PHOTOGRAPHY
Volunteer Photographer, Shelter on the Hill
Photograph cats, dogs, and other rescued pets available for adoption.

Contributing Photographer, Los Angeles Magazine
"Freeway Rick is Dreaming."

Volunteer Photographer, Long Beach Spay and Neuter
Cat rescue profile pics for online and newspaper publication.

Contributing Photographer, CityBeat Long Beach (closed)
Dining, Recipes, and Shooting Gallery Photography.

Contributing Photographer, Pasadena Weekly
Dining Review photography; 2008, 2009, 2010 Best of Pasadena Issue, Cover Changing Lanes,” CoverReally Fast Food,” Cover 2010 Holiday Guide, Cover “Trouble Above," "Reconstructing History," "Labor of Love" "Lunch with Huell," "Going Solar," "Life's Little Banquets," "Bigger than the Music."

Contributing Photographer, High Times
“Stoner Ink,” “Paul is Dread,” “Chronic Dubstep.”

Contributing Photographer, Hustler
"Day in the Life: DIamond Foxx." (Please don't click on the link if you are under 18, even though it's not a pornographic article, the ads and some screenshots are).

Contributing Photographer, Pasadena Magazine.

Contributing Photographer, Arroyo Monthly.

EXPERIENCE
Lead Editor, Digital Photo Finish
Track, maintain, and update client order workflow document, create Lightroom catalogs and sample image folders. Match image exposures from multiple photographers/cameras at a single event. Color correction and exposure adjustment on high volume shoots from wedding and event photographers.

Photo Assistant, Melissa Valladares Photography
On set photo assistant, retouching, print collateral design, website and blog updates.

Photographer, Barksdale School Portraits 2011-2014
School portrait photographer, give modeling direction to students aged pre-school through eighth grade, clean off boogers, dirt, and breakfast, hair stylist, wardrobe stylist, lice evader, I create and capture that instant moment when special needs students are their most photogenic, line control, custodian wrangler, teenager attitude suppressor.

Sample Photo Editor, Fotofafa 2011-2013
Create sample image per client style and requests to be edited by an editor. Track, maintain, and update client order workflow document, create Lightroom catalogs and sample image folders. Match image exposures from multiple photographers/cameras at a single event. Color correction and exposure adjustment on high volume shoots from wedding and event photographers.

Assistant, Rick Nahmias Photography 2010-2012
Film scanning and cleanup, photo shoot assistant, project research, image file resize for web, update websites, prep gear, retouch images, add text and borders to images, create layouts for multiple images onto one canvas, print limited edition fine art prints, create digital storybooks implementing photographs and narrative for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center “A Shared Portrait,” and Roots of Change Foundation “The First Five Years.” Prepare framed work for shipment to galleries for exhibition. Track inventory of three rotating exhibitions and accompanying materials. Receive and document damage of exhibitions from galleries. Office duties such as prepare out going mail and packages, proof read proposals, create and send email blasts, prepare expense reports,manage calendars, filing and archiving, and travel expense reconciling.

Assistant, Michael Kochman, Photo Editor, Entertainment Weekly 2007-2009
Create concept compositions of cover ideas, photographer research, reconcile travel expenses, create monthly expense reports, filing, organize expenses, copy documents, and faxing.

Intern, Art Streiber Photography 2008-2009
Prep and check in gear, on set photo assistant for EW “Slumdog Fever,”
People Magazine “Power Players,” Time Magazine “3-D: The Future of
Movies
.” Filing & archiving, data entry, manage tear sheets, collect magazines with
photographer’s images for tear sheets, update potential portfolio choices,
main project remove film from office archive for archival off site.

Video Producer, Demolisten KXLU 88.9 FM 2007-2009
Lighting design for digital broadcasts of on air performances, video camera
set up, still photography, content coordination

Teacher Assistant, Art Center College of Design 2007-2008
Prepare lighting gear for class demos, coordinate off site photo demos &lectures with 15 students and teacher, assist students with lighting techniques during in class assignments.

Museum Service Council, LACMA 2002-2005
Guest relations to locate exhibits and galleries, enroll new & renewing memberships, activity demonstration in children's gallery.

EDUCATION
Art Center College of Design, 2005-2008
BFA, Photography and Imaging, Spring 2008

Los Angeles City College 2003-2005
Candidate for Certification in Fine Art and Commercial Photography

CSU San Marcos 1999-2000
General Education