Fredrick Robert Blazek
5606 Allyn Rd., Mantua, OH 44255
H: (330)274-3553/C: (330) 931-9716
My ultimate goal is to find a career that is both fun and challenging in the field of photography preferably in the area of fashion. In addition, I would like to be able to use the skills that I have developed over the years to help sustain or even improve a company’s image with the photographs which I can produce.
April 2006 to June 2011 Bachelors of Science in Photography
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
August 2011 to Present Photographer
Life Touch National School Photos, Cleveland, OH
Photographed High School and Middle School students, including sports programs, for Yearbook and Identification purposes.
April 2011 to June 2011 Photographer
Smith Brothers Advertising, Pittsburgh, PA
Photographed Del Monte Food products and recipes for their website.
July 2009 to Jan 2010 Photographer
Focus One Photography, Parma, OH
Photographed High School and Middle School students for their yearbooks.
April 2009 to July 2009 Photographer/Sales/Customer Service
Picture People, Akron, OH
Produced and designed photo packages for families, and individual adults and children.
Sept. 2008 to Jan 2009 Event Photographer
Barroom Pittsburgh Nightclub, Pittsburgh, PA
Photographed customers as well as bartenders and employees during special events that took place as well as during everyday activities at the nightclub.
Aug. 2006 to Jan 2009 Sales Associate
Ritz Camera, Pittsburgh, PA
Assisted customers with their purchases of photographic equipment, including answering questions about merchandise, giving advice on merchandise and then the final sales.
FREE LANCE EXPERIENCE:
JSquared Photography Photographed team pictures of a traveling baseball team for Aspiring Athletes Organization.
Pittsburgh Heat Hip Hop Photographed competitions and practices.
Worked with Pittsburgh Heat to photograph the America’s Best Dance Crew Workshop led by the winners of America’s Best Dance Crew, Poreotix.
Pittsburgh Marathon Photographed runners of the Pittsburgh Marathon just after crossing the finish line.
Phillip Pelusi Salon Photographed head shots to try and create a book of alternative hair style available at all of their salons.
Rock Star Energy Drink and Sullen Art Miss Uproar Contest- Photographed Contestant of the Miss Uproar Contest throughout the Uproar Festival.
ASSOCIATIONS AND ART SHOW PARTICIPATION:
Circular Photographic Club Participated in meetings and gallery showings.
Student Photographic Society Participated in meetings and fund raisers.
June 2007 Faded Art Show, Pittsburgh, PA
September 2008 Light Works Photography Club Gallery Show, Pittsburgh, PA
October 2009 Ctown Art Party Gallery Show, Cleveland, OH
June 2010 Light Works Photography Club Gallery Show, Pittsburgh, PA