Josh Murfitt

Photographer & Assistant

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

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About me

 

I'm currently working as a freelance photographer in and around Cambridge, whilst also working part-time at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology as a studio and digitisation assistant.. I specialise in photography of artworks and cultural artefacts, and natural, quietly observed images of people, places and events for documentary and promotional purposes. Examples of my work can be seen online at http://www.joshmurfitt.co.uk and http://joshmurfitt.tumblr.com. Clients and collaborators have included Kettle's Yard, St. John's College School, University of Cambridge Museums, the New Hall Art Collection and Art Language Location.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Art Photography
  • Documentary
  • Environment
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Square Space
  • Capture One Pro
  • Apple Mac Software
  • Html CSS
  • Word Processing

Work history

Currently

Photographer

Josh Murfitt Photography

Apr 2013
  • Producing quietly observed photographs of people and environments for documentary, editorial and promotional purposes. Also offering an artwork photography service, and providing basic portfolio website design and setup for artists.

Currently

Digitisation Assistant

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge

Feb 2015
  • Assisting in the digitisation of photographic collections held by the museum - in particular Ethel Lindgren and Oscar Mamen's photographs from Inner Mongolia. Duties include retouching of scanned negatives, digitisation of flat photographic prints and albums, and some studio photography of objects in the museum collection.

2015

Digitisation Assistant

Cambridge University Library

Mar 2015 - May 2015
  • Assistant in the Imaging Services department, involving the digitisation of books, manuscripts and other printed materials in the library collection. Various responsibilities including studio photography, scanning, image processing, quality checking and handling of sensitive and fragile materials.

2014

Studio Practice Supervisor

Anglia Ruskin University

Sep 2013 - Apr 2014
  • Studio Practice Supervisor for the Photography department at Cambridge School of Art. Providing lecture and workshop support, and supervising evening darkroom access including shut-down of equipment.

2013

Studio Assistant Intern

Green Lens Studios

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Assistant to the studio manager. Various duties including: image editing and retouching; assisting on studio and location shoots; studio maintenance; research and marketing; social media; miscellaneous tasks and errands.

Education

2013

BA(Hons) Photography

Anglia Ruskin University

Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
  • Graduated with First Class Honours.