Friday, January 23, 2009

Finish the Sentence...with Vincent Versace

[cue the game show music]
"It's time once again to ask a well-known photographer, instructor or otherwise interesting person the same 10 questions and ask them to Finish the Sentence! This week the sentences are finished by.... Vincent Versace.

Vincent, please Finish the Sentence..."

My favorite photography accessory (lights, modifier, bag, tripod) is
Hoodman Loupe

I’ve learned the most from..
Tad Z. Danielensk

If I could go anywhere in the world it would be_____ because….
Burma because I am taken by the pictures, not taking pictures

My most-used Photoshop add-on, plugin, action set (etc) is
the NiK software suite

I love the fact that Photoshop
makes imposable just an opinion.

I hate the fact that Photoshop
has become a verb

If I could turn back the clock 10 years
I would have carried a lighter camera bag

In 10 years
I want to be taking pictures more and working on them in software less

If I could give one piece of advice it would be
Remember that Photoshop is a Noun and that you as photographer is the verb..

Your readers can find out more about me, and

Ladies, Gentlemen, let's hear it for Vincent Versace!
[much applause and whistling as the music fades out]
Vincent Versace is a recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award in Media Arts & Entertainment and the Shellenberg fine art award best selling author of Welcome to Oz a Cinematic Approach Digital Still Photography with Photoshop and is a six-time nominee to the Photoshop Hall of Fame. His work is part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History.

Vincent was the original host of the Epson Print academy and is the photographer of Immediate Assistants Medical Rescue Go team and one of the members of the photographic team of Eco-Challenge. He has been commissioned by the San Francisco Presidio National Park to create a permanent collection of art for the park. He is an American Photo Magazine Mentor Trek instructor. Vincent has led photographic workshops to San Francisco, Burma, Viet Nam, India, Morocco, Costa Rica, Santa Fe, Egypt, Cambodia, Mongolia and Australia. Vincent is former member of the board of directors of Los Angeles chapter of the American Photographers Association. He is also a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals "Instructor Dream Team" and teaches regularly at Photoshopworld as well as being a regular instructor at the Maine Photographic Workshops, Santa Fe Photographic and Palm Beach Photographic Workshops. He is currently a member of Microsoft's Digital Imaging Applications Group and founding member of the Epson Stylus Pros, Xrite Colorotti and Lexar Elite Photographers. He is the former artist in residence for Altamira Group and former consultant to the president of Kodak's Digital & Applied Imaging Group.

Vincent is able to leap tall buildings in a single bound and on the weekends is a part-time super-hero and short-order cook.


Rich said...

Your readers can find out more about me, and

check the spelling on the first link.

Dave Cross said...

thanks rich
(and Vincent thanks you to since I copied and pasted directly from his answers LOL)