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Fabio Minati

Freelance Commercial Photographer & Nature Photographer

Location:Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Seeking a position as an entry level/junior photographer position where I can use my creative skills and experience.

• Three years of experience in Artistic Portrait and Commercial Photography
• Skilled in digital and studio photography (flash photography equipment)
• Customer Service oriented with strong organizational and communication skills
• Proficient in sales & marketing, contract negotiation, administration and client needs assessment
• School Photography (portraits)
• Photo shoots for business, fashion, weddings and portraits
• Video memories of Special Events (weddings and birthdays parties)
• Experienced in film cameras (35 and 60 mm) and artistic photography to improve the final product quality
• Fluent both in English and Portuguese

Certificate of Achievement, Edge Imaging School Photography, August 2011
Digital Photography Program, George Brown College, Certificate, 2010

• Relevant Courses Completed: Digital Photography I, Digital Photography II (Darkroom – Photoshop), Digital Photography III, Digital Photography IV, Digital Photography V, Photography of People, Fashion Photography, Power of Light and Vision and Technics
Art film photography (Gained skills to improve photographs and how to develop the film/negatives)– Kodiak Gallery (Distillary District) – Gregory Tallas (Kodiak Gallery – Distillery District-Toronto,ON), 2010

Photography &Technical Skills
• Experience with RAW and Jpeg files in the câmera
• Setup Studio equipment
• Theme arrangement, studio coordination and settings
• Photo print organization and digital photo as well in the computer/CDs/ External HD
Digital Computer Skills
• Photo Edition with Photoshop CS4
• Transfer photographs to computer (Macintosh system) to adjust and editing the images with Photoshop, IPhoto, Lightroom and Photomatix
• Photo Backup
Customer Service & Sales Skills
• Handled all financial transactions at service counter
• Responsible for the balancing and depositing of daily lodgements
• Managed inventory control with responsibility for the sourcing and scheduling of deliveries
• Experienced problem solver, ability to resolve disputes to customer satisfaction
• Answered customers' questions, and provided information on procedures.
• Freelancer Photographer, Edge Imaging School Photography, GTA, August-October, 2011
• Freelancer Photographer, Toronto 2009 – Present
• Voluntary Photographer, Toronto Epilepsy, Toronto, November-December 2010
• Newspaper Photographer/ Columnist, Toronto, May-November 2009
• Second Photographer , Adilson Machado Fotografia, São José dos Campos, Brazil, November 2005 – January 2008
• Photographer Assistant, Adilson Machado Fotografia, São José dos Campos, Brazil, June 2004 - November 2005

Portfolio and references available upon request