Honored as Spotlight Instructor for CCCCD

Afternoon all.

Just a quickie post today, as I bounce between my office & customer sites. I wanted to share the news I received yesterday from Collin College. I have been included in their Instructor Spotlight for astounding educators! You can read the article on the Collin College website.

There’s plenty of other stuff I need to get posted up, just trying to find an uninterrupted moment to do so.

DFW Events – Week of April 12th

Hello dear readers. A mid-day post to keep you updated on this week’s events happening in Dallas/Ft. Worth:

DPPA – Tuesday, April 14th at 6:30pm – Jerry Ward will be on hand to present, “Know your camera so you can be creative.”

Texas Glamour Club – Wednesday, April 15th at 7pm – Studio open house. Darryl invites all new members to come by and see where the magic happens.

DDPMG – Thursday, April 16th at 5pm (4 day trip) – Take a trip with Jen Copes & Co., to Fredericksburg, TX for a nature photography adventure. Cost $395

Texas Glamour Club – Friday, April 17th at 6pm – Evening photo shoot with Keilye Kennedey. Darryl & Jeremy will be on hand to assist new photographers. Cost $99

DDPMG – Saturday, April 18th at 6:15AM – Come see why this Tiger shoot is one of the club’s most popular events. This is an early morning event. Cost $50

DFWAUG – Saturday, April 18th at 11am – Action packed double-feature! See Captivate 4 & Lightroom 2! Yours truly will be on hand for some LR quicktips.

DDPMG – Saturday, April 18th at 11am – 17th Annual Grapevine Village Wine Trail. Cost $45

Texas Glamour Club – Sunday, April 19th at 1pm – Model currently TBA. Cost $99

DDPMG – Sunday, April 19th at 6:30pm – Arlington Camera will be giving a demonstration on camera sensor cleaning techniques.

Please feel free to contact me if you have future events planned, or if you would like me to add your usergroup to my community page.

Are You Catchin’ My Tweets?

Good morning dear readers. Based on recent feedback via Twitter, I am updating my tweet schedule for the following topics:

Adobe Tips – Monday through Friday, I post Adobe software tips at 9am & again at 9pm. Products include, Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator & the occasional Acrobat/Bridge tweet.

In the past, I have posted the same product over a week’s timeframe. The challenge has not only been tweeting worthwhile info, but dealing with the brevity of allotted characters. Moving forward I intend to do a different product each day, e.g., Photoshop on Monday, Lightroom on Tuesday, etc. New hashtag is #Tip12pm

Profound Thoughts at 8:52am – Inspired by @Landailyn, I try to kick off your morning with a bit of wit. Sometimes profound, sometimes mundane, I figure if I keep swinging for the fences I’ll hit a couple big ones. I recently added the #852am hashtag to these tweets, and I am using Twitter search to repost & tag older tweets.

If you have thoughts or suggestions hit me up on Twitter or leave a comment (or two).

I Need PSW Love

Alrighty. I had planned a much longer post hours ago, when I hadn’t started ALL the things I started that I just now finished, which has me up late/early instead of sleeping, which would be a good idea considering I have a Flash class in about 7 hours. With that in mind, let me get to the point – I need your help to get to Photoshop World. Now, I’m not talking about a fundraiser. Don’t want your money–but feel free to hire me for your training needs ;^) –no, what I need is your support in convincing the wonderful folks at NAPP that yours truly would be an awesome speaker. If you’ve ever taken a class from me, if you enjoy my Twitter Adobe tips, if my tutorials on LayersMagazine.com rock your socks off, then tell a friend, hug a stranger, write your Congressman, tell your Twitter peeps, shout it on Facebook, post on the NAPP forums–you want to see me deliver my first class at Photoshop World this October 2009.

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DFW Events – Week of April 5th

Hola! Here we are at the beginning of another week. Sometimes you need a little extra motivation to get up on a Monday morning. For me, it’s wondering how I’ll pull off two classes today, one in Arlington then another tonight in Dallas. Fortunately, there are a lot of events for you to checkout in Dallas this week. Oh, and before I forget today is the last day for you to grab the latest MacHeist 3 bundle of software. They’ve raised over $400k for charity, and you get the benefit of amazing Mac software for only $39.

Richardson Entrepeneurs – Monday, April 6th at 7pm – Details appear still TBA. There is also another meeting scheduled for later this month, so this might be a misprint.

Texas Glamour Club – Tuesday, April 7th at 7pm – Join the crew at Mardi Gras Dallas for the usual BS & drinks.

North Texas Photo Club – Thursday, April 9th at 7:30pm – NTPC member Lisa Laxton will give a presentation on Digital Scrapbooking. Cost $8

Texas Glamour Club – Friday, April 10th at 7pm – Photography 101 “Working with Models” – learn the ins & outs of working with models. What is TFP, posing, etiquette, etc. Cost $25

Apple Corps Dallas – Saturday, April 11th at 9am – Come join one of the original Mac usergroups for a session with Bob “Dr. Mac” Levitus about Macs & iPhones.

Texas Glamour Workshop – Saturday, April 11th at Noon – Darryl Briggs delivers another one of his workshops, “Doing a lot with a little” creativity for the photographer on a budget. Special guest model Mia McKinley Cost $199

Texas Glamour Club – Sunday, April 12th at Noon – Leave it to Darryl to bring back one of the club’s most requested models Ashley Kimmel. Cost $99

Please feel free to contact me if you have future events planned, or if you would like me to add your usergroup to my community page.