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Michael M.

Photoshop Retouching Expert

Photoshop Retouching Expert

$45/hour

  • Crestline, CA 92325

About Michael


Bio

10 years experience in the motion picture and television entertainment industry. Emphasis on retouching and compositing. From simple to complex photo manipulation. Will teach you how to retouch photos, people and products professionally, leaving no trace of your work visible. Can teach you in simple terms and shortcuts how to become proficient in Photoshop, photography, digital files and archiving, Apple computer training and problem solving. Can help you set-up wireless networks. Can consult...

10 years experience in the motion picture and television entertainment industry. Emphasis on retouching and compositing. From simple to complex photo manipulation. Will teach you how to retouch photos, people and products professionally, leaving no trace of your work visible. Can teach you in simple terms and shortcuts how to become proficient in Photoshop, photography, digital files and archiving, Apple computer training and problem solving. Can help you set-up wireless networks. Can consult you on all Apple purchases as well as peripherals, installation and training.


Education

Platt College Ontario
Graphic Design

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $45
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of Crestline, CA 92325
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Michael hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Art

Adobe Photoshop,

Adobe Photoshop

Formerly a Retoucher/Photoshop Finisher at Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television for 10 years. Worked with Photoshop 10+ hours daily for 10 years. Quite experienced at photo retouching, editing and organization. Very familiar with Mac Computers and software. Industry experience in preparing photos for print services or web applications.
Photography

Photography

I have 30 years of photography experience. I started photography education in middle school, followed by experience as high school newspaper and yearbook photographer, as well as, managing duties as yearbook editor my junior year which is when I graduated. I also have two years of city college training in photography and have worked as a newspaper photographer. Shooting for over 30 years including landscapes, portraits, headshots, corporate and product photography. Learning to process my photography in the darkroom which later led to training and daily working in Photoshop for one of the largest and most successful movie and television studios in Hollywood, Sony Pictures Entertainment. Provided numerous photography sessions for any needed content for marketing artwork that has appeared in Hollywood trade publications, worldwide magazine publications, outdoor advertising and any marketing print and online tools.

Computer

Adobe Photoshop,

Adobe Photoshop

Formerly a Retoucher/Photoshop Finisher at Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television for 10 years. Worked with Photoshop 10+ hours daily for 10 years. Quite experienced at photo retouching, editing and organization. Very familiar with Mac Computers and software. Industry experience in preparing photos for print services or web applications.
General Computer,

General Computer

Worked 10 years at Sony Pictures Entertainment (5 years in Theatrical Marketing Creative/5 years in Television Marketing Creative) as a Retoucher/Apple IT Specialist that managed 20 Apple workstations and an Apple XServe Network Server Manager. I was responsible for the day to day computer and networking issues of these departments. I had a 100% uptime record while managing server and workstations and catering to the unique needs of 5 Art Directors, 3 Production Designers, 2 Traffic/Production Managers as well as the department VP.
Networking (Computer),

Networking (Computer)

Worked 10 years at Sony Pictures Entertainment (5 years in Theatrical Marketing Creative/5 years in Television Marketing Creative) as a Retoucher/Apple IT Specialist that managed 20 Apple workstations and an Apple XServe Network Server Manager. I was responsible for the day to day computer and networking issues of these departments. Had a 100% uptime record while managing server and workstations and catering to the unique needs of 5 Art Directors, 3 Production Designers, 2 Traffic/Production Managers as well as the department VP.
Photography

Photography

I have 30 years of photography experience. I started photography education in middle school, followed by experience as high school newspaper and yearbook photographer, as well as, managing duties as yearbook editor my junior year which is when I graduated. I also have two years of city college training in photography and have worked as a newspaper photographer. Shooting for over 30 years including landscapes, portraits, headshots, corporate and product photography. Learning to process my photography in the darkroom which later led to training and daily working in Photoshop for one of the largest and most successful movie and television studios in Hollywood, Sony Pictures Entertainment. Provided numerous photography sessions for any needed content for marketing artwork that has appeared in Hollywood trade publications, worldwide magazine publications, outdoor advertising and any marketing print and online tools.

Corporate Training

General Computer,

General Computer

Worked 10 years at Sony Pictures Entertainment (5 years in Theatrical Marketing Creative/5 years in Television Marketing Creative) as a Retoucher/Apple IT Specialist that managed 20 Apple workstations and an Apple XServe Network Server Manager. I was responsible for the day to day computer and networking issues of these departments. I had a 100% uptime record while managing server and workstations and catering to the unique needs of 5 Art Directors, 3 Production Designers, 2 Traffic/Production Managers as well as the department VP.
Networking (Computer)

Networking (Computer)

Worked 10 years at Sony Pictures Entertainment (5 years in Theatrical Marketing Creative/5 years in Television Marketing Creative) as a Retoucher/Apple IT Specialist that managed 20 Apple workstations and an Apple XServe Network Server Manager. I was responsible for the day to day computer and networking issues of these departments. Had a 100% uptime record while managing server and workstations and catering to the unique needs of 5 Art Directors, 3 Production Designers, 2 Traffic/Production Managers as well as the department VP.

$45/hour

Michael M.

$45/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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