FEBRUARY 2018 SPEAKER – RICK MCCAWLEY

"LIGHTROOM AND PHOTOSHOP FOR THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER"

PRESENTATION BY RICK MCCAWLEY

WORK: Rick will be briefly presenting his life work underwater, and discussing his current projects which include travel photography,
and a Fine Art project he has been working on for 16 years.

LIGHTROOM & PHOTOSHOP: Rick will follow this with tips and tricks for the Underwater photographer using Lightroom and Photoshop.
He will also walk through the process of designing and publishing a book of your own in Lightroom using the Blurb Publishing system,
with examples of his own books published this way.

Q&A: Finally Rick will field any question the audience has about Lightroom and Photoshop.

Rick McCawley has been a Professional photographer for over 40 years, with a 12 year long run at the Miami Herald as a staff photographer.

Covering everything from riots to sports, news to features. His assignments included 4 Presidents, a Pope, Hurricane Andrew for which the staff was awarded the Gold Medal Pulitzer for Public Service. As the Heralds only underwater photographer Rick was assigned to every environmental crisis, like a ship grounding on a a reef to age blooms or the artificial reef program. By far his most amazing assignment was the rediscovered treasure ship Nuestra Señora de Atocha, after a more than 20 year search that Cost Mel Fischer his Son and daughter-in-laws life. Rick Who had photographed Mel many times before grabbed him from a bar stool and dove on the wreck where Rick found the 1st treasure chest full of coins, and got exclusive photos of Mel on the wreck with the treasure. The photos sold for over $20,000.

Rick is a Professor of Graphic Design and Photography at Broward College and holds an MFA from FAU, and an MA in Photography from Barry University. He has published over 30 books on photography, travel, college test books.


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