On the evening of July 14, 2010 from 7-9, I’ll be presenting and talking about my work at the Torrance Public Library.

On September 9, 2010 from 7-9:30, I’ll be judging photographs at the monthly meeting of the f/Stops Camera Club.

On Saturday October 2, 2010 I will hosting an opening reception from 5-7 at the Altadena Public Library. I will be displaying 20 pieces from my fine art series: Remnants. The show will be up for one month. Hope to see you there.

October 2, 2010 I’ll be presenting Wacom products at Calumet’s Hollywood store from 10-2.

October 23, 2010 I’ll be presenting Wacom products at Samy’s Camera in Santa Ana from 10-2.

November 6, 2010 I’ll be working at the student animation festival at Long Beach City College.

November 8, 2010 I’ll be giving a talk to members of the South Bay Camera Club.

November 11, 2010 from 7-9:30, I’ll be judging photographs at the monthly meeting of the f/Stops Camera Club.

November 13, 2010 I’ll be giving a Wacom workshop at Samy’s Camera in Santa Ana.

November 19-21, 2010 I’ll be at the Creative Talent Network’s 2010 Animation Expo in Burbank as the official photographer.


January 13, 2011 I’ll be presenting Photoshop information and techniques at the monthly meeting of the f/Stops Camera Club.

February 4, 2011 is the debut of my new radio show.

March 22, 2011 I will be presenting at the monthly meeting of Creative Suite Lovers Meet Up Group.

March 24, 2011 I’ll be speaking at the monthly meeting of the LA Photoshop Users Group about my compositing techniques.

On April 9, 2011 I’ll be part of a group of presenters and speakers at a seminar in Ventura.

Beginning August 29, 2011 I’ll be teaching an intro Photoshop course at Glendale Community College.

Monday July 18, 2011 I’ll be speaking in front of the San Gabriel Valley Mac Users Group at the main branch of the Pasadena Library.

September 8th, 2011 I’ll be providing photography services to the unemployed in the form of professional headshots. This event will take place at Women at Work in Pasadena, CA.

September 15, 2011 I’ll be interviewed here and I’ll be talking about my life-long health challenges.

November 12, 2011 I’ll be putting on a workshop for the AVPP club in Pasadena.


February 8, 2012 I’ll be presenting a webinar on photography basics for Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ.

February 13, 2012 I begin a new semester at Glendale Community College.

February 25, 2012 I’ll be at Calumet in Hollywood presenting on behalf of Wacom.

March 16, 2012 I’ll be teaching another Photoshop course via onlineinstruct.com.

June 26, 2012, I’ll be presenting a Lighroom 4 program for CreativeSuiteLovers.

July 11, 2012, I’ll be presenting a talk on time-lapse for LADIG.

July 12, 2012, I’ll be judging at the monthly meeting of f/Stops Camera Club.

July 25, 2012, I’ll be presenting a talk on time-lapse photography for LAPUG.

September 19, 2012, I’ll be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of Clickers and Flickers.

September 20, 2012, I’ll be interviewed live by Nigel Merrick of Zenologue. A Q&A will follow.

September 29, 2012, I’ll be presenting the latest offerings from Layer Cake Elements at Tri-Comm Community Photography School.


February 13, 2013, I’ll be part of an online panel discussion sponsored on by the Copyright Alliance, discussing the how’s and why’s of being a self-employed artist. Should be interesting and I’m honored to be asked.

April 8, 2013, I’ll be speaking to a class of traditional art students at Glendale Community College about digital color conversions and printing.

April 19, 2013, I was invited to participate in a group show at Impact Design Associates, 8440 Warner Drive, Suite A1. Culver City, CA 90232. Begins at 6pm. I have 3 of my Remnants up.

April 20, 2013, I’ll be making an appearance at the monthly meeting of ATX of Southern California in Lakewood, CA.

May 4-5, 2013, I’ll be at the Big Photo Show at the LA Convention Center. The LA Photoshop User Group has a boot, #331. Saturday at noon and Sunday at 4pm. Stop on by and watch my 30 minute demos.

May 9, 2013, I’ll be speaking to multiple classes at Mt. Sac Community College in Walnut CA, about the time lapse narrative and how to be a Self-Employed Creative Professional.

The week of May 20-24 2013, I’ll be teaching a power Photoshop class at studioarts.com.

June 28-30, I’ll be putting on a 3 day time lapse workshop and a demonstration on how to use Epson scanners for object scanning. All of this happens at the Camera 2 Camera Expo in Las Vegas.

August 19-23 I’ll be running an advanced power Photoshop class at studioarts.tv.

August 25, I’ll be speaking about how to “Have Fun With Time Lapse” at the Pro Photo Expo inside the Pasadena Convention Center. I’ll be speaking on behalf of the LAPUG.

October 14, I’ll be presenting at the monthly meeting of the Channel Islands Professional Photographers Association. Layer Cake Element’s Studio Magic cut out panel, is the subject of the evening.


March 8, I will be delivering a talk and demonstrating how to use motion control when shooting a time lapse sequences WGW Studios.

March 11, I’ll be talking about time lapse again at the Apple Store in Santa Monica. 7:30-9:00pm.

June 9, an interview with Ibarionex Perello of The Candid Frame.

September 17, a podcast about time lapse photography with Nigel Merrick at Photography Marketing Masters


March 19, I’ll be presenting a talk about time lapse at the Los Angeles Center for Photography.

April 23, I’ll be presenting a talk about time lapse at Woodbury University in Burbank, CA.

August 19, I appeared on the Marketing Mentor podcast.

September 14, I appeared again on the Marketing Mentor podcast.

October 13, once again on the Marketing Mentor podcast.

December 10, I’ll be speaking at The Huntington Botanical Gardens about my time-lapse work for them.


February 18, I began appearing on the Marketing Mentor podcast. This is a continuing series of conversations with Ilise Benun about the business and art of being a self-employed creative professional, what I refer to as an SECP.

Not much else going on in 2016, just really busy directing and producing films!


January 30 thru February 15, I’ll be teaching a Photoshop Basics class at LACP
February 2nd and 9th, I’ll be moderating a business of photography class at ACCD
Beginning May 24th and running for 6 weeks, I’ll be teaching a photography basics class at LACP


Beginning March 14th and running until April 18th, I’ll be teaching a photography basics class at LACPJuly 02
July 02, I appeared again on the Marketing Mentor podcast
Beginning August 16 through September I’ll be teaching LACP’s Basic Photography class.
December 15,  Ilise Benun shared our anniversary at the Marketing Mentor, all 15 episodes!
December 19, my latest appearance with Ilise at the Marketing Mentor.
Other than these appearances, I’ll be directing and producing new work!


On February 20, for the 16th time, I spoke with my friend Ilise Benun on her Marketing Mentor podcast.
March 13-April 17 I taught a class in Basic Photography at LACP. This is a terrific place to learn so many things in the visual arts field!
July 9-25, I will be teaching my first Lightroom Classic CC Basics class at LACP
August 14- September 18, I’ll be again teaching my Basic Photography class at LACP
October 7, I appeared on Chris Martin’s Getting Work to Work podcast.
October 18, an interview of me by Bob Patterson of Street Photography Magazine was a comparison between street shooter and construction project photography, my specialty.


February 15th through March 7th, I’ll be once again teaching Photoshop 1 at LACP
On March 20th I appeared for the 20th time on the Marketing Mentor podcast with Ilise Benun
September 20, my 21st appearance on the Marketing-Mentor podcast. Turns out I’m one of her favorite guests! Awesome!
November 20, 2020, appearing one again on the Getting Work to Work podcast with Chris Martin. In this episode we talk about investing for your financial future.


January 19 – February 25 I taught my first online class for LACP, Lightroom Basics. It was a small but engaged and fun group of people ranging from photographers to an IT professional.

July 13 – August 26 I am once again teaching an online class for LACP, its’ Introduction to Lightroom Classic course. We have full enrollment this time and super excited to help aspiring and otherwise interested photographers.

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