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Traptow Photography - Photographer Resume Example

CANA, VA 24317
Ella Peterson
Professional Summary

Seasoned business owner with more than 13 years of experience in the fast-paced photography industry. Excellent marketing and communications skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in portrait and commercial photography.

Friendly and enthusiastic photographer and community leader. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

  • Administration and Management
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Law and Government
  • Communications and Media
Photographer/Business Owner May 2005Present Traptow Photography Red Deer, AB
  • Take pictures of individuals, families, and small groups, either in studio or on location.
  • Adjust apertures, shutter speeds, and camera focus based on a combination of factors such as lighting, field depth, subject motion, using digital capture.
  • Use digital cameras, along with a variety of equipment such as tripods, filters, and flash attachments.
  • Create artificial light, using flashes and reflectors.
  • Determine desired images and picture composition, selecting and adjusting subjects, equipment, and lighting to achieve desired effects.
  • Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
  • Perform general office duties such as scheduling appointments and ordering supplies.
  • Set up photographic exhibitions for the purpose of displaying and selling work.
  • Engage in research to develop new photographic procedures and materials.
  • Mount, frame, laminate, or lacquer finished photographs.
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.
  • Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
  • Inventory stock and requisition new stock.

Photographer/Business Owner Apr 2001Aug 2006 JADE Photo and Framing Gallery Hanna, AB * started business from scratch
* duties identical to current job/business 
Clubhouse attendant Apr 2001Oct 2001 Hanna Golf and Country Club Hanna, AB * opened clubhouse each morning
* booked tee times, maintained schedule
* assisted with tournament activities and operations
* light housekeeping duties in clubhouse
* retail sales of golf merchandise and food
* provided cooking assistance for breakfast and lunch
Reporter Feb 2000Mar 2001 Hanna Herald Hanna, AB
  • Report news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Gather information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions.
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Investigate breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories.
  • Develop ideas or material for columns or commentaries by analyzing and interpreting news, current issues, or personal experiences.

Associate of Arts: Print Journalism Lethbridge, AB Lethbridge Community College Apr 2000 This two-year diploma program focused solely on understanding, operating and producing a community newspaper. I was selected by the professors as editor in my second year, responsible for directing students and critiquing their work, then laying out the paper for publication each week. My skills were acknowledged and I was granted permission to leave school two months early to take a position at a weekly newspaper in Hanna, AB.
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Previous Companies:

  • Traptow Photography
  • JADE Photo and Framing Gallery
  • Hanna Golf and Country Club

Previous Job Positions:

  • Photographer
  • Business Owner
  • Clubhouse attendant
  • Reporter


  • Lethbridge Community College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts

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