Core qualifications:  We aim to make the experience of each shoot as enjoyable as the photos themselves. 

I own professional grade Canon equipment and lenses, external flashes, remote triggers, strobe lights, backdrops, soft boxes, umbrellas, et al

Proficient with Mac and PC computers, and software: Lightroom 5, Photoshop CS6, MS Office, AVS (editing and movies), Green Screen,  ….

Experience

Motorola Mobility    Photographer                            Libertyville, and Chicago, IL                  

Equipment – Shoot and Test all Motorola models & all competitive equipment

Compare controlled shots to measure White Balance, Color Variance, Focus, Brightness

Scenes – Extensive testing of cameras and lenses to record and measure features and performance                                                 Created a usage instruction book. It is a manual used to instruct employees and end users how to capture optimum photos:             Portraits, Landscape scenes, objects in motion, Flash, Black & White

Look This Way Photography,                                                         Barrington, IL 

Equipment – Own and use Lighting, Strobe lights, Wireless Remote Flash. Technically proficient with large format printers

Portraits - Professional head shots, model Contact Sheets, Family Shots Since 2005

Models Freelance work on site and in studio since 2006

WeddingsRehearsal Dinners, Receptions, Wedding Ceremony - Since 2009

Events -

Published: Sun Times, Daily Herald, NBC TV Chicago, CBS TV, CS Magazine

Education

Villanova University, Villanova, PA   BA., English

(attended) Keller Graduate School Management - for MBA

Chicago Photography Center – classes in composition, lighting, flash – attended since 2009

Meet Your Muse – professional work group in Crystal Lake for PPA training

Software Experience:    Adobe Photoshop CS6, Lightroom 5.0, Picasa, Final Cut, ….

Professional Affiliations

Member, PPA

Willow Creek Photo Staff – joined staff 2006

References – actual quotes