Brief Bio Description

Helene Glassman is a photographer/businesswoman in Santa Barbara, California and Atlanta,Georgia. Her company, Imagery Photography, has been a well-respected and successful portrait- event and fine art studio in Southern California since 1982. Educated in music and art at the University of Memphis, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, as well as a Masters degree in Communications. Her creative juices have been rounded out with a Bachelor of Science in photography at the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara. She also holds the Master of Photography, and Photographic Craftsman degrees awarded by Professional Photographers of America. Helene is a PPA Certified Professional Photographer and has been on the board of governors of The American Society of Photographers for the last five years. She was Illustrative Photographer of the year and has won numerous awards with her creative images. Helene was instrumental in the development of the Photographic Business and Arts Degree for the state of California Professional Photography Association. She is also an instructor for the PHOTOSHOPWORLD Conference sponsored by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.

Helene and her husband, Jim DiVitale of Atlanta, Georgia, teach classes throughout the United States, her specialty being portraiture/lighting and the art of making custom designed greeting cards using Photoshop. She is also an Approved business instructor with Professional Photographers of America specializing in the marketing of small businesses.