PHOTO
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Location: Washington D.C., DC, USA
School: NVCC
Field of Study: Photography

PHOTO

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Creative Photographer offering expertise in customer service, administrative processes, and project management. Delivering outstanding skills in sports and event photography, identifying client needs, and providing innovative suggestions. Collaborating with decision-makers at all organizational levels. Delivering key presentations and building productive relationships. Presenting familiarity and experience in location shoots, print house operations, studio set-up, and equipment requirements. Multi-talented photographer consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in staff management procedures impacting overall morale and productivity.
WORK HISTORY
Self Employed - Sports Photographer
Washington, D.C. • 02/2016 - Current
• Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution.
• Edited toned and uploaded photographs for news publications.
• Performed advanced computer processing of images for assignments.
• Inspected proofs to verify the quality of prints and the need for adjusting and retouching.
• Archived photographs on computers and servers.
Contributing Photographer for:
D.C. SportsFan/The Sports Fan Network; BBC Chicago; Freelance Star;
Alexandria Gazette; Fort Belvoir Eagle; and Alexandria Living Legends.
Events/Organizations covered:
CITI Open; XFL Showcase; NCAA Basketball: Georgetown University,
Maryland University, George Washington University, George Mason,
Old Dominion University, Richmond University, Virginia Commonwealth
University, Howard University, Bowie State University; NCAA Football:
Howard University, Maryland University; NCAA Baseball: Maryland
University; Baltimore Grand Prix; WBC Championship Fight; WCAC
Basketball Tournament and Championship; DCSSA Baseball, and
Basketball Tournament and Championship
Department Of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service - Secretary
Fredericksburg, Virginia • 07/2015 - 02/2020
• Post checks and tax returns.
• Organized teller unit receipts.
• Ensure timekeeping was posted, validated, and verified.
• Review travel authorizations and vouchers.
• Processed and provided monthly and 60-day reports to Group Manager.
• Prepared initial and close case files.
• Updated mail meter machine ensured monies available as needed.
• Provided routine and non-routine information in accordance with Service policies and operations.
CACI For U.S. State Department - Information Management Analyst
Springfield, Virginia • 01/2009 - 07/2015
• Manage, monitored, and coordinated essential and nonessential commodities shipped to U.S. Embassies, and consulates worldwide.
• Planned and established general workflow, methods, and schedules.
• Implemented procedures for hazardous and transportation constraints.
• Evaluated logistical and situation requirements within the organization's budgetary goals.
• Consistently reached established benchmarks that netted quarterly bonuses.
TEK Systems For Joint Services Records Management - Research Analyst
Alexandria, Virginia • 11/2006 - 11/2011
• Worked independently solving pending cases for compensation from Post Traumatic Syndrome Disease (PTSD) and Agent Orange incidents in the Republic of Vietnam.
• Wrote and submitted correspondence with conclusions for resolving compensation issues to members of Congress, special interest groups, and veterans.
• Accurately processed 30 plus claims a month.
• Received recognition for the reduction of more than 5900 backlog claims to a zero backlog in a span of 2 1/2 years.
Department Of Army - Personnel Security Specialist
Fort Belvoir, VA • 03/2001 - 11/2006
• Determined suitability of clearance levels based on results of background checks.
• Maintained confidentiality of classified and sensitive materials.
• Assembled and maintained applicant files.
U.S. Marine Corps - Gunnery Sergeant 09/1980 - 09/2000
• Performed service in support of U.S. Marine Corps mission worldwide.
• Provided leadership and expertise for personnel training.
• Conducted management of logistic support and transportation of assets.
CUSTOM FRAMING
• Build custom frames from stock.
• Proficient to measure and cut mats, glass, and wood moldings to size.
• Proficient using the expertise of machines, and tools to fit piece (art) for visual presentation.
EQUIPMENT
• Cameras: Nikon D6, D3s
• Lenses: Nikon 300mm 2.8, 70-200mm 2.8, 28-70mm 2.8, 14-24mm 2.8, 85mm 2.8, 50mm 1.4
• Computer: iMac Pro; iPad

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