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Chris Arslain

Photography Instructor


BACKGROUND: Professional Photographer, Image Retoucher, Educator, and Visual Media Specialist with over 10 years of industry experience in commercial, fine art and lifestyle photography. Technical expertise includes art direction, lighting, post-production color correction and digital image manipulation. Built a successful business operation as a professional photographer in fashion, landscape, and portraiture. Background also includes network television production and post-production experience.


BELLEVUE COLLEGE  (January 2014 – Present)

Instructor of Photography for 5 credit college level courses. Assigned to help revitalize Bellevue College’s Art Department with modern photography technologies and techniques while maintaining a link to current curriculum and conceptional considerations. Designed an Advanced Digital Imaging course (5 credits) with emphasis on composite photography, hybrid video, and advanced Photoshop skills. Additional teaching courses include Introductory Digital Photography and Introductory Black and White.