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Nov 15, 2021
Very Experienced
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Apr 09, 2008

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About Me

I am an old school photo retoucher. I was doing photo-retouch back before there was such a thing as Photoshop. I have worked in and for most of the big ad agencies in Chicago and chances are pretty good you have seen my work (but were unaware of it :-)
I attended school at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, and was trained as an illustrator. Having the ability to do a photo-realistic illustration is one of my advantages when I use photoshop... if there is a part of the image missing, I just draw it in, if I do it right... you can't tell where the photo stops and my illustration begins.

I currently use Photoshop to do all my work, but I can usually improvise my way through other software if need be.

I always do my own illustration and and most of my own photography.  I am currently working full time as a creative director however... I am available for freelance jobs and work from my home office only (nights and weekends), I am not interested in onsite work. My payment is negotiable but I prefer to work hourly.

Lots of people will show me a photo and ask me if it is possible to make the correction they need. I have not once, ever said no. Anything is possible, it is only a question of how long it will take.

I will entertain T.F.P. time for both photography and retouching if the situation is right. Drop me a line and let me know your plan.

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As a freelancer I have worked for many years doing...
• Photo retouch
• Photography
• Art Direction
• Photo Direction
• Design

As I said in my bio I have worked for many of Chicago's agencies but here is a list of names for those of you that enjoy reading things
• Leo Burnett
• FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding)
• Robert Brandt & Assoc.
• Marketing Support Inc.
• Corbett Health Connect
• Abelson Taylor
• and on, and on, and on...

I do not have much of my professional retouch work in my port because it would not be terribly interesting to show you how I added "20% more" water droplets to a bottle of pepsi, or did a "slight color shift" to make a guys jacket match the corporate branded PMS color.

Having said that, if you are considering me for product based retouching and would like to see some of my other work, drop a line and I will get you some samples.

I have also included a couple of my illustrations in my port to give you a feel for my style.