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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Summary

Innovative Photographer successful at experimenting with new approaches, techniques, software and lenses. Familiar with what makes a great shot or a powerful image, thrives under pressure and is inspired by an artistic challenge.

Highlights
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Photo Mechanic
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • QuickBooks
  • Silver Fast
  • Social Media

  • Flexible
  • Energetic
  • Productive work
  • Location and studio environment
  • Digital and traditional development
  • Digital, 35mm, medium format, and large format
Experience
Owner and Lead Photographer , 11/2009 to Current
WebstaurantstoreAberdeen, MD,
  • Scheduling photography sessions
  • Responsible for set up of group formals and all portrait shoots
  • Handle all post production work & lab preparation
  • Organization of invoicing and follow ups
Fine Art Exhibit Artist and Host, 10/2007 to
Icon Health & Fitness IncTacoma, WA,
  • Displayed personal artwork consisting of HDR landscapes.
  • Handled all print and frame production.
  • Sold 4 pieces.
Fine Art Exhibit Artist and Host, 09/2007 to
Ritz-Carlton HotelCity, STATE,
  • Displayed personal artwork consisting of HDR landscapes.
  • Handled all print and frame production.
  • Sold 3 pieces.
Volunteer Photography Instructor and Assistant Facilitator, 02/2009 to 11/2009
Arthur Ashe Tennis Youth And Education CenterCity, STATE,
  • Worked closely with the Program Manager, Johannah Bennett to develop an introductory course to photography
  • Taught students art appreciation and used photography as a way to tackle literacy issues
  • Develop, implemented and organized educational, recreational, and life skills activities for 36 Love to Serve participants
  • Supervised a media learning project for school aged youth
  • Worked closely with the Executive Director to prepare event photographs for media outreach
Photographer and Assistant Photographer, 02/2006 to 12/2009
David Howarth PhotographyCity, STATE,
  • Photographer for editorial events.
  • Assistant for editorial, advertising and corporate shoots.
  • Responsible for the organization and set up of equipment.
  • Responsible for stylizing models.
Assistant Photographer, 01/2006 to 11/2009
David DeBalko PhotographyCity, STATE,
  • Assisiting editorial shoots
  • Responsible for the organization and set up of equipment
  • Responsible for stylizing models
Photographer , 11/2004 to 11/2009
Kevin McPherson Group Of Professional PhotographersCity, STATE,
  • Event and Wedding Photographer
  • First and second shooter for events and weddings (shot over 200 weddings)
  • Responsible for set up of group formals and all portrait shoots
  • Responsible for color corrections and delivery of images
  • Responsible for the organization of equipment and paperwork in studio
Photographer and Assistant Photographer, 08/2004 to 11/2009
Greg Katz PhotographyCity, STATE,
  • Photographer & assistant photographer for real estate & fashion advertising shoots
  • Responsible for the organization of equipment and paperwork in studio
  • Responsible for digital downloading, retouching and FTP uploads
Studio Manager and Assistant Photographer, 09/2002 to 11/2009
Mimi Janosy Professional PhotographyCity, STATE,
  • Assistant for commercial and corporate photography studio
  • Responsible for the organization of equipment, paperwork, and post production work
  • Responsible for stylizing models
  • Handle all Photoshop retouching and color correction
  • Responsible for all client print orders and requests
Child, Family and Maternity Lead Portrait Photographer, 08/2007 to 08/2009
Lafayette Hill Studios/ StoryTellersCity, STATE,
  • Responsible for all client data logs and Quickbook income and expense log ins
  • Shot and designed all portrait shoots
  • Stylization of shoot and lighting set up
  • Handled all post production work & lab preparation
  • Delivered print orders and met with clients to go over prints.
Editorial Portrait and Product Photographer, 06/2007 to 08/2008
Bucks Living MagazineCity, STATE,
  • Editorial Portrait & Product Photographer
  • Responsible for editing and retouching images
  • Responsible for delivering images before deadline
Editorial Product Photographer, 07/2006 to 08/2008
LifeStyle MagazineCity, STATE,
  • Editorial Product Photographer
  • Responsible for editing and retouching images
  • Responsible for delivering images before deadline
Fashion/Headshot/Commercial Photographer, 02/2005 to 07/2006
Aqua Matrix, MTV's Phila Real World HouseCity, STATE,
  • Head photographer fashion/headshots of amateur and professional models/actors
  • Set up and adjusted all lighting to fit each individual
Education
Associates of Science Degree: , Expected in December 2004
Photography The Art Institute of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
GPA: GPA: 3.90 Dean's List Certificates Best of Quarter - Studio Techniques - Fall 2003 Best of Quarter - Advanced Lighting - Winter 2004 Best of Quarter - Workshop - Spring 2004 Outstanding Achievement - Fall 2004 Best Portfolio - Fall 2004 Phillips Mill Exhibition - Digital Art - January 2006 Ritz-Carlton Art Show - Digital Art - September 2007 Ritz-Carlton Art Show - Digital Art - October 2007
GPA: 3.90 Dean's List Certificates Best of Quarter - Studio Techniques - Fall 2003 Best of Quarter - Advanced Lighting - Winter 2004 Best of Quarter - Workshop - Spring 2004 Outstanding Achievement - Fall 2004 Best Portfolio - Fall 2004 Phillips Mill Exhibition - Digital Art - January 2006 Ritz-Carlton Art Show - Digital Art - September 2007 Ritz-Carlton Art Show - Digital Art - October 2007
Additional Information
  • Website: helloloverphotography.com (wedding & portrait) rav.exposuremanager.com (editorial & personal)
Skills

Adobe Photoshop, AdobeLightroom, FTP, Invoicing, Lighting, Director, Photo Mechanic, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks

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School Attended
  • Photography The Art Institute of Philadelphia
Job Titles Held:
  • Owner and Lead Photographer
  • Fine Art Exhibit Artist and Host
  • Fine Art Exhibit Artist and Host
  • Volunteer Photography Instructor and Assistant Facilitator
  • Photographer and Assistant Photographer
  • Assistant Photographer
  • Photographer
  • Photographer and Assistant Photographer
  • Studio Manager and Assistant Photographer
  • Child, Family and Maternity Lead Portrait Photographer
  • Editorial Portrait and Product Photographer
  • Editorial Product Photographer
  • Fashion/Headshot/Commercial Photographer
Degrees
  • Associates of Science Degree