I am a versatile, driven and creative, studio-trained photographer. I am capable of working in a studio or on location, with proven experience, across both. I am motivated, hard-working and above all, I am able to meet high expectations, grasp new techniques and have a keen eye for detail. I am always looking for the most visually interesting, awe-inspiring and compelling images.
I worked on numerous portrait and fashion projects, which involved the following criteria: - Communicating with clients to determine the final images required and how to meet their expectations in an efficient and timely manner. - Conducting research and preparation for the photoshoot : scooting for locations, casting models, arranging booking with make-up artist, fashion designer and hair-dresser. - Managing the team and models efficiently to ensure all aspects achieve a high standard. - Editing and handling of the post-production to enhance the images and reach the kind of aesthetic wanted.
In-house photographer for the Jewellery brand Urbiana. - Producing photographic content for the brand: from product photography to fashion photoshoot. - Conducting all the editing and retouching of the pictures. Optimizing them for the web. - Producing banners for Social medias showcasing jewels and accessories.
Assisting the Still life photographer Jacques Giaume (working for magazine such as: Marie-Claire (France), L’Express, L’Express style, Gala and luxurious brands like Lanvin, Thierry Mugler, Nespresso, Frederic Malle). - Assisting the photographer, setting up the studio equipment (lightings, cameras), arranging still life objects, props and backdrops. - Retouching the images digitally, gaining a significative knowledge of Adobe photoshop and of the expectations of still life photography aesthetic. e.g I handle independently the entire postproduction for the Lanvin lookbooks (men, woman, precollection), and dealt with the Lanvin’s press agents requirement via regular phone calls and emails.
Assisting the portrait photographer Jérôme Bonnet during his photo shoot for the French press (Libération, Télérama, Marie-Claire (France), Elle (France) ).
Internship at Studio Gala, specialized in still life (jewelry, watches and accessories) and culinary photography. (Paris).
Photoset assistant at the photography studio « Le petit oiseau va sortir » . - Assisting the various photographers on the photo set, handling all their enquiries. - taking care of the studio equipment.
As an Intern in Australie (advertisement Agency), I was required to update and construct website layouts, advertisement web banner’s and all areas covered within the Graphic design industry.
Intensive Undergraduate studies in preparation for competitive entrance examinations to French Schools of Arts.
A 2-year higher diploma in Visual communication majoring in multimedia from Estienne school (Superior School of Art and Graphic industries, Paris). This is equivalent to the British Higher National Certificate.
Baccalauréat with distinction (equivalent to British A-levels), specialising in applied arts, (Tours, France).