Specializing in 35mm Photography Instruction - Digital Photography Made Easy!

One-on-one instruction with the teacher occurs at a local Panera Bread, a scenic outdoor location or at the convenience of your home -- hands-on!

Ronald Zincone Photography and student at Panera Bread in Warwick, RI. (left -- instructor ronald, on left, with his student Joe at Panera Bread in Warwick)

Panera Bread location in Liston, CT ronaldzinconephotography
(left -- Panera Bread in Lisbon, Connecticut)

As a "Traveling Teacher", ronald is also available to meet you at your home location for your convenience for hands-on, on-site instruction!
(mileage fee may apply).

ronald offers unlimited sessions for the student's convenience at a reasonable hourly rate of $35.00.  Photographic equipment is highly recommended but not mandatory. Sign up for or accumulate 5 individual sessions and get the 6th session FREE!
ronald will teach you and help you understand 35mm photography while learning how to use your digital camera to better your photography.
Use the PayPal carts below for immediate registrationCredit cards accepted!  or mail payment to ronald's business address at: 

Ronald Zincone Photography, P.O. Box 3063, Kingston, RI 02881

Checks and cash can be used in person.

PLEASE READ:  In order to receive a full refund or reschedule the session, the student must call or email the instructor to cancel within 24 hours.  If the instructor is not contacted before he arrives at the session location, a booking fee of $35.00 equal to one-hour of instruction is assessed and/or refund will not be given.  Thanks for understanding!

The instructor also offers all of his in-class photography courses as private sessions.  Students who do not chose to commit to scheduled classes at a learning institution can choose this option.  You can choose and pay from the course list below:

Introduction to Landscape Photography
This exciting course will teach you exciting new techniques for capturing dynamic landscape images. In this class, the instructor will help you develop your personal vision and discover new ways of seeing. From the Rule of Thirds to photographing star trails, this course covers a wide range of landscape possibilities and combines technical assistance with refining your personal expression. Certificate of Completion included. Instructor Ronald Zincone
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Canon EOS DSLR: Part One
This course is designed to introduce and teach you the technical and artistic methods of 35mm digital photography using your 35mm Digital Single Lens Reflex camera (DSLR). With the use of lecture, visuals, hands-on learning and interaction, the instructor will cover such topics as the DSLR vs point & shoots, megapixels, the sensor, image quality and sizes, auto-everything modes, hands-on control, the creative zone, the LCD, the photographer’s goals, tack-sharp imagery, rules to proper composition, “seeing” vs. “snapshots” and the photographer’s “eye” and more! $35/hour
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Canon EOS DSLR: Part 2
This course is designed to introduce and teach you the basic recipe to capturing 90% of your subjects with just two camera modes! With lecture, visuals, hands-on learning of your digital camera and student-teacher interaction, you will be taught what is known as “The Exposure Pyramid” or “Photographer’s Triangle”. This basic recipe is the key to understanding and learning 35mm digital photography as well gaining creative control over your digital camera! $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Canon EOS DSLR: Part 3
This course is designed to introduce and teach you both the technical and artistic methods of 35mm digital photography as well as hands-on learning and interaction on using our digital cameras as a “tool”. We will cover a variety of topics including: the DSLR, the mode dial, basic and creative zones, aperture priority and shutter priority, ISO, automatic vs. manual mode, exposure compensation mode, the LCD screen and the viewfinder, AF points, auto focus modes, metering modes, drive modes, white balance and more advanced features of your 35mm DSLR! $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Canon EOS DSLR: Part 4
This course is designed to introduce and teach you both the technical and artistic methods of 35mm digital photography as well as hands-on learning and interaction on using our digital cameras as a “tool”. We will specifically cover the Canon EOS menu including: Selecting image quality and size, red eye correction, LCD review time, exposure compensation, the histogram, color space, picture styles, protecting images, rotate and erase images, highlight alert “the blinkies”, formatting, LCD brightness, date and time settings, sensor cleaning, live-view mode settings, clear settings and custom function settings! $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Beginner's Photoshop
Do you find Photoshop overwhelming? Confusing? It doesn't need to be. Adobe Photoshop is the single most powerful software for post- processing your images but you really only need to learn the basics to get started with some powerful skills. Learn how to use the menu and tool bars including cropping, cloning, move, zoom, file info, image adjustments, size and so much more. 'Beginner's Photoshop' will get you up to speed with ease, learning just the basics, in a user-friendly teaching environment. $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Choosing & Using Canon Lenses
Are you confused and overwhelmed when it comes to choosing your lenses for your Canon 35mm DSLR camera? Confused no more! Canon makes over 70 lenses in their extensive EOS system. Choosing the right one for your photography can be confusing and purchasing the wrong lens can be an expensive mistake. This course teaches you what the different lenses do and when they are used. You will also learn how the choice of your Canon EOS lens will impact your images and how your lenses can be used to capture your subjects more creatively. This unique and exciting course will also cover the jargon, benefits, features and technologies of the Canon EOS lens as well as extenders, extension tubes, lens accessories and much more! $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Nature Photography Made Easy!
This course is designed to teach you how to develop your photographic eye in order to pursue and capture various themes in nature. This 3 hour hands-on fieldtrip is designed to teach you the basics on how to “see” your subjects, learn how to maximize your photographic tools and discipline yourself in order to become a better nature photographer. We will cover topics such as seeing and finding good light, scouting your site and best angles, proper techniques in the field, do’s and don’ts, tips and tricks, lens selection, filters, DSLR camera techniques, composition, and much more. With close interaction between you and your instructor, you will understand and learn nature photography, develop your skills and knowledge, create more successful images and be able to take your photography to the next level. $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Marketing & Selling Your Photography
What is it they say? “Do something you love and make money doing it”. Whether you are a beginning, intermediate or advanced photographer, this exciting course will teach you how to get started in marketing your portfolio. You will learn the tips and techniques as well as the do’s and don’ts on how to gain exposure for not only your artwork but your talents as an artist. Topics will include websites, SEO, on and offline marketing including printed materials, social media, networking, standing out from the pack and much more! Register now and learn how the Digital Age can open doors to creative success! $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Photographic Composition
“I understand how to use my camera but how do I compose my images?” This course will introduce you to the art side of photography known as “composition”. Understanding and learning to compose an image takes time, patience, diligence and much hands-on application. This course will guide you to developing “a photographer’s eye” in which you will better your imagery by learning how to “see” composing elements such as good light, shapes,forms, lines, patterns, colors, angles and much more! $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Guaranteed Better Photography
Student…this course will introduce to you and teach you the techniques of creating better photographs. You will be taught the do’s and don’ts, tricks and tips and the how, what, when and why? Learn how simple techniques can be critical to creating an image that is tack sharp, technically perfect and exhibits a great composition. You will learn the importance of discipline, practice, patience, using the proper gear and various other techniques that pros use to capture “keepers” that earn them awards and money. This course will teach you how to take your photography to the next level…guaranteed! $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Using Your Digital Point & Shoot camera
Have you recently purchased a digital point and shoot camera or considering buying one but you are overwhelmed with all those buttons, dials, symbols and menus? Fear no more! This beginner’s course will teach you step-by-step how to use and understand your camera’s abilities with simple hands-on instruction, visuals and an instructor who will be by your side to answer all your questions! $35/hr.
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Basic Night-Sky Photography (astrophotography)
Student…this course will introduce to you and teach you the basics of night-sky photography. Your in-class instruction will give you a foundation using visuals and prepare you for the hands-on fieldtrips. You will learn the how, what, when and why? Astrophotography is a unique and specialized form of photography that requires long exposures during extreme low-light conditions. This course will teach you the techniques involved for creating good images, using your equipment properly and learning the night sky! $35/hr
Price: $35.00 $30.00

Ronald meets with his students for private photography sessions at local Panera Bread locations.

(student Kim for an one-hour session at the Panera Bread in Lisbon, Connecticut)

Student Kim at the Panera Bread ronaldzinconephotography

Panera in Groton, CT  ronaldzinconephotography Panera Bread location in Groton, Connecticut.

Students Marc, Paul and Larry
at the Panera Bread in Cranston for (3) 1-hour sessions!

Holly and Jessica lowres photography
(left) -- Ronald's students, 
Holly and Jessica, learning hands-on --- on location!


To book a private session on learning your digital camera and 35mm photography or to sign up for one of my photography courses as an one-on-one, click on the "Contact to Book Appointment" link or purchase from the PayPal Carts above.

For convenience of his students/customers, ronaldzinconephotography has made purchasing ronald's photographic sessions, workshops, and private, hands-on sessions easy.  You can now pay me using your PayPal account when purchasing online through my website.  Credit cards accepted! or alternatively, pay me by cash or check!


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