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Pro Instructors

Pro Instructors of Philadelphia

Mimi Janosy


-Began as a portrait and candid photographer

-Evolved to instructor employed to teach at respected educational institutions including Antonelli Institute, University of the Arts, Art Institute of Philadelphia, The Main Line Art Center and her own private workshops

-Teaching themes include landscapes, travel, architecture, wildlife, interiors, sunrise/sunsets

-published in local publications including Philadelphia Style Magazine

-Showcased in the gallery world in individual and group exhibitions

-Photos include travels to Israel, Canada and Mexico

-Member of ASMP/Philadelphia Chapter

Carl Finkbeiner


- Specializes in photographing landscape, nature, architecture, street, abstractions, and museum and artist artifacts
- Shooting locally in and around Philadelphia, up and down the east coast and the western U.S., and Europe
- Completed Contemporary Practice Photography Certificate program at the Tilt Institute
- Multiple exhibitions at Tilt, book, and lecture
- Photographer at the Rose Valley Museum and Historical Society
- Reformed marketing scientist who has turned to the light/dark side
Carl's portrait  photos were taken by  Brent Reaney.

Daniel Kraus

-Graduate Student at Tyler School of Art
-Photographs have been exhibited both nationally and internationally
-Coffee and honey enthusiast
-Born in WA, raised in FL

Hinda Schuman

- Specializes in photojournalism, and documentary photo essays
- Staff photographer at the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1988-2007, and traveled to Haiti, Israel, India, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Western Europe, North Viet Nam and Morocco
- On-going personal project with co-photographer Linda Johnson documents the state of Pennsylvania county by county
- Taught photography at Stockton State College, Drexel University, in Philadelphia area art centers and private workshops

Jack Ramsdale

- Philadelphia photographer
- Known for corporate, industrial and architectural photography
- Member of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) (Philadelphia Chapter)

Linda G Johnson

- Philadelphia based documentary photographer
-Former staff photographer for Philadelphia Inquirer

Owen Biddle

- From a family of Painters
- Worked for an audio/visual department for a college
- Runs his own Photo School

Phil Kramer

- Wedding and celebrity photographer
-Published in Fashion, Lifestyle and Bridal magazines such as Time, Life, Town & Country, Elle, Fusion, Philadelphia Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, Grace Ormonde, Brides, Modern Bride, The Knot, Elegant Bride, Wedding Pages, My Wedding and Philadelphia Weddings.
- Featured in The Best of Wedding Photography (Amherst Media) featuring the top six photographers in the country. It is Phil's image that graces the cover.
- Recently, the editors of The Knot turned to Phil for the cover shot of their latest hardcover book The Complete Guide to Weddings in the Real World (Doubleday Broadway Publishing).

Rick Gerrity

-Travel assignments through the US and Canada
-Celebrity shoots including the likes of Paul Newman, Sylvester Stallone
-Commercial clients include BMW, Panasonic, IBM, Sony, Tamron, Oleg Cassini, Ford, Chevy, Traveling Moms, USO
-Photos published world-wide including U.S. credits Popular Photography, (including cover), Shutterbug, Pro Photo Daily, TakeGreatPictures, Indy Car Magazine
-Also teaches for Unique University and is a Panasonic Luminary

Rick Wright

- Specializes in fine art photography and darkroom and digital manipulation
- Photography widely exhibited, including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Perkins Art Center, MT Burton Gallery, Silicon Gallery, Camera Club of New York, Pace Digital Gallery, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, Museum of Modern Art MOMA, Johnson & Johnson Corp. Gallery, ArtLink, Catoe & Bambu, Photo Expo New York, Limner Gallery, Abington Art Center
- Represented by Quality Pictures Gallery in Portland, Oregon, which will showcase Wright's work in the city's upcoming annual art fair and included in group show summer 2008
- Awards include Perkins Art Center Juror’s Prize, The Print Center’s Digital Mural Project, digitalFOTO Magazine Contest, PDN Digital Contest Gallery
- Teaching two summer classes throughout July at Rio Grande University. The classes are titled "Photographer as Sculptor" and "Photographer as Architect", and writes professional photo tips using his own photography on.

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