• About Mr. Nathan Smiddy...

    Position: Digital Photography and Yearbook Advisor

    Room: F-203

    Phone: 480-224-2246

    Email: Mr. Nathan Smiddy

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    Growing up overseas and living in multiple cultures, I’ve realized the value of visual communication. I have a professionally in photography industry for over 15 years and have been blessed enough Take me around the world.

    I believe that photography allows me to help people tell their stories. They say a picture is worth 1000 words and I believe that to be true. No matter what our students future holds I believe they all will need to be able to visually communicate to their peers, Call leagues and clients.

    I believe that you can love what you do, Impact the world around you and have fun in the process.

    My Education and Professional Background

    Highschool- Rift Valley Academy, Kijabe Kenya.

    Collage- Bachelors of art

    Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis.

    Owned Visions By Smiddy Photography for 18 years.

    10+ years a high-volume photography studio.

    My Educational Philosophy

    I believe in project based hands on learning. I believe that education can be individualized as long as there is enough time and structure to enable this. In my classes, I try to create these environments.

    We learn the technical skills of photography, as well as post production editing with Lightroom and Photoshop.

    We learn how to then use Visual communication in our everyday lives, as well as professional environments.

    We learn how to build a brand, and how we can create value to others by being able Help tell the story for others.