With over 20 years experience in using Photoshop, training is readily available in areas like: RAW image processing, color-correction, levels, color saturation, file resizing, outlining, masking, retouching, background substitution, multiple image composition; special effects, Black and White Conversion, Sepia toning, web optimization, file-naming and storage conventions, etc.
Additionally, I can provide Photoshop services for just about any situation, including original photography if needed.
I have been a Mac computer user since 1992. I can help with basic to intermediate Apple Mac operating; troubleshooting, minor repairs, set-up, application installations, networks, ram upgrades, workflow techniques relating to photos and Photoshop; etc. I'll be happy to discuss your needs to see if I can be of help.
My background in photography includes:
Associates degree in Advertising/photography/design at Triton College;
Several specialized courses at Winona International School of Professional Photographers including:
Product photography, special effects photography, high-speed photography, art history, portraiture levels 1 & 2; view camera techniques, studio strobe & hot lights lighting.
Also received hands-on training/working for 2 1/2 years as photo assistant to regional commercial photographer which included: 4x5 & 8x10 view camera/lenses use including film loading/unloading/ exposure, light metering, Polaroid tests, processing, evaluation; medium format Mamiya cameras/lenses, studio & location lighting for corporate, industrial and retail clientele. Business of freelance photography; client relations, etc.
Past 20 years owned/operated commercial photography/design business with regional & national clientele.
Training available for basics of photography, camera operation, learning to take better photos; photo critiquing, file processing to get the most out of your captures; image editing in Photoshop; intermediate to advanced training in using lights (ambient, hot lights, strobes), product photography, portraiture, location work, travel/vacation photography.
Photography experience includes in-studio & on-location: people, products, food, architecture, interiors, industrial, illustrative, corporate and catalog with every camera size format: 35mm to 8x10 view cameras.