My name is Johnathan Williams; I'm a twenty-year-old photographer, illustrator and journalist from Birmingham. I'm currently studying media and communications at Birmingham city university while freelancing as a photographer and aspiring videographer. I primarily specialise in music, events and portraiture photographyLocked Pro Plan feature
While studying at BCU, I work part-time in the hires and loans department. As a member of staff, I provide technical support to students and faculty using photography, videography and audio equipment. Through this, I’ve developed my knowledge of DSLR cameras, camcorders, lenses and editing software such as Photoshop and Premiere Pro. Some of my responsibilities also include preparing and maintaining equipment, ensuring that students receive the kit in good order and in a timely fashion alongside assisting the hires and loans technicians in stock taking duties.
Infinitive music specialises in large-scale Asian weddings providing photography, videography and entertainment services for couples on their special day. I currently freelance for infinitive music photographing weddings for their social media pages and website.
I am currently employed as a photography assistant for Pret-a-portrait. Each month I'm assigned jobs across the country where I visit primary schools, interact with the students and assist the photographers during shoots. This role involves setting up studio backdrops, checking camera equipment and helping organise the students for their class photos.
During the end of May 2018, I was contacted by the Londonbased music publication GRM Daily to photograph several music festivals across the UK. Some of these included Wireless, MADE, We Are and Reading festival. During this time I edited between 40-60 photos per day. A hand-full of these photos were posted on GRM’s Instagram page.I now freelance for the publication as a music photographer.
For three months I worked alongside Sketch creatives as a freelance product photographer. Sketch is a Birmingham based company with a diverse range of skills across graphic design, web design and digital branding. While working for Sketch I photographed large-scale products such as Segway’selectric scooters and bicycles.
Media Photography - 1st Popular music culture - 1st Enterprise - 1st Commercial photography - 2:1 Editoral Photography - 2:1 Broadcast Journalism - 2:1 Creativity in the media - 2:1
Media Studies - B Art & Design - C General studies - C Media studies - B Art & Design - C General Studies - D
11 GCSE’s including photography, Art & Design and Media studies