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William Van der Hagen | Elance
 
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William Van der Hagen

Published photographer and photoshop color expert
   United States
  |   Sioux Falls, SD

Overview

Cross media visual expert and photographer:
Years of experience in image enhancements, background replacement, HDR processing, image retouching, color correction, and preparing files for specific outputs.
An education in both screen and print design from two prestigious schools; the Arts Institute and the International Academy of Design and Technology.
I am a published visual artist and recognized in numerous photography publications with digital photos and retouching techniques that enhance the designs on any medium.

-Bill Van der Hagen...

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Oct 18, 2013|Digital Image Editing|Private|Completed
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5.0
Aug 23, 2013|Photography|Private|Working
May 28, 2013|Photography|Private|Completed
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5.0
Mar 24, 2013|Digital Image Editing|Private|Completed
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4.6

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Portfolio

Professional product photography and image editing services
A complex example of using the photographers own images to create a scalable vector...
Ann Bean Mansion Collage of Images and design.
Tableset image design for advertisement and promotion
Sample image recovery, before, during, and final. Maintaining image quality for print.
A project for another photographer to capture and then render Madison in an artistic...
This is one of twenty images taken to document a home prior to its move to being a...
The goal of the Whitography design logo was to break the usual photographer web emblem,...
A basic holiday card design dictated by the color scheme presented to the photographers
Simple design for a holiday card template that uses photoshop smart objects for reuse...
A sample photograph that I personally use for exhibits and photoshop correction. It is...
Another published photo from Artistik Magazine, spring 2010 edition, this sample was...
Client retouching and enhancement photos, I photographed Summer outdoors at a...

Skills (2)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended Test
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Photography

Service Description

Understanding digital imagery from idea to output.
I offer professional photography, retouching, and digital enhancement and optimization techniques to compliment designs for both screen and print specifications.
I have over 5 years experience and an education from the Arts Institute in the web design field and a secondary education from the International Academy of Design and Technology based completely on print design and page layout; forming a complete understanding of digital designs and client needs for each individual project.


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Employment

Spectral Pulse Design
Owner
2008 - 2011
Web design company utilizing Adobe Business Catalyst to offer affordable solutions with high end functionality to businesses interested in optimizing a web presence.
Bill Van der Hagen Design and Photography
Freelance owner
2008 - 2011
Specialized in professional photography and photoshop image adjustments.
Computer Sales and Service
Sole Proprietor
2007 - 2011
Current work for local businesses and people. I acquired the 16 year old business 3 years ago after working for the prior owner. Focus is on computer repairs and sale of custom made computers.

Education

International Academy of Design and Technology
Bachelors degree in Graphic Design
2007 - 2010
Arts Institute of Pittsburgh
Web Design Diploma
2005 - 2006
MInnesota West Technical College
Information Security certification
2005 - 2005

Keywords

photographer
photoshop
retouch
retoucher
photo
editor
photography
image
post process
graphic artist
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