is a photographer/businesswoman in Santa Barbara, California and Atlanta, Georgia. Her company, Imagery Photography, is a well-respected and successful portrait-event and fine art studio in Southern California established in 1982. Educated in music and art at the University of Memphis, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, as well as a Masters degree in Communications. Her creative juices have been rounded out with a Bachelor of Science in Photography at Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara. She also holds the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman degrees awarded by Professional Photographers of America.
Helene is a PPA Certified Professional Photographer.She is a member of The American Society of Photographers. She was Illustrative Photographer of the Year and has won numerous awards with her creative images. Helene was instrumental in the development of the Photographic Business and Arts degree for the State of California Professional Photography Association. She is also an instructor for the PhotoshopWorld Conference sponsored by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.
Helene and her husband, Jim DiVItale of DiVitale Photography in Atlanta,GA, divitalephotography.com teach classes throughout the U.S. and Europe. Her teaching specialty is Portraiture/Lighting and especially posing. She also specializes in marketing using custom designed greeting cards.