karen stanley

Freelance Fine Art Fashion Photographer

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

  • Freelance Fine Art Fashion Photographer
  • Freelance Fine Art Fashion Photographer
  • Freelance Fine Art Fashion Photographer
  • Freelance Fine Art Fashion Photographer

About me

Freelance photographer and Drag Queen with previous professional experience in the clubs, catwalks and publications of London and Hong Kong with high energy, enthusiasm, an eagerness to learn and an easy going disposition. Hugely interested in fine art fashion, film photography and the LGBTQ scene. Currently based in London and looking for a role in the creative industry, particularly with Fashion, Branding, Magazine, and Editorial work. Instagram @karenstanleyphoto

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Skills

  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Photo Assisting
  • Photo Editing
  • Photo Retouching
  • Photographic Printing
  • Photoshoot Assisting
  • Photography Shoots
  • Photoshop
  • Editorial Photography
  • Fashion Photography

Companies I’ve worked with

  • F

    Freelance

    • SHOWStudio

      SHOWStudio

      • Media Production
    • T

      Trailblazer Films

      • P

        PC Music

        Work history

        Currently

        Backstage and Runway Photographer

        Adam Frost

        Feb 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • February & September 2018 – Backstage and runway photographer for Adam Frost’s collections Duties: Photographing the models backstage as well as the runway itself. Editing to a high standard, and photographing on both 35mm and digital.

        Currently

        Venue Photographer

        Freelance

        Jan 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • January 2016 – present – Venue Photographer at Dalston Superstore, Egg London, Heaven Nightclub, The Phoenix Bar, Ozone (Hong Kong), and 93 Feet East Bar. Duties: Duties: Promoting, Photographing and editing photos for events. Organization and time keeping, sometimes while in Drag. I have also worked on the door for Five Miles Club, Moustache Bar Dalston, Hyde Kensington Club, and Shoreditch Bar and Grill. Duties: Greeting guests, Ticket Collection, Handling Money, DJ, Hosting, Entertaining, and Organisation. These have all been on freelance bases over the past two years in London, and are still ongoing in these venues.

        2018

        Photographer

        PC Music

        Oct 2018 - Oct 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • September 2018 – Commissioned to photograph GFOTY’s (PC music label) cover art for her latest single Duties: Arrange shoot and models, creative direction, set up lighting and cameras, shoot and edit to a professional standard, organization and communication.

        2018

        Bar Staff

        Camden Head

        Jul 2018 - Oct 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • July – October 2018 – Bar staff at the Camden Head Pub Duties: Front of House, Customer Service, Serving Drinks and Food, Till Work, Regular Cleaning and Maintaining the Bar and Venue to a High Standard, and Flexibility

        2018

        Assistant

        Wig Chapel

        Mar 2018 - Jun 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • March – July 2018 – Assistant at Wig Chapel Duties: Shooting stock (product photography) Shooting models, social media, building and maintaining the website, creating flyers and business cards, editing to a professional standard, studio set up, and using film and digital cameras.

        2018

        Photographer

        Savanah Avery

        Feb 2018 - Feb 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • February 2018 – Commissioned to photograph Savanah Avery’s AW18 look-book Duties: Arranging the shoot’s lighting and location, photographing the clothes to a high standard, giving direction, and editing within a day.¬

        2017

        Backstage Assistant

        SHOWStudio

        Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • October 2017 - Backstage Assisting at Showstudio (Nick Knight), for the Faecal Matter private view Duties: Bar work, timekeeping and flexibility.

        2017

        Promotion Photographer

        Egg London

        Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • October 2017 - Club Promotion Photography and Editing for Egg London Club and Berlin Berlin Duties: Setting up a lighting kit, editing, organization, communication, and giving direction.

        2017

        Photo Retoucher

        Trailblazer Films

        Sep 2017 - Nov 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Sept – Oct 2017 - Photo Retoucher Worked on IN2TRUDERS movie with Trailblazer Co. Work will be shown on Amazon and Netflix. Duties: Editing, proper use of file sizing, communication and meeting deadlines.

        2018

        Photographer and Writer

        QX Magazine

        Sep 2017 - Feb 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • February – 2018 – Editorial Commission for QX Magazine’s February Issue Duties: Arranging location, shooting in different mediums, communication, editing within a day, giving direction. August 2017 - Writer and Photographer for the QX Magazine Hong Kong Issue Duties: Writing and article, timekeeping, organization, sending appropriate and communication.

        2017

        Venue Assistant and Backstage Photographer

        Milkshake Festival Amsterdam

        Aug 2017 - Aug 2017
        • Amsterdam, Netherlands
        • Freelance
        • August 2017 - Venue Photographer and Backstage Assistant for The Wut Club at Milkshake Festival, Amsterdam Duties: Promoting, Photographing with film, digital, and Polaroid cameras, time keeping, assisting with backstage equipment, on stage dancer, while all in drag.

        Education

        2018

        BA Hons Degree - Photographic Art

        The University of Westminster

        Oct 2015 - Aug 2018
        • London, United Kingdom

        2015

        BTEC Art Design

        Coleg Cambria

        Oct 2013 - Aug 2015
        • United Kingdom
        • Distinction in BTEC art and design, with A in photography a levels.

        2013

        Oct 2008 - Aug 2013
        • United Kingdom
        • GCSE’s and BTEC from A-C in English, Maths, Art, French and Welsh