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John K. | Elance
 
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John K.

Over 17 years of Solid Photoshop Experience
   United States
  |   Collegeville, PA

Overview

For over 17 years I have specialized in retouching photography and expanding my knowledge of Photoshop. Through that experience, I have developed a fast, accurate work style that takes into account not only the clients vision, but also the technical requirements for bringing the images to fulfillment, whether it be for print or web.

I service many industries such as fashion, advertising, catalog and web design, among others. My clients call on me, as needed, for photo retouching and digital illustration. In response, I take on their...

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Portfolio

As this was the cover image for the catalog, special care had to be given. A new sky...
As this was the cover image for the catalog, special care had to be given. A new sky...
The overall image needed to be brightened to give it a more sunny day feel. Flyaway...
The overall image needed to be brightened to give it a more sunny day feel. Flyaway...
After a light meter problem caused an entire photoshoot to be miscolored, the client...
After a light meter problem caused an entire photoshoot to be miscolored, the client...
Flyaway hairs and skin blemishes were removed and the flesh tones were brightened and...
Flyaway hairs and skin blemishes were removed and the flesh tones were brightened and...
The model was clipped from the background and placed on white with just a grounding...
The model was clipped from the background and placed on white with just a grounding...
After a light meter problem caused an entire photoshoot to be miscolored, the client...
After a light meter problem caused an entire photoshoot to be miscolored, the client...
A lot of cleanup went into this image to make a cloudy day more sunny. Along with...
A lot of cleanup went into this image to make a cloudy day more sunny. Along with...
This image required a good deal of cleanup as well as a major change in the color of...
This image required a good deal of cleanup as well as a major change in the color of...
The big challenge was cleaning up the reflections in the metal piece and getting the...
The big challenge was cleaning up the reflections in the metal piece and getting the...
This image is from a series highlighting various components of the bikes. A strong...
This image is from a series highlighting various components of the bikes. A strong...
This product shot of the battery charger and hearing devices had to be clipped, placed...
This product shot of the battery charger and hearing devices had to be clipped, placed...
The photograph of the remote control and charger had to be combined with that of the...
The photograph of the remote control and charger had to be combined with that of the...
This shot is all about the "ooze." Along with the golden-brown color...

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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Test
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Service Description

Jackal Design is a one man freelance operation specializing in photo retouching and digital illustration. I have been using Photoshop since version 1.1 over 17 years ago, and my skills and abilities have grown with the program.

I am located outside of Philadelphia, PA, but do the majority of my work for clients using high-speed internet transfers.

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Employment

Mueller and Wister, Inc.
Digital Imaging Specialist
1991 - 1996
Performed all of the design firm's photo retouching for projects that included annual reports, brochures, magazines, print advertising and web sites. Production of print documents using Quark...
Self
Freelance Mac Production Artist
1990 - 1991
While most advertising professionals were still setting type and using paste-up artists for print production, I used my knowledge of the Macintosh platform and software to assist agencies with...
Piazza Mangement
Graphic Designer
1988 - 1990
Created newspaper and magazine advertisements for 37 automotive dealerships on a weekly basis. While there, I was able to update the department by bringing in Macintosh computer systems and doing...

Education

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
1983 - 1987
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Photoshop Retouching Digital Illustration Image Editing Catalog Fashion
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