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Freelance Photographers work to briefs set by their clients and create visual imagery for a variety of purposes. Typical work activities described in a Freelance Photographer example resume are discussing requirements with clients, performing research for each shoot, using technical equipment, networking with other professionals, arranging photo shoot backgrounds, processing images, and self-marketing. A good Freelance Photographer demonstrates creativity, self motivation, networking and communication skills, and technical expertise. Most sample resumes display a degree in photography, although formal training is not compulsory.

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Freelance Photographer

Specialize in event, portrait and wedding photography

  • Managed bookkeeping, sales, marketing, purchasing, training and hiring
  • Built relationships and consulted with clients during pre and post production to meet their needs
  • Created innovating ways to increase sales
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Finance
2

Freelance Photographer/ Correspondant

  • Conducted extensive research, investigations and interview on newsworthy events and drafted stories for publication in newspaper, news magazine, radio, and television formats.
  • Leveraged extensive knowledge of photography and videography in operating cameras for promotional photo shoots, candid event shots, television commercials, and documentaries/independent film projects.
  • Oversaw all aspects of post-production, from editing pictures and using software to manipulate final picture to resizing/cropping pictures and editing tape footage.
  • Technically proficient in camera equipment, film, lenses, filters, and lighting.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Communications / Emphasis
Associate Of Applied Science
3

Freelance Photographer and Website Developer

Photographed fashion items for marketing and online sales

  • Retouched images and color corrected to more closely match item to screen
  • Worked directly with small business owners to develop an online presence
  • Developed web sites using WordPress, HTML, CSS, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Managed digital image database and uploaded images to existing website
  • Set up lights and diffusing filters to adjusting brightness to desired level of lighting
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Design And Interactive Media
4

Freelance Photographer Assistant

Assisted photographer on special projects, studio, on film sets, and traveled to locations for special shoots.

  • Executed digital photography work flow: capturing, downloading, editing, printing, backup and cataloging
  • Responsible for setting up and breaking down studio equipment and lighting.
  • Taped video at various commercial events, video shoots and on-location
  • Made pick ups and delivery of equipment from rental facilities and performed various administrative tasks
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Film Production
5

Freelance Photographer

Working in a variety of areas but mainly focusing on conceptual fashion photography.

  • Proficient in 35mm, medium format, color or black and white.
  • Strong eye for style and trends in fashion.
  • Determines all project requirements, arranges all proper equipment and professional
  • All post production and printing using Adobe products
  • Can additionally provide graphic design or video work upon request.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Fine Art
6

Freelance Photographer/owner/manager

Photograph private clients including products for major corporations, weddings, corporate and lifestyle portraits, live concerts and retail signage.

  • Responsible for photographing, printing photos, accounting and customer service.
  • Provide customer services to clients regarding scheduling appointments and photo shoots.
  • Order supplies and maintain inventory for office and photographic needs.
  • Process photos, edit and retouch images and restore photos using Adobe Photo programs.
  • Notable photography recognitions: May 2014 First Runner up for Pix of the Month in Air
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Communication
7

Freelance Photographer

Capture photographs for wedding, portraits and events specific to client's needs

  • Correct color of imagery and removal of unwanted anomalies/objects using Photoshop
  • Maintain and accurately expand archive of photographs
  • Outstanding customer service to ensure that the clients expectations are always met
  • Equipment setup and take down
  • Contracts to include estimates, invoices, model releases, property releases
  • Logistics of planning and scouting for shoot locations
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Freelance Photographer

Provide photographic and graphic design services for customers from portraits to events.

  • Provide photography services to clients for individual, family, and graduation portraits.
  • Set up equipment at the venue and capture moments at class reunions, weddings, parties, etc.
  • Digitally photograph events.
  • Edit and manipulate photos for clients’ desired end product.
  • Provide graphic art services for bulletins and flyers for local church organizations (Volunteer part time).
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
C
Digital Workflow / Photography
BA
Graphic Design
MBA
Business Administration
9

Freelance Photographer

Capture high-quality, creative images of weddings, corporate events and family portraitures

  • Retouch photos using Lightroom and Photoshop
  • Edit, tone and upload photographs to websites and servers
  • Create slide shows for weddings and graduations
  • Prepare photographs for print publication
  • Undertake contracts for photography jobs and coordinate with clients
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Studio Photography
BA
Theater
10

Freelance Photographer

Capture and edit photographs for weddings, corporate events, newborn, food, landscapes and portraits

  • Prepare images for print and web, then archive and send to client
  • Attend meetings with clients to estimate costs and develop a budget
  • Collaborate with curator on design and installation of photography exhibitions
  • Carrying out research and preparation for a shoot
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job

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