My expertise as a senior marketing photographer makes me the perfect candidate for your photo assignment. I have over 17 plus years of commercial experience along with 14 years in higher education working within a various of photographic environments. As a professional photographer, I have the Knowledge, talent and experience with using various types of photography equipment, Adobe Creative suite, Microsoft Office and several other photo processing software programs. As a photographer working in a fast pace environment, I can work within all kinds of workflow environments with great ease and speed. Throughout my career, one of my strongest assets has been the ability to establish a positive working relationship with clients, creative’s and talents working on the project within a short amount of time. I possess a strong knowledge of technical ability in lighting, with a strong sense of design and composition.
I create photographic portraiture of people that engages the viewer into exploring an underlining narrative that is created about the subject matter. Through the use of strong dramatic elicited lighting, strong compositional skills, and the ability to communicate and make my subjects feel at ease. I create work that is used by a variety of different clients from graphic designers, editorial magazines, and collateral capability and positioning pieces for corporations. My talents go beyond just photographing people but also studio, tabletop architectural environments and editorial type assignments.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
Commercial photography studio, working with regional design firms, advertising agencies, corporations, Universities and Colleges and other in-house marketing clients. Area of expertise: editorial people, studio product’s & still-life’s, architectural graphic design elements, Video and Drone photography
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
Neutrogena Award for Outstanding Photography Kodak International Newspaper Award for Outstanding Photography Three-Time Recipient of the Az Gold Prisma Award for Best Promotional Piece, Non-Profit Brochure, and Best Ad Two-Time Recipient of Local Addy Award for Best Homebuilder Ad and Non-Profit Brochure for Homeless Children Recipient UPAA 2005 Two First Place Two Honorable Mention Five-Time Recipient of Sliver Prisma Award for Work Done At Wright State University 2006 Recipient Upaa 2007 Two First Place Asmp 2011 Three Honorable Mention, Best of Show Recipient Upaa 2012 Three Honorable Mentions Hermie / Addy Awards: 18 Total While Working At Wright State University Senior Vice President for Curriculum and Instruction Award For Human Relations 2008 Presidents award for excellence in human relations unclassified 201 2017 OHIO SPJ AWARDS “Society of professional journalistic” Award Best Arts and Entertainment Story Digital Media FIRST Place 2017 OHIO SPJ AWARDS “Society of professional journalistic” Award Best Arts and Entertainment Story Digital Media SECOND Place
A fun fact about this photographer
"My favorite photograph is the one I'm going to create tomorrow"