Craig Clayton

Photographer

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Photo Editor - Retoucher

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About me

I am an enthusiastic creator, specialised in Photography and self-publishing Books who relishes any opportunity to work in a diverse and challenging environment with other creative individuals, as well as alone. I always want to expand my knowledge with other working practices and techniques to develop my skills further. I also posses a full driving licence and a keen passion to travel for work.

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Skills

  • Book Printing
  • Analgoue Photography
  • Team Leading
  • Photography Digital/darkroom/editing
  • Personal Assistance
  • Problem Solving
  • Book Design
  • Image Retouching
  • Retouching
  • Capture One Pro

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    University of Lincoln

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      TonyHPhoto

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        Springboard TV

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          PRS for Music

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          Work history

          Currently

          Photographic Assistant and Digital Retoucher

          TonyHPhoto

          Aug 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I divided my time between putting the final professional touches onto images, making sure all shots are delivered to clients on time, and assisting on shoots across London and beyond. I understand the clients' needs enabling me to produce images for a wide range of media uses.

          Currently

          Entertainments Service Leader

          University of Lincolns Students Union

          Sep 2015
          • Lincoln, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • To work on the box office operating the till system for various gigs and club nights, working within the cloakroom and keeping that in a well organised and efficient environment and also helping with setting up with various events and gigs around the venue and bar. As Service Leader, my main responsibilities would be to monitor the Entertainments Team and make sure they maintain a high standard of Customer Service, help with any difficulties with customers, cash handling including making sure there is enough change in the tills, keeping the safe float level and banking at the end of the night. Other responsibilities would include taking charge of set up shifts and making sure they are complete efficiently, preparing the dressing rooms for performers and also artist liaison with guests of the club night events and gigs.

          Currently

          LSFM School Ambassador and Course Representative

          University of Lincoln

          Oct 2014
          • Lincoln, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • To help visitors to the University of Lincoln on Open Days, Applicant Days and interviews. I have worked these in groups and quite a few occasions on my own and I have also work closely with the Contemporary Lens Media team in the interview process with help in selecting individuals to be new applicants for the course. Help people on my course with problems they may have with the course, university or even personal matters and help them find a solution, attend meetings with tutors and other students to discuss problems that would effect the course or the way of learning and find outcomes that would best suit the students.

          2014

          Managers Assistant

          Coral Bookmakers

          Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
          • Wisbech, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • To monitor the store, single manned, and keep everything running in the absence of the Store Manager exactly how they would have it. Process bets, deal with customer complaints and deal with irate and aggressive customers in a professional and polite way.

          2013

          Music Licensing Advisor

          PRS for Music

          Feb 2013 - Aug 2013
          • Peterborough, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Process and access customer information via the in-house computer system to renew/create licence’s between business’ and PRS for Music to allow the use of copyrighted music to be played within the premises to the general public making sure the writers, publishers and composers of the original piece’s of work they represent are paid their royalties.

          2012

          Feb 2012 - Jun 2012
          • King's Lynn, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • Help out when needed in the production of different pieces ranging from general runner work, camera man, sound editor to editing final pieces for clients. All unpaid and was connected to the College of West Anglia, original time for work experience was 4 weeks but I asked to stay on for free to get more knowledge.

          Education

          Currently

          BA (Hons) Contemporary Lens Media (Photography & Film)

          University of Lincoln

          Sep 2014
          • Brayford Way, Brayford Pool, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK
          • Through avant garde styles and contemporary practices, you are taught to find your own personality and style through various lens based media such as photography, moving image, installations etc. all culminating towards several exhibitions in the final year and one large final year exhibition.

          2012

          BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Productions (Film & TV)

          The College of West Anglia

          Sep 2010 - Jul 2012
          • King's Lynn, United Kingdom
          • An introduction to the world of moving image via conventional production techniques in Television and Film.