To gain a position as a documentary photojournalist working on photo stories and multimedia projects.
Bachelor of Science in Photography
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
October 2008-September 2011
Michigan Press Photographers Association '2012 Pictures of the Year'
Honorable Mention in the General News category for 'Ken Bluew Trial' photo
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Humanism No. 3
Portrait of a Marine
Urban Landscape: Mural
A Widow's Bed
Brand New Morning
MLive Media Group (June 2012-Present)
Photojournalist intern for the news website MLive.com, and for the Saginaw News and Bay City Times newspapers.
Art Lives On (April 2012-May 2012)
Photographer, videographer, audio engineer, and editor for a multimedia documentary project on two welders out of Cleveland who are also father and son, and how the trade and art of sculpting has been passed down through multiple generations of their family.
Staff photographer - Portrait photographer and sales representative.
The Greater University Circle Neighborhood Voice (April 2011-May 2012)
Freelance photographer - shooting assignments relating to the East Cleveland and University Circle areas.
Pet Harbor (July 2011-September 2011)
Photographer, videographer, audio engineer, and editor for a multimedia documentary project on a veterinary technician opening up her own animal care and rescue facility.
The Sarah Project (April 2011-June 2011)
Photographer, videographer, audio engineer, and editor for a multimedia documentary project on a teenage girl with DiGeorge syndrome and the family that supports her.
Carolina Loyola-Garcia and Alba Flamenca (January 2011-March 2011)
Photographer, videographer, and editor for a multimedia documentary project on a local Pittsburgh flamenco dancer.
The Balance of Abstraction: Jerry Schmidt and the Waterloo 7 Art Gallery (July 2010-September 2010)
Photographer, audio engineer, and editor for a multimedia documentary project on a welder and sculptor who opened his own gallery in Cleveland.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer (May 2008-June 2008)
Student senior project - shadowing photojournalists out on assignment and in the newsroom readying images for copy layouts and for the web.
Specialization in photojournalism and documentary photography and multimedia projects.
Equipment: Canon dSLRs
Leaf Aptus camera backs
Norman Strobe lighting
Audio/video recording and production/editing
Equipment: Panasonic HVX200
Film processing, developing, printing
Black and white 35mm and 4x5
Color negative 35mm and 4x5
Color positive/color slide 35mm and 4x5
Software Skills (OSX & PC)
Leaf Capture Workflow