Suzette Troche-Stapp aka “the glitterguru” a crazy, purple haired, glittery, sparkly, effervescent bundle of images, ready to irrupt at any moment! Seeking to capture pixels and put them through their paces since the early age of sixteen, "the glitterguru" is a photographer, digital artist and author.


This nutty mom of two and artist extraordinaire has been in digital imaging since its inception in the 1980's. Recognized throughout her industry, Suzette was named one of the "Top 40 Photoshop Experts" by graphics tablet manufacturer Wacom, and was also awarded the "Guru Award" for excellence in Photoshop by NAPP. For 2 years in a row this glitterguru has been nominated for the "Photoshop Hall Of Fame".


So where can you find photos that come from the twisted imagination of the glitterguru’s mind? Currently her images can be seen in the national ad campaign for Dynalite, Chimera and many editorial beauty and fashion features.  You may recall catching a glimpse of the glittery one’s celebrity images being broadcast to millions on shows like "The View", "The Late Show", and "Kathy Griffin's Life on the D-List"...


The glitterguru is an author? Yep she is! This internationally exhibited, award winning photographers tutorials and articles have been published in many magazines, both in the US and overseas for over a decade, and her award winning book, "The glitterguru on Photoshop: from Concept to Cool" published in three languages was honored with the coveted Designers Bookshelf Award for "Most Exciting New Photoshop Book" and is now a best seller in China. Wow….cool huh?


Many of the glitterguru's images can also be seen in the book "Digital Fashion Photography" alongside those of Patrick De Warren, Enrique Badulescu and many other world-renowned glittery and amazing fashion photographers.


Suzette has also been a juror for the Vermont Photo Space Gallery and is judging the “Digital Concept/Digital Construct“ Exhibit in April 2011.


What’s the next step for this photographic guru of glitter?


An out of this world, over the top Gallery Show of course….a crazy extravaganza of color and mayhem. Soon you will be able to put this glitterguru’s amazing pixels on your begging to be sparkly walls!! A secret sneak peek of her upcoming gallery show is coming soon so stay tuned for more details.



"The glitterguru on Photoshop: from Concept to Cool" New Riders Publishing - Author


"Digital Fashion Photography" Thomson Publishing- Contributor


Magazine Work:

Styling, Entertainment Weekly, Fitness, Ocean Drive, Out, .JPG, GLOSS and others,


Magazine Articles Published:

Step by Step Electronic Design, Agosto Design (Japan),Micro Publishing News,Digital Imaging,Photographic Processing,What Digital Camera (U.K.),Digital Imaging (U.K.),Computer Foto (Germany),Digital Photographer UK,Advanced Photoshop UK, and PEI.