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 Expert  723958

Expert in Pro Photography, Stock Photography, Copyright Infringement, Right of Publicity, Digital Analysis


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a professional photographer, educator, publisher, forensic analyst and consultant. He has over 20 years of experience. He is a past National President of the Advertising Photographers of America (APA), the leading trade association in the commercial photography industry. Currently, Expert serves as President & CEO of the Expert's Firm, the international photography industry licensing metadata standards body. Also he serves as APA's Chief Advisor on Licensing and Copyright. Expert advises clients on photographic business practices, copyright and contract issues, valuation of photography and photographs, right of publicity/privacy issues, photographic history, digital and traditional photographic techniques, and forensic photographic analysis. He provides expert witness and consulting services on these and other matters related to photography. He is a professor of Photography, accomplished and experienced educator, conducts advanced seminars and workshops for professionals, and teaches college-level courses at the design college.
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camera

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camera reduction

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color photography

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contributory infringement

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copyright

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copyright infringement

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copyright law

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digital photography

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direct infringement

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induced infringement

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intellectual property

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Internet advertising

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Internet marketing

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literal infringement

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marketing

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photograph

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photograph authenticating

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photographic equipment

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photographic film

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photographic lens

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photographic technology

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photography

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photomicrography

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digital evidence

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professional photography

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stock photography


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Bakersfield, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Oxnard, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   BFA   Photography   (Undisclosed Consulting Company)  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

President & CEO

 

Serves as President & CEO of international industry standards body for the Advertising, Design, Publishing, Photography and Illustration industries.

1996 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

President

 

Founded and ran fine art publishing company with worldwide distribution.

1994 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

Professor

 

Long term instructor teaching courses on creative, technical, legal and business topics.

1986 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

President

 

Award winning photographer and commercial director working with A-list clients for 25 years.

1986 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

President

 

Advises stock photography agencies, photographers, marketing firms, advertising agencies, software companies on business matters. Serves as negotiator and expert witness. Evaluates photography collections.

2000 to 2002

 

Advertising Photographers of America

 

President

 

Served as National President of the leading trade association for commercial photographers.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Advertising Photographers of America (APA), American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), American Association of Picture Professionals (ASPP), Stock Artists Alliance (SAA), Expert's Firm (PLUS)

Professional Appointments

President & CEO, Expert's Firm. President, Advertising Photographers of America.

Awards/Recognition

International Photography Council Photography Industry Leader of the Year, 2005. PhotoMedia Photography Person of the Year, 2006. Numerous awards for photography.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Frequent contributor to publications in the photography industry.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Serves as consultant/advisor to stock photography agencies, software companies, photographers, advertising agencies, design firms.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in identifying 4G LTE wireless connectivity opportunities in photography.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Served as expert witness in federal and state court on matters related to photography, copyright, advertising, right of publicity.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Photography expert for consulting on Authentication Of Photographs.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Regularly speaks at conferences, workshops and trade shows on the subjects of photography, copyright, advertising.


 

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