Fundamentals of Digital Photography Course Mentors

Fundamentals of Digital Photography Course Mentors

  • Michael Ross

    Michael Ross

    Michael fell in love with photography and film as a child. He earned a degree in Film and Television from NYU. After working in advertising for many years, he is now dedicating himself to his own photography business, specializing in photography for high-end retailers. Michael has recently learned to capitalize on his love for travel and shooting by launching a stock photography business.

  • Deborah Matlack

    Deborah Matlack

    Deborah Matlack is a commercial photographer who photographs architectural interiors and exteriors as well as corporate and business events. In addition, she has had two one-person exhibits entitled "Waterways of Brooklyn" and "Infrastructure: Bridges of New York City," and is currently a member of Brooklyn Streetcar Artists Group.

  • Tim Pannell

    Tim Pannell

    Photographer Tim Pannell has enjoyed a non-stop career in advertising and stock photography. Tim contributes to curriculum by sharing his experience in sports, portrait and lifestyle shooting. Tim's clients include Adidas, Aetna, AT&T, Citibank, Costco, Gatorade, Reebok, McDonald's, Coca-Cola and Wells Fargo.

  • Franco Vogt

    Franco Vogt

    Franco is a successful portrait photographer. He has made images for countless clients around the world utilizing a very simple and sensitive approach. Franco has the ability to capture images that feel fresh and spontaneous. His work never feels forced or pretentious and the viewer will often feel as if they were right there next to the camera watching it happen.

About Our Mentor Program

At NYIP, you’ll have access to a team of professional photographers who act as your teachers, coaches, and mentors. You will benefit from a personal relationship just like you would get in the classroom. NYIP mentors are there to answer your questions via phone or email at every turn.

In addition, you will submit photo projects throughout the course which will be evaluated by the teacher assigned to you. They are there to help you improve as you master the craft. If you want to master your digital camera, this level of support is crucial.