Portrait Photographer Resume Samples

A Portrait Photographer uses creative and technical skills to conceptualize, capture, and edit photographs of individuals or groups of people. The major duties listed on the Portrait Photographer Resume include the following – setting appropriate background as needed, preparing the camera equipment and lighting for taking pictures, checking the camera and setting the equipment, making appointments, taking pictures, editing photos, delivering finished products, updating records, and capturing a certain emotion or mood artistically.

Those interested in photography can make a career in this line, in case they can depict the following skills on their resumes – attention to detail, being good with people, friendly nature, familiarity with photography equipment, strong editing skills, knowledge of using editing software, and creativity. Formal education is not necessarily required to pursue a career in this line, as the job can be learned by working alongside talented and experienced photographers. For those who don’t have mentors, a degree in photography will be useful.

 

Portrait Photographer Resume example

Portrait Photographer Resume

Objective : Provide a creative approach to capturing, editing and processing professional images of digital photography. Loyal, extremely hard worker, bold, ambition and always eager to learn and find scalable solutions in a production pipeline.

Skills : Photography, Management.

Description :

    1. Prepared framed images, photographic albums, printed pictures, etc.
    2. Contacted and scheduled photographic prospects, determining apt subjects, and discovering assorted locations (scenes) for capturing the exact images.
    3. Operated a wide range of Equipment; SB700 flash, Pocket Wizards plus III, Strobe lighting, soft boxes, Camera attachments, tripods, etc., apart from the high-tech digital cameras D800, D700, D90, Prime, zoom and fisheye Lens etc.
    4. Implemented airbrushing and other required methods for resizing, colorizing, and enhancing the pictures along with their negatives.
    5. Got actively involved in the investigation and study of newfound photography components or techniques.
    6. Complied portfolio and instructed new photographer on various photography techniques.
    7. Added appropriate captions, titles, or text to the images.
    8. Captured images in Raw or Jpeg format.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Photographer


Portrait Photographer Resume

Summary : To secure a position of responsibility where can utilize experience and education to be a valuable asset to employer and build long-term career with an opportunity for professional growth.

Skills : Photoshop, Lightroom, Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Responsible for own promoting, booking clients, photographing and image processing.
    2. Organized photoshoots, including and not limited to scheduling, image proposal, and viewings.
    3. In charged of solving all customer service issues.
    4. Improvised photographic methods and techniques.
    5. Cropped, manipulated and preformed color-balance for final images.
    6. Maintained high levels of client satisfaction by explaining processes and fees in detail and following through on all promises.
    7. Worked with specific time frames, mostly with in days, allowed for stronger knowledge in time management.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School


Portrait Photographer Resume

Objective : To use diverse skills in a customer service position. To increase occupational skills and better as an individual by continuing as Portrait Photographer.

Skills : Ms Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Administrative, Management.

Description :

    1. Posed and photographed students and staff.
    2. Consistently captured high quality portraits. Organized materials to ensure necessary equipment and supplies are available on picture day resulting in a smooth picture day process.
    3. Assembled equipment at each picture day site.
    4. Maintained equipment in a safe manner and transport between schools according to company guidelines.
    5. Provided clear direction and expectations for parents, school personnel, and student helpers regarding their role in picture day.
    6. Accurately completed and shiped all required picture day materials within assigned timelines.
    7. Worked closely with staff to establish appropriate work flow of classrooms and effectively resolve any issues.
    8. Represented Life touch in a professional manner at all times while adhering to all Company and school rules and policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Portrait Photographer Resume

Objective : Friendly and enthusiastic with specialization in customer service. Able to learn new tasks quickly, and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represents establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Photography.

Description :

    1. Issued receipts, credits, or change due to customers.
    2. Greeted customers entering establishment.
    3. Answered customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
    4. Up-sold additional photographs, collages, packages, and frames.
    5. Cleaned and organized camera rooms and desk area. Communicated with customers regarding comments and complaints.
    6. Used image enhancement software.
    7. Used multiple high-tech pieces of equipment to assist customers.
    8. Answered phones and assist customers with questions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Portrait Photographer Resume

Headline : Highly motivated, focused result drive  Portrait Photographer  Professional. Able to handle high volume of customer calls in a fast-paced environment, with minimum supervision. Strategic thinker, quick order executor and quantitative problem solver. Outstanding negotiator who pursues opportunities to drive proactive service.

Skills : Microsoft, Managment.

Description :

    1. Photographed families at the beach, family reunions, beach weddings, engagements, maternity sessions, and senior portraits.
    2. Professionally retouched all photographs to reflect the owner's established style.
    3. Prepped and cleaned all equipment and gave clients courtesy calls as an appointment reminder.
    4. Given authority to change shoot locations and times due to unforeseen weather and sche duling circumstances.
    5. Met all project deadlines, maintaining positive client relationships, and ensuring error-free shoots within time and location constraints.
    6. Contributed to a 90% annual improvement in client base.
    7. Regularly requested to work with clients on a repeated basis due to exceptional work quality.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's in Arts

Portrait Photographer Resume

Summary : To succeed in a stimulating and challenging environment, building the success of the company while experience advancement opportunities. Loyal, extremely hard worker, bold, ambition and always eager to learn and find scalable solutions in a production pipeline.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Provided clear in-studio and on-the-road picture day direction to seniors, their families and colleagues in order to capture memorable senior portraits.
    2. Worked closely with staff to establish appropriate work flow and effectively resolve issues in the studio/at remote locations.
    3. Organized materials, assembles necessary equipment and ensures that all supplies are available on picture day.
    4. Maintained and transports equipment in a safe manner according to company guidelines.
    5. Represented Prestige Portraits by Life touch in a professional manner at all times.
    6. Maintained confidentiality of student related information.
    7. Safeguarded equipment and money at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A.

Portrait Photographer Resume

Objective : Provide on-site photography services to enhance strategic communications and branding initiatives within a DoD environment. Required to shoot a variety of events, locations, and people which include, but are not limited to the following: summits, meetings, retreats, internal programs, individuals, passport photos, portraits, retirements, VIP visits, award ceremonies, etc.

Skills : Photoshop, Lightroom, Canon Cameras, Mac OS X, Windows, Nikon Cameras, Photography.

Description :

    1. Pre-shot contact with child care centers, confirming unique circumstances of the shoot.
    2. Setup all equipment, such as backgrounds, props, lights and cameras on time at the scheduled centers.
    3. Worked one on one with Directors, teachers, parent helpers and children, from newborns up to 5 years of age.
    4. Ensured children felt comfortable and at ease, to capture their best expressions for individual portraits as well as group photos.
    5. Prepared clients for photos by attending to details such as wiping faces, combing hair, and straightening clothing.
    6. Processed photos and paperwork on time.
    7. Consulted with customers/staff and study assignments to determine project goals, locations, and equipment needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Fashion

Portrait Photographer Resume

Headline : Kind and enthusiastic job seeker, offering superb communication skills and a passion for creativity. Proficient in Microsoft office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Adobe Products such as Photoshop, InDesign and DreamWeaver. Able to learn new tasks quickly and expert in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Adobe designer, Management.

Description :

    1. Engaged in research to develop new photographic procedures and materials.
    1. Selected and assembles equipment and required background properties, according to subjects, materials, and conditions.
    1. Tested equipment prior to use to ensure that it is in good working order.
    1. Performed maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment working properly.
    1. Directed activities of other contractor co-workers who are setting up photographic equipment.
    1. Sets up, mounts, or installs photographic equipment and cameras.
    1. Took photographs of individuals, families, and small groups, either in studio or on location.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's in Fashion

Portrait Photographer Resume

Summary : To work in a progressive and professional environment, simultaneously expanding knowledge and continuing to seek a challenging rewarding work atmosphere.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Wedding Lighting Techniques, Portrait Lighting Techniques, Sports Photography.

Description :

    1. Responsible for capturing photos upon guest entry and providing guests with an excellent customer experience.
    2. Additionally responsible for guest safety, satisfaction, and operating rides, assuring the attraction was operated successfully while providing an environment suitable for families of every culture.
    3. Responsible to effectively communicate information regarding facilities, entertainment options, rules, and regulations.
    4. Monitored activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures.
    5. Responsible to record details of attendance, sales, receipts, reservations, and repair activities to the supervisory staff.
    6. Performed client staging and applied appropriate lighting for optimal results.
    7. Cropped, organized, filed naming, and touched up/ edited images photographed.
    8. Established rapport while consulting with clients to obtain photography criteria.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Photography

Portrait Photographer Resume

Objective : Outgoing and resourceful Portrait Photographer Specialist with over ten years of experience consistently meeting and exceeding productivity goals. Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues quickly. Maintains high level of patience, professionalism, and efficiency to minimize customer dissatisfaction and increase customer loyalty.

Skills : Event Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Took 1 to 2 photographs of each student, teacher and requisite administrator of the contracted organization, in accordance with Best Eye quality requirements.
    2. Responsible for the custody and care of all photography equipment, in accordance with company standards.
    3. Prepared burned images of all photographs in accordance with technology standards and company-established media, and submit them according to established company standards.
    4. Maintained organized sitting cards, in accordance with company standards, and submit them according to established company standards.
    5. Provided excellent customer service and assist in client retention.
    6. Took beautiful memorable pictures of children ranging from Kindergarten to college graduates
    7. Traveled to locations within a given territory (up to 100 miles)
    8. Set up and broke down photography equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma