Nathan Spotts

Photographic Specialist

Thomaston, CT, USA

Work Experience


Lead Photographer

We create pristine visuals for high-end real estate listings.
December 2015 - Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


Photographic Specialist

April 2014 - January 2016 Connecticut, United States

New Relic

Freelance Art Director/Composite Artist for Future Stack 2013

May 2013 - California, United States

Photoshop Creative Magazine

Freelance writer and artist

June 2012 - Oakland, California, United States

Cole Barash Photo

Studio Manager

June 2011 - June 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

Nathan Spotts Photography

Photographic Specialist

February 2005 - California, United States


Academy Of Art University (AAU)

BFA in Photography

September 2009 - December 2013 San Francisco, California, United States

Shasta College

AA in Liberal Studies

August 2005 - May 2008 Redding, California, United States


English (Native),


Academy Of Art University

"Yggdrasil" and "Rotten Candy" featured on AAU Portfolios website


Practical Photoshop Magazine

Four page feature, Issue 29


Academy Of Art University

Gallery showcase with "The Adventures of Mack Ford," Spring Show 2012.


Photoshop Creative Magazine

Interview and photo manipulation feature.


Serbin Communications, Photographer's Forum Magazine

Finalist recognition for "The Road," published in "Best of Photography, 2011."


Photoshop Tutorials

"Creative Inspirations" feature and interview.


Academy Of Art University

Gallery showcase with "Bad Water," 2011 Spring Show.


Photography Served

Feature page for "Unrealistic Scenes."


Serbin Communications, Photographer's Forum Magazine

Honorary Mention for "Natural Bridges" in Sigma Photographer's Contest, published in "Best of Photography, 2010."



Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Photoshop LightRoom, Advertising, Art Direction, Creative Consulting, Digital Design, Digital Printing , Graphic Design, Lighting, Location Photography, Location Scouting, Photography, RAW Development, Shoot Production, Studio Management, Studio Setup, Technical Direction,

Instructional Experience

Tutorial and instructional writing experience with Photoshop Creative Magazine, 2012-2013.
Community Education Photoshop Class, 2008.

Professional Development

Western Service Workers Association - community activities and organizing, Winter-Spring 2014.
Genocide No More: Save Darfur - active in organizing events and designing materials, 2007-2009.


Creating closed time-like loops to maximize efficiency
Life, the universe, and everything
Mathematics of music
Building worlds
Hiking all the things