Rick McCawley is a photographer, designer and professor of graphic design at Broward College, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. In 12 years as a staff photographer for the Miami Herald (1980-1992), he got shot at during riots, dived to capture the first photos of the rediscovered treasure ship Nuestra Señora de Atocha, and lived in a trailer photographing the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew (part of the public service Pulitzer Prize team). Other favorite assignments include shooting the Miami Dolphins, the first space shuttle launch, and four Presidents and the Pope. His photos have appeared in Time, Newsweek and countless other publications. Rick has published eight instructional books on Photoshop, graphic design and five books of his own photography. His consulting firm Digital Renaissance specializes in training and creating digital arts curriculum for Universities around the world including Barry University, the International Fine Arts College, and now is a tenured Professor and program manager at Broward College. Rick has an MA in photography from Barry University and an MFA in graphic design from Florida Atlantic University.