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A highly talented Photographer with over 12 years of experience in providing specialized digital photographic and routine conventional assistance for the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, New York University; profound technical expertise and creativity at producing and preserving images that paint a picture, tell a story, and record an event.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of solid experience.
Excellent broad knowledge of photographic processes, methods and new technologies.
Strong knowledge and ability to use a variety of cameras and equipment, including large format, medium format and 35mm, copy stand, electronic strobe, continuous lighting and diffusers.
Ability to clean, care for and store photographic equipment and lenses in accordance with accepted practices and policies.
In-depth ability to perform basis repairs on photographic equipment and perform basic computer repair and maintenance of Macintosh computer image capture system.
Remarkable ability to complete photographic assignments using digital cameras, Macintosh computers and operating system, and database computer applications to produce digital images of the gallery's collections.
Excellent knowledge of the computerized processes and systems that are used to scan or digitally capture images onto CD's, DVD's and other media such as hard drives or Zip drives.
Uncommon knowledge of methods and issues related to using a variety of digital scanners and printers and other devices such as CD/DVD Burners, Zip drives or external drives.
Sound ability to judge and correct digital prints and proofs for color, contrast and density when compared to original objects or transparencies and to use computer accessories and techniques to modify color, color balance and contrast of photographic images.
Excellent knowledge of computerized processes that are used to scan photographic media (slides, transparencies and film) to produce digital images on photo compact discs (CD's) and the specialized software applications (Photoshop, Toast, Phase One) used to manipulate, save and print images stored on photo CD's.
Unmatchable ability to use cross platform computers and operating systems and graphic and imaging applications, including extensive knowledge of PhotoShop.
Excellent team player; flexible and able to work independently and collaboratively.
Demonstrated ability to organize time and schedules efficiently.
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, New York University 2000 - Present
Photograph 3-D objects, radiographs and reflected materials, specimens, clinical and scientific equipment, human and clinical subjects to produce Black & White and Color transparencies and prints.
Using a digital camera; capture radiographs, faculty & resident portraits and public relations images for reproduction and slide presentations.
Provide assistance for digital services including slide film recording, image manipulation and scanning, CD burning, and digital printing using a variety of software packages and computer hardware.
Plan, schedule and execute all aspects of conventional photography including 'on-location' procedures and clinical shoots.
Formulate and conduct proper testing protocols and sequencing to determine required results for new products or trouble shooting for existing methods.
Monitor and assess color balance and make proper color correction adjustments for slides and various digital output devices.
Perform routine file transfer tasks including image transfers from FTP servers and LAN networks. Perform some administrative tasks on departmental computer based imaging systems.
Monitor, check and error logs on backup systems and database server when needed.
Maintain and perform basic repairs on photographic equipment. Maintain darkroom chemistry, photographic materials and supply inventory.
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, New York University 1996 - 2000
Evaluated the technical requirements of complex projects.
Planned the composition of the photograph; selected the appropriate technical approach, equipment and accessories.
Consulted with gallery staff to gather information about gallery projects and developed an understanding of the technical and artistic objectives of a project. Determined appropriate techniques and methods as well as time needed to complete assignments and projects.
Exercised artistic sensitivity and skill to plan the composition, lighting, background and color values of each assignment.
Handled and moved fragile and irreplaceable objects during the set up, production states and strike.
Judged and corrected digital prints and proofs for color, contrast and density when compared to original objects or transparencies.
Used computer accessories and techniques to modify the color, color balance, contrast and background of photographic images.
Kept apprised of advancement in the field and advised management of the applications of new technology and how the technology will shape working methods and procedures in the future.
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, New York University 1993 - 1996
Worked with digital images on Mac-based systems including organizing, editing, toning, captioning, transmitting, etc.
Archived digital images.
Assisted the department's photography Staff on photo shoots.