Holly Taylor

Photographer & Digital Operative

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

I work with various photographer's in the commercial, documentary and journalism sector helping achieve the highest quality imagery in the industry. I come alive on-set communicating as a go between art directors and photographers ensuring each project is handed over in an appropriate fashion for it to go the next stage. Before this, I was a graphic designer, building consistent website assests, data visualisations, quarterly newsletters, invites for small local businesses in Winchester, Hampshire.

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Skills

  • Photography
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Photoshoot Assisting
  • Capture One
  • Canon
  • Photography Portraiture
  • Still Life
  • 120 Film
  • Studio Assistance
  • Graphic Communication
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Branding
  • Retouching
  • Profoto Lighting
  • Hasselblad
  • Elinchrom
  • Bowens Lighting
  • Curating Photography
  • Website Development

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

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      Work history

      Currently

      Photographers Assistant and On-Set Digital Operative

      Self Employed

      Nov 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • I work with various photographer's in the commercial, documentary and journalism sector helping achieve the highest quality imagery in the industry. I come alive on-set communicating as a go between art directors and photographers ensuring each project is handed over in an appropriate fashion for it to go the next stage.

      Currently

      Press Photographer

      Peter Driver Art Co.

      Oct 2017
      • Reading, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Client: Peter Driver (Artist) Event Photographer and Retoucher Photographed his Reading exhibition titled “For a Time Such as This” in Reading. Included a formal portrait of the artist, photographing the public event and images of the 2D and 3D work.

      Currently

      Junior Graphic Design

      MarineGuard

      May 2015
      • Southampton, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Working only occasionally now, but was previously a full-time employee creating commercial artwork around their yacht security business. Designed company invites, client presentations. I partnered with my manager to design a quarterly newsletter, which meant producing a strong, coherent company history and brand.

      2019

      Stylist Assistant

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      Nov 2018 - Apr 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Packing for various locations around ensuring my stylists had everything they need and more to make the shoot go as smoothly as possible. Organizing stock on an online databases. Communicating with the photographers and art directors ensuring the products and props were correct.

      2017

      Brand Consultant

      China Town Restaurant

      May 2017 - Jul 2017
      • Winchester, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Design and branding of their in-restaurant and takeaway menu.

      2017

      Nov 2016 - Jul 2017
      • Winchester, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I would help the Photography staff maintain the photo studios. Included changing backdrops, setup and takedown of the equipment, maintain the studios' cleanliness.

      2017

      Director Of Photography

      hollivandor

      Nov 2016 - Jun 2017
      • Winchester, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Client: WSA “Framework” Team Shoot Director & Retoucher Member of the university design team for the 2017 BA Graphic Arts student catalog and Shoreditch exhibition. Shoot director and retoucher for all imagery in the studio. Attended evening meetings to discuss progress and helped set up and take down the exhibition.

      2017

      Lifestyle Photographer

      Kennedy Space Club

      Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
      • Sutton, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Organized, executed and assisted on editorial photoshoots for their developing apparel brand.

      2016

      Fashion Photographer

      hollivandor

      Jun 2016 - Jun 2016
      • Winchester, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Client: Southampton University Fashion Photographer/Retoucher Asked by the students of BA Fashion Textiles to photograph their final runway show for two consecutive years. I also retouched their images on request.

      2016

      E-commerce Photographer

      The Idle Man

      Mar 2016 - Dec 2016
      • United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Identified and photographed appropriately styled members of the public for The Idle Man clothing website. Used my own equipment and software

      2016

      Social Media Manager

      Volvo/Squire Furneuax

      May 2015 - Jul 2016
      • Leatherhead, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Social Media Manager & Site Receptionist: Voluntarily designed new social media posts and managed the sites Facebook page to increase its customer and community engagement which saw a significant increase. Welcomed all visitors, took and redirected all phone calls/messages

      2014

      Gallery Intern

      Advocate Art

      Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
      • Ashtead, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Updated artist profiles on their website. I keyworded new artwork to optimize search results, made up plentifuls of presentations to promote our Artists for commercial hire, as well as run small errands around town; and of course, made great tea.

      Education

      Currently

      BA (Hons) Graphic Art & Design

      University of Southampton

      Sep 2014
      • Winchester, United Kingdom

      2017

      British Sign Language Level 1

      DOT Languages

      Sep 2017 - May 2017
      • Woking, United Kingdom

      2013

      Art and Design Foundation

      University for the Creative Arts

      Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
      • Epsom, United Kingdom
      • Grade: Distinction Specialism: Graphic Design & Photography