Matthew Berry

Freelance Advertising Photographer & Commercial Photographer

Location:San Francisco, California, United States
2 Skills
• Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Photoshop, Bridge, etc), Photomatix, Alien Skin Exposure 3
• Photoshop - editing, color correction/matching, skin retouching, multi-layered compositing, HDR, tone mapping
• Macintosh and PC platforms
• Digital, 35mm, medium format processing and printing (B&W, color, digital), Image scanning
• Microsoft Office -Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
• QuickBooks
• Master of Fine Art , 2007, Academy of Art University, School of Photography, San Francisco, CA.
• Bachelor of Arts, 2002, Chico State University, School of Fine Art, Chico, CA.
• Undergraduate Work, 1998-2000, includes San Francisco State University, School of Photo-Journalism, San Francisco, CA.

EXPERIENCE Freelance Photographer, Matthew Berry Photography 2008-Present
• Custom photography, advertising, sales, marketing, business management, customer service
• Web page content, graphic design, catalogue, portraits, commercial, fashion, art
• Clients: Tahoe Blue Vodka, GG Blue Golf & Boutique northern California-print catalogue and web marketing
Tony’s Pizza Napoletana Restaurant, Tony Gemigniani San Francisco, Ca.
Shu Uemura Cosmetics, Tokyo, Japan, promotional portraits, National Atelier
Agriculture & Standards Inspector Aide, Sacramento County, 4/2011-11/2011
• Investigation, identification and trapping of invasive insects. Community relations & education
Photographer’s Assistant/Retoucher, Justin Monroe Photography, 2008
• Clients include Janice Dickinson modeling agency
Retoucher, Jody Dominguez Photography
• Clients include Ed Hardy Shoes Campaign, 2008
Photographer’s Assistant and Intern – David Perry Studio, Vallejo CA, 2003-2005
• Set up/break down lighting equipment, film scanning, digital file correction, black and white darkroom printing
• Clients include Garage Magazine, Jesse James
Lab Technician – Chromeworks, professional E-6 processing Lab, San Francisco CA.
• Mounting slides, sleeving film, customer service, front desk
Lab Technician – Nolte Photography, San Ramon, CA.
• Custom color printing and mini-lab, photography and sales

EXHIBITS Frankee Uno Salon & Gallery--One-man show, 3/2006-9/2006 Academy of Art University--2005 and 2006 spring show AWARDS Runner up -- UnScene Tour, 2009 DeCorazon Gallery, UnScene Artists
1st Place -- M.F.A. photo illustration, Academy of Art 2006 spring show 1st Place -- JACC, on the spot sports photography