Nathan Harris

Freelance Photo Editor & Advertising Photographer

Location:Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
2 Skills
Rate/Hr | 615.431.9285

131 A Township Dr., Hendersonville, Tn 37075
PROFILE Strong foundation in photography, studio lighting, and relevant computer applications complemented by knowledge of business operations.
Seeking full-time employment, freelance projects, and long-term relationship building with opportunities to grow the businesses and brands of clients.

EDUCATION Associate of Occupational Studies in Commercial Digital Photography 2011
Nossi College of Art
Nashville, Tn
GPA Award, Spring 2010, Summer 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Summer 2011
Class Participation Award nominee (multiple), Most Creative Award nominee (multiple), Talent Discovery Award nominee Summer 2011

EXPERIENCE Photographer, Owner/Operator 2008-Present
Nathan Harris Photography
Keeping up-to-date client records. Researching potential clients. Preparing contracts, bids, price sheets, delivery memos, and invoices. Meeting with clients and designing photographic solutions to meet their unique needs. Implementing those strategies to produce commercial-grade images. Negotiating contracts. Placing and preparing client print orders. Designing and creating promotional materials. Designing and web mastering portfolio website. Archiving client images. Maintaining financial records.

Color Technician 2011-Present
Nationwide Studios, Gallatin, Tn
Responsible for making color corrections and test prints utilizing the Kodak Professional Digital Print Production software. Duties include assessing color problems in individual photos and making adjustments as necessary to ensure proper color reproduction in the final printed products.

Scanner Operator 2005
Jostens Printing & Publishing, Clarksville, Tn
Worked as part of a team that produced the final page layouts for printing and production of yearbooks. Responsible for batch-scanning yearbook photos into computer, applying appropriate crops, and saving final images to a network folder. Operated commercial-grade scanner, associated equipment, and requisite computer software every day.

Student Helpdesk Technician 2000-2005
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tn
Served as key holder to computer lab building and was responsible for daily hardware and software care and maintenance of 30 computers. Responsible for keeping inventory of all computer software, hardware, and various other supplies used in the lab. Provided technical support and troubleshooting help to hundreds of students and faculty each day, both in person and via multi-line telephone system. Served as liaison between students/faculty and IT personnel for issues not solvable without a repair visit. Utilized work order software system to dispatch trouble calls to appropriate IT personnel. Responsible for checking out/in university licensed software to faculty and staff. Did frequent field work alongside IT personnel to assist with repairs/trouble calls around campus. Single-handedly assembled 60+ computer workstations along with installing necessary software and setting up network connections in various computer labs throughout campus.

SKILLS • Adobe Photoshop CS3-CS5
• Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
• 35mm DSLR camera systems
• Studio and Location lighting
• Digital Photography post production (color correction, portrait retouching, batch processing, etc.)
• Monitor color calibration software and hardware
• Website design and layout via Wix system

AWARDS Lay’s Happiness Exhibit Award May 2010

CLIENTS Tractor Supply Company
Brentwood, Tn
Delta Uniforms LLC
Nashville, Tn