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I'm a freelance graphic designer and photographer in Denver, CO.
I lived in St. Louis, MO for 17 years. I was very successful media photographer and my photography was published in every St. Louis publication. I moved to Denver in August 2013.
I will continue my journey and my career as a graphic designer and media photographer in Denver, CO. I join the team of the photographers at Blacktie-Colorado. I have covered Blacktie Gala events in Denver. I have provided media coverage, photography and video of the event.
I provided media coverage and photography of two hundred Black Tie Gala events, fundraising events for weekly publication LADUE NEWS in St. Louis for three years.
I provide advertising and magazine graphic design, magazine advertising and editorial photography, event photography with 20 years experience in Graphic Design, Photography, Media, Publishing and Advertising.
I am a professional and experienced Graphic Designer and Art Director with strong background in creating magazines, brochures, trade show banners, advertisements, catalogs as well as extensive experience with Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
I was a graphic designer, production assistant and photographer for editorial and production departments at St. Louis Jewish Light. St. Louis Jewish celebrated 50th anniversary this year.
I was responsible for advertisements design, editorial pages layout for weekly publication Jewish Light. The Jewish Light has several magazines as "Dining Guide”, "OY! Magazine: Simcha”, “OY! Magazine: Generations," “OY! Magazine: Unsung Heroes" and special events.
I designed advertisements for magazines, and logo design and promotional materials for Jewish Light special events.
I took pictures for LADUE NEWS, STL Magazine, St. Louis Business Journal and St. Louis Jewish Light for several years. My pictures have been published in every St. Louis publication. Black Tie Gala event photography and the event media coverage become my every week assignment for LADUE NEWS.
I was associate publisher, graphic designer and owner of national bi-monthly publication TRAVELHOST of Greater St. Louis magazine, #1 visitor publication in the country-reaching travelers around the world. I designed and published the magazine. http://www.lyubovstrauss.com/travelhost.html
As an international media photographer and journalist I had been covered Chernobyl Nuclear Catastrophe and Nuclear Radiation Effect, First Russian and Ukrainian presidents’ election, Soviet Union Empire collapse, Interview with Michael Gorbachev and many other historic figures. I was a photojournalist in Moscow in 1990-1992 during historical changes of Soviet Empire and I worked side by side with the famous photo journalists from Time magazine, Newsweek magazine, Fortune magazine, and CNN. I was a freelance photographer for German News Magazine Der Spiegel for five years and I provided media coverage of Chernobyl Catastrophe effect in Ukraine. People in St. Louis had opportunity to see my photography at my photo expo "Remembering Chernobyl, 20 years Later" at Missouri History Museum on October 24, 2006.
I have a great opportunity to see the world and visit 15 countries. I love travel and learn about different cultures and traditions.
Check my pictures about Hawaii at http://www.lyubovstrauss.com/hawaii/index.html
I love photography because I can capture the moment that will never return, and I can capture the face that define the person. I love graphic design because I can create beauty and make the world the better place. The information is a power, and the image can change everything.
cell: (314) 606-8249