures. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to expand their camera knowledge. CathyDownload a PDF filled info on our Gift Certificates for your favorite Santa. Lessons & Gifts PDF