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I have over 15 years experience in Graphic, Web Design, Fine Art and Photography. I have been hired to take photographs for various events (weddings, family portraits etc.). Photography blends well with my graphic and web design talents. I can fix old photos and enhance them. I also offer creative layouts for phot… Read More
I have over 15 years experience in Graphic, Web Design, Fine Art and Photography. I have been hired to take photographs for various events (weddings, family portraits etc.). Photography blends well with my graphic and web design talents. I can fix old photos and enhance them. I also offer creative layouts for photobooks that future generations can cherish.

After retiring from the U.S. Coast Guard, where I was designated as an official Fine Artist for over 20 years, I pursued a full-time career in Graphic and Web Design. I worked for three years as a sign designer, using materials and software that are part of that industry (Vinyl printers, plotters and FlexiSIGN- Pro). I currently work as a graphic and web designer in Ventura, California.

Software that I use include: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, QuarkXPress, Corel Painter, Maya, MS Office and others. In addition to the variety of software, I also use HTML, PHP, CSS, and JQuery. My clients benefit by working with a company that not only produces innovative graphic and web design, but offers the added services of Fine Art, Photography and Photobook design.

What is good design? Per Dieter Rams (a German industrial designer closely associated with the consumer products company Braun and the Functionalist school of industrial design and Apple's inspiration) says that Good Design is simply: Innovative, Useful, Aesthetic, Understandable, Unobtrusive, Honest, Environmentally Friendly, Long Lasting, Thorough, and as Little Design as Possible. Trust is a key design issue. If you do not design your views properly, they will likely not be trusted by the people who are looking at them. Read Less
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