Operate a professional photography business specializing in editorial and sports photography. Manage inventory of equipment and suppliesClient calls to request coverage of an event. Work independently, select cameras, lenses, supplemental lighting, settings and composition to take visually interesting photos. Use specialized photo software-Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, PhotoMechanic and NoiseNinja, to color correct, caption and store photos. Use Macintosh or Windows operating system computers to transmit photos to the client for posting on various wire services. Until recently, shot multiple daily assignments for The Associated Press or United Press International plus a variety of other wire services and newspapers intermittently. Initially shot film, processed the film printed or scanned from negatives. Currently shoot using Canon professional cameras and lenses, studio lighting or dedicated flash systems. Most assignments are shot on deadline. Caption writing accuracy and high journalistic ethics are essential in editorial photography. Shoot as many as eleven stories daily. Interview and record subjects. Pitch story ideas to editors. Operate Canon XL2 video camera with sound board and edit using FCP 7.
Interests & GroupsEdit
- animal behavior
- human behavior
- Great Bark Dog Park volunteer
- Erieco dog park @ Reliance Park volunteer