Education

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL l May 2018

B.S. in Telecommunication Production 

GPA: 4.0

Publications & Exhibitions

Fashion photography published in multiple publications of Home Magazine (June, Oct. and Dec. Issues), Feb. 2017 – Current

Photography published by Seventeen Magazine for marketing content on Instagram, July 2017

Photography used by CNN in CNN Health documentary, Nov. 2016

Photography published in Tea Literary Magazine, Orange & Blue Magazine, UF newspaper Alligator, and on the WUFT News Instagram page, Aug. 2015 – 2017

Hosted a gallery displaying my portrait and landscape photography, Aug. 2016

Photography also exhibited in galleries in Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, and Gainesville, Florida,  2014 – 2017

Awards, Distinctions and Organizations

Completed senior year of high school through the Early Admissions Program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Aug. 2014 – May 2015

Honors Program and President’s List, FAU, Aug. 2014 – May 2015

Documentary placed 2nd in Sunshine State Awards for race/minority issues, July 2017

Selected out of thousands of applicants to be a member of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), Dec. 2016

Photography placed 3rd in NPPA’s Portrait/Illustration Category, Dec. 2016

Camera Optics Photography Club Member, Sep. 2015 – Current

Note Taker, Disability Resource Center, UF and FAU, Aug. 2014 – May 2017

Finalist and Award of Excellence and Honorable Mention in Photographer's Forum/Nikon Annual College and High School Photography Contest, Feb. 2016

Experience

Studio 601, Gainesville, FL
Production Assistant
Aug. 2017 – Current

  • Provide assistance as needed in all components of the production, including sound, lighting, camera, editing and post-production
  • Perform other duties as requested by management to ensure all necessary tasks are performed in a proficient manner that adheres to the quality expected from the company

Tamara Dobry Visuals
Photographer, Director and Cinematographer
2012 – Current

  • Photograph and film school and sporting events, concerts, receptions, individuals and families
  • Schedule and design photo and video shoots for clients in order to create and provide inspiring, captivatingand meaningful content
  • Establish long-term relationships with clients which translates to referrals and repeat clients

Seventeen Fashion Experience/Pre-College Enrichment Program, Westcoast Connection, Los Angeles, CA
Trip Leader and Photographer
July 2017

  • Responsible for health and welfare of 34 students during 3-week fashion/pre-college program 
  • Supervise students during tours and meetings with executives, designers, and artists of leading fashion and retail companies
  • Help prepare students for the academic and personal challenges of college
  • Photograph and film student camp life at UCLA for dissemination to families and for use in Westcoast marketing materials

Gainesville Fashion Week, Gainesville, FL
Director of Photography
2017 – Current

  • Direct and photograph multiple models to create visual content for magazines
  • Direct, contact, and coordinate photographers and videographers for event and studio shoots
  • Organize and monitor photo sharing among platforms and websites
  • Edit photos to ensure they are flawless for publication
  • Perform modeling duties

University of Florida Athletic Association, Gainesville, FL
Assistant Photographer
Apr. 2016 – Current

  • Photograph UF athletic events, games, and players (during games and in a studio setting)
  • Import, edit, export, and transmit photographs during games to media outlets so they can be instantaneously shared
  • Edit and organize thousands of photographs into a database so they can be easily accessed in response to photo requests from departments of the Association or media outlets
  • Utilize my technical skills to correct errors made by all photographers and compile multiple images to create banners used for marketing purposes

ESPNU Campus Connection, Gainesville, FL
Photographer
Sep. 2016

  • Photograph students working with ESPN Electronic Field Production professionals before and during UF Football games
  • Photographs used by ESPN for marketing purposes

Polaroid Fotobar, Boca Raton, FL
Customer Sales Representative
Jan. Aug. 2015

  • Provided exceptional customer service and extensive product knowledge to customers, conducted sales transactions
  • Sold store products, online products, and established long-term customer relationships in order to strengthen the store’s customer service
  • Conducted store opening and closing procedures, ensured store cleanliness and proper presentation of products
  • Conducted surveys that were used to collect customer sales data and implement new product development

Academic Service Learning and Community Reach Program, FAU
Spanish Tutor
Sep.– Nov. 2014

  • Assisted junior college students in beginner Spanish and intermediate Spanish courses every week
  • Coordinated and produced study guides, outlines, and tips for students
  • Strengthened, developed, and increased students’ skills in speaking, reading, and comprehending Spanish

Skills

Certifications: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Programs: Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Audition, Flash

Computer: Final Cut Pro, Photo Mechanic

Language: Spanish (Fluent)

References available upon request.

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