Susan Scott

Freelance Photographer & Portrait Photographer

Location:Rapidan, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
PROFILE Strong foundation in photography, portrait art, and computer applications complemented by knowledge of business operations and the need for customer-focused service.
Track record of initiative and achievement — seeking out freelance projects, expanding job description boundaries, volunteering, and being selected for positions of responsibility within chosen field.
EDUCATION Bachelor of Business Administration 2006
Montreat College
Montreat, North Carolina
Associate of Applied Science 2002
Randolph Community College
Photographic Technology:Portrait Studio Management
Asheboro, North Carolina
Experience Freelance Photographer 1998 - Present
Successful completion of portrait photography assignments requiring planning, follow-through, and results that meet client objectives. Photograph children, families, or special events including weddings, corporate events, and charitable events.
Project: Flashes of Hope (Summer 2010 and 2008).
Scope: Worked with nonprofit organization to photograph child cancer patients during camp sessions; photographed and edited photos.
Photography Manager & Photographer & Booker 3/2008 - Present
Carico Productions Photo & Video, Kernersville, North Carolina
Train and supervise employees.
Promote positive customer relationships by focusing strong attention on meeting customer needs and ensuring their enjoyment.
Photograph families, children, and individuals for church directories.
Book area churches, preschools, etc. for photo directories and portrait sessions
Photographer 9/1998 - Present
Greenberg & McConville, Los Angeles, California
Photograph debutante balls, parties, and weddings around the Southeast.
Studio Manager & Photographer 2/2002 - 2005
Deborah Triplett Studios, Charlotte, North Carolina
Train and supervise employees.
Second photographer to Deborah Triplett at all special events and weddings.
Controlled all print orders and design for albums for customers.
Maintained all photography, studio, and darkroom equipment.
 Children’s Boutique Studio Photographer 10/2005 - 10/2007
All About Kids, Asheboro, North Carolina
Primary photographer for studio, photographing families, children, and preschools. Photographer for any photo advertising for the business.
Show clients photos taken and sell packages or specialty items offered to the clients
Retouch and edit all images for the clients
Design and order all images and specialty items for clients
Staff Photographer 2/2005 - 4/2005
Pennell Photography/Portrait Xpress, Asheboro, North Carolina
Photograph sessions for clients in mall setting
Show clients images and sell packages
Staff Photographer 2/2001 - 2/2002
The Picture People, Greensboro, North Carolina
Photograph sessions for clients in mall setting
Show clients images and sell packages
Staff Photographer 7/2001 - 7/2002
The Real Estate Book, Kernersville, North Carolina
Photograph exterior images of houses all around Guilford and Randolph Counties

SKILLS Macintosh Systems and PC Systems
Applications: Adobe Photoshop CS2, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
4x5, 2 1/4, 35mm digital and film cameras
Black/white and color film processing and printing
Academic training on use of 35mm film and digital cameras, 2 1/4 cameras, 4x5 cameras, studio lighting equipment, and film and paper processing equipment at Randolph Community College
EQUIPMENT 35 mm Equipment, Medium Format Equipment, Studio Lighting
Skills (2) Rating
Portrait Photography