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James S. | Elance
 
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James S.

Photoshop and digital photography specialist
   United States
  |   Syracuse, NY
  |  6:05 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

With over a dozen years in the photography field, I have a wide range skills in both film and digital photography, as well as the creative and technical aspects of photography. I have also worked with all sorts of clients, from government officials to college freshman, from seasoned artists to those just starting out.

My specialty is retouching and restoration, with an emphasis on maintaining a real, natural look. During my time at NASA I dealt with scanning and retouching many images, from spotting and color correcting science images...

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Portfolio

Before and after retouching
Before and after retouching
Before and after retouching
Before and after restoration
Two before images capturing two different lighting set ups and the final composite image.
Before and after of Apollo X mission patch. The before was taken from an old 4x5...
Before and after of one of my first restorations.
Before and after of restoration of a picture that had been kept in a circular frame.
Before and after of taking a hand drawn sketch and digitizing it.

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Photography Certification
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Service Description

Adobe Photoshop and digital image services
- image editing and retouching
- image restoration
- layered image building
- advanced manipulation and alteration
- image scanning and printing.

Photography services
- sports, event, and model photography
- image processing

Education services
- instructor and private tutor for various photographic topics (non-accreditted)

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Employment

James M Suits Photography & Imaging Services
Owner
2009 - Present
Freelance photographic services: - Sports, event , and model photography - Private tutoring in Adobe Photoshop - Artist and photographer's assistant - Historic image restoration
Onondaga Community College
Photography Laboratory Technician
2004 - 2008
Overseeing maintenance and upkeep of photo lab and studio, as well as assisting students and faculty. - working with students to help them achieve their goals - daily start up of lab,...
Community Darkrooms
Instructor
2003 - 2008
- Instructor of Adobe Photoshop classes for beginners and advanced students - Instructor of digital scanning workshops
Communnity Darkrooms
Digital Laboratory Technician
2003 - 2004
- Large format digital printing - Upkeep and maintenance of Mac computer lab - Creation of custom monitor and printing profiles - Customer service and assistance
Dyncorp, NASA Johnson Space Center
Photography Laboratory Technician
1997 - 2001
I worked as a lab tech for the photo lab at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. One of our main support functions was processing and printing imagery from the Space Shuttle and...

Education

Empire State College
Photography, B.S.
2009 - 2010
Onondaga Community College
Photography, A.S.
1995 - 1997
SUNY Morrisville
Liberal Arts, A.A.
1991 - 1993
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photography
photoshop
photographer
retouch
restoration
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