Photographic skills                                                                           General Skills


 - Proficient with Camera raw, Aperture, Light-room,Bridge, In Design and Capture one. along with any other Raw converters.
 - Advanced skills in Photoshop CS series in retouching Abilities include: 
Channel masking, Alpha channel, Deep etching, Advanced Pen tool skills, Hair extractions, Skin retouching, Composite images, Web optimization of assets and correct interpolation techniques, Colour profiling, Advanced print preparation technique, Advanced sharpening techniques and non destructive workflows among other techniques. 
 - Advanced lighting skills with a range of flash units.
-Ability to work with multiple camera types such as Hasselblad, Cannon, Sony, Lecia and Nikon
- Styling experience, and a keen passion for fashion and evolving trends both domestically and internationally. 
- Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.


- General PC and MAC operation and troubleshooting.
  - Extensive experience in customer service &sales 
- Comprehensive understanding of stock management and loss prevention 
- Proven skills in setting and maintaining realistic KPI targets 
- Extensive experience in register operations and cash handling 
- Logical and decisive in problem solving with an ability to prioritize. 
- Competent with Microsoft Office (Excel,Outlook, and PowerPoint). 
- Excellent communication skills  
-A strong understanding of copyright laws and industry standards
-A strong understanding of website design principles and maintenance. as well as SEO strategies.
- A strong understanding of marketing principles and the maintance brand identity


Experiences


PHOTOGRAPHER/RETOUCHER FREELANCE 


Clients include Meantime Brewing London, Brompton Asset Management, PCU3ED Business Portfolio Management for Jaguar Land-Rover for the London 2012 Olympics leadership conference, L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Week, Semon Cashmere, Tone Artist film project stills photographer, The Other Tribe Music Video Stills, Urimbirra Wines, Rose Brinkley designer, Mini Jo designer, Ashley Robertson designer, Radio Sunshine clothing and Edit Fashion Blog. Additionally work has been published in various magazines including FABRICA. I have also shot and retouched for larger scale clients such as ASOS and Eurostar. 

PHOTOGRAPHIC ASSISTANT/RETOUCHER FREELANCE 


Freelancing has led me to work with photographers in both Melbourne and London. I have worked for Mark Harrison on various projects for goodhousekeeping UK, radio times UK and Time magazine UK, Mark Kean Dansk cover shoot Jordan Dunn, Kim Watson and Simon Elis for top end Corporate Real Estate developments around various areas of London. In Melbourne I have Assistant to Andrew Richie for Wayne Cooper Test shoot at ripe studios Melbourne and Wellcom studios Melbourne..

PHOTOGRAPHIC ASSISTANT THE WORX STUDIOS, LONDON 


The role included maintaining of studios and gear, liaising with A-list clients, their teams of international crew and talent, example of the client list with which I worked with include Kate Moss, Vogue(UK, Russia, Italy), One Direction, L’Oreal and TheVoice UK. 
My duties included assisting with lighting and technical problems on shoots inany of the 9 studios in the complex. Additional duties included the care ofColouramas, reception duties and responsibly of locking up the studio. This job also gave me training Barrista training by Coffee Select on the GAGGIA professional café machine. Additional to this waiting and food service skills training.   


Qualifications

  July 2014 -September 2014 
CERTIFICATE IV IN SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENTRMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE 


Focusing on how to develop marketing strategies, developing business action plans,profit and loss statements, KPI targeting and various other business practices. 


March 2010-January 2011 
BACHELOR OF ARTS, HONOURS (CREATIVE MEDIA)RMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE 


This degree focused on research techniques and excursion of concepts throughpractical projects and research projects. The field in which my exegesis was basedis colour emotional impact in Fashion photography and advertising. Focusing onunderstanding how colour design/treatments can be implemented to influence theconsumer and establish brand recognition with target markets. 
Achievements 
FOOTSTEPS OF THE IMPRESSIONISTS STUDY TOUR PARIS

Travelled to Paris twice as well as various other locations including Monet’sGarden, Van Gough’s apartment and other areas of France to studyimpressionism and exploring places of culture and meanings of the period. 


March 2006-January 2009 
BACHELOR OF ARTS (PHOTOGRAPHY)RMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE 


Photographic Degree, focus on commercial photographic practices. I Majored infashion photography minored in portraiture. Courses I undertook included Fashionphotography modules, portraiture photography modules, basic and advancedPhotoshop courses taught by Mark Galer adobe ambassador Australasia. Othercourses included were digital fine print, studio product photography, and theLanguage of colour, web design & photographic business practice. 


January 2005 -December 2005 
DIPLOMA OF VISUAL ART (NEW MEDIA)SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY 


This Diploma focused on a major in Photography and Minor in Painting. Otherelements included Life drawing, Art History, Sculpting and Darkroom Printing.  


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