P&P Blogger Profile: Mike McHugh

“Mike’s Favorite Tree”
Mike McHugh of Mike’s Blog and Creative Sweet TV

Mike McHugh is Australia’s top Adobe Creative Suite Trainer, and is an Adobe Ambassador. Also the Author “How to Wow with InDesign CS2” and “How to Wow with Photoshop Elements”. And now is the host of a great podcast: Creative Sweet TV. Mike lives and works in Australia and when he is not teaching people all about Adobe Software he goes surfing.

Why do you blog?
I get quite a few questions from clients, why don’t I just answer them in a public forum? Hey I can advertise at the same time.

If you only had time to read three blogs a day, which ones would they be?
Peachpitcommons
Whereisben
Dave cross

How long have you been using Photoshop/been a photographer?
14 Years
What type of camera(s) do you shoot with?
Nikon D70

Mac or PC?
Both mostly Mac. Using Parallels

What is your favorite piece of photo or computer equipment (other than your camera)?
My Expo Disk.
What piece of equipment would you most like to get but don’t have?
Macro Lens.
What advice do you have for a novice creative professional/photographer?
Practice… oh and wear pants.

What inspires you to create?
Having a shower.
What would be your most important piece of advice about life?
Have fun.

Where would you most like to live (other than where you live now)?
Byron Bay

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Surf.

What talent would you most like to have?
Multi-lingual

From
Inside the Actors Studio:
What is your favorite word? Yes
What is your least favorite word? No
What turns you on? My Wife
What turns you off? Quark Express
What sound or noise do you love? Spanish Guitar
What sound or noise do you hate? Crazy Frog Ring tone
What is your favorite curse word? Wanker
What occupation other than your own would you like to attempt? Rock Star/ Actor
What occupation would you not want to participate in? Prostitution or Politician or is that the same thing?
If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? Hey Mike, Nice job on the CS3 book, who would have thought you could solve the worlds poverty problems that way?

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