Passionate photographer with over eight years independent study of photographic concepts and equipment including: effective lighting and composition, experience in darkroom developing & printing, with proficiencies in using film & digital equipment. Competent on both Mac & Windows computers using: Photoshop, Excel, and Word. Driven to constantly learn & improve to better exceed client expectations.
Volunteer Photographer & Associate, Forsyth Humane Society, Winston-Salem, NC 2012- present Capture photos of newest animal arrivals to be utilized in online and printed promotions. Promote socialization through physical activity and human interaction. Maintain well organized and sanitary environment for animals. Facilitate in animal introductions and provide assistance to staff and customers.
Member, Winston Photo Group, Winston-Salem, NC 2012- present
Supporting the mission to create a welcoming community of photographers to teach, inspire, share, and enjoy great works of art together. Contribute to group conversations and to teach on photographic topics. Teachings include both lecture-style presentations and group ‘photo-walks’.
Freelance Photographer 2005- present
Collaborate with clients to create quality photographs reflecting life experiences, relationships, events, landscapes, and product imagery. Deliver images in a timely manner in a format best suited to customer’s needs.
Engineering Technician, Amphenol-TCS, Winston-Salem, NC
Repaired and maintained ‘prep room’ machinery. Trained and assisted operators on new procedures, and served as a relief operator to maintain product flow.
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
B.S. Engineering Technology- minor in Entrepreneurship