Jade Reidy

Freelance Journalistic Photographer & Commercial Photographer

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Location:Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Phone: +27(0)82 882 3263
Website: http://www.jrphotography.co.za
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jadereidy
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Based in Johannesburg South Africa,I Jade of JR Photography have been a freelance photographer for 10 years running. I shoot all kinds of photography. And offer competitive prices

JADE REIDY CURRICULUM VITAE

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Name: Jade Anne Reidy
Add: Chester Road, Parkwood, Johannesburg (Residential)
The Workshop 70 7th Ave, Parktown North (Office/ Studio)
Tel: +27(0) 76 971 8380
Email: jade@jrphotography.co.za

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Date of Birth: 1979-08-08
Nationality: South African
Gender: Female

EDUCATION:

SOUTH AFRICAN PICTURE FRAMERS ACADEMY, MILDERSDRIFT. 2008
Professional Picture framing course ‘A’
THE TRAINING SCHOOL, ADOBE SOLUTIONS NETWORK- JOHANNESBURG. 2005
Adobe Photoshop CS2 course.
NATIONAL SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY- PRETORIA. 1999
Still Photographic Diploma
ALLENBY COLLEGE – BRAMLEY, JOHANNESBNURG. 1998
Film School Diploma
HOLY ROSARY HIGH SCHOOL- EDENVALE, JOHANNESBURG. 1993-1997
Passed on higher standard with IEB Senior Certificate, Grade 12, and University Entrance Exemption.

WORKING HISTORY:

2011
PHOTOJOURNALIST- EFE, SPANISH NEWS AGENCY. Shooting an interview of Nelson Mandel’s Wife, Graca Machel – Simbine.
MOVED INTO NEW OFFICES/ STUDIO. The Workshop 7th Ave, Parktown North
CORPORATE PHOTOGRAPHER-STEP Corporate profile photographic shoot
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER- EVENT ORGANISATION (PTY) LTD
INTERIOR & DÉCOR PHOTOGRAPHER- GUBA DESIGNS Interior design Company
PHOTOJOURNALIST-EFE SPANISH NEWS AGENCY. Chinese factory workers story covered and photographed in Newcastle, KZN
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER – MICROSOFT
COMMERCIAL PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER- IMURE, KHOSI MTSHALI. Studio photographic shoot of new summer range- clothing.
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER- REDFLAG. Advertising & Marketing Company
CORPORATE PORTRAITURE PHOTOGRAPHER- BEING A WOMAN. Studio photographic shoot of the owners of company for advertising usage.
PHOTOJOURNALIST-EFE SPANISH NEWS AGENCY. Somalian story covered and photographed in Mayfair, Johannesburg. Story posted on various Spanish websites. Links to sites- http://noticias.terra.es/fotos/actualidad/fichafoto.aspx?itemurl=/2011/mundo/0821/fotos-media/sudafrica-xenofobia-los-somalies-exiliados-por-la-guerra-objetivo-de-la-xenofobia-en-sudafrica
http://co.noticias.yahoo.com/fotos/joh02-johannesburg-21-08-2011-fotograf%C3%ADa-cedida-jr-photo-080356668.html
http://www.elpais.cr/articulos.php?id=51606

2010
OPENING OF MY PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO
Teamed up with Passion Deli & Gallery c/o 4th Ave and 12th street in Parkhurst and created and opened up a photographic studio.
PRODUCT STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHIC SHOOT- CABELLO INTERIORS Interior &décor Company and shop 7th Ave Parktown North
DESIGNED AND CREATED ART LIGHT BOX - PHUMELELA & GAMING & LEISURE LTD Art Light Box designed and produced as per clients’ request and installed up at Turffontein Racecourse
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER- eTRAVEL Online Travel Company
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER. Jaime Rixtons’ Wedding
FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER & ART DESIGNER AND SUPPLYIER- IMURE, KHOSI MTSHALI. Studio fashion shoot of Khosi, owner of Imure boutique shop, Morningside. Photos used to create art work (art canvas prints) for new store.
CREATED AND SUPPLIED ART CANVASSES TO MOIPONE MALEFANE FROM SUNDAYTIMES.
CREATIVE LAYOUTS AND DESIGNS OF ART WORK- THSIKULULU SOCAIL INVESTMENTS. Corporate social investment company
FAMILY PORTRITURE PHOTOGRAPHER. Various families shot in my studio over the year.
COMMERCIAL PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER- COMMODITY GRAINS & TRADING CC. Studio product photographic shoot.
INETERIOR & DÉCOR PHOTOGRAPHER- RB MONARCH MANAGEMENT. Photo shoot of The Monarch Hotel for advertising usage.
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER- THEM PRODUCTIONS
ADVERTISING/PORTRAITURE PHOTOGRAPHER- NICK DURANDT
CORPORATE PORTRAITURE STUDIO SHOOT- INSPIRED INITIATIVES.
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER- AFROX

2009
EXHIBITION COORDINATOR- PASSION FOR THE ARTS. Directed, produced and coordinated exhibition bringing young and various artists together to show case their work. The arrangement of location, guest lists, invitations and sponsorship of food, drink and entertainment.
CORPORATE PHOTOGRAPHER – INTERBRAND SAMPSON Branding Company
ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHER – Photographing client’s portfolio for advertising use
DESIGNER & SUPPLIER OF ART – CONNEMARA OFFICE SPACE. To date. Working closely with Interior Decorator to style art work. Designing layouts of art, overseeing printing and stretching of canvas prints and the delivery and application there of.
FASHION/ PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER- BIC SOUTH AFRICA, PURPLE HAT MARKETING AND ADVERTISING SOLUTIONS.
Photographing model and new shaver product.
FUNCTION PHOTOGRAPHER.
Photographing Faine Angel’s Bemis far
DESIGNER, MANUFACTURER & STYLIST OF ART WORK FOR CORPORATE OFFICE- THSIKULULU SOCIAL INVESTMENTS.
Placement and designing of new and original art pieces, Art light box. Working from existing corporate imagery. Sourcing art for CEO’s office to fit brief.

2008
INTERIOR DECORATOR – C.SMITH. Designing and sourcing imagery to suite clients’ requirements. Overseeing the printing and stretching of canvases and framing of imagery.
PHOTOGRAPHER – JWT ADVERTISING AGENCY. Photographing group shot of employee for publication
INTERIOR & DÉCOR PHOTOGRAPHER- VIVIENNE GHYOOT. Photographing residential and corporate interiors
SUPPLIER & DEISGNER OF ART CANVAS PRINTS – SENTULA MINING. Using clients’ imagery and designing layout of art work for entrance hall of office. Overseeing printing and stretching of canvas.
DESIGNER & SUPPLIER OF ART – CONNEMARA CONSULTING AGENCY. The start of deigning layouts of art work, working with existing office layout and company logo and sourcing new imagery.
FUNCTION, FOOD & PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER – HOUSE & LEISURE MAGAZINE. Photographing the Hoty Awards for publication, issued December 2008.
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER.
Photographing the ladies getting ready, ceremony and wedding reception of Derek & Elaine Gleeson.
DESIGNER, MANUFACTURE & INTERIOR DECORATOR- THSIKULULU SOCAIL INVESTMENTS. The start of designing and presenting of photographic art work, including own imagery and art light boxes.

2007
VIDEOGRAPHER & PHOTOGRAPHER – LAKE OF STARS ROAD TRIP AND FESTIVAL, MALAWI. Documented the road trip of Lake of stars festival performers from Johannesburg up to Malawi.
REPLICATE ART PHOTOGRAPHER AND LAYOUT ARTIST- WENZYLS. Photographed paintings and designed a digital spread of imagery for the use of advertising over the internet.
INTERIOR & DÉCOR PHOTOGRAPHER – ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI. Photographing the interior design work of new offices, Turbine Square, Newtown.
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER. Photographing the ladies getting ready, wedding ceremony, couple and group shots and reception of Alan Smyth
ARTIST, DESIGNER AND MANUFACTURERER OF ART LIGHT BOXES – ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI. Start of designing and presenting proposals of art, first phase, in January. Completed and hung in May. Second phase of new art light boxes for new office space, Turbine Square, Newtown, starting August and completed and hung November

2006
CATALOGUE/STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER – EDGARS. Photographing stills for Christmas Catalogue
MODEL EXTRA ON PHOTOGRAPIC SHOOT – MTN.
Fill in model for photographic stills advert campaign
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER – KATRINA BAYER. Photographing portraiture for publication in Germany
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER. Photographing the ladies getting ready, wedding ceremony, couple and group shots and reception.
ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHER AND DRIVER – ESSENTIAL MAGAZINE. Assisting and driving the photographer on a fashion shoot
DESIGNER AND CREATOR OF ART LIGHT – SASHA. Designed, manufactured, constructed and sold art light box to owner of Carfax.
ART LIGHT BOX CREATED. The first range of art light boxes created and launched at The Cube V1 Photographic Exhibition, Carfax, Newtown.
EXIBITION COORDINATOR. Directed produced and coordinated a photographic exhibition. The arrangement of location, guest lists, invitations and sponsorship of food, drink and entertainment.
PORTRIAT PHOTOGRAPHER- INSIGNIA. Photographing corporate portraiture for branding company, Insignia
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER. Photographing ladies getting ready, wedding ceremony, couple and group shots and reception of Chris and Heather.
SOCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER- MARCUS B PUBLICITY
FOOD & PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER – DIETICIAN TERRY DEL FABBRO. Photographing branded foods for the use of web site and catalogue.
INTERIOR PHOTOGRAPHER – MONARCH HOTEL. Photographing on a retainer basis, recording the construction and activities of new hotel to completion, Rosebank.
PHOTOGRAPHER- REAL MAGAZINE. Photographing portraiture of various women for publication ‘Women in Action’ article

2005
ASSITANT FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER.
Clifford Hansel – Fashion and advertising photographer.
Jillian Lochner – Advertising photographer
Alexa – Advertising photographer
Leana Clunies-Ross- Beauty photographer
SOCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER-JHB LIVE. Photographing at events and clubs around Johannesburg for web based company.
MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHER – AUTHENTIC IDEAS. Photographing various music festivals for the organizers of The Rock Concert 6 and Woodstock events.
PROMOTIONAL AND ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHER- PUNK BAND, RUNNING WITH SCISSORS. Photographing the first all girl punk band for advertisement posters.
PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER- RALPH-JACOBSBERG. Photographing kitchen equipment for advertising and web use
BEAUTY PHOTOGRAPHER – HOT DOGZ. Photographing of the finalists ‘Be your own star’ competition. Published in the February issue of DSTV magazine 2006.
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER – GREECE. Photographed two weddings from start to finish on the island of Santorini.
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT – O-BOMA, JOSH FELDMAN PRODUCTIONS. Tasks were to meet the musicians and look after them and direct them for the day.
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT – KTV, CLAREWATER PRODUCTIONS. “Meet your star’ insert

2004
Moved back to Johannesburg from Cape Town
ASSITANT FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER
Kaarl Rogers – Interior & décor photographer
Darren Chatz- Advertising photographer
Leana Clunies-Ross – Beauty photographer
Clifford Hansel – Advertising photographer
ASSISTANT STYLIST – KIM BERELL. Assisting advertising stylist on photographic shoots, collecting and dropping off clothing products at various stores and sourcing new ones for next shot.
DIRECTED, PRODUCTED AND COORDINATED PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION. Coordinated photographic exhibition – Click Culture held at Twice International, Johannesburg

2003
Moved to Cape Town from working in London, UK
PROMOTIONAL /EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER- UNILEVER, UK. Photographing the weeks’ events at conference held in Cape Town.
ASSISTANT INTERIOR &DÉCOR PHOTOGRAPHER – WARREN HEATH. Assisting Warren from 2003-2004
PHOTOGRAPHER- WIN MAGAZINE. Photographing various people playing and winners of the Lotto. Front cover published.
EVENTS PHOTOGRAPHER. Photographing various events- 46664 Event; BP awards ceremony; Virgin Atlantic end of year event.

2002
MOBILE PORTRAITURE PHOTOGRAPHER- OLAN MILLS. Setting up and photographing children in Mother care stores 2001-2002

2001
Traveled to London on a 2 year work permit
MOBILE PORTRAITURE PHOTOGRAPHER- OLAN MILLS. Setting up and photographing children in Mother care stores 2001-2002
FREELANCE STUDIO ASSISTANT – THE WORX, EAST LONDON. Looking after and maintaining photographic studio, making sure that the photographer and his/her crew is happy.

2000
PHOTOGRAPHER – CARNIVAL CRUISE LINER, US. Photographing on the Inspiration Carnival Cruise Liner. Shooting passengers, formal and informal set ups; wedding photography; processing and printing images captured and the sales thereafter.

COMPUTER SKILLS.
Pc and Mac
Microsoft XP; Internet – knowledge of search engines
Programs: In design, Photoshop and Nikon Capture XP

PUBLICATIONS:
EFE- Spanish news agency. Photographs published in various publications around Spain both print and online. Links:- http://co.noticias.yahoo.com/fotos/joh02-johannesburgo-21-08-2011-fotograf%C3%ADa-cedida-jr-photo-080356668.html
HOUSE & LEISURE MAGAZINE. Photographs published in December 2008 issue.
REAL MAGAZINE. Photographs published ‘Women in action’ article, January 2006
DSTV MAGAZINE. Photographs published ‘Be your favorite star’ in February issue 2006
HIP2B2 VOLUME 1 MAGAZINE. Photographs published in issue 3 October 2005
WIN MAGAZINE. Photographs published, including cover in 2003 issues.