Kat Barnes Resume
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Location: Boone, NC, USA
School: Appalachian State University
Major: Commercial Photography

Kat Barnes Resume


Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Bachelor of Science in Commercial Photography December 2018
GPA: 3.12

Photography Assistant, Los Angeles, CA June 2018-August 2018
Intern for Ashley A Poole, Freelance Photo Assistant
• Assisted on photoshoots for the following photographers: Grace Chon, Martin Schoeller, Alyson Aliano, Gray Hamner, Amanda Friedman, Damon Baker, Sabrina Hill, Maria Troncoso Gibbs, and Yuri Hasegawa
• Retouched images for Alyson Aliano and Ashley Poole

Wilsons Leather, Blowing Rock, NC May 2017- May 2018
Management Trainee
• Trained new associates
• Head of Facilities and Operations- managed the store, maintained store paperwork, supply orders, and analyzed metrics.
• Responsible for driving sales and coaching associates to improve their customer service skills.

RAW Artist’s Expo, Raleigh, NC; Charlotte NC February 2018; April 2018
Assistant Photographer
• Took headshots of artists and shot details of their work during event
• Photographed models on the runway
• Shot, managed, and retouched all images for entire event
• Images for RAW published on their website and in Raleigh Magazine


• Well versed in digital capture and print
• Knowledge of 4x5 view camera and 35mm film cameras
• Proficient with Broncolor and Profoto lighting
• Proficient knowledge of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
• Excellent skills with masking, color correction, hair and skin retouching, and compositing
• Basic video skills: Production and editing
• Proficient in Capture One 11
• Experience with Mac OS platform
• Knowledge of Canon technology


Photographer’s Forum Magazine
• Finalist and published in Best of Photography 2018
• Finalist and published in Best of Photography 2017
• Finalist and published in Best of College and High School Photography 2016
• Product photo featured in Pacifica Beauty’s Twitter and Instagram

portrait photographer, fashion photography,