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1 to 1, friends, or custom groups, lessons are designed for your personal experience and gear. Our favorite spots are Winton Woods or our nearby Studio, Glenwood Gardens, & the village square in Glendale. Or add travel for a small fee.
Learn your camera iPhone to SLR, beginner to Pro levels, Studio, Lighting, Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, Keynote, Mac Photos, social media speed tips… Schedule Appointment
is a freelance photojournalist, with over 20 years of full-time staff & freelance experience, including a daily newspaper – stills & video, news and features for all sorts of publications and purposes.
Photo credits include The Guardian(London) and The Times of London. Malinda has covered everything from presidential races to 5 alarm fires, as well as decades of portrait and event experience, all the while staying updated with the latest technology and cameras, from iPhones to SLRs, Photoshop, Lightroom, iPad photo editing and more.
Malinda thoroughly enjoys sharing her photography & photoshop experience teaching folks of ALL ages and skill levels.
Malinda and her photojournalist husband Glenn Hartong thrive on telling great stories, in video, stills, and of course sharing their passion through teaching. Glenn has almost 30 years daily news experience – both still and video. Glenn has taught photography as well as video workshops. His images have been published around the globe, including in National Geographic and photojournalism text books. Of course they met thanks to great lenses!
Malinda and Glenn are both the 1st honorary civilian members of the Ohio Association of Professional Firefighters – recognized for decades of service, including serving as pool funeral coverage – both stills and video – for all other media outlets.
Malinda truly enjoys sharing her experience and love of photography and photoshop. With ongoing classes, summer camps, and workshops covering Digital Photography for Beginners, DSLR: Beyond Auto Mode, iPhonography, and Photoshop, plus 1-1 private lessons for beginners to aspiring pros, Malinda stays busy looking at the world through glass, and helping others to see it more beautifully while improving their own images.
1-1 Lessons and group workshops are available for all ages on Photography from camera settings to editing plus Apple-related topics as well as Gift Certificates.
Hours are by appointment, based on class schedules. But are typically: Monday, Weds 10am-6pm Tues, Thurs 12pm – 8pm Saturday 10am-1pm Non-standard appointments by request
Our studio address is unlisted. Our mailing address is 11711 Princeton Pike, suite 341-159, Cincinnati OH 45246.
Ohio Professional Firefighters
Sam Adams Beer
Bad Girl Ventures
Congresswoman Jean Schmidt
The Dragonfly Foundation
Flashes of Hope
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Choral Director Magazine
Better Nutrition Magazine
The Guardian (U.K.)
The Times of London
Vanity Fair Magazine
I'm Malinda Hartong, Freelance Photojournalist and I've been documenting life behind glass for several decades. Glenn Hartong, my husband (Photojournalism Instructor with 27 years news experience), and I LOVE shooting, as well as sharing our extensive knowledge with all ages, experience levels. We keep it SIMPLE!
Private Lessons are available 6 days/week, various hours based on time of year and schedule. Any age. Absolute Beginner to Aspiring Pro. All Photography, Mac topics, from simple basics to iPhone to advanced studio lighting, studio and posing to editing. Virtual Lessons also available anywhere in the US via phone or computer. Choose a package of 2 or 3 lessons and save!
Gift Certificates for Camera Lessons make amazing gifts for any age. A gift that keeps giving with amazing photos as a result.
Classes: Beyond AUTO offers simple steps to learn focus, exposure, flash, and more with your SLR, Mirrorless, or Adv Point and Shoot camera, 6 sessions/year. Lightroom and Photoshop classes are held each Spring and Fall. Speaking available for your group. Register Online
HeadShots in addition to Freelance Photojournalism, Portraits, Photo and Video for your business.
Locations: Our studio is near Winton Woods. Our favorite locations for Lessons are Winton Lake, Glenwood Gardens, Glendale, and our studio, but we're available for travel.
Monthly Photo Walks: Join us monthly for My Great Park in Pictures, partnering with Great Parks of Hamilton County, and exploring with any camera, iPhone to SLR. Beginners welcome. Free with parks vehicle sticker.
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Contact Malinda. Please let us know if you have questions or class requests! Best way to reach us is chat, text, or email as we're frequently in lessons 513-245-4100. We look forward to helping you make amazing photos!