Shadow Theory
Design - Photography - Training

Courses I Train

While I teach a broader range, the following represent my most common classes...

  • Photoshop - Introduction & Advanced
  • InDesign - Introduction & Advanced
  • Illustrator - Introduction & Advanced
  • Blender - Introduction
  • After Effects - Introduction
  • Lightroom Classic - Introduction

Training Certification

I hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. This is an Australian government standard required by industry to work as a certified trainer. It is equivalent to the CompTIA CTT+ certification.

Adobe Certified Instructor

I was an Adobe Certified Instructor in 7 programs from 2010 until the program was retired in 2023. I sat Adobe issued exams for multiple versions of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Lightroom and Muse.

As an Adobe trainer I have worked for multiple companies, as both an employee and as a contractor, in multiple states across Australia.

Adobe Community Expert

I am quite active on the Adobe forums, along with their Discord servers, helping people with technical and creative issues. In recognition of this work, in 2019 I was invited to join the official Adobe Community Expert program.

Photography Certification

I hold a Diploma of Photography from Southbank TAFE, Brisbane, Australia. This was a two year, full-time course, which included digital photography, film photography, darkroom processing, studio lighting and shooting on location.

I have shot professionally and worked as an assistant for multiple professional photographers. I have experience with a broad range of camera and lighting equipment and worked for several years in a photographic store.

YouTube

Since 2019 I have run a YouTube software training channel. My videos cover a range of software but predominately focus on Adobe Creative Cloud and Blender. The channel's stats are currently...

  • Subscribers: 23.5K
  • Views: 10.0M
  • Videos: 606
  • Watch time (hours): 229.4K

Go to YouTube training channel

Additional Skills

The following are relevant fields and skills not already mentioned above...

  • Photography (Advanced)
  • Premiere Pro (Intermediate)
  • HTML (Intermediate)
  • CSS (Intermediate)
  • JavaScript (Intermediate)
  • Python (Intermediate)
  • Captivate (Intermediate)
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