Biography - Vincent Versace

Vincent Versace is a recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award in Media Arts & Entertainment and the Shellenberg fine art award, is a six-time nominee to the Photoshop Hall of Fame and is the best selling author of Welcome to Oz a Cinematic Approach Digital Still Photography with Photoshop and. His work is part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History.

Vincent was the original host of the Epson Print academy and is the photographer of Immediate Assistants Medical Rescue Go team and one of the members of the photographic team of Eco-Challenge. He has been commissioned by the San Francisco Presidio National Park to create a permanent collection of art for the park. He is an American Photo Magazine Mentor Trek instructor. Vincent has led photographic workshops to San Francisco, Burma, Viet Nam, India, Morocco, Costa Rica, Santa Fe, Egypt, Cambodia, Mongolia and Australia.

Vincent is former member of the board of directors of Los Angeles chapter of the American Photographers Association. He is also a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals "Instructor Dream Team" and teaches regularly at Photoshopworld as well as being a regular instructor at the Maine Photographic Workshops, Santa Fe Photographic and Palm Beach Photographic Workshops. He is currently a member of Microsoft's Digital Imaging Applications Group and founding member of the Epson Stylus Pros, Xrite Colorotti and Lexar Elite Photographers.

He is the former artist in residence for Altamira Group and former consultant to the president of Kodak's Digital & Applied Imaging Group.

Vincent is able to leap tall buildings in a single bound and on the weekends is a part-time super-hero and short-order cook.

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