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I am an experienced photographer, photojournalist, and assistant in editorial, commercial, corporate, and wedding photography. Some experience in illustration, video, design, and web.

Phase One Certified Professional IQ/P+/DF/CO7 ( ... onals.aspx)

Phase One Certified Technician TC/ES/IXR
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Proficient in Photo Mechanic, Lightroom, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Silverfast Ai.

Additional skills in Capture One 7, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe InCopy, Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, and Flash.

Experienced in using Epson flatbed & Minolta film scanners to scan negatives and slides.

Proficient in just about any photographic equipment necessary for your job: Nikon F, Canon EOS, Leica S, Leica M, Hasselblad V, Nikon 1, Olympus & Panasonic Micro 4/3, Phase One IQ/P+/DF/DF+, Contax 645, and large format. Some experience in Hasselblad H, Mamiya RZ, Mamiya 645, Mamiya 7, Leica R, Sony Alpha/NEX, Fujifilm, Panasonic other.

Experience with Canon and Sony camcorders, miniDV and more recent.

Extensive experience in using just about every kind of major lighting equipment and modifiers: Profoto, Dyna-lite, Speedotron, Bowens, Paul Buff Alien Bees/White Lightning/Einstein, Norman. Some Broncolor and Quantum experience.

Experienced in using many brands and kinds of light modifiers: Plume, Chimera, Photoflex, Westcott, Lightware Direct FourSquare, HonlPhoto, LumiQuest, etc.


First place, Best Sports Action Photo – 4 Year
College/University, Society of Professional Journalists Region 11 Mark of Excellence Award (2007)
Second Place, Television In-Depth Reporting – 4 Year
College/University, Society of Professional Journalists Region 11 Mark of Excellence Award (2009)
Third Place, Best Photo Series, California College Media
Association Division A (2009)
Third Place, Best Sports Action Photo, California College Media Association Division A (2008)

B.A. in Art, UCLA 2010.
Phase One Certified Professional - July 2014, San Francisco
SportsShooter Academy VI - April 2009
SpotsShooter Academy VII - April 2010
SportsShooter Academy VIII - Sept. 2011
SportsShooter Academy Lighting Luau 2011
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