Stephen Peiser

Freelance Photographer & Event Photographer

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Location:Herndon, Virginia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/stephenpeiser
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Stephen Peiser
24 Prescott Street
Watertown, MA 02472
781-962-5348
slp1801@rcn.com
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Stephen Peiser Photographer, Inc., Watertown, MA 2000-Present
President, Owner
? Manage all aspects of running a small business.
? Develop marketing strategies to acquire and maintain customer base.
? Built business exclusively by referrals; make customer satisfaction a top priority.
? Apply Photoshop expertise to restore photographs for a diverse client base.
? Specialize in photographing musicians and artists by capturing their passion.
? Utilize available light for event, web, and portrait photography.
? Leverage technical expertise of darkroom specialist to capture the essence of my subjects.
? Published in several NY newspapers and magazines.

Dorian Color Lab, Arlington, MA 1999-2003
Black & White Specialist
? Trained darkroom printers on nuances of black & white.
? Ensured that all customers’ needs were met or exceeded.
? Communicated and coordinated daily/weekly work flow.
? Met tight deadlines required by clients.

Design Photographics, Inc., Austin, TX 1997-1999
Photography Studio Manager
? Managed four locations: Philadelphia, Boston, Hartford, and Stamford.
? Hired, trained, and evaluated all part time photographers at each location.
? Scheduled photographers at all locations with ever-changing client needs.
? Developed an improved, time-saving system for report filing.

Crystal Color Lab, Nanuet, NY 1990-1996
Black & White Pro Lab Manager
? Hired and trained printers to ensure lab quality standards were met.
? Interacted with customers and made their satisfaction our competitive edge.
? Discussed customer specs to be sure we could deliver to their expectations.

Freelanced to several New York photography studios 1984-1999

COMMUNITY OUTREACH/SERVICE

Citizen Schools, Boston, MA: an after school program for BPS Middle School students; volunteered as a student teacher of photography.

BNI (Business Network International): Served as Vice President, Leadership Committees, Membership Committees, Education Coordinator, and Mentor Coordinator in local chapter.

EDUCATION

Coursework at the following: 1965-1973

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Queens College, New York, NY
C.W. Post, Brookville, NY
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
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Photography
Event Photography