Cathy Dixson

Freelance Event Photographer & Journalistic Photographer

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Location:Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/cathydixson
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Cathy Dixson
1418 Kingston Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23503
(757) 588-8689
Email: cathydixson@cox.net
Website http://web.mac.com/cathydixson

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

• Nikon Digital SLRs
• 35mm, medium format, and large format (4x5) film cameras
• Black and white film processing and printing
• Studio and location lighting
• Film scanning, print scanning; digital input and output
• Mac and PC computers, Adobe software to include Photoshop CS3, CS5, Nikon
software, Epson scanners and printers

EXPERIENCE

1986 – Present
Freelance photographer; Owner, Cathy Dixson Photography

Numerous location and studio assignments for local and national clients and publications:
• USA Today
• Newsweek magazine
• Portfolio magazine
• Norfolk Quarterly
• Navy Times
• Army Times
• Digital Dealer Magazine
• AMERIGROUP Corporation
• Supervalu/Farm Fresh Grocery
• City of Norfolk, Virginia
• Delegate Paula J. Miller
• Hampton Roads Automobile Dealers Association
• Hampton Roads Maritime Association
• Virginia Symphony
• Brickell and Partners Public Relations
• NEX Advertising Department (Navy Exchange)

Non-profit work
• The Heart Gallery
• Tidewater Arts Outreach
• ForKids
• Norfolk SPCA
• Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC
• Natchel’ Blues Network

EDUCATION/WORKSHOPS:

Tidewater Community College, Norfolk, VA, Associates of Applied Art, Studio Arts/Photography, 2006

TCC Times, Editor in chief, 2006-2007. Lisa Finley, Faculty Advisor.

Missouri Photo Workshop, Carthage, MO
Truth With a Camera workshops, Norfolk, VA

HONORS/AWARDS

Tidewater Community College, Visual Art Center, Portsmouth, VA. Scholarship recipient
TCC Student Art Show: “Best Use of Color in a Photograph.”
Chesapeake Bay Art Association, 1st Place, Annual Outdoor Show, Norfolk, VA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Member, Nikon Professional Services

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

President, Natchel’ Blues Network, Inc., Norfolk, VA January 2009 to December 2010
Board Member, Natchel’ Blues Network, Inc., January 2009 to present
(The Natchel’ Blues Network, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) arts organization dedicated to promoting the blues as a true American art form.)