Cindy Parthonnaud

Freelance Picture Editor & Photographer


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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Art Director - Creative Director

About me

+ Creative and highly organised picture editor with an eye for great imagery and a large network of contributors + Experienced photographer specialising in portrait, editorial and reportage. + Digitally savvy picture researcher comfortable with online image and video content

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  • Art Direction
  • Photojournalism
  • Picture Editing
  • Documentary
  • Editorial
  • Creative Direction
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Publishing/editorial Background

Work history


Picture Editor


Jun 2016
  • Freelance




Jan 2013
  • Freelance
  • Portrait, editorial and reportage photography for both online and print media.


Picture Editor

Men’s Health

Dec 2014 - Jun 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • + Commissioning and managing still life, food, grooming, reportage and model shoots to tight deadlines + Generating visual ideas and working closely with art dept and editorial in image production, from planning to layout stages + Sourcing photographers, studios and stylists and maintaining relationships + Managing deputy picture editors, multiple freelancers and interns + Conducting extensive picture research for features covering a myriad of topics + Building and managing key relationships with PRs, image libraries and new photographers + Negotiating costs with all external contributors and managing picture budgets for each issue


Picture Assistant

Men’s Health

Feb 2014 - Dec 2014
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • + Picture research for all sections of the magazine + Prop selection / sourcing for shoots and organising multiple deliveries to tight deadlines + Processing international syndication requests and dealing with rights management queries + Created a new budget management system for monitoring stock image use + Casting and booking a broad range of models + Overseeing general picture desk admin


Picture Assistant


Sep 2013 - Oct 2013
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Working across a variety of travel magazines, including Easyjet Traveller, Norwegian, Thomas Cook Travel, Wizz and Eurostar Metropolitan + Extensive picture research across various picture libraries + Contacting PRs for images + Assisting on shoots


Assistant to Photography Dept


May 2011 - Jun 2011
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Working in photography department of media production agency. + Image retouching + Assisting on studio shoots + Dealing with fashion deliveries, checking stock and preparing deliveries for courier



Commercial Photography

Arts University Bournemouth

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
  • Bournemouth, UK


Foundation Diploma

London College of Communication

Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
  • London, UK
  • Photography


International Baccalaureate

The British School of Brussels

Sep 2007 - Jun 2009
  • Tervuren, Belgium