Photographer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
  • Lighting expert
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Canon 5D,50D,7D
  • Canon Accessories
  • Calm under pressure
  • Strong on-set styling skills

Accomplished and dependable Photographer with more than 30 years of industry experience in portraiture/wedding and commercial work.

06/2007 to Current Photographer Icon Health & Fitness Inc | Beaumont, CA,
  • Photographer of underclass students, Senior Portraits, Sports Teams, Proms and special events.
  • Explained price and package details to customers.
  • Answer phones and customer service.
08/2005 to 06/2007 Photographer / Manager / Assistant Manager Glamour Shots | City, STATE,
  • Glamour photography, Individuals, families, children.
  • Carefully maintained over $15,000 worth of studio equipment.
  • Specialty lighting.
  • Managerial duties including opening and closing store, Bank deposits and FTP file transfers. Training new hires in photography.
  • Sales and creating slide shows for clients
07/2003 to 07/2005 Photographer / Owner McKinley Photography | City, STATE,
  • Photographed Seniors, Children, Weddings, Special Events.
  • Day to Day operations of running a business.
  • Improvised photographic methods and techniques.
  • Cropped, manipulated and performed color-balance for final images.
1996 to 09/2003 Photographer / Sales McJon /Ritz Camera | City, STATE,
  • Photographed families, bridals, children, high school seniors etc.
  • Sales in cameras and camera accessories.
  • Retail
07/1994 to 09/1996 Photographer and photographer's assistant / Lab Tech Bukva Photography | City, STATE,
  • Photographer and assisting in commercial photography,
  • Darkroom Tech including printing from negatives and transparencies from 35mm to 8x10 format.
Expected in 1994 Diploma | Commercial, Portraiture, Photo Journalism Rhode Island School of Photography, Providence, RI GPA:
  • 92.49 GPA
  • Commercial Photography coursework
  • Recipient of Academic Award [Highest in Class]
  • Recipient of Most Outstanding Portfolio Award
  • Recipient of several Best of Show Awards in Print competitions

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School Attended

  • Rhode Island School of Photography

Job Titles Held:

  • Photographer
  • Photographer / Manager / Assistant Manager
  • Photographer / Owner
  • Photographer / Sales
  • Photographer and photographer's assistant / Lab Tech


  • Diploma

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