Curriculum Vitae

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Curriculum Vitae

Education:

2015 - Level 3 Award in Photography (Particularly Lighting and Studio) at North Warwickshire and Hinckley College: Distinction

2010 – 2013: (BA Hons) Fine Art Photography at University of Derby

2009 – 2010: North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, Hinckley, Leicestershire.
BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design – specialising in Photography – Double Distinction, Merit

2008 - 2009: North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
BTEC National Award in Art and Design – Merit

2006 – 2008: William Bradford Community College, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire.
9 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science
- BTEC First Diploma in Art and Design: Distinction*
- BTEC Diploma in Fashion and Clothing: Merit


Experience:

Ongoing - Freelance Fine Art and Commercial photographer

2015 - I photographed a Wedding Blessing in January as the main photographer, having my own assistant working with me.

- Animal portraits for two clients, in which one wanted a family portrait.

- I photographed my own beauty/fashion inspired shoot.

2014 - Performing Arts head shots and beauty/event photo shoot.

2010 – 2013 - I worked as an assistant to David Golding Photography, Derbyshire, for the past three years and became the main photographer for my first wedding in 2011, and again in 2013.

- I worked with David again at a wedding fair in Derbyshire helping to promote his business. I approached and spoke to potential clients, explaining the services and products on offer.

2009 – 2011 - I expanded my skills by arranging photo shoots and attending events. This includes a year 9 school Prom, a maternity shoot and photographing a set of three year-old twins.

2009 - To celebrate Earl Shilton Social Institute’s Centenary anniversary, the renowned snooker player Mark Selby was guest of honour. I was amongst other photographers at the event. This led on to photographing two snooker teams who played in the Nuneaton Snooker League at the Atack Snooker Centre, which are on display in the snooker room.

- I photographed two styles of dance with diverse backgrounds and techniques to compare cultural difference; these were Ballet and Break dancing. I did this by contacting dance studios and academies within my area of Leicestershire.

2007 - For experience I worked as a photographer’s assistant at Rebecca Dawe Photography with responsibilities including administrative duties, setting up equipment and assisting with scheduled photo shoots.

Exhibitions:

June 2013 - ‘New Paper’ is an exhibition the University of Derby’s third year Fine Art Photography graduates will be holding in June of 2013 in the Art and Design campus at the University. This exhibition will then be taken to Free Range, London

July 2010 - ‘Live and Exposed’ Photography and Installation Exhibition, North Warwickshire and Hinckley College, Leicestershire

Overseas Experience:

June - August 2015 - I travelled around Europe backpacking and photographing culture, lifestyle and people.

June – August 2012 - I travelled to Sri Lanka to experience and photograph a different culture and way of life to my own. Additionally volunteering to work with children in a school and orphanage.

Awards:

May 2010 - Student Mentee of the Employer Mentoring Scheme Award
- I was apart of the Employer Mentoring Scheme where I was appointed an appropriate mentor to enhance my employment knowledge and skills for my specific needs.