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About Vincent Versace

Vincent Versace is an internationally recognized pioneer in the art and science of digital photography. His passion for natural light photography is manifest not only in his work but also through his role as a creative and technical leader, contributing to innovative breakthroughs across the entire digital image value chain.

Vincent is one of Nikon’s founding Nikon Ambassadors and is considered by Nikon to be “one of the top photography artists and visual storytellers of this era. ” Vincent is a recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award in Media Arts & Entertainment, the Shellenberg fine art award and is a member of the International Guild of Cinematographers. His work is part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American History. He is the photographer of Immediate Assistants Medical Rescue Go Team. He was commissioned by the San Francisco Presidio Trust to create a body of photographic work to permanently capture this National Park and Historic Landmark.

Vincent’s work has been highlighted in American Photo, Popular Photography, The New York Times, Shutterbug, Outdoor Photographer, Pro Digital Imaging, PDN, What Digital Camera, Petersen’s Photographic, PC Camera, Studio Design and Photography, Professional Photographer, Digital Imaging and many more.

He is the author of the best selling books From Oz to Kansas: Almost Every Black & White Technique Known to Mankind and Welcome to Oz 2.0: A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop . His book, Welcome to Oz has been selected as Shutterbug Magazine’s best how-to book of the year. Vincent was the original host of the Epson Print Academy and is a member of the Epson Stylus Pros. He is also a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, a Calibrite Colorotti, Hoodman Elite Photographer, Benq Ambassador, an American Photo Magazine Mentor Trek and Master Class instructor. He has taught regularly at Photoshop World, B&H, the FBI, US Navy Combat Camera, US Coast Guard and Maine Media Workshops.

Vincent’s passion for photography dates back more than four decades when, at the age of seven, his wedding-photographer uncle introduced him to the magic of the darkroom. Within two years, he had sold his first photo. Within ten, he had booked his first professional assignment. Today, based in Los Angeles, he divides his time between commercial and fine art photography assignments, teaching, and consulting for such suppliers as Nikon, Epson, Benq, DxO, OnOne, X-Rite, Calibrite, Adobe, Hivelight, KolariVision. Hoodman and others.

Work with Vinnie

“I speak the language where the heart and the eye connect; I’m a creative thinker who understands both the art and the science.”
Problem solving for anything that involves digital imaging – from concept to delivery, from file to print

Vincent’s pledge is to ensure that every image will be the best it can possibly be. That means you can depend on him to rigorously apply his full creative ability and technical mastery to each of your images. He approaches each and every one as if it were his own. The result is simply the finest quality professional services available anywhere.

Thanks to his mastery of the entire digital imaging system – from capture to output – Vincent handles your images with efficient, state-of-the-art workflows. No corners are cut, but no unnecessary steps are added either.

As a creative artist himself, he understands how even the slightest adjustment can transform the seemingly ordinary into the extraordinary. As a professional artist who has helped create many of the image editing tools in use today, he is uniquely qualified to apply them to your work.

Rich in information and inspiration, Vincent’s workshops cover all aspects of the photographic art and science — from the theory of composition to using natural and continuous light to image processing and print production.

Prospective workshop participants should have a good understanding of basic camera functions and operation and be somewhat fluent in Photoshop.

  • Photography: Fine Art, Commercial and Environmental Portraiture
  • Private and Semi-Private Instruction
  • Retouching
  • Fine Art Printing
  • Consulting Services