Link to Certificates of Completion for training that I have completed.

 

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  • Photo Workshop: Car Photography Tips - Author: Bryan O'Neil Hughes
  • Shooting with Wireless Flash: Outdoors at Twilight - Author:  Jim Sugar
  • Shooting with Wireless Flash: Product Shots - Author:  Jim Sugar
  • Douglas Kirkland on Photography:  Natural Light Portraiture - Author: Douglas Kirkland
  • Shooting with Wireless Flash: Studio Portraits - Author:  Jim Sugar
  • Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Studio Portraiture - Author: Douglas Kirkland
  • Photo Assignment: Fill Flash Portraits – Author: Derrick Story
  • Photo Assignment: Backlit Portraits – Author: Derrick Story
  • Photo Assignment: Natural Light Portraits – Author: Derrick Story
  • Vimeo Essential Training - Author: Jason Osder

 


Bio’s of the Instructors of Completed Courses.
 
Chris Orwig
 
Chris Orwig is a faculty member of Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. He is a photographer,
interactive designer, and educator who brings his unique perspective, creativity, and passion to all
that he does. As a photographer, he agrees with Marc Riboud's observation that "Taking pictures is
savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second." For more information and inspiration, visit http:/
/www.chrisorwig.com.
 
Derrick Story
 
Derrick Story is a professional photographer, writer, and teacher. He has poured his passion
for photography into authoring several books, including The Photoshop CS4 Companion for
Photographers and The Digital Photography Companion (both O'Reilly Media). He is also a senior
contributor for Macworld magazine, where he writes a digital photography column. Derrick is a
member of the conference faculty for Macworld, and he speaks regularly at technology events. He
has formed a virtual camera club called The Digital Story (www.thedigitalstory.com) that's open to all
photography enthusiasts and features a weekly podcast.
 
Bryan O'Neil Hughes
 
Bryan O'Neil Hughes is the Senior Product Manager for Photoshop and a pinch hitter for the Lightroom
team. Since 1999 he has helped test, drive, demonstrate, and lead development of Adobe's
professional digital imaging applications. Bryan is the Photoshop team's primary worldwide spokesman
and can often be found leading seminars, user groups, and workshops. Before joining Adobe, he was a
professional photographer and retoucher. Beyond Adobe, Hughes is a published photographer, editor,
and author. He is also a driving instructor for the BMW Car Club of America. When he isn't driving
very quickly, he enjoys running marathons very slowly. Bryan was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of
Fame in 2011.
 
Jim Sugar
 
Jim Sugar began his career as a professional photographer three days after graduating with honors
from Wesleyan University, when National Geographic hired him as a summer intern. During his 22
years as a contract photographer for National Geographic, Jim illustrated 35 magazine articles and
three books. He also shot nine cover stories for Popular Mechanics and six cover stories for Boys' Life.
His commercial clients have included DuPont, AT&T, IBM, Pfizer, SAP, and Visa. As a videographer and
filmmaker, Jim has worked on a documentary for Radio Television Ireland and directed and produced
a short documentary, Swimming in a Dream, which has been screened at four film festivals and
won two awards. Jim has taught a series of national workshops on photographic lighting, and he has
taught at Photography at the Summit, the Nikon Sports Photography Workshop, and the NPPA Flying
Short Course. Jim won the National Press Photographers Association Magazine Photographer of the
Year award and he was a runner-up in the White House News Photographers Association contest. He is
fluent in French, holds a commercial pilot's license, and scuba dives, when necessary, to take photos.
 
Douglas Kirkland
 
Douglas Kirkland began his photography career at Look and Life magazines in the 60s and 70s, during
the golden age of photojournalism. He has worked on the sets of more than 100 motion pictures,
including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Out of Africa, Titanic, Moulin
Rouge, and Australia. His iconic images of Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Nicholson, Angelina
Jolie, and Antonio Banderas, among others, are known all over the world. His work has been exhibited
worldwide, and his "Freeze Frame" exhibition was shown at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences in Beverly Hills. Some of Douglas's books include Light Years; Legends; Body Stories; An
Evening with Marilyn; and Freeze Frame, a decade-by-decade look behind the scenes at 50 years of
photographing the entertainment industry. Douglas also took the photographs for the best-selling
book, James Cameron's Titanic. Some of his current book projects are a black-and-white volume
entitled When We Were Young, a book on Coco Chanel, and a book of portraits called Face to Face (all
Glitterati). Douglas has received numerous awards, including a Lucie for Outstanding Achievement in
Entertainment Photography in 2003, The Golden Eye of Russia in 2006, and also in 2006, a Lifetime
 
Achievement Award from CAPIC in his native Toronto. In 2007, Douglas received an honorary MFA
from Brooks Institute, which honored his deep commitment and dedication to his profession. When he
is not traveling the globe on assignment with his wife and business partner, Francoise, Douglas can be
found at his home and studio in the Hollywood Hills in California.
 
Jason Osder
 
Jason Osder is a media producer, consultant, and Apple Certified Educator. He has contributed to
projects for a diverse range of clients, including Discovery Communications, the Internal Revenue
Service, and GlaxoSmithKline. Jason is currently an assistant professor at The George Washington
University's School of Media and Public Affairs, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate classes
 
in media production, online journalism, and documentary filmmaking. He is also a partner with Robbie
Carman in Amigo Media LLC, a postproduction and consulting firm based in Washington, DC. In 2007,
Jason and Robbie co-authored Final Cut Pro Workflows: The Independent Studio Handbook, which the
American Society of Cinematographers called "a superb examination."