Umesh Bhatt graduated from New York Institute of Photography in 1994 and has since been practicing photography. He resides in New Jersey and offers advisory and consulting for photography related services. He has taught several workshops on advanced photography topics including RAW processing, High Dynamic Range Photography & Strobist Lighting techniques.
As someone with technical knowledge and expertise on photography and computers, Umesh is uniquely qualified to provide consulting in the following areas:
1. General consulting on computers & photography (Mac. vs. PC), Software (upgrades, Lightroom or Aperture, What plugins etc.), Cameras and their operations
2. Advise/consulting aimed at professional photographers such as camera and printer profiling, equipment and its setup. I can help you get accurate colors via customized camera calibration (camera profiles), get your lenses aligned (fine tune alignment) for sharp and accurate focus etc.
3. Consulting aimed at intermediate to advanced photographers on workflow and organization of their images, setup of backup and discipline management (do's and dont's)
4. Lightroom setup and maintenance, use of plug insTechnical support and help with the setup with your computers and your photographic equipment including printing and printers.
5. Editing and post-processing help/assistance either to support your creative thoughts or to implement your vision
6. Advise/consulting on creating web pages, hosting services, posting your images on social media, creating specific automation tools for making your life easier (bulk processing images, repeatability etc.)
7. One on One - on-site or remote sessions for advice on best practices, image library management, post-processing workflow and use of your equipment
Rules of Engagement
1. The first visit is a flat rate of $150. It consists of my time for up to 4 hours towards any of the services listed above. The additional hourly charge is $50. A prepayment is required.
2. Starting my 2nd visit, I charge $200 for up to 2 hours and $100 for each additional hour.
3. Travel expenses must be reimbursed.
4. I do offer an annual engagement option for $600 a year. This will include 4 visits a year and unlimited phone and email support. This must be pre-paid. and cannot be combined with others.
5. For all my services I do offer a guarantee and if for any reason my services did not help you, I will reimburse your payment.
6. I offer email and phone support for all my work for up to 60 days.
7. Payments can be made via Paypal.