Naugatuck Valley Community College (Industrial Mgmt)
I am Mike, Cr.Photog (Photographic Craftsman) and have been working as a professional photographer for over 36 years and believe in the hands on approach method to learning anything including photography and PhotoShop. For the past 26 years I have been teaching both a basic and an intermediate photography class at various Adult and Continuing Education programs including Waterbury CT and Berlin CT. I have been recognized for the work I do with several organizations. I am one of the founding members of the Professional Photographers Institute of New England which is a school held once a year for a week to keep professional photographers up to date with their skills and techniques.
I am Mike, Cr.Photog (Photographic Craftsman) and have been working as a professional photographer for over 36 years and believe in the hands on approach method to learning anything including photography and PhotoShop. For the past 26 years I have been teaching both a basic and an intermediate photography class at various Adult and Continuing
Very knowledgeable tutor helped me with photoshop and camera settings
Would recommend Michael highly to anyone wanting to learn photoshop or basically anything regarding the use of cameras
He also taught me a lot in lighting which was also a bonus
Number one, he listens. I had specific things I wanted to get done, and he heard them. We covered them to my satisfaction. Number 2. My computer had some shortcomings but he was flexible and computer capable enough to work around those issues. The man is an expert in the field, I will take a few weeks to develop what he taught me. I imagine there is a lifetime there of skills to learn. Thank you.
Second lesson was as good as the first, so it wasn't beginners luck. He stayed right on target answering the questions I had formulated from info used in out first session.
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I have the experience of working with Photoshop on a Professional Photographer level doing retouching, creating montages, adjusting images, enhancing images
I have been a professional photographer for over 30 years and received the Certified Professional Photographer designation from the Professional Photographers of America 12 years ago. You must recertify every 5 years and I have recertified twice already. I have also earned the Craftsman of Photography degree from the Professional Photographers of America stating that I have the knowledge to teach my craft.
Photography is my passion and I try to keep up on the current techniques and styles but remeber where the roots of photography are in the creative process.