Photography Classes at various locations and dates. Call to see what classes are available. Evenings and weekends available, all levels, ages taught with DSLR and SLR, computer and photoshop. Have private and group classes.
$ 80 for 2 hour class
Learn to do all of it yourself, from a certified teacher. Learn, ISO, Auto, flash, back light, Program, Manual, Shutter, Aperture settings and when & why to use them. How to read the screen and understand all that you camera can do, or cant do. Memory cards, transfer, file sizes, and much more!
To further my career as an Award Winning Photographer/Artist, Digital Media and Professional Educator & Administrator in higher education requiring the ability to lead a cutting edge programs, optimize technology, instruct award-winning talent and continually improve the quality of students’ performance in the arts, computers digital media and professional Photography.
Over 20 years of experience as a Photographer, Artist and Computer/Photography instructor in higher education and career tech settings with a proven record for creating leading edge programs and teaching award-winning students.
Expertise in teaching students who win positions on major collegiate newspapers and yearbook staffs as well as with commercial photography and news organizations.
In-depth experience in planning, managing, administrating the budget and setting up a state-of-the-art photography programs with experience in evaluating technology, selecting systems, coordinating the program and writing curriculum for all levels.
Award winning photographer including Kodak Gallery Award of Excellence, 1999.
Published in National Wildlife Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, Sports Illustrated, etc.:
- Portraiture - Weddings: Candid & Formal - Individual/Groups
- Processing & Printing - Animals: Wild & Domestic - Competition & Presentations
- Aerial Photography - Newspaper & Magazines - Gallery Shows
- Web page photographer for individuals and corporations.
Certified Photographer by Professional Photographers of America.
Professional Photographers of America, Inc., Member (16 merits toward the Masters).
Numerous awards in all Southwestern Professional Photographers Associations.
Master in Administration & Education, 2001. Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK
Rhema Bible Training Center, 1995. Theology Degree, Broken Arrow, OK
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1991. Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH
Associates Degree in Fine Art, 1980. County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ
Workshops & Photography Courses. Maine & Santa Fe Workshops, Professional Photographers Associations in Oklahoma, Southwest, and P.P. of America (Super Mondays), 1980 -present. International Center of Photography, NY, NY, 1981. Professional Photographers of Oklahoma, Tulsa, USA.
Central Technology Center, Premier Career Tech recognized nationally in Sapulpa & Drumright OK (2003 to 2010) Photography Instructor digital Photography & Photoshop Instructor for adults (all levels) on PC and Macintoshes. Design and write curriculum for all levels of learners.
Tulsa Technology Center, Premier Career Tech recognized nationally, Tulsa, OK (1995 to 2003)
Photography Instructor – Set up a leading edge photography laboratory that is recognized as one of the best in the state of Oklahoma. Managed the budget and procured the equipment necessary to implement an awarding winning program to supply the professional Photography needs of Tulsa, OK and numerous States.
Wrote curriculum for all levels of photography. Taught students age 15 to 38 years old in a program with transferable college credit.
Black & white film developing, printing and enlarging
DSLR and SLR-35mm cameras (all aspects)
All chemicals and equipment related to processing and printing traditional & digital.
Incandescent, strobe, electronic and on location lighting
Basic and professional portraiture, masculine/feminine posing
Spotting and finishing prints (toning and hand coloring)
120 mm camera (Mamiyas 645 & RB67) also Hasselebalds, all types.
4x5 Large Format Cameras
Durst & Besseler Enlargers (with B & W and color heads)
Zone System Introduction
Introduction & Advance to Macintosh Adobe Photoshop 5.5, 6.0, 7.0, CS’s
Adobe Indesign for Yearbook productions and all photography
I Movie, I DVD, ProShow (PC), View NX, Nikon softwares
Copy & Restoration (traditional & digital)
Polaroid PDC 2000 & Olympus E-10 Digital Cameras, Nikon D series
Color printing RA and process maintenance
Color processing C-41 and E-6, Ilford Cibachrome printing – Copier 1012
Multimedia Slide Show
Portfolio Printing, Matting and Mounting
Competition all types and levels
Numerous Gallery Exhibits
See list Students Awards & Professional Photography Successes
Placement & Retention Rates: 97%, 2000, all years above 91% (see charts).
Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH (1985 -1993) Photography Professor & Campus PR Photographer. Taught commercial Photography for the Graphic Communications Department; developed a Commercial Photography I & II course at the request of students and departmental needs. Managed classroom and assisted students with job placement, scholarships, and contests of all levels. Photographer for all publications for campus: sports, academics, calendars, magazines.
Freelance Photographer (1978 to present)
Portraiture (1978 to present) Weddings: Candid/Formal; Individual & Group (on location and in studio); Animals: Wild/Domestic; Processing and Printing in all areas; Competitions and Presentations.
Aerial Photography: Shattuck Inn, Jaffrey, NH, 1987, 1988, 1989; Kilkenny Farm, Jaffrey, NH, 1985; Hampshire Country School, NH, 1990; Franklin Pierce College, NH, 1989, 1991-1993
Gallery Shows (1980 to present) New Hampshire and Oklahoma areas. Tulsa C.College 2001,2012
Stock Photographer (1992 to present)
Corporate & Web Photographer 2001 to present
National Wildlife Magazine, 1984
Newsweek Magazine, 1984
Sports Illustrated, 1984
Oklahoma Professional Photographers Magazine, numerous issues
Brochures for Larison’s Turkey Farm, Chester, NJ; Country College of Morris, Randolph NJ; Maple Wood Nursing Homes, NH; Monadnock Bible Conference, NH. Public Relations, Admissions, Athletics and Franklin Pierce College and Pierce Magazine, 1988 to 1993
Newspapers in NH and NJ, 1983 to 1993. Oklahoma 2004 to present.
Professional Photographers of Oklahoma Magazine in a variety of Issues
Kodak Gallery Award of Excellence, 1999
Brochures and publication for Victory Christian Church 2001 to 2010
Numerous Corporate Adds and web photographs.
Web image development of photography 2004 to present
Memberships & Honors… Over 100 awards in all areas of Professional Photography
Awarded Coy Trophy for best Professional Photography of all INPP (northern OK) of 2005.
Tulsa OK. State Fair Professional Photo Contest: 6- places- 2001, 8- places- 2002, 10 places – 2003, 8-1st places -2004, 7- 1st places & 4-2nd for TSF 2005. Creek County. Fair has 10- 1st place, 6- 2nd & 3- 3rd. place in 2005, 10 place for Tulsa S.Fair & 22 places Creek county 2006, and 2007, 2008, 2009 many more awards.
Sapulpa Arts Exhibit Sapulpa OK contest Honorable 2004 & 1st & 2nd in 2005, 1st for 2006, 1st & 2nd for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 2 1st places, 2011 took 2- 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2002 & 2004
Photographer’s Forum 22nd Nikon College Contest, 2002
Victory Race won 1st place in 40 age 2001, 1st and 3rd in age and filly division 2003.
Sharon Arts Center & Gallery,1992, Jaffrey City Gallery 1990
Kiefer Neighborhood Association & Treasurer, 2001
Corporate Challenge 1999, Coed Military Obstacle race 1st place
Indian Nations Professional Photographers Association member and Treasurer
National Education Association, Oklahoma Education Association, 1995 to present
Professional Photographers of America 16 credits towards a Master of Professional Photographers of America,
Certified Professional Photographers of America, 1998 to 2002
Kodak National Award of Excellence, 1999
Professional Photographers of Ozark received First Timer award, 1996
Professional Photographers of Oklahoma: state 1st Place for Electronics, 1999 & 2000
PP of OK received over 8 distinguished awards in women, men, wedding, unclassified divisions.
First Place for Electronics, 2000, Kodak Gallery Award of Electronics, 1999
Indian Nations Professional Photographers of Tulsa received 1st Place in Pets, 1st Place in Women, 1st Place in Unclassified 3 times, three years.
Indian Nations Professional Photographers of Tulsa: also won over 11 distinguished awards in all different areas and over 20 Honorable Awards all different areas and years.
Gallery Exhibitions: Sharon Arts Center Peterborough NH, Apertures Gallery Tulsa OK, Epcot Gallery Orlando Fla., Tulsa Community College Metro Campus Tulsa, OK, TCC Southwest Campus, Tulsa Community College BA Campus BA OK. 1990 to present.