Angela Steele

Freelance Photographer & Photo Editor

Location:San Diego, California, United States
Phone: 6198522419
2 Skills
Angela Steele Photography specializes in fashion, portrait, and wedding photography. Angela Steele Photography offers spectrum of professional photography services for personal and commercial purposes for over five years serving in the greater San Diego Area.


Angela Steele
1480 Broadway Unit 2319
San Diego, CA 92101

Seeking a position as a photographer to gain further experience
in the art of photography through challenging assignments.

- Have done several photo shoots in fashion and journalism using a
variety of lighting techniques.
- Compiled an extensive portfolio of work in Chicago and Florence, Italy.
- Worked with models on the runway and behind the scenes.
- Completed several photo-editing jobs to enhance the image for personal
and commercial use.
- Assisted photographers on photo shoots; handling lighting, equipment,
cameras, models, and clients, and with photography editing and design.
- Sole photographer for a fashion shows, such as at the Union League Club
Chicago, highlighting major designs (including Project Runway designer
Steven Rosengard) and at the Funky Buddha Lounge.
- Sole photographer for weddings. First shooter for wedding, and main editor
for editing digital photographs and prints for clients.
- Familiar with a variety of photographic equipment in studio and at
commercial camera retail store where I tested new camera equipment.
- Graduate of a highly regarded school of photography, Columbia College
Chicago. Learned to work with film and digital camera. My study of
photography was integrated into the general curricula. This developed
my portfolio and skills in lighting, editing, interpretation, artistic
development of a subject, and creative settings for shoots.
- Ability to adapt lighting to a myriad of settings whether a landscape,
a fashion shoot in Italy on the Ponte Vecchio, or a Chicago Lake Front
staged fashion or play shoots, and during a wedding ceremony.
- Adept at photo-editing including color correcting, beauty enhancement,
and restoration.
- Have the standard command of Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, in addition
to basic Microsoft programs.
- Works well with clients and models, quickly assessing their needs and
providing a creative product.

Event Photographer, January 2010
Sole photographer for a major Chicago fashion show, "A Night in Milano"
highlighting behind the scene activities, presentation of designers on
runway, and the guests’ dinner at the Union League Club of Chicago.

Assistant Photographer, June 2006
Worked with photographer Michael A. Keller over a several day period for
a fashion shoot in Chicago. Responsible for camera and light equipment
and held light modifiers.

Assistant Photographer, September & November 2011
Worked with photographer Stephen Collector on a private client assignment
and editorial magazine shoot. Interviewed client to discuss parameters of the
photo shoot. Staged the shoot, prepared the lighting, ensured the quality of
the backdrop and assisted the project photographer as needed.

Assistant Photographer & Photo Editor, November 2011
Assisted photographer Lisa McKendry over a several month period.
Responsible for layout design and photo editing for wedding albums. Assisted
with portraits on location.

Wedding Photographer, May & June 2012
Main photographer for scheduled weddings in May and June, 2012. Provided
full coverage inside and outside, formal and informal shots throughout the
day. Edited and provided clients with digital photo copies and prints.

Columbia College Chicago
Bachelor of Arts, Photography 2010
Lorenzo de' Medici, Italian International Institute
Florence, Italy, Fashion Photography 2008
Lorenzo de' Medici, Italian International Institute
Florence, Italy, Fashion Photography 2008
Spoleto Study Abroad, Non-profit educational organization
Spoleto, Italy, Photography minor 2006

Stephen Collector Photographer
Stephen Collector Photographer
4209 26th Street
Boulder, CO 80304

Lisa McKendry Photographer
Story Lens Photography
3916 Quitman Street
Denver, CO 80212

Michael A. Keller Photographer
Michael A. Keller Studios LLC.
137 Steep Hill Road
Beach Lake, PA 18405

Martin Cheung General Manager
Helix Camera & Video
310 South Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312)421-6000 ext. 125
Skills (2) Rating
Photo Editing