I am a creative and proactive leader with over 6 years experience in the photography industry in management roles with some of the large US companies in the hospitality/travel/photo industry. I have experience not only in team management, and over 8 yrs in sales, but also in the development and execution of marketing and advertising programs and projects. Along with my leadership and management abilities, I possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and values necessary to make immediate, and long term contributions for any growth oriented mid to large size company. 


  • Diving: I love meeting interesting people and exploring the beauty of the underwater world as a PADI Open Water Diver
  • Travel: I traveled over 90 countries and areas, through Europe, Asia and South America, Central America, Africa and Antarctica
  • Panoramic Photography: As a leader of the local photo club teaching the beauty of photography - I own both 6:17 Panoramic film camera and 35mm Canon Film and Digital SLR cameras with L-series lenses and Medium/Large format lenses 
  • Exhibitions: Organized several photo exhibitions in Hungary for educational purposes
  • Nature Photography: I am fond of hiking with friends and all kind of nature photography, also love visiting Art and Photo galleries

Work History

Work History
Feb 2010 - Present

Event Photographer

California Academy of Sciences, SharpShooter Imaging
Jan 2008 - Sep 2009

Photo Manager - Norwegian Star

Trans-Ocean Photos, Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Managed all aspects of the versatile responsibilities to 8 employees in the luxury ship's photo operation and conducted an effective performance appraisal
  • Provided innovative solutions in the business environment requiring improvisational thinking
  • Developed marketing collateral and promotions for the own and other departments raising overall revenue despite the recession hit travel business
  • Performed weekly analysis and reports distributed to head offices and revenue meetings and entrusted with sensitive information pertaining to operational data
  • Researched and coordinated new photo freestyle idea launches and participated in the "refreshment" of classic portraiture 
  • Maintained the high standards in Wedding, studio portraits food and event photography and produced over the company standard touch ups and quality photo restorations
  • Worked diligently and efficiently for long hours (often 12+ 7 days a week) while meeting deadlines and keeping loyalty and stability with the employing companies
Feb 2007 - Nov 2007

Photo Manager - Norwegian Majesty

Norwegian Cruise Line, Trans-Ocean Photos
  • Managed all aspects of the photo operation and the responsibilities to employees and worked under tight schedules in a fast paced environment
  • Quickly learnt proficiency in all responsibilities including: uniforms, scheduling and training staff members
  • Substantially contributed to the development of the Bermuda photo tours
  • Designed and Implemented the new panoramic scenic collection as member of the creative team
  • Contributed to the development of brand and product marketing and analyzed store retail and stock monitoring
Oct 2005 - Dec 2006

Photo Manager - Marco Polo

Orient Lines, Trans-Ocean Photos
  • Created photography workshops and gave presentations improving business productivity by 20% and contributed to expedition team work in the Antarctic operations led by Peter Hillary
  • Authored and released expedition DVDs to quality destinations  such as Antarctica and Africa
  • Received Employee of the month award due to the outstanding work performance given to the company high class clientele
  • Designed and printed advertisements and coupons by Photoshop for the photo department increasing sales by daily specials - together with the senior creative team
Jan 2002 - Aug 2005

Asstnt. Photo Manager - Norwegian Star

Norwegian Cruise Line, Trans-Ocean Photos
  • Oversaw the duties of lab and environmental operations to be in compliance with NCL standards
  • Assumed day-to-day operations of team while Team leader was absent
  • Developed relationships with several revenue department to create common revenue generating processes and cross promotions
  • Designed and executed of the Fanning Island Photo safaris  - received the Employee of the month award for the increased $5,000/month sales made on this idea over a year
Oct 2000 - Sep 2001

Sr. Photo Technician

Renaissance Cruise Line, Trans-Ocean Photos
  • Developed people oriented and strong teamwork attitude and interacted daily with customers via phone, chat and e-mail
  • Familiarized printing on Konica digital photo labs and fulfilled duties as a printer, photographer and a photo salesman
  • Provided technical and legal customer care in a 5 star luxury environment and executed the responsible job of cash control
Sep 1999 - May 2000

Biology Teacher

St Laszlo Secondary School
  •  Taught biology at high school level, helping students to reach their goals at biological and medical fields further at universities (as biologists, dentists and GPs)


Sep 1995 - May 2000

Translator Degree

Debrecen University



Hungarian language


Reached company and corporate sales goals


Worked with teammates, co-workers and clients in a friendly and professional way.


Worked effectively in a team and as a leader of a 8 men team toward a common goal.

PC and Mac platforms


Microsoft Office Suite

Adobe Photoshop