CV

Education

Diploma
Digital Photography & Imaging | Georgian College

Certificate
Using Social Media in Business | University of Waterloo

Professional Experience

  • 4 + years of experience as a photographer shooting outdoor activities (camping, hiking, boating, paddling, swimming, etc.), landscapes, wildlife, and park features across North America.
  • Excellent ability to teach participants about basic photography skills that are clear and understandable.
  • Photographs featured online (www.wabooseadventures.com and social media platforms) and in print media.
  • Photographs featured in juried fine art competitions.
  • Experience planning and choreographing outdoor shoots, including delivery and set-up of equipment.
  • Driven to fulfill planned concepts with desired results and willing to go the extra mile.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing conditions and obstacles.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and capitalize on unforeseen opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in multi-cultural settings with a variety of personalities and work styles.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain flexible hours to capitalize on events, lighting, weather, etc.
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn new skills and accept advice.
  • Thoroughly enjoy photographing in studio.
  • Experience preparing photographs for online and print media using Capture One and Adobe’s Lightroom and Photoshop.
  • Experience archiving photographs and creating image banks.
  • Experience as a wedding photographer and photographer’s assistant, capturing and editing candid shots and portraits.

Merit & Proficiencies

AWARDS & MERIT

Accepted Entrance, 2018
Annual Photography Print Show

Accepted Entrance, 2017
Annual Photography Print Show

Red Cardinal Award, 2017
DPAI Scholarship Show

Second & Third Prize, 2014
Norwood Fall Fair

PHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS – dSLR, site/studio lighting

DESIGN SKILLS – Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture One, Pages, MS Office, Apple + Windows platforms

Volunteer Experience

2017 VOLUNTEER STAND OUT PHOTO GALLERY
Toronto, Ontario.

2017 PHOTOGRAPHER GEORGIAN COLLEGE
Georgian College Pow Wow, Indigenous Studies. Barrie, Ontario.

2016 ASSISTANT TO PHOTOGRAPHER HELP PORTRAIT
Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators (CAPIC). Toronto, Ontario.

2014 PHOTOGRAPHER SHERIDAN COLLEGE
Higher Ed Camp. Oakville, Ontario

Work History

Organizer
The Giving Portrait | Georgian College

Student Studio Assistant
Digital Photography and Imaging Program | Georgian College

Photographer – Honey Harbour, Ontario
Georgian Bay Islands National Park | Parks Canada (view photos here).

Photographer – Tobermory, Ontario
Bruce Peninsula National Park | Parks Canada (view photos here).

An image I made for Parks Canada on the Bellevue House National Historic Site website.

Photographer – Midland, Ontario
Bellevue House National Historic Site | Parks Canada

Photographer | Writer – Bracebridge, Ontario
Waboose Adventures

Professional Photographer – Bracebridge, Ontario
Cobi Photography

Assistant Photographer – Guelph, Ontario
Trina Koster Photography

Publications/Media

OPINION: First-time parents thankful for the support of Midwives of Muskoka
MuskokaRegion.com Midwives of Muskoka, Cesarean birth

The Happy Camper: Four Amazing Camp Recipes from Cobi Sharpe
Explore Magazine

How I Paddled Solo in Algonquin Park
Algonquin Outfitters

Cookout at the Lookout
Algonquin Outfitters

AO Muskoka River X 2016 Rookies Take 3rd
Algonquin Outfitters

Why I Went Out Alone in Algonquin Park
Nature Canada

5 Things I Miss About Yukon
Nature Canada