Northern VA Community College (CommerciaPhotography)
Associates in Commercial Photography (Other)
Enrolled in Bachelors program at Art Institute of Pittsburg (Enrolled)
Area of expertise: Photography and graphics design. Over 15 years experience in this field in the corporate environment as well as personal business. Familiar with film and digital cameras, conventional darkroom, as well as processing in Adobe Photoshop and LightRoom. Can teach basic photography that will encompass such topics as, shutter speed, f-stop, depth of field, exposure, composition, working in a theme and technical aspects associated with the digital camera such as white balance, file formats, etc. I can also teach basic design layout skills in Adobe InDesign and Illustrator. For example, newsletters, brochures, working with type, wrapping text around graphics, etc.
Attributes: I have a lot of patience and love sharing knowledge. I enjoy helping students reach their potential through hands-on exercises.
Education: Associates degree in commercial photography and am pursing a bachelor's through the Academy of Art University in San Francisco (on-line program).
I am also interested in tutoring elementary subjects such as math, english, reading, and spelling. I love elementary school-aged children and watching them learn and grow, particularly children who are behind or don't catch on easily. Area of expertise: Photography and graphics design. Over 15 years experience in this field in the corporate environment as well as personal business. Familiar with film and digital cameras, conventional darkroom, as well as processing in Adobe Photoshop and LightRoom. Can teach basic photography that will encompass such topics as, shutter speed,
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I have over 15 years of experience in photography. I have an Associates Degree in Commercial Photography and am currently pursuing graduate studies at the Academy of Art University (online div) in San Francisco, CA. I have been published several times in local newspapers to include the Washington Post. I have corporate and local government clients as well as repeat personal clients. I am skilled in post processing software such Photoshop and LightRoom.
In addition to my technical skills, I have a passion for photography and love sharing my knowledge and am willing to go the extra mile to ensure students are grasping the concepts. Examples of my work can be found on my website which has been provided to WyzAnt.
I learned to sew my own clothes as a teenager. I am proficient in making dresses, skirts, etc. to include buttonholes and zippers. I am not experienced in sewing household items such as window treatments. I am 55 years old and am very patient and love to share my knowledge and skills.