Objective

Freelance Photographer and Small Business Owner with 10 years experience seeking a position in a current and creative business. 

Certifications

Certifications
2015

1st Prize 

Wrest Point Art Awards

$13,000 Cash Prize awarded for my "Hobart Underground" photograph

Equipment

Canon 5D mk iii, Canon 6D, Canon L  24-70 2.8, Canon L 70-200 2.8 ii, Canon L TS/E 24mm ii, Canon 16-35mm 2.8 ii, 50mm, 100 mm macro. 2x Canon 580 ex flashes. 

Elinchrom Quadra Ranger RX with 2 Action Heads, Elinchrom Rotalux 70cm Deep Octa Softbox plus 30cm Softbox. 

Experience

Work History
2001 - Present

Lightroom + Photoshop

A thorough understanding of both programs using them both on a daily basis for editing wedding images as well as real estate photography. A thorough understanding of PS including frequency separation, building composites and lighting control. 

2006 - Present

Freelance Photographer 

G D Martino

In between waitering and shooting real estate, I'm doing freelance work in my spare time. A list of previous photography work:

Staff headshots; EW Real Estate, Steadfast Taswide Insurance, IPM Safety

Restaurants; Capital, Pancho Villa, Aløft, Don Camillo, Lola Cafe

Accomodation; Grand Vue Private Hotel, Ratho Farm

Van Diemen Luxury Craft Yachts

May 2015 - Present

Wedding Photographer

iLLUMO Studio

Partnership/Business Owner, Chief Photographer

Working with a large group of people in a high energy/stress environment with strict time pressures, wedding photography is an amazing beast. An environment that i am quite comfortable in coming form the hospitality background where it's go go go on busy nights. 

Feb 2014 - Present

Head Photographer

Edwards Windsor Real Estate

Shooting interiors and exteriors of homes around Hobart every week. Controlling lighting and judging composition. Being at different locations on time, keeping appointments. Exporting files to specific settings. 

Nov 2015 - Present

Waiter

Pancho Villa

Close friends of mine opened a new restaurant in North Hobart. Asked to jump back into hospitality to help out.  

Feb 2002 - Jan 2014

Owner

Don Camillo Restaurant

Italian Restaurant run by myself and my brother. Photography had become more of a love of mine and needed more of my attention. After 14 years in the restaurant it was a welcomed change. Benefits I learned in hospitality are being able to build a great rapport in a short amount of time with all walks of life. A great asset to have in my opinion. 

Education

Education
2000 - 2001

Guilford Young College

1996 - 1999

St Virgil's College