Apply my photography, photo-editing and communications skills in a variety of business environments. Build my photography and cinematography portfolios as I continue with my formal academic education with a long-term goal of working as a professional film director.
Innovative young photographer and cinematographer experienced with portrait, fashion, event, nature, and experimental photography. Passionate about creating images that captivate and inspire. Strong Photoshop skills. Solid communication skills.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma, Skyline High School, Mesa, Arizona: Named ••••• Artist of the Year
TECHNICAL SKILLS: Nikon D•••••, Nikon F5, Photoshop CS2, iPhoto, Final Cut Pro, some darkroom experience PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE: PHOTOGRAPHER / EDITOR, Dodson Photography, Tucson Arizona•••••••••• to present
Staff photographer and photo editor for weddings and high school portraits. Used •••••light system.
INTERN PHOTOGRAPHER, Empire West Studios, Phoenix, Arizona ••••• ••••• to •••••
Intern photographer working with professional model and talent photographers under the directions of Clayton Hall. Experience in all aspects of the business including client interactions, studio lighting, equipment setup, shooting, editing, printing and final product presentation.
FREE LANCE PHOTOGRAPHER, Arizona••••• ••••• to present
Studio and on-location fashion photography with up-and-coming amateur models. On-location high school portrait photography with specialty poses including sports and hobbies. Cinematographer for various high school concerts and events.
PIMA C.C. DITEL ARTS PROGRAM, FILM BYLINE 9/1/••••• to •••••/•••••/•••••
The Film is a •••••ds Film Noir set about a woman writer that wants to Wright about murders.
I did the story boards for the film, I helped get •••••ds •••••ds cars for the movie , also did Grip work and was an extra in the film. INDY FILM SMILE 1/•••••/••••• to 1/•••••/•••••
Directed Keelan Carothers, a short film ware a girl friend betrays her boyfriend and kills him with drugs. I was art Director and Boom Mic operator.
YEARBOOK PHOTOGRAPHER, Skyline HS, Mesa, Arizona ••••• ••••• to •••••
Photographer for school events including sports, theater, choir, band and dance concerts.
COYOTE TV, Skyline HS, Mesa Arizona••••• ••••• to •••••
Created weekly short news features for in-school TVs including: football, cross-country, JROTC, marching band, and the hip-hop club. Specialty reels included: the 9/••••• memorial ceremony, Monument Valley, Teacher Features and a Blood-drive commercials. Used multiple camera-angles and edited with •••••D title software. Successfully executed all cinematography, film editing and audio overlay as well as coordinating locations and interviews.
JROTC S5 PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, Skyline HS, Mesa, Arizona••••• ••••• to •••••
Successfully marketed the JROTC program through the high school using posters, flyers and videos. Coordinated with school officials and student counsel for food drive and several blood drives as well as the Relay-for-Life fundraiser.
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:
BACK WAITER, PF Changs China Bistro, Tempe, Arizona••••• ••••• to ••••• Back waiter responsibilities include delivering food to tables, managing back bar and dong side work.