Experienced self shooting videographer, editor and photographer, with a reputation of being able to hit the ground running on multiple projects simultaneously. Passionate, methodical organised and creative. Enjoys working in fast paced, creative and dynamic environments. Able to communicate well, working co-operatively and independently whilst remaining helpful and optimistic. Extremely attentive to camera work, lighting and audio with further experience in non-linear editing systems, grading and SFX software, including AVID, Final Cut, Premiere Pro and After Effects. Extensive knowledge on multiple camera systems including DSLR’s, Red Camera, Mirrorless, XLR’s, HDV and GoPro’s. Skilled photographer with experience in portraiture, action, lifestyle, events, green screen, studio lighting and flash photography. Vast knowledge of photography editing systems including Lightroom and Photoshop. Trained photo lab technician, working specifically with chemical based Fuji and Kodak printers. Sound familiarity with graphic design and motion graphic elements, branding, online marketing platforms and social media properties.Locked Pro Plan feature
Role - Photo and Video Manager onboard Cruise Lines Directing, shooting and editing high quality travel and events documentaries of cruises. Shooting and setting up portrait studios, including the use of Green Screen. Graphic design, retouching and colour correction for all photography based work and advertising material Supplying social media content. Processing and printing of all digital images using chemical based industrial printers, ensuring all images are retouched, printed and on display no later than 24 hours after each shoot. Marketing and selling still images, DVD productions and photography related products within the on board Photo Gallery. Organising the day to day running of the photo lab, studios and photo gallery, ensuring all team members are informed about their daily schedules, and that they are producing a high quality standard of imagery and customer service.
FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHY 2008 - PRESENT Wedding & Events Photographer/Videographer Experience in both main and second shooter roles, working independently and together with established companies. Retouching images, creating personalised photo books and apps, as well as producing high quality bespoke DVD productions. Stills (Film) Photographer • Short Film: “The Shirt” - Directed by Ryan Hooper (BBC’s It’s My Shout) • Short Film: “My Friend” - Directed by Owain Lewis (Ffresh Films) • Feature Film: “The Amityville Asylum” - Directed by Andrew Jones (North Bank Ent) Stills (Stage & Fashion) Photographer Backstage and live coverage for companies and events including the Welsh National Opera, L’Oreal Fashion Showcase and Rod Gilbert’s Comedy Playground. FREELANCE CAMERA OPERATOR 2008 - PRESENT Cinematographer • Short Film: “Chance” - Directed by Alex Figueroa (Red Square Films) • Music Video: “Planet Love” - Directed by Rachel Dax (Daxi Tales Ltd) Director & Camera Operator • Skillset Media Academy Promo 2010 - Skillset Media Academy • Skillset Academi+ Events Crew - Skillset Media Academy • Bristol’s ‘Show Me The Animation’ Showcase - Wonky Films Camera Operator • Short Film: “Caravan Sight” - Directed by Rachel Dax (Daxi Tales Ltd) • Short Film: “Trail of Crimson” - Directed by Victoria Rodway • Short Film: “The Body” - Directed by Craig Fisher • Newport Council Housing Funds Promo 2010 - Employer - Luke Jacobs • SWN Festival, Cardiff - On Par Productons Camera Assistant & Focus Puller • Feature Film: “Banned Girls” - Directed by Rachel Dax (Daxi Tales Ltd) • Feature Film: “The Amityville Asylum” - Directed by Andrew Jones (North Bank Ent) Camera Operator & Vision Mixer • Richard Jolly Media Production & Webcasting