Need to improve your digital or film photography
skills? Do you need a better understanding of all those settings on your camera? How about learning to take better vacation photos? If you want to boost your creativity or have your images critiqued, I can help. Immediately improve
your: nature, macro, travel, land and seascape; family photos, etc. I make it easy to understand, fun to learn and most of all, rewarding when you see the improvement in your images! I can also teach you how to process, refine, color-correct, retouch, manipulate and print your images in Photoshop
Want to move up from amateur to pro level in your image-making? I have more than 18 years of professional experience. Areas of expertise include: portraiture, products, food, architecture
, interiors, industrial, illustrative, corporate, e-commerce and catalog photography.
I truly enjoy teaching and sharing my knowledge including real-world work experiences if applicable to your areas of photography!
If you're just getting started in the commercial photography sector -
I can teach how to light for exceptional product or portrait images with: flash
units, strobes, hot lights, mixed lighting, etc. Learn not only proper and safe use of your lights and power packs but also applied lighting theory for precise exposure control of any subject.
If your new to going on-location, I can provide training for that as well - from planning to execution for a successful outcome!
Film-based photography is regaining popularity and I have extensive working experience in all camera formats: 35mm, medium format, 4x5 and 8x10 view camera techniques including Polaroid film use. Hands-on training is available.
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.
Do you have questions about using your Mac?
Being a Mac user since the early 90's, I can offer quite a bit of operating knowledge and workflow techniques. I can teach at whatever pace works for you, probably with a touch of humor thrown in to keep it fun when appropriate.
Let's talk about your training needs!