Ramiro Gaytan

Instructor

ACCOMPLISHMENTS/RECOGNITIONS:

  • In the past 18 years, I have garnered many awards and have been recognized among the top photography professionals in the United States and Central America. Additionally, I previously owned and operated a professional photography studio for 8 years in Whittier, California and have owned the San Dimas Photography studio, San Dimas, California for the past four (4) years. Both studios specialized in Portraiture, Fashion, and Special Events that includes Wedding Photography.

  • Since 2002 I have been a well-sought-after instructor at Tri-Community Photography Center, Covina, California. On average I teach four (4) courses each trimester with approximately 50 to 65 students in attendance per course. The workload is challenging as each student demands my attention as I strive to ensure each students gets the utmost instructions out of each of my classes.

AWARDS:

Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County

  • Photographer of the Year, Portrait Category, Professional Photographer of Los Angeles County, 2011

  • 1 Aurora Award Portrait, “A Whole Life”, Professional Photographer of Los Angeles County, 2008

  • 7 Best of Class Awards, Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County

      • Wedding & Newborn Photography

  • 9 Award of Merit, Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County

      • Fashion, Maternity, Newborn, & Portraiture

Professional Photographers of Orange County

  • Best of Show, Professional Photographers of Orange County

  • Best of Portrait, Professional Photographers of Orange County

  • Best of Wedding, Professional Photographers of Orange County

  • 7 Award of Merit, Professional Photographers of Orange County

      • Fashion & Portraiture

All Valley Professional Photographer

  • Best of Show, 1st Place, All Valley Professional Photographer, Feb 2014

Los Angeles Chinese Photographic Festival

  • Award for “Outstanding Photography” GOLD MEDAL March 2012

  • Award for “Outstanding Photography” GOLD MEDAL March 2016

  • Type of Photography

  • My passion in photography has enabled me to specialize in Portraiture, Fashion, and Special Events Photography, that includes Wedding Photography.

  • educational program topics I have taught

  • Due to my years of education and personal experience in photography, these have enabled me to develop well-developed and challenging educational programs that delve deeply into the technical aspects of beginning, intermediate and advanced courses, that include:

  • Digital Made Easy

  • Flash and Ambient Light, Portraiture Lighting, Advanced Flash Photography

  • Children’s Photography, Wedding Photography

  • Character Studies

  • The Art of Portraits and Retouching