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Portrait Photographers capture photographs of individuals or of groups of people. A typical resume sample for Portrait Photographers lists duties such as setting equipment, organizing the background, updating records, making appointments, communication with subjects, taking pictures, editing photos, and delivering finished products. Employers select resumes showcasing creativity, attention to details, organization, photography equipment familiarity, good communication skills, and computer software expertise. Most Portrait Photographers have completed some kind of photography training and usually are college graduates.

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Portrait Photographer

Provides a creative photography session delivering a variety of portraiture exceeding customer expectations. Identifies customers special portrait needs. Assist with set-up of photographic studio, calibration and maintenance of equipment and marketing display set-up.

  • Three time quarterly customer satisfaction award winner. The best in a ten state region.
  • Certified as a Professional Portrait Photographer under the Certified professional photographer program.
  • Ranks in the top 10 percent of company portrait photographers as evidenced on national quarterly quality/creative reviews.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
2

Freelance Wedding and Portrait Photographer

Set appointments and met with potential clients to discuss services.

  • Booked and photographed weddings; responsible for location scouting, photographing on the wedding day for up to 9 hours, editing photos, and delivering finished products.
  • Provided professional service that led to repeat customers and referrals.
  • Networked with other photographers to assist in: portrait sessions, business events and an international wedding.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Portrait Photographer

Photographed and supervised photo shoots at several graduations.

  • Setup multiple cameras for different shooting situations.
  • Handled multiple projects/sessions simultaneously.
  • Managed the completion of project tasks.
  • Ensured assignments are completed on schedule.
  • Photographed students from grade K - 12.
  • Engaged excellent customer service skills towards students to gain natural smile in photos.
  • Adjusted students positioning and resolved any conflict resolution as necessary for photographs.
  • Setup and broke down photo stations.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Journalism
MA
Media Studies
4

Portrait Photographer

Hired to shoot, retouch and deliver senior portraits for many students in my graduating high school class

  • Photographed families for special events and Christmas cards.
  • Organized my website (included below)
  • Submitted to the National Geographic 2013 Photography Contest
  • Personal prints for sale on Society6.com
  • Photo chosen for Loyola's student publication "The Garland"
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communications
5

Professional Wedding and Portrait Photographer

Owns and operates Photos by Sarah Beth, a small photography business in the [company name] area.

  • Covered 8 weddings with professional photography
  • Conducts 30+ portrait shoots a year
  • Worked with a professional designer to create a unique and cohesive photography brand and website. (photosbysarahbeth.com)
  • Consistently produces blogs showcasing various photography sessions and weddings.
  • Developed a strong media presence via Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and Twitter.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Communication / Public Relations
6

Portrait Photographer

  • Maintaining positive working relationships with teachers, parents, and children
  • Ensuring that all necessary equipment is securely transported to off-site jobs
  • Working with all aspects of digital photography and lighting
  • Working in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment as both a leader and member to meet critical deadlines on time
  • Successfully managing a high volume of work assignments without compromising quality to exceed client expectations
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Art
7

Portrait Photographer

Travel to site

  • Responsible for Proper set up of photo studio
  • Establish safe and secure access to photo studio
  • Coordinate all activities with site coordinator
  • Resolve all customer service issues
  • Ensure all customers are attended to in a timely manner
  • Provide a fun and friendly work environment
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
8

Preschool Portrait Photographer

Confirming schools for their "Picture Days, " adhering to their needs and schedules.

  • Travel and manage an effective picture day for various schools across the USA.
  • Greet Directors, and clients while exhibiting professionalism and providing a WOW experience.
  • Setting up backdrops, lights, cameras, equipment, and props to creative a safe work environment.
  • Effectively using equipment and safely managing the care, and replacement of supplies.
  • Appropriately engaging and posing clients (preschoolers, Pre-K, infants, teachers, staff, directors, and family members) along with effectively communicating with volunteers to help properly.
  • Provide the schools with excellent complete portrait packages, along with Class photos, staff I.D.s', graduation and class graduation pictures.
  • Keep involved in numerous contests and events held through our department.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Interior Design
9

Portrait Photographer

  • Greeting customs.
  • Responsible taking family, kids, and baby portrait.
  • Must set the camera in different positions to take photos. Also, must use several different poses for each photo session.
  • Responsible making effects for some photos after each photo session.
  • Sale photo collections and specially products.
  • Count the money begin of the day and at the end of the day if needed.
  • Shipping Custom's portraits ( 20x20inchs enlargement, Canvas with frame).
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
10

Portrait Photographer

  • Greeting customs.
  • Responsible taking family, kids, and baby portrait.
  • Must set the camera in different positions to take photos. Also, must use several different poses for each photo session.
  • Responsible making effects for some photos after each photo session.
  • Sale photo collections and specially products.
  • Count the money begin of the day and at the end of the day if needed.
  • Shipping Custom's portraits ( 20x20inchs enlargement, Canvas with frame).
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts

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