Ashley Cumston

Photographer

Projects

About me

Highly driven photographer with three years of commerce experience, dealing straight with head CEO’s & other important roles working to run the company and expand it. Also a very passionate person of the art world, highly interested in many niche genres and a fun person who’s easy to get along with ghly driven photographer with three years of commerce experience, dealing straight with head CEO’s & other important roles working to run the company and expand it. Also a very passionate person of the art world, highly interested in many niche genres and a fun person who’s easy to get along with ghly driven photographer with three years of commerce experience, dealing straight with head CEO’s & other important roles working to run the company and expand it. Also a very passionate person of the art world, highly interested in many niche genres and a fun person who’s easy to get along with

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Art Direction
  • Art Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Digital Imaging
  • Picture Editing
  • Retouching
  • Editorial
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Capture One

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Hardly Ever Worn It

    Hardly Ever Worn It

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    • Fashion
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    APS Group

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      Kingsway High School

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        Hervia Bazaar

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        Work history

        2016

        E-commerce Photographer

        Hervia Bazaar

        Aug 2015 - Aug 2016
        • Full Time
        • Photographer role for a luxury international online store working closely with the CEO and director responsible for overseeing quality control of all product imagery. Working on creative briefs to produce high quality editorial and commercial imagery for online and PR distribution to potentialise sales. Working with other departments ensuring product imagery is archived correctly and easily accessible through the photography log ensuring daily and weekly deadlines are achieved in preparation for new sale content. Using the platform ‘Visual Soft’ to upload and list new products, liaising with the e-commerce manager to edit and refresh online banners and newsletters with newly designed artwork extracted from original editorial, gifs and fashion films content. Consulting with Directors and e-commerce management to propose photoshoots and discuss team building, model casting and selecting most efficient products to represent the brand. Preparing the studio equipment, testing out lighting and props in advance of production.

        2015

        Photographer & Retoucher

        Hardly Ever Worn It

        Feb 2015 - Aug 2015
        • Full Time
        • International online marketplace based in central London, a firm favorite of A-lister’s, royalty and society clients. Position included working in a studio photographing and retouching images to be ready for online selling. Archiving images to be accessed by other departments and maintaining the website through ecommerce platform ‘Magento’. Assisting the head photographer alongside the CEO in creating and advising on advertisements for magazines. Testing and preparing new online store site releases.

        2012

        Art Teacher Assistant

        Kingsway High School

        Jan 2012 - Apr 2012
        • Internship
        • Assisting the head of art department on studio preparation in advance of classes. Helping with tutoring pupils with current tasks and advising new techniques. Creating presentations on current projects and offering career advise in relation to the arts, as well as carrying out reprographics duties such as scanning, printing and archiving documents.

        2011

        Retoucher Assistant

        APS Group

        Jan 2011 - Apr 2011
        • Internship
        • Manchester’s printing company working within the arts department focusing on proof reading magazines, spreads and articles before publishing. Using Photoshop to alter imagery and amend previous mistakes, as well as creating new artwork for articles.

        Education

        2015

        BA Fashion Photography

        UAL London College of Fashion

        Sep 2012 - May 2015
        • BA Fashion photography