Freelance Photographer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking a position as Freelance Photographer with your growing organization.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of delivering photography services on a freelance basis
  • Profound knowledge oftraditional and digital photography techniques, equipments and principles
  • Exceptional knowledge of set up and operation of various studio and location lighting systems
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office and Adobe Lightroom software
  • Ability to operate and handle a variety of digital cameras and lenses, efficiently
  • Ability to execute still, color and black & white photography-related assignments

Professional Experience:

Freelance Photographer

Time Inc, Spooner, WI

August 2012 – Present


  • Determined, set up and adjusted subject position, props,lightingequipment and camera angles.
  • Managed and worked with photo assistants, make-up artists and stylists, on photo shoots.
  • Captured and produced clear, sharp and highly interesting photographs.
  • Took pictures of individuals, families, weddings, parties, products and music events, as per given photography-assignments.
  • Created and submitted eye-catching and appropriate captions for all photographs taken.
  • Operated and maintained a variety of cameras for taking photos, properly.

Freelance Photographer

Wenning Entertainment, Spooner, WI

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Identified and obtained photography assignments from various clients, as freelancer.
  • Attended meetings with clients and participated in discussions with journalists and editors.
  • Discussed and determined the nature of photographs to accompanyeditorialfeatures.
  • Set up, arranged and managed props, lighting systems, cameras and backgrounds for photo shoots.
  • Captured images of people, celebrities, weddings, parties and special events.
  • Edited, processed, catalogued and delivered photographs, in a timely manner.


Bachelor’s Degree in Photography

Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, IA