Intro

Alexander Kesselaar is a photographer from Sydney, with over 15 years professional expirience in photography and video. His recent clients include The Hills Shire Council, Telstra, Destination NSW, Bacardi, Tiger Beer, Xero, Northline & Ambulance NSW. 

Work History

Work History

alexkess photography

Nov 2002 - Present

Photographer & Videographer

Organising and carrying out photography & videography assignments for corporate, business and private clients.

Editing, retouching and delivery of photography and video projects.

Day to day operation of a small business, including, bookkeeping, scheduling, marketing, social media, performance reviews, reporting, and more.

LightPaint Lab

Apr 2014 - Present

Photographer and Creative Director

Organising, Creating and Editing of Light-Painting & Long Exposure Photographs and Videos for commercial & artistic purposes.

Operation of a website, newsletter &  blog that features the latest in LightPainting and Long Exposure Photography. 

2 Learn TV

Jul 2013 - Mar 2015

Head of Video Production and Web Development

Planning and Production of online educational video content for various platforms including cakemasters.com and planetcake.tv as well as producing online learning platforms and websites.

Kris Baum Photography

Aug 2006 - Nov 2007

Assistant Photographer and Production Manager

Setting up shoots for Fashion Photographer Kris Bum, including Casting, Crewing, Location Scouting and Releases, Test Shoots, Post Production and Delivery. 

Assisting on the photo shoots with light setups, measuring exposure and adjusting the camera.

Education

Education

Academy of Photogenic Arts

Jan 2001 - Dec 2002

Advanced Diploma Film & Video Production

Theoretical & Practical Studies of Film Production, Video, TV and Photography.

Gymnasium Syke

Aug 1991 - Jun 1998

Abitur (HSC Equivalent)

English, Geography, German & Maths major.

Photography Portfolio

A selection of some of my professional and personal photography work. For my Video work please visit alexkess.com/video

Skills

Photography

Commercial, Corporate & Event Photography - Portrait Photography - Product Photography - Architecture & Fine Art Photography - Editorial & Stock Photography - Film Photography 35mm & Medium Format - Darkroom Developing and Printing -LightPainting & Long Exposure Photography - Timelapse Photography - Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom - Content Management Systems - Online Delivery - Location Scouting - Planning & Pre-Production

Video

Videography - Lighting - Pre-Production - Production Management - Final Cut & Adobe Premier - Sound Editing - Adobe After Effects - Media & Storage Management - Lighting - Sound Recording - Camera Setup and Tracking - Knowledge of different Standards and File Formats - Stop Motion Videography - Animation

Other

Wordpress - WebDesign - Social Media Management - Business Operation -  Microsoft Office - Mac - Bookkeeping -  Creative Direction - Media Production - Graphic Design - Outsourcing - Adobe Creative Cloud Software

Contact Info.