Valentin Radu

Freelance Photographer & Videographer

Location:Essex, United Kingdom
Phone: 0 7572126914
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I am an outgoing, skilled, enthusiastic and well-motivated person who enjoys a wide variety of tasks. I am looking to further establish myself as a Freelance Photographer and Digital Operator. Strong foundation in photography, commercial art and computer applications.
- Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from “Grigore Moisil” Theoretical High School, Tulcea, Romania. September 2002-June 2006.
- Professional Skills Certificate in Mathematics-Informatics from “Gh. Munteanu Murgoci” Theoretical High School Macin, Tulcea County, Romania. September 2002-June 2006.
- Graduation Certification in the profession of Accountant from Centre for European Studies Galati City, Galati County, Romania. July 2008-November2008.
Work Experience:
Photographers Assistant
- October 2006 - August 2007
- Assisting wedding photographer George Nica from ProMovie Production Galati.
- Duties from setting up the photo equipment with the light conditions of the environment where the photo-session took place to looking after the clients, backing up files from camera and sorting them. Sometime my duties included applying small retouched to the photos.
Wedding Photographer
- August 2007-September 2011
- Beside my duties as an assistant I also started to work as a photographer for ProMovie Production. Main objective was to adapt style to the clients expectations, to communicate with them for best results, to capture all important scenes from the events and to be able to answer our clients enquiries in a professional manner.
- I also developed directing skills by giving indications to our clients in order to catch the best scenes.
- I started to edit and retouch photos with Adobe Photoshop and Camera Raw and to design photo-books with photos from the events.
- During this period my work as an assistant continued when needed.
- From 2008 after a few months of training I have started to work 2-3 days a week for the same employer - ProMovie Production- as an Video-editor.
- Main duties were to review events movie scene by scene; cut and make necessary correction, personalize and render final movie.
- During that time I have got editing software expertise which allowed me to do finesse corrections.
Freelance Graphic Designer and Photography
- In June 2008 after I have purchased my on photo equipments, then I started working as a freelance photographer but continued working for ProMovie Production as well.
- As a freelance photographer I provided to offer my photography services to different kinds of events and started to have my own clients.
- Also I have done design of photo albums, promotional materials, business cards and web pages.
- In the summer of 2009 I have started to collaborate with “Invent-Studio” in fashion photography, commercial photography and event photography.
- I have a very good knowledge of Photoshop, including file handling, retouching, colour correction, and out-putting of files for web, screen and print.
- Good knowledge of many other design applications, including Adobe Illustrator, Lightroom, Bridge, Flash, Dreamweaver and Album DS.
- Good knowledge of various video editing software like Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas and Sony DVD Architect.
- Advanced user of Microsoft Word, Access and Excel.
More Information:
- In my spare time I enjoy skating and walks in the park. Usually in my holydays I like going in fishing trips with my friends. At the end of the week I usually going out with my friends and play football.
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