DeAnn Desilets

Photo Research & Editing / Freelance and Fine Art Photography / High End Retouching . . 484-892-1863



MFA Photography, 2014: Academy of Art University, San Francisco CA

BFA Photography, 1998: Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia PA


Freelance Client List:

Photo Research/ Editor, Photography, Hi-end Retouching

Owls Head Solutions, Pfizer, Prevention Magazine, Fivestripes, Ana Candles, Women’s Health Magazine, Next Fitness Star Competition, Reebok, My Pet Chicken, Aline Smithson; Fine Art Photographer, One Roof Media, Getty Images Contributor, Even Sung Photographer, Blue Print Cleanse, Bobby Flay for Hellmann’s Mayo, Studios, NYC: Cultivate Skin Care, Ben Franklin Technologies, Lehigh University, Volkswagen Driver Magazine, Forbes, Inc., Easter Seals, Element Media, Ecotech Marine, Coral Magazine, Orange Products, Altitude Marketing, Mid-Atlantic Snow Boarding News


Corporate Experience

Rodale Press / Quad Graphics (2007-Present)

·         High-end retouching & Composite Work, Color Work, Pre-Press, Publishing

Comstock / Jupiter Images (2001-2007)

·         High-end retouching, Digital Technician

Corbis Images / Corbis Sygma /Corbis Outline (1999-2001)

·         Associate QA of Outline Labs, Scanning, Retouching, Distribution to Media Outlets.


Teaching Experience

One on One Photoshop Instruction, Bethlehem & Online Screen Sharing (2008- Present)

·         Retouching, Color Work, Composites, Digital Imaging, Montage

Assistant Instructor at Beyond the Photograph Workshops, Hoboken, NJ (2012-2013)

·         Digital Photography, Photoshop, Panoramas, HDR


Curriculum Development

Contemporary Landscape Photography, Graduate Level Photography Course, 2013


Technical Skills


·         Adobe Creative Cloud, (PS, ID, etc.), Nik Software, Capture One, PTGui, Kolor, Cataloging software: Extensis

Operating Systems:

·         Both Mac and PC Platforms

Color Management and Calibration

Digital Asset Management

WordPress and Squarespace content management

Montage, Composites, Photo Manipulation, Retouching, Color Work, Splicing

Prepress/ Color Proofing, Offset, Photo Editing, Publishing

Digital and Analog Photography

·         Toy, Small, Medium, & Large Formats

Studio Lighting

Location Lighting

Experimental & Alternative Photography and Processes

·         Darkroom, Hand Coloring, Digital Grounds, Transfers, etc.

Scanners and Software (Heidelberg, Epson, Nikon)


Fine Art Photography


Up Coming Exhibitions: 

Brick & Mortar Gallery: Late Fall 2016


Solo Exhibitions

Loose Threads, A Year Retrospective, Bethlehem, PA, 2010

Tyler Gallery, Mondo Chien, Elkins Park, PA, 1998


Group Exhibitions

Flow Art Space, Invented Worlds Group Show, St Paul, MN, Oct 1-18th, 2014

Suddenly Samantha Gallery, Group Women’s Show

·         The Girlie Show in a Threefold Degree and So is the Number Fourteen, Landscape Through the Looking Glass, Easton, PA, Sep-Nov, 2013

Our Garage Space, Random Small Things, Easton, PA, June –July 2013

Touchstone Theatre, The No Shows Exhibition, Animalia, Bethlehem, PA, 2010

Touchstone Theatre, The No Shows Exhibition, Into the Woods, Bethlehem, PA, 2009



Muybridge’s Horse Featured Artist, March 3, 2015

Lenscratch Featured Artist, January 14, 2014

Exposure 2011,