Katrin Eismann

Katrin Eismann is an internationally recognized artist, author, and educator who has been working with digital imaging tools since 1989. Katrin studied photography and electronic still imaging at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Upon graduating at the top of her class in 1991, she was the first intern at the Kodak Center of Creative Imaging in Camden, Maine. Three years later she was the Director of Education and had implemented a rigorous curriculum that focused on imaging, design, and multimedia. In 2002 she received her MFA degree in Design from the School of Visual Arts.

Katrin has authored and co-authored numerous books on digital imaging and digital photography including: Real World Digital Photography; Photoshop Masking & Compositing; Photoshop Restoration & Retouching; and The Creative Digital Darkroom.

Katrin co-founded and chairs the Masters of Professional Studies in Digital Photography department at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, which is the only graduate department at SVA to be offered in both in-classroom and online program versions.

Katrin speaks German and English and has taught and presented in Europe, Asia, South America, and throughout North America.

Department website: www.sva.edu/digitalphoto
Personal website: www.katrineismann.com


Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be. - Duane Michals

Websites & Publications:


Photoshop Restoration & Retouching
Photoshop Masking & Compositing
The Creative Digital Darkroom
Real World Digital Photography

Monthly column in Photoshop User Magazine "The Creative POV"
Digital Photo Pro
Graphic Design
PPA Magazine
Design Graphics
PEI Magazine
IdN Magazine
The Future Image Report

At a Glance

• Artist & Author
• Chair, MPS Digital Photography Department
• School of Visual Arts
• New York City, NY

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