Grant Gage

Freelance Photo Editor & Commercial Photographer

Location:Sherman Oaks, California, United States
2 Skills
I have a vast level of collective experience from editing still images all the way to video. I am familiar with Photo Shop CS4 suite, and use Light Room 3 on a regular basis for my own work. I am a photographer and and editor, with experience in editing down long form shoots based on composition, and editing those final selections with corrections in exposure, skin tone, blemishes, sensor dust, I am also very familiar with web output and meta data tagging. I also have been know to work miracles from time to time.

Grant F. Gage
Los Angeles, CA 91605

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY
School of Photographic Arts & Sciences/Photojournalism Major
BFA October 2010
Employed 15+ hours per week while attending classes

Canon + Nikon – film 35mm + 120mm + 4×5 – full darkroom wet process
Digital full frame DSLR systems Canon 5D mark2 1080p video shooting, recording and
editing, Murantz and Olympus audio recorders
Canon + Sony + Panasonic – digital standard definition systems, HVX HD
models, editing on Mac using Final Cut Pro and PC platforms using Premiere Pro and
Sony Vegas
Studio Work – portable and non-portable strobe, hot light systems including Profoto 7B,
Kino Flow Lighting, and Broncolor.
Computer Programs – Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite’s through CS5+ with a focus on
design and layout and photo retouching, Photo Mechanic, Light Room 3, both Mac and PC
Printers + Calibration – familiar with HP B9180 and Epson Stylus 3800 printers, color
calibration of monitors using I1 kits, making custom paper profiles.

Teaching Assistant at college level -- (Jul 01 2009- Aug 01 2009)
Owen Butler Professor School of Photographic Arts
Rochester Institute of Technology
Duties Teaching college level students how to use Adobe In design, and how to properly print digitally using current pro-sumer inkjet printing systems

Photo Shoots/Retouching/high fashion
Anthony Pazos celebrity hairstylist/makeup artist -- Oct- 2010 to present
310 938 2924
Duties shooting high fashion style photographs in studio and on location. Full process of shooting, editing. retouching for final image output using photo shop CS4 and Light Room 3

Assistant Photographer
John Fallon -- Feb 2010
Frontiers Magazine/VOL 29 NO 24
Duties lighting assistant/gear assistant

Photo related Customer Service/Sales
Rochester Digital Den -- (employed Aug 2009 - Aug 2010)
48 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Vicki Struble, (photo manager)
585 475 – 2505
Duties - Selling cameras and computers, running cash register, answering phones, tech support, shipping and receiving, stocking shelves with product