professional photographer resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Highly-skilled Photographer driven to fulfill planned concept or desired results of each photographic project. Adaptable and flexible team player. Copes well with obstacles and remains true to creative goals. Exceptional skill working with photo shots and photoshop. Creative Photographer offering expertise in sales and marketing, customer service, product promotion, administrative processes and project management. Delivering outstanding skills in portrait, event, landscape and product photography, identifying client needs and providing innovative suggestions. Collaborating with decision-makers at all organizational levels. Delivering key presentations and building productive relationships to increase revenue and book of business. Presenting familiarity and experience in location shoots, print house operations, studio set-up and equipment requirements. Energetic Event Photographer with strong background shooting live programs, events and parties for diverse clientele. Captures creative, impactful images while maintaining commitment to themes and client vision. Dedicated to creating memories, surpassing expectations and driving studio profits. Photographer continually inspired by people from all walks of life, especially in urban scenes. Bringing international experience, as well as advanced knowledge from continued coursework. Personable Photographer specializing in family portraits and glamour shots. Relies on excellent interpersonal skills to put clients at ease and produce treasured photos. Focused Photographer skilled at remaining calm in fast-paced situations. Bringing extensive experience with wedding and special events photography. Dedicated Photographer exhibiting true love for craft, art and science of photography process. Consistently inspires others with creative insight and enthusiasm. Experienced photographer with over 15 years of experience. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Digital design
  • Digital enhancements
  • Strong compositional skills
  • Retouching and color correction
  • Strong exposure techniques
  • Digital file creation
  • HD photography
  • Creative artistic vision
  • Digital Photography
  • Wildlife photography
  • Creative visionary
  • Sales expertise
  • Video Editing
Bisbee High School Bisbee, AZ, Expected in 04/1971 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Member of Upward Bound
Pima Community College Tucson, AZ Expected in 04/1994 : Machine Tool Technology - GPA :
Brosky School Of Realestate Tucson, AZ, Expected in Realtor : - GPA :
  • Awarded [One Million in Sales
  • Member of [Realtor
Work History
Nexthome Champions - Professional Photographer
Grand Rapids, MI, 03/2009 - Current
  • Planned and prepared for all on-location and studio shoots.
  • Performed advanced computer processing of images for assignments.
  • Shot photographs in controlled lab, field and remote environments.
  • Fabricated camera mounts and cases to capture images and protect equipment.
  • Defined and recommended detailed solutions to capture images.
  • Selected and set up appropriate props, backdrops and lighting.
  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution.
  • Increased production rates by regulating workflow to meet consumer needs.
  • Developed long and short-term business needs while driving customer feedback for process improvements.
  • Directed guests to photo port location to view and purchase pictures.
  • Archived photographs on computers and servers.
  • Provided excellent customer service and account regulation, strengthening client relations and boosting revenue.
Raytheon - Product Specialist and Product Inspector
City, STATE, 10/1984 - 04/2021
  • Trained and provided coaching to 20 junior team members.

  • Researched product's technical specifications and accurately communicated information.
  • Created database of all equipment models and serial Numbers.
  • Established long term customer relationships by using effective communication and active listening skills.
  • Attended trainings and workshops to learn about new products and then shared this information with customers.
  • Executed various techniques, including soldering and testing to maintain servers and systems, keeping networks fully operational during peak periods.
  • Increased sales by educating prospects on benefits of products and services in comparison to competitors.
  • Helped streamline repair processes and update procedures for support action consistency.
  • Delivered technical sales presentations to prospects and presented benefits and value of products.
  • Broke down and evaluated user problems, using test scripts, personal expertise and probing questions.
  • Developed and tested new product offerings prior to release to assist development team in bug identification.
Real Pros Real Estate - Real Estate Agent
City, STATE, 07/2004 - 11/2008
  • Represented buyers and sellers of developed and undeveloped properties.
  • Developed and maintained list of available properties suited to different needs and budgets for both commercial and industrial use.
  • Liaised between buyers and sellers to provide positive experiences for both parties.
  • Created virtual tours of homes listed, providing potential buyers with additional exposure to properties.
  • Managed contracts, negotiations and all aspects of sales to finalize purchases and exceed customer expectations.
  • Marketed and sold property for clients by hosting open houses and advertising online and in print.
  • Followed up with prospective buyers regarding incentives from builder and new developments in surrounding area.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with clients through networking, postcards and cold calling.
  • Collected fees and documented payment processes for property transactions.
  • Worked closely with clients to facilitate appropriate loans, inspections and credit reports.
  • Created and implemented marketing plans to drive sales.
  • Accompanied buyers and sellers to home inspections and appraisals.
  • Advertised client properties through websites, social media and real estate guides.
  • Presented purchase offers to sellers for consideration.
  • Negotiated contracts on behalf of clients.
  • Showed properties to potential buyers and other brokers at open houses and by appointment.
  • Maintained connections with clients to encourage repeat business and referrals.
  • Greeted and registered new clients to engage each in process and cultivate long-lasting relationships.
  • Used NTREIS and other realtor databases to find properties for clients.
  • Negotiated, facilitated and managed real estate transactions.
  • Guided clients from beginning to end of home buying process in choosing right property.
  • Informed home buyer of sales, construction and warranty processes.
  • Reviewed market research data and changed sales plans accordingly.
  • Assisted clients in financial planning for purchase.
  • Generated leads for sales and rental properties through cold calls and referrals.
  • Communicated with clients to understand property needs and preferences.

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School Attended

  • Bisbee High School
  • Pima Community College
  • Brosky School Of Realestate

Job Titles Held:

  • Professional Photographer
  • Product Specialist and Product Inspector
  • Real Estate Agent


  • High School Diploma
  • Realtor

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