Erik Jacobson

Freelance Photographer & Product Photographer

Location:Peoria, Arizona, United States
2 Skills

Obtain a career as a photographer. Willing to travel.


ENJ Artistry; Peoria, AZ—March 2010-present
Working on my own Photography business: taking family portraits and trying to build clientele for product and architecture photo shoots as well

Arizona Foothills Magazine; Scottsdale, AZ—December 2010-March 2011
Working as a freelance photographer, taking pictures of events in and around the Phoenix valley

Internship, Urban Ministries; Calumet City, IL—November-December 2009
Scanned artwork to create a digital archive of the work; including retouching and editing of the images.
Also developed a product shoot to be used in their magazine for their “Go green with Jesus” campaign.
Worked with tight deadlines and restrictions required by different clients.

Sidetrack; Chicago, IL –– August 2009
Freelance job in architectural photography.
Images were utilized by the client for internet marketing.

Four Season’s Hotel; Chicago, IL–– August 2009
Freelance job in architectural photography of the hotel’s lobby and ?banquet hall.
Photography used for sales and marketing purposes.


The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg — Bachelor of Fine Arts–Digital Photography, March 2010 Graduate

Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL — Traditional film photography classes, 2007


Proficient in Aperture, Adobe Creative Suites 3; Photoshop, Illustrator and In Design. Experienced with Adobe LightRoom and Final Cut Pro.

Knowledgeable with Microsoft Word and Power Point or Apple Pages and Keynote. Proficient with PCs and Macs.

Experienced with Nikon D80, D700 and D3 Digital SLR Cameras. Also experienced with film cameras.

Knowledgeable of all graphic arts: Photography, Graphic Design, Film and Video Production, Painting, Drawing and Sculpture.


The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg?Gallery show participant –– March 2008

WGN Website ?Photo displayed on the WGN website weather photo gallery –– July 2007

Elgin Community College?Gallery show participant –– May 2006
Skills (2) Rating
Product Photography