Jonathan has a Bachelor of Science in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University. He has many years of commercial photography experience in the areas of architecture and interiors along with architectural product photography in Chicago. Jonathan has also been an adjunct faculty member at Waubonsee Community College from 2007-2016, instructing students in digital photography, large format photography and studio lighting. While operating his own photo and design business he developed web and print materials for businesses some being international and developed graduate degree level course materials for global logistics, ethics in business, project management and globalization.
Currently Jonathan is the photography lab coordinator at Waubonsee Community College, and is pursuing a new business venture in UAS (unmanned aircraft systems) photography and mapping possibilities. This along with other areas that UAS which can be applied to such industries as search and rescue, inspections, land surveying, construction progress, agricultural needs, the list is endless. Soon to be a licensed UAS pilot (with FAA Part 107) Jonathan is looking forward to all the possibilities that UAS photography will take him.