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Married 27 years, raised 2 children through college, own home, and life skills.
Ability to draw in multiple media
Computer savy

Work experience

Jun 1982Present


Doug Dugas Photography
Jun 1983Present

Owner/ Photographer

Doug Dugas Photography

* Self employed

* Market business to new and existing clients

* Build and maintain relationships with clients

* Schedule, organize and set up photo shoots

* Work with marketing and art directors to determine type of shot needed

* Edit and prepare photos using Photoshop

* Manage financials and billing

Clients include: Exxon, Cox, Tabasco, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, Ochsner Hospital, Louisiana State Tourism, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, University of Louisiana Lafayette, Petroleum Helicopters, Aggreko, Lafayette General Medical Center, Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Lourdes Hospital, BHP Billiton (Houston, TX), etc.

Interesting persons I have been hired to photograph include Vice President Dick Cheney, U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, Super Bowl Champion MVP Drew Brees, Willie Nelson and Dionne Warwick. 

* Taught photography class for CASE (Council for the Advancement and support of Education) which               included all the college Marketing Directors of the southern United States.        

* American Advertising Federation Award (2007) Highest honor given to one person throughout the year      who contributed most to the advancement of advertising and community service, which is voted on by      peers.

May 2004Aug 2004

Carpenter's Helper

Hammontree Construction

* Flooring

* Roofing

* Woodworking

Aug 1978May 1982


University of Louisiana at Lafayette

* Photographed news worthy for the university for advertising purposes

* Filed images

* Maintained darkroom.

* Printed black and white photos to meet deadlines


Summer Help/Maintenance

United Gas Pipeline

* Pipeline valve maintenance

* Right of way clearance

* Welder's helper

* Painter


Supervisor of route carriers

The Daily Advertiser

* Managed route carriers, and collection

*Oversaw newspaper distribution


Aug 1976May 1982

Bachelor of Fine Arts

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Other classes taken not pertaining directly to photography: Geology, Computer Science, Advertising.