Strong foundation in photography, 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.
Associates of Liberal Arts
Concentration in Photography and Graphic Art
Successful completion in several photography assignments including sports, portraits, weddings, special events that required intense planning, follow-through, and results that meet client objectives.
Project: Sports Photography for ringside boxing photos and marketing amateur and professional boxing fighters by capturing their best moments to help promote their careers. (Fall 2008 and presently, ongoing).
Scope: Worked with many clients, amateur and professional fighters, including Randy Caballero selecting and positioning specific images for publication. Shooting and developing photos; making recommendations and giving technical input regarding reproduction of my photographs to be produced in local paper as well as local news cast.
Project: Capturing and creating beautiful memorable Wedding Portraits. (Summer 2009 and 2013 and presently, ongoing).
Scope: Meeting with clients to determine project goals; selected shots and photographed weddings and working with strict budget limitations, developing options and selected packages based on quality and price; organized and presented finished photographs.
Project: Desert Showdown; Children’s amateur boxing. A marketed event for the community through Golden Boy Production. (Summer 2010 and 2012).
Scope: Worked with Ralph Romero I was selected to capture the children’s events held at the Spot Light 29 Casino and Fantasy Springs Casino for the Desert Showdown Championships. Position specific images for publication which have been marketed and promoted within all the Casinos. Shot, developed photos and made recommendations. Giving technical input regarding reproduction of photographs to be produced in local paper as well as local news casts. Images used in reproduction of T-shirts for promotions involving future boxing events.
Project: Hired by Professional Boxer Rosendo Alvarez to shoot Portraits to be included in his Bio, marketing his career in the boxing world. (Summer 2010).
Scope: My Portraits from the same session with Rosendo Alvarez were published in an International Sports Magazine “El Diario De Los Nicaragua”.
Project: Second Camera; Working with Picture It Photography owner, Bill Duffy. Taking direct photos of weddings and wedding parties. (Spring 2010 through 2012)
Scope: Working closely with the Bride and her Bridesmaids. On occasion, coordinating and organizing so that the wedding will come off smoothly and memorable!
Project: Senior Portraits; (Summer 2010 and ongoing)
Scope: Working closely with client’s needs in selecting their Senior Portraits.
Project: Promotional Portraits; Special event, I have worked with several musical groups and solo artists, capturing their performances on stage. (Fall 2019 an ongoing)
Scope: Along with Portraits for their band promotions and Cd covers. Requiring extensive indoor lighting for their group photos.
Project: Freelance Photography; Internship and Independently Freelancing, I work closely with clients who allow me to use their photos to build my portfolio. I also volunteer for community events, friends, family, businesses, rodeos. (2005 to presently ongoing)
Scope: Worked with American Best Event Photography in Texas for a season. Sporting events of children and individual portraits at their school events. Which was a fast past and had to be well organized, it was very successful. (Fall 2012)
Scope: Independent Freelance work for La Bella Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. I was taking photos of 7 weddings on the hour. The Wedding parties were fantastic to work with; they were very pleased with the outcome. La Bella Chapel was the greatest team to work with; I look forward in returning to work with them again. (Spring 2012)
Scope: Independent Freelance work for Northwest Custom Apparel Design Nampa, Idaho. Owner Jennifer Keuhey, wanted photos taken of her designs on the clothing line for her business. Along with using the photos for ads and brochures and her website. It is a pleasure to see the use of my work in her advertisements and to know the client was very satisfied with the work I created for her. (Winter 2013).
Nik Software, Lightroom 3
Portfolio and references available upon request active resume