staff photographer resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
  • Talented in commercial, private photography.
  • Skilled in portraiture, conceptual, special event and fashion photography.
  • Detailed-orientated in coordinating photo shoots and exhibitions.
  • Highly knowledgeable and creative, with a meticulous eye for detail.
  • Multi-task-oriented, Self-directed, Business savvy and Dependable.
  • Dynamic written and communication skills as well as driven.
  • Motivated and Client-focused with a large clientèle.
Skill Highlights
  • Small Business Development
  • Project Management
  • Business Operations Organization
  • Client Account Management
  • Self Motivated
  • Market Research
  • Customer Relations
  • Time Management
  • Staff Development
  • Vision
  • Diverse Market/Industry
  • Expense Control
  • Marketing
  • New business Development
  • Outsourcing
  • Competent
  • Branding
University Of Phoenix Savannah, Georgia Expected in 2016 Associate of Arts : Marketing - GPA :
Augusta State University Augusta, Georgia Expected in 2002 Associate of Arts : Photojournalism - GPA :
  • Member of Professional Photographers of America
  • Professional Photographer Club - Facebook
  • Photo Marketing Association
  • International Freelance Photographers
Continued Education Workshops Atlanta, Savannah, Georgia Expected in : - GPA :
  • Digital Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Posing Photography
  • Lightroom for Photographers
  • Creative Photography Fundamentals
  • Business of Wedding Photography
  • Pet Photography
  • Available Light Portrait Photography
  • Photoshop Elements for Photographers
Core Accomplishments
  • Published Professional Photographer
  • Featured cover of Pooler magazine.
  • Featured cover of Effingham magazine.
  • Featured on Tybee Island Wedding Chapel.
  • Celebrity Photographer
  • Featured in Photography Blog Success
  • Have mentored and taught photographers from all over the USA
  • Hooters Advertisements, Savannah Georgia
  • Pak Headwear, Atlanta, Georgia
  • United States Army, Kitizgen Germany
  • Livie Rae Lingerie, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Harley Davidson Advertisements and Special Events, Savannah, Georgia

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated - Staff Photographer
Omaha, NE, 03/2012 - 02/2014

Strengthened company's business by leading implementation of all new editorials and cover stories.

Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve top cover stories.

Managed team of 6 professionals.

Accountable for business management including overall customer satisfaction.

Purple Carrot - Professional Photographer
Needham, MA, 1994 - 02/2014
  • Discussed and advised clients regarding photo types.
  • Conducted researches – Best locations of photo shoots, backgrounds and positions.
  • Produced optimum photographs for clients using variety of technical equipment, including cameras, lighting equipment and accessories.
  • Edited and designed images: Cropping the image, lighting/brightness, technical effects and saturation level.
  • Prepared slides and photographic templates specially required in presentations and official meetings of clients.
  • Trained junior staff on the subject of photography – mentored and assisted them in their projects.
Augusta Chronicle - Freelance Photographer
City, STATE, 07/2001 - 02/2002
  • Provide photographic services in wide variety of areas from cover stories to editorial pieces.
  • Take direction from senior staff photographer and execute my assignment within the time line.
  • Work with the staff photographer in making the final picks for the story.

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School Attended

  • University Of Phoenix
  • Augusta State University
  • Continued Education Workshops

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Photographer
  • Professional Photographer
  • Freelance Photographer


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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