Biography

nathancloseup Nathan Segal is a copywriter and author with over 15 years of experience. He has written for consumer and trade journals and corporate communications. As a travel writer, he has written about his journeys between Canada, the United States and Mexico.

For 17 years, Nathan’s main clients have been in the graphics software and photography industries. Before that, he worked as a special effects and stock photographer, dating back to 1988. Back then, he operated an Oxberry Pro Copy 2, a highly modified Nikon FM2 with a special grid inside and pin-registration. He was part of a group of freelancers who created images and special-effects for computer controlled slide shows. This was a precursor to multi-image and now, video as it’s known today.

He has written copy for over 20 magazines and corporations, including: CE Tips (Consumer Electronics), Computer Graphics World, Database Journal, Mac Design, Photoshop User, Rangefinder, Smart Computing, The Computer Paper, Streaming Media World, HTML Goodies, Windows Expert, CIO, Future Shop Online, Visual Convergence, PIX, Publish, Mactoday. The Corel Corporation, Common Ground, Monday, Computer Courseware International (CCI) and WebReference.com.

Nathan served as an Associate Editor at WebReference.com for 5 years, managing and editing the work of a team of technical software writers and programmers from all over the world.

Nathan is the author of seven books, all on the subjects of computer graphics and photography. The titles are: Fundamentals of 3D Graphics, The Photoshop Companion, How to Speed up Your Computer: In 30 Minutes or Less, Professional Photographic MS Word Templates, The Corel PHOTO-PAINT X3/X4 Insider, How To Position Yourself As An Expert In Any Industry and Secrets of Profitable Freelance Writing.

Nathan creates “how-to tutorials, video tutorials, software manuals, webinars, live classroom seminars, seminars, reports and press releases. He is also a skilled interviewer and has interviewed over 100 business executives.

Nathan maintains the site: TravelswithNathan.com, where he writes about his travel experiences. Having lived in Mexico for three years, he is able to provide a unique perspective. A sampling of topics are: How to get insurance for your vehicle, how to drive safely, avoid getting sick, obtain health insurance, rent an apartment get great travel photos and more.

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