FORREST E DAVISSON
1720 NW SALTZMAN RD
PORTLAND, OR 97229-4651
(503) 672-9236 Hm
(503) 320-4918 Cell
Mr Fudge Inc,Dba Photography by Fudge
Jan 1968 to Present
Manager / Photographer
12 full time employees
8 Independent contractors
Photographer Wedding-Portrait photographer / Advertising / training / marketing / business and personnel management / PR / Customer service / Sales Manager / printing press / Darkroom / Production / Sales /
Employee Policy Manuals, training manuals and Instructor, , set design building, ground maintenance, Computer, Microsoft office, Works, Adobe Photoshop / and Photo Restoration
Fellow of Photography from the Professional Photographers of Oregon Inc. (Current Board member)
Fellow of Photography from the Portland Metropolitan Photographers Association . (Founding President 1987)
Professional Techniques and Business Practices Speaker
Forrest has presented seminars and educational programs to groups of photographers in Oregon, Washington,
Idaho, Montana, Arizona, Colorado, Missouri, Florida, South Dakota, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico
US Air Force, (Oct 1962 to Oct 1966)
Omaha, NE 4 Years
patrol / Security Guard / Dispatch / Desk Sergeant / Dog Catcher / Traffic control /
Accident Investigation / Surveillance / Investigation
Portland State University;
2 years in Applied Science with Minor in Business Administration
Oregon City High School Diploma Jun 1960
Master of Photography (M.Photog) 1991, photographic excellence.
Photographic Craftsman (Photog.Cr.) 1993 teaching professional techniques
Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) 1980 to 2007
Numerous professional schools and self improvement seminars Photography, self motivation,
property management, financial planning, and stock market.
Organizations / Affilations:
International Professional Photographers Guild (IPPG)
*Five Star Studio Award. Lyle Ramey Advisory board member
from 1990 to 2002.
Peoples choice award at Photography Hall of Fame exhibit,
Peoples choice award “Circle of Life 1998 and snow fantasy 1992, at Kilpatrick Center Museum Oklahoma Ciyt
Professional Photographers of America Inc. (PPof A) Member since: 1972
*Master of Photography (M.Photog) 1991, for photographic excellence.
*Photographic Craftsman (Photog.Cr.) 1993, for teaching professional techniques.
Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) 1980 to 2006. Portrait division Councilor nine years. CPP Laison 1996 to 2001,
Loan collection. Best wedding album of show Western States 1989. Kodak gallery elite award (the best of the best) 1992,
magazine cover “Temple Wedding” Feb. 1993. Re-certified 1 Jan 2002
Professional Photographers of Oregon (PPof O) Member since: 1973
*Fellow of Photography (FP) 1987
Associate fellow of Photography (AFP) 1981
President 1982, 1st Vice-President 1981, 2nd Vice-President 1980, Secretary, Board member since 1975.
Trade Show Chairman two years!
Certified print Judge. Certification Chairman 1996 –2001. Best Woman's Portrait, Best Wedding Portrait,
Best Wedding Album, Best Candid Wedding Portrait, Court of Honor, Kodak Gallery Award (3), Fuji Award.
Portland Metropolitan Photographers Association (PMPA)
*Fellow of Photography (F-PMPA) 1993
Founding President 1988-89-90, Education Director 1991-92 2005-08, After hours Director 1992,
By-Laws Director 1989-91, 1999, Secretary 1993-94.
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