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Joe has been a commercial photographer specializing in food photography for over 35 years. He worked at Kraft Foods for 36 years. His responsibilities in the Creative Services department started in the darkroom 1977. He started using digital imaging in 1993 and stopped using film in 1995. Joe finished his career w… Read More
Joe has been a commercial photographer specializing in food photography for over 35 years. He worked at Kraft Foods for 36 years. His responsibilities in the Creative Services department started in the darkroom 1977. He started using digital imaging in 1993 and stopped using film in 1995. Joe finished his career with Kraft in 2008 as the Digital Imaging manager. When Joe took an early retirement package from the company in 2009, he moved to Tulsa Oklahoma to continue his photographic career with his own company Joe Glyda Photography, Inc. in which he had started back in 1988.
Joe was responsible for bringing digital photography to Kraft in 1993, and was the co-chair for the photography section of the FIRST book on digital photography in 2001, which set the standards in Flexographic printing. Joe has been and a photographic instructor at Professional Photographers of America since 1998 and at the Texas School of Professional Photography since 1995. He has also been selected to be on the NAPP instructor team each year since 2001. His “ABC’s of the pen tool” exercise has helped many learn and master the pen tool in Photoshop. Joe is a PPA Master Photographer and Photographic Craftsman, and is a Certified Professional Photographer. He currently lives in Jenks, OK, and since he retired from Kraft, it has given him the freedom to expand his business into architectural, aviation photographic projects as well as Pre-press operations. Read Less
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    Joe Glyda Photography, Inc. — Jenks, OK, USA
  • Digital Imaging Manager
    Kraft Foods, Inc. — Glenview, IL, USA
  • Digital Commercial Photographer
    Kraft General Foods — Glenview, IL, USA
  • Senior Photographer
    Kraft Foods, Inc. — Glenview, IL, USA
  • Photographer
    Kraft Foods, Inc. — Glenview, IL, USA
  • Darkroom Technician
    Kraft Foods — Chicago, IL, USA
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