I am a cheerful, reliable woman who is positive and enthusiastic all the time and is capable of working individually or in a team. I bring happiness and life into those places in which I am located. I enjoy a challenge and meeting deadlines. Life is a continuing learning experience of which I believe we never stop learning from each other.
Design and Arts College January 2008 – June 2010
Advanced Diploma in Contemporary Photography
Promoter/Telemarketer. Pixifoto, Riccarton.
Start of June – End of August 2008 Worked part time. Customer services, till operations, layby, booking appointments, making sales.
Portrait Photographer. Timaru.
Directed a couple to get some anniversary photographs. Edited images and made sure the clients were happy with the end results.
Band Photographer. Christchurch and Timaru.
June till December 2010, November 2011.
Attended live music gigs and photographed solo artists and bands. Directed a band of 4 members for their merchandise and upcoming gigs; got published in the local Herald with a story about the band. Edited images for that band and made sure they were happy with the end results.
Maternity Photographer. Christchurch and Timaru.
June 2010, July 2010 and December 2010
Directed the expecting mothers to get some flattering maternity photographs. Edited images and checked that the clients were happy with the end results.
Wedding Photographer. Christchurch, Timaru and Raincliff.
October 2010, March 2011, November 2011 and December 2011
Sole photographer at the weddings, comfortably communicated and directed groups from 40 to 100 people. Edited images and checked that the clients were happy with the end results.
Wedding Photographer. Timaru.
March 2008 and December 2010
Assisted a professional photographer as they photographed the bridal party and wedding.
Original ideas and unique perspective
Knowledge of where one can utilize photography
Strong organizational skills with good communication skills
Skills in archiving photos on computer
Competent with reflectors, flashes, lighting equipment and other photography aids
Comfortable using most Photoshop programs Capable of using digital and film cameras Verbally communicate with others in a professional and friendly way Able to understand and carry out instructions
Problem solving skills Well organized Work well with deadlines and under pressure Willing to learn new skills Analyze a situation and make sound decisions