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Julien
« Perfect! Un bon moment passé avec Olivier. Beaucoup d'infos à assimiler et... More »
J
Julien
« Perfect! Un bon moment passé avec Olivier. Beaucoup d'infos à assimiler et de bons conseils. »
$62/h
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Lessons offered by Olivier
  • Individual
  • Group
Lessons can be held..
  • at their place
  • at your place
  • by webcam
Subjects taught
  • Photography
  • Illustration
  • Sculpture
  • Cinema
  • Photojournalism
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

3D / 2D: MAYA, ZBRUSH, PHOTOSHOP, PHOTOGRAPHY, TOUCH, INSTALLATION, DESIGN, ANIMATION, COLORIMETRY and FX.

Methodology

MAYA (all levels except skinning and rigging)
ZBRUSH (all levels)
PHOTOSHOP (all levels)
PHOTOGRAPHY (all levels)
in both French or English. (Bilingual)

Rather than a long speech, I'll let you judge for yourself: (hidden information)

My way of teaching depends on your level. In general.
Avoid doing too much theory; i'd rather train you, sitting next to you on a second computer.
Therefor, if you'd rather travel lighter, you just have to bring your flashdrive.

Regards,
Olivier

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One of our best tutors! High-quality profile, qualified and response guaranteed. Olivier will plan your first lesson with care.

Background

Hello,
My name is Oliver

I have been teaching for 10 years and have trained many students of all ages and various backgrounds (animation, advertising, sculpture, fashion, photography, both students and professionals)
I have worked in various countries.
In fields such as advertising, architecture, medical, animation and real time.
I have worked for big companys (PANASONIC/LUMIX, IPSEN, TBWA, HENKEL) as well as for individuals.
Regarding photography, I tryed pretty much everything except underwater photography.

I won over 30 international photography awards (list available upon request)

Rates

Travel Fee : $20
Rate for online lessons : $71/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $309
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $586

Details

Two hour minimum per session if I come to your place
If you're a beginner, I recommend not to do more than three hours in one go; because there will bit a lot to process the fisrt time!

Also, please do not contact me to falsify documents.

Regards,
Oliver

Lessons offered by Olivier
Individual
Group
Lessons can be held..
at their place
at your place
webcam
Subjects taught
  • Photography
  • Illustration
  • Sculpture
  • Cinema
  • Photojournalism
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Olivier's CV

My way of teaching depends on your level.
In general, I prefer avoiding too much theory, and rather show you once, and make you work on it on a second computer at the same time.

13 reviews on Olivier
  • 4.9/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
J
Julien

Perfect! Un bon moment passé avec Olivier. Beaucoup d'infos à assimiler et de bons conseils.

Olivier's response

Un duo trĂšs sympathique, dont les questions sont pertinentes!

J
Johanna

Perfect! PĂ©dagogue, efficace, disponible pour ses Ă©lĂšves, Olivier est un excellent professeur.

Olivier's response

Johanna est curieuse et n'hesites penser aux divers options qui lui sont disponible dans le but de resoudre les problemes.

AĂŻda

Perfect! Olivier est accueillant et trÚs pédagogue. Il a sû cibler mes attentes et nous travaillons ensemble sur mon projet. Je le remercie et le recommande ; il maitrise parfaitement son sujet.

Olivier's response

Intelligente, curieuse et trÚs motivée!

7 recommendations

Foster

Olivier is a very cheerful guy, easy to work with, he has great working ethics, I enjoyed working with him and I strongly recommend his services , he's one of the best ! Thanks a million Olivier and happy holidays!!!!

G
GUILLAUME

Super prof sur Zbrush! Patient et a l’écoute de ses Ă©lĂšves

A
Audrey

TrĂšs pĂ©dagogue, super formateur j’ai appris d’avantage en 4h de cours qu’en 30h Ă  l’école. Merci.

Interview with Olivier

QUESTION 01 | 04
Quel est ton parcours et d'oĂč te vient la passion de la photo ?
Olivier — Question photographie, je suis completement autodidacte.

La passion est nĂ©e en prenant un mois par an chaque annĂ©e pour aller Ă  l’autre bout du monde en routard.

Trouvant dommage de ne pas avoir de souvenir aprĂšs un deuxiĂšme mois passĂ© Ă  explorer la Chine, il y a bientĂŽt 10 ans, j’ai dĂ©cidĂ© de me mettre Ă  la photo.

J’ai commencĂ© avec un Reflex bas de gamme puis ai Ă©voluĂ© en fonction de mes voyages ainsi que de la demande client.

AprĂšs m’ĂȘtre ennuyĂ© en Ă©cole d’ingĂ©nieur, j’ai fais une Ă©cole d’art sur Paris, puis j’ai continuer mon parcours au Canada.

Je suis dĂ©sormais basĂ© Ă  Paris, mĂȘme si mon travail me fait parfois voyager.
QUESTION 02 | 04
Quels cours donnes-tu pour les professionnels de la photographie ?
Olivier — CotĂ© professionnel, je travaille principalement dans le milieu de la 3D.

CotĂ© photographie, il faut savoir s’adapter Ă  son temps. Le client se fiche de la maniĂšre dont l’image est faite, seul compte le rĂ©sultat !

Bien Ă©videmment si vous voulez ĂȘtre rentable, fini l’argentique, trop chronophage.

Questions format d’image, au moment du photoshoot, fini le .JPEG, il faut savoir travailler en *.RAW.

Cela permet notamment une bien meilleure maĂźtrise du processus de retouche et un gain de temps Ă©norme.
QUESTION 03 | 04
Et pour les apprentis, que proposes-tu ?
Olivier — A chaque sujet ses problĂ©matiques. Avec chaque image viennent des retouches diffĂ©rentes.

Le cotĂ© technique s’apprend en comprenant ce que l’on fait mais aussi et surtout en pratiquant.

Il n’y a pas de rĂ©glage magique, ni dans la photo, ni au niveau des retouches. Tout dĂ©pend toujours du contexte.

PlutĂŽt que de noyer quelqu’un sous des heures de thĂ©orie, je prĂ©fĂ©re faire pratiquer l’élĂšve, de maniĂšre Ă  ĂȘtre sĂ»r qu’une fois chez lui, il puisse sans difficultĂ©s appliquer l’exercice en l’adaptant Ă  ses propres envies.

AprÚs un cours de photo, je peux partir arpenter les rues parisiennes afin de réaliser de la pratique avec mes élÚves.

Le recul, le regard et l’expĂ©rience quant Ă  la gestion de projet viendra avec les annĂ©es.

Ayant chez moi le matĂ©riel de lumiĂšre ainsi qu’un trĂ©pied professionnel, il m’est facile de donner un cours sur les problĂšmatiques pouvant ĂȘtre rencontrĂ©es lors de diffĂ©rents contextes: objets, nourriture, fluides, fumĂ©es, etc.

Gardez Ă  l’esprit qu’au delĂ  des rĂ©glages de l’appareil, la lumiĂšre joue un rĂŽle essentiel!

Qui plus est, avec un solide backgroud dans la retouche, je peux donc anticiper les problĂšmes en amont avec l’élĂšve. Ce n’en sera que plus simple et plus rapide par la suite au niveau du cours et des retouches.

Les cours s’adressent aussi bien aux dĂ©butants qu’aux professionnels.

Aussi bien en amont qu’en aval, à savoir la partie photographie mais aussi la retouche d’image.

Il est vivement recommandĂ© pour ceux qui veulent apprendre la retouche d’avoir une tablette graphique.
QUESTION 04 | 04
Quelles sont les erreurs les plus courantes des débutants en photographie ?
Olivier — Acheter un appareil de type Reflex n’a aucun interĂȘt si vous n’utilisez pas uniquement le mode manuel.

Au niveau des rĂ©glages de l’appareil, il faut alors savoir jongler entre trois rĂ©glages clĂ©s:

- la sensibilité ISO,
- l’ouverture de votre appareil
- et la profondeur de champ.

Concernant l’ISO: moins votre sujet est exposĂ© Ă  la lumiĂšre, plus il vous faudra compenser avec, mais plus vous compensez avec, et plus il y a de « bruit » sur l’image et plus celle-ci est dĂ©gradĂ©e.

L’ouverture est le temps qu’a le capteur d’un boitier pour absorber la lumiùre.
Plus l’ouverture est grande, plus l’image obtenue sera lumineuse mais plus le risque de flou augmente, nottament sans trĂ©pied.

MĂȘme principe concernant votre sujet: plus celui-ci bouge, plus il sera flou (si l’ouverture est trop longue).

La profondeur de champ, dont le réglage ne se fait pas seulement en fonction de votre sujet mais aussi de la focale* utilisée, permet de gérer les éléments entourant votre sujet.

Plus la profondeur de champ est courte, plus les éléments éloignés du sujet seront flous, et vice versa.

A noter qu’une faible profondeur sera beaucoup plus sensible Ă  la lumiĂšre qu’une forte. Plus votre focale est Ă©levĂ©e, plus vous serez contraint d’augmenter l’ouverture et donc de vous servir d’un trĂ©pied.

Vis Ă  vis des objectifs, vous en avez deux types: zooms et focales fixes.
Le zoom permet – comme son nom l’indique – de pouvoir vous adapter plus facilement Ă  votre sujet, par rapport Ă  la distance qui vous sĂ©pare mais sont souvent de moindre qualitĂ©, car ayant davantage d’aberrations chromatiques, de distorsions et de vignettage.

Si vous ĂȘtes dĂ©butant, ne foncez pas sur du haut de gamme grand public, dont le coĂ»t est important. La qualitĂ© du rĂ©sultat dĂ©pend principalement du photographe, non du boĂźtier.

En revanche n’économisez pas sur le trĂ©pied, le bas de gamme grand public (<100e) cassera au bout de 10 utilisations – et non, je n’extrapole pas.

PrivilĂ©giez les marques donc chacune des piĂšces peuvent ĂȘtre commandĂ©es individuellement.

*ExprimĂ©e en millimĂštres, la longueur focale est la distance entre le capteur du boitier et l’optique de l’objectif, influent sur le grossissement d’un sujet.

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