Volunteering role as editor of the sailing clubs newsletter.
Volunteering as press officer of the club, My responsibility is handling all aspects of publicity campaigns and PR activities. This involved annual budget for activities, planning publicity strategies and campaigns, writing and producing presentations and press releases, dealing with enquires from the public, the press, and related organisations, organising promotional events such as press conferences, open days, exhibitions, tours and visits, speaking publicly at interviews, press conferences and presentations, analysing media coverage, designing and producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, reports, and other relevant information for the web.
Within this job it was my responsibility to capture images of recent graduates and alumni for their advertising campaigns and publications. This involved me shooting on various locations surrounding Portsmouth and London. I also took part in social media of the campaign.
As part of this voluntary role, I have had the opportunity to interview potential students for the University of Portsmouth and also give talks to other year groups regarding my work and possible future students.
My responsibility as student rep was to gather views and opinions from fellow students and ensure their voices were heard. I acted as a point of contact for students on issues relating to the course. It was my responsibility to resolve concerns before directing students for further help if needed.
This role involved me printing test prints for archival images and also retouching archival images.
Assisted Russell Squires with his exhibition that took place at the D-Day museum in Portsmouth. My role was to assist Russell with the construction of the exhibition, with hanging and displaying the work within in the exhibition space. I also gave my advice when asked with the curation of the work.
I was responsible for allowing students to use the SAC, whilst also doing admin jobs for the union.
My role in this position was primarily as a photographer. I took images of the guests at the Mary Rose Museum in front of a green screen. As well as doing this, I worked with the post-production of the images and customer sales. This involved printing and framing images as well as soft selling. I feel this was a valuable experience as it helped build confidence to instruct and direct people to obtain the best possible image, whilst also giving me an insight into how companies work to produce images on demand.
My responsibility as picture editor of The Galleon newspaper was to ensure there was always relevant content published throughout the newspaper. As part of my duty I was responsible for leading and chairing meeting with over 80+ photographers. I also had the role of uploading content to the website using wordpress, whilst too designing content for the newspaper using InDesign. This experience was extremely beneficial, as it has helped me to broaden my skills and become a team leader.
1st Class BA (Hons) Photography
March 2014 - March 2015 University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth
November 2015 Carousel, London
Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth October 2015 - November 2015
December 2013 Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth
September 2015 Cardiff MADE, Cardiff
June 2015 - Jully 2015 Shoreditch Town Hall, London
August 2015 PH21 Gallery, Hungary
May 2014 Tango Tea, Portsmouth
September 2015 Shanxi, China