· Master's Degree, Optical Engineering
· Author of four books on photography, including The Manual of Close-up Photography (two-hundred-and-fifty-six-page textbook), and Electronic Flash (for Eastman Kodak Company).
· Frequent lecturer at the International Center of Photography in New York City, and other venues.
· Supervisor of the Photo-Optics Laboratory, College of Engineering, at the State University of New York at Stony Brook for ten years. Also established undergraduate fine-arts photography program.
· Over twenty years of extensive experience photographing all aspects of industry, technology, science and medicine, from surgery to skyscrapers, lasers to laboratories, microchips to mining, pills to pipelines and X-rays, yarn and zebras.
· Photographed in all fifty states. Comfortable in an operating room or nuclear power plant, microchip fab or space shuttle assembly building, courthouse or morgue.
· Familiar with terminology and equipment used in medicine, biotechnology, electronics, automation, fiber optics, astronomy, chemistry, physics, telecommunications and many related fields. Experienced with many OSHA regulations.
· Photographic equipment to handle almost any conceivable project: Custom-designed and -built apparatus for the entire range of close-up, standard macro and extreme macro imaging; photomicroscopes;x high-speed motion-stopping flash and related triggering electronics; long-distance macro optics; precision positioning equipment; state-of-the-art illumination, optics, digital cameras and software.