Tim Babiak’s entry into digital photography was typical – he simply wanted better pictures of his kids playing soccer. When he purchased his first digital SLR, he was hooked. Before long, he was reading everything about photography he could get his hands on and shooting everything and anyone who would let him.
Before long, Tim's images were winning awards and appearing on magazine covers and billboards. Wanting to share his knowledge of shooting people, Tim has taught hundreds of people locally as well as internationally various aspects of photography and post-production.
People who attend Tim's workshops discover his passion for photographing people as well as his desire to help everyone become a better photographer.
Josh Baker, life is one big adventure. He founded AzulOx Visuals in 2009 and has been exploring the world and new photographic techniques ever since. Josh loves to use his photographs to tell stories. Josh is passionate about photography and the creative development of his students. He uses a variety of teaching techniques to help his students realize their photographic vision.
Andrew is a self-taught photographer who comes from a software engineering background. On his very first trip with a camera, he discovered night photography and has never looked back. He developed his night photography skills through trial and error in environments from the near perfect darkness of west Texas to bright urban settings around Washington, D.C., and Austin. When not making night time images, Andrew is shooting for AzulOx Visuals making a variety of images from weddings, to architecture and everything in between. Andrew loves solving problems. But more than that, he loves sharing his knowledge with others and helping them grow.
Jerry Hughes is a professional photographer, author, inventor of patented photographic equipment, speaker, and world traveler. As a photographer his fashion work has been in Vogue magazine, corporate clients have included IBM, Proctor & Gamble, Ford, … as well as his award winning portrait and wedding photography. He is a fun and energetic speaker who creates a great learning experience. He has taught photography workshops for people from United Nations ambassadors and diplomats, to high school students at national journalism conventions. Jerry spent a year traveling around the world to 34 countries photographing their different cultures.
Todd White specializes in fashion, portrait and commercial photography/videography. He has photographed with many country artists including Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and George Strait. A selection of these photos have been published in People and Country Weekly magazines. Other commercial work has been published in Vogue, British Vogue, the Wall Street Journal and Texas Highways. Other commercial clients include Altar'd State, Facebook, Pinterest and Neiman Marcus. Todd has videography and editing experience in fashion and commercial projects. He has shot/edited spots for Austin Area Chevy, The Alamo in San Antonio, City of Georgetown and Rudy's BBQ. He is the Director of Media for Fashion X and Producer and Videographer for the Daytripper TV show on PBS.
Ian McEnroe holds a Fine Arts degree from The University of Texas where he studied various media including painting and photography. He has been teaching photography at Precision Camera for the last 10 years where his first classes offered were based on the use of film cameras. His main interest in teaching these days is getting students to grasp primary conceptsand overcoming their fears from the often intimidating design of modern digital cameras.Ianworks full time in Precision's sales department and teaches Beginner and Intermediate level photography classes and individual tutoring at PCU.
Dustin Meyer is a internationally recognized wedding and portrait photographer based inAustin Texas with over 10 years experience in the wedding and portrait photographyindustry. His work has been displayed by Kodak in Times Square NYC and featured inUSA Today. Published in numerous magazines including Style Me Pretty, Tribeza,Austin Bride, the Knot, Edible Austin, Austin Monthly, Rangefinder Magazine, PDNOnline and more, Dustin's work has earned him acclaim from clients all across thecountry.
Also an experienced speaker and instructor, Dustin has taught at internationalprofessional photographer conventions including WPPI in Las Vegas. Hisstraightforward and down-to-earth teaching style makes him very approachable andprovides a refreshing learning environment for photographers wanting to take theirbusiness to the next level.
Scott is a photographer based out of Cedar Park, TX. He has a studio in his home and runs the photography business, Scott D Photography, with his wife, Jennifer. He fell in love with photography about ten years ago while working in Chicago and began the long journey of voraciously learning all that he could about lighting, the technical aspects of the camera, and the composition of the subject. His favorite subject continues to be the concept of "urban decay" and his business focuses on family and children portraiture. He loves two things about photography. First, you can never learn it all. Second, the industry is brimming with other professionals willing and enthusiastic about guiding you through your next photographic adventure. Teaching has always been a passion for Scott and he's thrilled to be able to teach about photography.
Mandy is an adventurous spirit with an insatiable lust for travel and photography. She enjoys blending the technical aspect of taking a photograph with the experience of creating an image. This is what moves her to create art, and what she hopes to inspire in each person who she has the opportunity to share knowledge with.
After 17 years of working in camera stores and freelancing, Mandy took to the road. Supporting herself as a photographer, she now lives on the road out of her teardrop trailer. She shares her photography, passion, and adventure through her workshops and videos.
Ron has been an employee with Precision Camera since moving back home to Texas from Colorado in early 2011. In the classroom, he specializes in teaching the Sony and Panasonic camera systems with the goal to immerse his students into a full understanding of their particular camera.
To Ron, photos and videos are priceless memories that only become more and more important as time goes by. He takes great pride in helping those who want to get the most out of their camera while making those memories.
Tamra has been in the photography business for over 20 years and brought her experience and knowledge to the Precision Camera sales department six years ago. She strives to share her love of photography by helping pick out the perfect camera for her customers, teaching them how to get the most out of their camera, and even going out into the field and showing them how to use their camera so they can capture that perfect memory.
She enjoys sharing her knowledge to help future photographers by working with both junior and high school students to teach the skills they need to grow their love of photography.