Dedicated artist who exhibits a true love for the craft, art and science of the photography process. Inspires others with creative insight and enthusiasm. Continually inspired by people from all walks of life. Brings international experience, as well as advanced knowledge from continued coursework.
Social Documentary Photography
Hand Made Photo Books
Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, After Effects
Curating Gallery Shows
Canon, Nikon, and Sony
Mamiya and Hassleblad
Developing film and printing in darkroom
Large scale digital printing
Basic Web Design and Logos
Photographer, 10/2015 to 05/2016 Black Diamond Burlesque – Sarasota, FL
Shot photographs in controlled lab, field and remote environments.
Planned and prepared for all on-location and studio shoots.
Archived photographs on computers and servers.
Photographed high-quality images for both print and Internet distribution.
Performed advanced computer processing of images for assignments.
Freelance Photographer, 01/2011 to Current Jade Skye Hammer Photography – Sarasota, FL
Photograph special events such as weddings, engagements, and parties
Consult with clients regarding photography packages, style preferences, and other fine details
Utilized artistic vision to make clients ideas come to life
Perform post-production image processing in a timely manner
Photographed high-quality images for both print and Internet distribution
Selected and altered secondary photographic features such as backdrops and lighting
Created logos and designs for local businesses
Student Photographer, 09/2012 to 05/2016 Ringling College of Art and Design – Sarasota, Fl
Facilitated weekly studio appointments.
Maintained productive professional relationships with models and modeling agencies
Fabricated photo shoots with models, from hair and make to set design
Performed advanced computer processing of images for assignments
Consulted with supervisors to handle any unusual problems and alter existing equipment.
Developed black and white film and made prints
Created hand made photo books
Curator Intern, 07/2014 to 07/2014 Recontres d'Arles – Arles, France
Interned for curator Tina Schlehorn at Recontres d'Arles
Assisted her in the arranging and hanging of her show "Women Only"
Assessed current trends to assist with decision making
Coordinated work between multiple departments
Transcribed artist statements from French to English
Hung Susan Barnetts "Not In Your Face" pop up show
Photographed the exhibition spaces for the curator and for the festival's archive
Bachelor of Arts: Photography, 2016 Ringling College of Art and Design - Sarasota, FL
Awarded the “Trustee Scholar Nominee” in 2016.
Participated in International Collaboration Show "Water Ways" in Sarasota, FL and Antwerp, Belgium
Received "Best of" Award in juried Best of Ringling Show in 2014- 2016
Co-Curated shows including "The Photo Shoppe" and "Photo Show"
Artist in multiple shows including "Senior Thesis", " 13th Annual Women's Exhibition" and "Resurrection"