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Brooks Institute of Photography (commercial photog.)
Professional Photographer since 1965. Specialized in studio and location photography. Worked with all formats, including digital (since the beginning of digital). I also have extensive experience in dark room procedures; which includes B&W and color processing and printing. After digital became available, I've had many years of experience in Adobe Photoshop.
My first job was working for a commercial photographer in Springfield Illinois. The experiences on the job were invaluable for my career. I was able to apply and fine tune the tools that I had learned at school. This included B& W and color processing and printing. Also having a chemistry background, I was able to experiment with various chemicals to achieve creative results. After two years I freelanced, specializing in commercial an architectural photography. Three years
later I moved to St. Louis, MO and spent the next 45 years in the commercial field of photography.
Because of my vast experience in all phases of photography, I not only was able to complete and accomplish all assignments required of me, but in many instances improve the final product through innovative techniques that had not been accomplished before. I also have had experience in teaching at a Junior college in St. Louis county.
Photography today (professional and armature) is almost exclusive in digital. However with my almost 50 years of experience in all phases of photography, I am and will be able to present old methods and innovative methods of my beloved profession Professional Photographer since 1965. Specialized in studio and location photography. Worked with all formats, including digital (since the beginning of digital). I also have extensive experience in dark room procedures; which includes B&W and color processing and printing. After
I graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography in 1965. After graduating, I have continuously worked in various commercial photography studios in Illinois and Missouri. I have also freelanced in both of those states. My expertise was/is in studio and location; working with many advertising companies and blue chip companies.
Along the way I have had experience with all formats of cameras (35mm, medium format, 4x5, 8x10).
Also I have many years of experience with digital photography; having used digital from its' inception. I've also used Adobe Photoshop since the beginning of this period. I have also tutored a number of young photographers along the way.