NICHOLAS ORTIZ 43 Lake View Terrace
Sussex, New Jersey 07461
Res: 973-875-9734 • Cell: 973-570-2426
Objective: As a freelance event photographer and photojournalist with three years experience,
I am now seeking full-time or part-time employment as a photographer with an established company that offers the opportunity for professional development.
2009 to Present Photographer • Straus Newspapers • Sparta, New Jersey and Chester, New York
Cover numerous general assignments and breaking news around Sussex County for their family of newspapers including The Advertiser-News/North, The Advertiser-News/South, The Sparta Independent, and The Township Journal. Freelance for NJ Herald.
2009 to Present Photographer • Sussex County Community College • Newton, New Jersey
Cover a wide variety of assignments including student activities and campus events.
2009 to Present Photographer • The New Jersey Herald • Newton, New Jersey
Freelance photographer for NJ Herald
2008 – 2010 Sports Photographer • High Point Regional High School • Sussex, New Jersey
Covered high school sports events including track and cross-country racing events.
Various Freelance Photographer • Self-employed
Covered various international private assignments including Miss Ecuador 2010.
Have also produced documentary-type projects in Colombia and Ecuador. Also covered weddings and national and internationals parades.
Equipment: Use four cameras, a Nikon D40 Digital SLR, a Nikon D3000 Digital SLR, and a Minolta Maxxum convention film SLR. Nikon D300S
Also use an assortment of wide-angle and telephoto lenses and adapters as well as filters, as needed.
Software Knowledge: Photographic processing and manipulation software includes Picasa 3 and additional programs available through Sussex County Community College. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.3, Adobe Photoshop CS5
Education: Sussex County Community College • Newton, New Jersey
A.F.A. in Studio Arts with 40 credits in Photography, including digital photography courses. These courses include Basic and Advanced Camera, Photographic, and Optical Theory.
References: available upon request: Hernando Nicholas Ortiz Photography Resume.