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Highlights

•Self-motivated, experienced, dependable, adaptable, easy-going, creative, fun
•Excellent communicator; open to giving and taking creative feedback 
•Passionate about contributing to and working with a successful team to create compelling on-brand content
•Strong understanding of lululemon products
 and lifestyle

Work History

Sep 2012Present

Professional Photographer & Business Owner

Ashley Drody Photography

•Extensive experience shooting lifestyle & brand content, weddings, upscale events, actor & corporate headshots, travel and adventure photography
•Committed to delivering high quality, consistent results and powerful, on-brand images
•Communicate with clients in a timely manner regarding services, scheduling and planning
•Collaborate and coordinate with videographers, make-up artists, stylists, and other professionals as a team to create an artistic vision to realize clients vision
•Give clear direction to assistants 

•Manage budgets, talent and locations for individual projects
•Extremely organized; able to maintain a high quality of work while hitting deadlines of a fast-paced schedule 
•Maintain high levels of client satisfaction through a strong attention to detail, follow through on all promises, understanding and collaboration

•Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, fellow professionals and local vendors
•Maintain social media channels including Facebook, Instagram & Twitter
•Manage and curate online galleries with Squarespace and Shootproof

Sep 2012Jul 2013

Associate Photographer & Post-Production Manager

Gigapixel 

•Set up photographic measurements and controlled very precise equipment for the creation of gigapixel panoramas using both Gigapan and Clauss technology with Canon Camera systems and Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and Gigapan Stitch software
•Meticulous file management to ensure panoramas stitched seamlessly 
•Use of metadata for searching, viewing and purchasing on gigapixel hosting sites and databases
•Researched potential client markets for leads
•Maintained social media outlets
•Created a variety of gigapixel images in British Columbia, Scotland, Germany, Czech Republic & France
•Completed product training at Clauss headquarters in Zwönitz, Germany in 2013
•Attended and participated in TedGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland in June 2013

Jul 2012Dec 2012

Photo Department Lead

Glimmer Films

•Input, asset management and archiving of all raw photographs from multiple photographers & events
•Created a user-friendly system to keep assets organized in their respective stages for transfer between different departments
•Culled photos and prepared proofs for client approval
•Split and trimmed sequences of video to be further edited
•Precise retouching using the Adobe Creative Suite to develop, remove flaws and enhance images
•Album creation and curation

Education

20162016

Certified Yoga Teacher

Julia McCabe School of Yoga

200hr Yoga Alliance Certification in Goa, India

20102012

Professional Photo-Imaging

Langara College

Degree

20082010

Arts & Science: Psychology

Langara College

Diploma

Skills

  • Extensive experience with Canon camera systems, alongside working knowledge of film and medium format camera systems
  • High level of proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Photoshop & Lightroom) for post-production
  • Strong eye for lighting, both natural and in studio (experience with Profoto lighting equipment)
  • Proficient with MS Office & Google Docs

References

Dave Scougal, Langara College                                                                                     [email protected]
Cole Bayford, Senior Producer & Manager, Glimmer Films                                           [email protected]
Cathlin Broadley, Photographer Assistant                                                                                            [email protected]
Melissa Tonin, Client                                                                                                           [email protected]