Aimee Hollands
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Aimee Hollands

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Aimee Hollands
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Aimee Hollands

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Currently working as a photographer for Bonham's Auction house, photographing a variety of items ranging from 19th century pictures to entertainment memorabilia. I additionally love taking portraits & photographing the body.
Projects
  • Tim Andrews
    Tim AndrewsTim Andrews was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2005 and ever since he has been spending his time being in front of the camera and has now been photographed by over 400 different photographers. He is a wonderful person to be around and is truly inspirational.
  • Untitled
    Untitled
  • Body Portraits
    Body Portraits
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Work history
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    Junior photographerBonhams Auctioneers
    Knightsbridge, London, UKFull Time
    • Working as a Junior photographer, photographing various artwork & objects that are going to auction. Images are used both online & in their catalogues. • Everything is photographed on a Hasselblad camera tethered to Mac computer using Phocus software. • I work specifically with the following departments; Pictures, Prints & multiples, Books & Manuscripts & Entertainment Memorabilia. Occasionally working with Fashion & accessories. • Artwork is photographed framed & unframed with balanced lighting and colour checked. • 3D objects & clothes are photographed with fairly balanced lighting, drop shadow on a white background & colour checked. • Post production is carried out on all photos making sure everything is colour corrected, cropped & if there is a white background that it is ‘255’ • Occasionally creating installation shots for the Prints department on request. Pieces of artwork edited into a fake backdrop/setting to give a more realistic way of viewing artwork in the catalogue.
    Science Museum Group logo
    Science Museum Group logo
    Junior photographerScience Museum Group
     - 23 Blythe Rd, Hammersmith, London W14 0HA, UKFull Time
    • Working as a junior photographer, photographing the 'One collection' project that holds an extensive wide range of objects. • I produced documentation style photography – which consists of a white backdrop, balanced lighting and colour checked. • I have object handling training. • Received asbestos awareness, general hazard and health and safety training due to the various different hazards that are within the collection. • Between 1-3 days a week I worked with and helped managed volunteers. • Occasionally I help the core photography team in the main studio shooting publication style photography. • Created 360 photographs for specially requested objects. • Catalogued objects onto the system; Asset panda • Each day I had to reach the daily target of 66 objects a day. • Carried out minimal post production on all images; removing any noticeable background marks, cropping, editing out edges of backdrops and merging images together.
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Skills
  • Photography
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Creative
Education
    Falmouth University logo
    Falmouth University logo
    BA (Hons) PhotographyFalmouth University
     - Falmouth, United Kingdom
    - Second class honours Degree (2:1) in BA (Hons) Photography - Projects completed during first year include: brief based projects, group presentations and self-devised projects. - Projects completed during second year include: a group set build project, two self-devised assignment, Dissertation proposal - Projects completed during third year include: Two self-devised assignments, Dissertation, Audience and context module - Theory based essays and critical reviews for each completed project. - Presenting work in local exhibitions both at university and in Falmouth town (View my website for more details)
    A Level, AS Level, GCSE
     - Chalfont Saint Peter, United Kingdom
    - A-levels in Photography B, Art and Design C, English Literature C - 10 GCSE’S at A*-C