Experienced photographer with a demonstrated history of working in the photographic industry shooting model and still life photography and video for commercial clients, with a background in styling, costume design, set dressing and prop‐making for fashion, music videos, films and events. A strong interest in the charity sector having recently volunteered as a photographer for Raleigh International in Costa Rica, as well as previous experience picture editing and commissioning photography for Comic Relief. Excellent administration and customer service skills and managerial experience within the leisure and retail industries.
Photographer and assistant working in fashion and e-commerce. Work published in Bagdad magazine, t5m.com and People Tree.com. Studio lighting experience using Elinchrom, Bowens, Pro-foto and Arri. Able to work with. Canon, Nikon and Sony DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Proficient in Capture One, Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom and Premiere Pro. Assisted Mark Cant, Akio Fukushima, Alex de Mora and Tim & Barry. Lead photographer for. Metail virtual fitting rooms (Jun 2013 - Aug 2014). Interned at Group FMG (Oct - Dec 2012) and worked as a freelance photographer (Dec 2012 - Aug 2014) shooting still life for clients such as Thorntons and Blossom and as a digital operator on model shoots for Orlebar Brown and Calvin Klein.
Capturing volunteers building schools, maintaining national parks and trekking, for use across all platforms including marketing, social media, blogs and case studies. Editing images on a fast turnaround between assignments. Writing concise copy for images and metadata tagging. Creating slideshows and collating imagery taken by myself and volunteers. Assisting project managers with mentoring volunteers.
Creating content for use across all areas of the business, including social media, web and print marketing, according to the needs of various internal departments. Photographing, styling, retouching and cutting out still life imagery. Shooting model imagery in the studio and on location. Replicating daylight and ambient lighting to shoot homeware in large room sets. Training and coaching Junior Photographers and troubleshooting issues on set.
Collaborating with stylists to produce beautifully lit and consistent imagery for brands such as Harrods, Aquascutum, Lulu Lemon and New Look. Creating model, mannequin, flat lay, product and creative imagery and video. Shooting, editing and colour correcting images at a fast pace to tight deadlines. Ensuring the product is shown to its full advantage following the client brief. Working with clients and responding quickly to any changes during the shoot.
Assisting the picture editor on all areas of campaign photography. Picture editing, data asset management, writing copy and metadata tagging. Resizing and colour correcting images. Picture research, picture requests and placing images in national media. Commissioning photographers and finding new talent. Shoot production inc. writing call sheets, booking stylists, MUA’s and locations.
Styling and costume design for music videos, adverts, film, theatre and events Theatre during the ‘Terror Season’ at Southwark Playhouse. Short films inc.‘Falling Apart’, ‘Faxbook’ and ‘Under the Sun’ Adverts for companies inc. Young Minds and CBS Outdoor. Music videos inc. Summer Camp ‘Losing my mind’ and ‘Always’ and The Coronas ‘How This Goes’.
Responsible for administration, bookkeeping, stock-take, payroll, rotas, coaching and motivating staff, hiring new team members and visual merchandising.
Responsible for orders, stock-take, payroll, accounts, rotas, supervising and coaching staff and organising and booking events and gigs.
Helping to design and build sets, set dressing, sourcing and making props for music videos, theatre, interactive events and installations for companies such as Secret Cinema, Southward Playhouse, You Me Bum Bum Train, Pukka Films & Sets Appeal. Performing running duties on music videos for TEED, Florie and Foxes.
Customer service, personal shopping, visual merchandising, supervising and training staff, till closedown and cash handling.
Teaching and mentoring students as well as supervising break time, registration, taking fees and stage managing productions.
Assisting on music videos, adverts, events and fashion shoots. Music videos inc. M.I.A’s ‘DBT’ and Peace ‘Money”. Adverts inc. ‘Cadbury Marvellous Creations’ and ‘Britain’s Next Top Model’. Events inc. Madonna’s Live Earth Show . Editorial shoots for magazines inc. Elle, Dazed & Confused and SuperSuper. Interned with the fashion department at New! Magazine.
Geography, Business Studies, Theatre Studies and General Studies