Ever since teaching his first Photoshop class in 1990 (3 weeks after the program was released), Dave has made his living teaching Photoshop. He has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor and is a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave has taught for Adobe, at Photoshop World, the Texas School of Photography, ShutterFest, Adobe MAX, Imaging USA and at numerous corporate locations. In 2009 Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame, and in 2016, 2017 and 2019 was named an Adobe MAX Master Instructor.
Dave runs his own Photoshop training site (LearningPhotoshop.cc) and the Photoshop and Lightroom Virtual Summits.