Paul Bartell is a Phoenix-based photographer, retoucher, teacher, and project manager working on pre-media for large design and fashion publications. Paul has over 40 years of graphics, print, photography, and retouching experience. Recent awards include AZPPA Photographer of the Year Award in 2019 and 2020, Photoshop World Guru Award in 2019, International Print Competition Gold Medalist in 2019.
Paul enjoys both capturing images and working behind the computer to bring his vision to life. He has a particular gift for capturing the ordinary in a unique way; light falling across a landscape or a textured wall, unseen details of a flower, a long exposure showcasing the unceasing motion of the clouds overhead or the silky flow the water of a stream or waves on the sea