Rafael Concepcion

Raphael "RC" Concepcion is an award-winning photographer, podcast host, educator, and the author of five best-selling books on Photography, Photoshop, Lightroom, and HDR. He is a Digital Post-Production Specialist and Adjunct Professor at the Newhouse School for Visual Communications at Syracuse University. As an Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Lightroom, RC has more than 20 years' experience creating content in creative, I.T. and e-commerce industries, and spends his days developing creative content for corporate clients, educational institutions, and students looking to take their creative vision further.

As a Photoshop and Lightroom expert, RC also worked with Adobe to write the Adobe Certified Expert exams for Photoshop CS6, Lightroom 4, and Lightroom 5. RC is a highly sought-after public speaker, presenting to corporations and creative students at seminars and workshops around the world. Concepcion's production company, First Shot School, is also responsible for creating educational content and video productions for clients such as Intel, Dell, Epson, Nikon, Canon, Samsung, Nokia, Sandisk, Western Digital, G-Technology, Google, Creative Live, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, among others.