Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Adobe Community Expert Nomination - Speechless!!!

Update: I've just received notification from Adobe that I am now an Adobe Community Expert. HUGE thanks got to A.J. Wood from Media Cats for even thinking of nominating me and a big thank you to everyone that's sent messages through Facebook and Twitter...You guys rock!

It's not often that I'm left speechless, but this morning I gotta admit that's how I found myself; and the reason...I've been nominated for the Adobe Community Expert Program 2010. Here's a link to explain what this is all about but also, here's a copy of the nomination sent in by A.J. Wood who runs Media Cats; a very successful Digital Media Training Centre in Dallas, Texas:


When I think of an Adobe Community Expert, I think of a group of professionals coming together to share their experiences & talents. I also think about the type of person who has the knack for relating to other people, and generally loves sharing what they know without all the pomp & circumstance. I think of Glyn.

Glyn Dewis is a gifted individual who has taken his love of photography & Adobe products and turned it into a new career. When we met at Photoshop World years ago, he was still working as a police officer. He was quite the character, excited to be at PSW, taking in all the classes, just soaking up all the information. But Glyn is not the type of person to sit idly by.

In the years that have past he has continued to excel in his craft of photography & Photoshop work. He has quite a bit to share regarding Lightroom, and publishes video commentary on his blog. A person who understands the importance of community, he has led many photowalk outings, including Scott Kelby's Worldwide Photowalk held this past July 2009. Glyn is constantly looking to improve himself & his work, and I admire his dedication & ambitions.

I highly recommend Glyn Dewis for the Adobe Community Experts program not only for his current expertise, but the potential & experience he will share with all of us and his community.


Saying 'thankyou' to A.J. for this nomination just doesn't seem enough and to be honest whether or not I'm picked is irrelevant. Of course it would be great to be successful following this nomination but to be put forward in the first place by someone I have alot of respect for not only as a person but also as a very talented and knowledgeable Instructor is a gift in itself.

3 comments:

Noel Hannan 17 December 2009 at 11:47  

Congratulations, it couldn't happen to a nicer and more knowledgeable guy! Well done, you deserve it, Glyn (we'll be expecting a lot more from you now :-)!)

KezBazandSam 17 December 2009 at 19:09  

WOW...WELL DONE!!
We are really made up for you mate.....You really are a truely gifted man who puts his heart and soul into everything creative. You give everything to those whom you capture. You make all those around you feel special and present to them precious memories that will last an entire lifetime.....You say that you are speechless about this nomination? Well now you know what it feels like to all of us who have had photos taken by you. We have been left speechless by your gift and talent...now its time for you to get something back.
Fingers crossed...You deserve it.

Mike Patterson 29 December 2009 at 23:58  

Awesome news and couldn't happen to a nicer guy

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