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Isabella Reed
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Photographer and Retouch Artist with more than 20 years of experience. 
Excellent visual and verbal communication skills.  Great with people and problem solving.  Helping businesses and individuals communicate through digital media and photography to their audience. 
Teaching the art of digital photography to the next generation.  Proficient in Photoshop and creative concepts.  Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence.

Skills
  • Digital Retouching
  • Speaker
    Writer
  • Leader
    Communicator
    Clerical
    Organized
    Planning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Coordination
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Time Management
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Instructing
  • Learning Strategies
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Administration and Management
  • Communications and Media
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Education and Training
  • Psychology
  • Design
  • Production and Processing
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Troubleshooting
Experience
Senior Photographer 04/2005 to 06/2015
Rockford Advertising Rockford, MI

Photographed a wide range of personalities and local businesses for community event pages and articles.  Rockford Living Magazine is a yearly publication that expands 50,000+ readers.
Call and consult with various business owners and give direction of how to communicate to the public.  Help define their message in visual form: what, how, who, etc. 
http://rockfordliving.org/advertisinginfo.html


Owner/Photographer/Designer 06/1994 to 06/2015
Wise Photography Rockford, MI

PORTRAIT EXPERIENCE  1994- 2015 current
*  Great people skills: worked with all types of personalities and situations
*  Diversity:  Events, families, babies, graduation, wedding, commercial, magazine, products, etc.
*  Consultation Planning: Eye for composition, color & design
*  Photographed radio personalities and published authors as well as a wide range of local businesses, community leaders, etc.
 
PHOTOSHOP EXPERIENCE  1999- 2015 current
* Designed business cards, brochures, baby announcements, graduation invitations, etc.
* Enhance features, color, detail in shadows & highlights
* Adding or removing color, removing unwanted items
* Vigneting edges- placing emphasis on main subjects
*  Skin retouching- blemishes, skin tones,wrinkles, and boy contouring
* Advanced techniques- combining layers & text, etc. (extending edges)
*  Color tinting


SPEAKING, WRITING & TEACHING

* Taught Rockford & Sparta High School interns 2005-2014
* Spoke on Ave Maria radio, Detroit, MI with Al Kresta 2012
* Spoke on Faith Talk Radio 1500AM Detroit, MI 2012
* Taught group and individual classes the basics of Photography & PhotoShop 2006-2013
* Spoke on Take Five program for WZZM tv channel 13- photography tips 2010
* Toastmasters: Speaking training 2003-2009
* Taught the art of photography to local schools 2007-2009
Sparta High School 2005-2009, Cedar Springs High School  & Rockford Elementary School


Education
Continued Education: Photography & Business Jun 2012 PPA- Professional Photographers of America - Atlanta, GA
Spiritual Enrichment & Training: Bible Teaching, Healing, Evangelism Apr 2011 Mt. Hope Bible Training Institute - Lansing, MI
Continued Education Program of PPA: Photography & PhotoShop Jun 2001 GLIP- Great Lakes Institute of Photography - Midland, MI
2 Years: Photography & Printing May 1991 Lansing Community College - Lansing, mi
Awards

PPWM- Professional Photographers of West Michigan  1998
  * Photographic competition
Stories from the Vine- writing contest 2011
Rockford Sweetheart Splash Polar Plunge  2011 winner


PUBLISHED WORKS
*  YouTube: Testimony of my story with photographs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVvflMkaJm0
*
Publisher: Rockford Advertising- magazine covers & photo essays
2005-2015
* Publisher: One Life- Photograph in published book
2012
* Self Published “Discovery through the eyes
of children” 2010
* Self Published several Greeting card
designs 2005-2009
* Publisher: Gemini- Grand Rapids Family
Magazine – cover 2001, 2003
*  TV8 Gerry Barnaby- news featured photographer 2001


SPIRITUAL
Mt. Hope Bible Training Institute 2010-2011
Spectrum Health volunteer Maria Bierschb 2011
Evangelism volunteer booth- Michael Derusha 2011
TCT.tv – phone volunteer 2009-2013

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Previous Companies:

  • Rockford Advertising
  • Wise Photography

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Photographer
  • Owner
  • Photographer
  • Designer

Schools:

  • PPA- Professional Photographers of America
  • Mt. Hope Bible Training Institute
  • GLIP- Great Lakes Institute of Photography
  • Lansing Community College

Level of Education:

  • Continued Education
  • Spiritual Enrichment & Training
  • Continued Education Program of PPA
  • 2 Years

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