Biography - SuzetteAllen

BIO Suzette Allen 2015


Lumix Luminary, Suzette Allen, is an industry leader, taking her place at the front lines of change and technology, making it easy and understandable to take our imaging to the next level in creativity. Her pioneering work with Video and Hybrid is pointing the way to the future of professional photography! As a Pro Photographer over 25 years, and a Photoshop Educator for 14 years, she really knows her craft. With software and hardware, portraits and scenics, videos and stills~ the horizons are limitless; the opportunities wide! Partner up with Suzette and get in MOTION to embrace your future!


BIO 01:

Suzette Allen is a pioneer of the Hybrid Revolution and a well-respected teacher of Photoshop for 13 years. With her down-to-earth style and easy going humor, Suzette and her techie husband Jonny will help your embrace the new video technology and techniques to build your skills to thrive in your photographic future!


BIO 02: Suzette and Jon

Suzette Allen and Jon Yoshinaga, both professionals in Photography over 25 years, have been a leading educators in our industry for the past 10 years, helping photographers embrace and understand Digital, Photoshop, Workflow and the technical side of our creativity process. Now they are leading the charge into the new era with HYBRID Imaging, combining stills, video and audio to create compelling portrait eProducts that clients love! In their usual down-to-earth style, they make even tough concepts easy to understand and fun to learn! Be inspired and challenged with fresh creativity and new ways of communicating visually with HYBRID images…. the artful blend of photo, video and sound!


Short Bios 03

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V1 Hybrid Hero, Suzette Allen, is an industry leader, taking her place at the front lines of change and technology, making it easy and understandable to take our imaging to the next level in creativity. As a Pro Photographer over 25 years, and a Photoshop Educator for 12 years, she really knows her craft. With software and hardware, portraits and scenics, videos and stills~ the horizons are limitless; the opportunities wide! Partner up with Suzette and tackle your digital future with courage ~ and with a [super creative] friend! .................. 87 words


V2 Suzette Allen (Pro Photographer and teacher over 25 years) is an industry leader, taking her place at the front lines of change and technology, making it easy to take our imaging to the next level of creativity. As a Master of Photoshop and a Visionary with Video [“Hybrid Hero-ette”], Suzette keeps her classes creating non-stop with fresh ideas and efficient techniques. With software and hardware, portraits and scenics, videos and stills -- the horizons are limitless; the opportunities wide! Partner up with Suzette and tackle your digital future with courage ~ and with a [super creative and patient] friend! ...................99wrds


V3 Suzette Allen, Pro Photographer of 25+ years, has been also been a leading educator in our industry for over 12 years, helping photographers embrace and understand Digital, Photoshop, Workflow and the technical side of our creativity process. Now she is leading the charge into the new era with HYBRID Imaging, combining stills, video and audio to create compelling portrait eProducts that clients love! In her usual down-to-earth style, she makes even tough concepts easy to understand and fun to learn! Be inspired and challenged with fresh creativity and new ways of communicating visually with HYBRID images…. the artful blend of stills, video and sound! ....................104 words


Bio 04 Photoshop

General BIO 2012

Suzette Allen, Cr.Photog, CPP, API

The in-demand Adobe® Photoshop® instructor in the photographic industry, Suzette Allen is known for her down-to-earth and easy-to-understand teaching style with an intense focus on efficiency. She has a remarkable talent for simplifying Adobe Photoshop, and consistently gets rave reviews from her students. All of her material is relevant to portrait/wedding/event photographers because she is backed by 25 years as a professional photographer and years of experience as a photo lab’s digital retoucher. Understanding what is truly valuable, applicable and practical for today’s photographer is what makes her classes so popular—and useful!

Suzette has been an international speaker for photographic conventions and an instructor at a dozen of the PPA Affiliate Schools. She is the recipient of many imaging awards and is currently the “Photoshop Expert” on ShootSmarter.com, a resource site dedicated to digital photographers. Her classes, programs and instructional products all reflect this solid philosophy for working in Adobe Photoshop: Use nondestructive methods that are flexible for creativity but still maintain the vital element of efficiency!


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