Michelle Mitchell

freelance photographer

Portland, OR, USA

Work Experience

Michelle F Mitchell Photography

Photographer

Creates positive connections with subjects and clients
Engages actively in generating sophisticated concepts
Successfully uses lighting to convey narratives
June 2009 - Present Portland, Oregon, United States

Freelance Photo Assistant

Photographers Assistant

Hired by a variety of commercial studios to assist on high end product and portrait shoots
Hauling gear, building and striking sets
Maintain a professional demeanor with photographers and clients
September 2011 - Present Portland, Oregon, United States

Polara Studios

Photography Intern

Learned about photographer client relationships
Hauling gear, building and striking sets
General studio up-keep in a busy environment
June 2012 - August 2012 Portland, Oregon, United States

Nicolle Clemetson Photography

First Assistant/ intern

Conducted research to build effective client list
Performed digital asset management and basic post- production
Helped execute a variety of editorial and commercial assignments
June 2011 - September 2012 Portland, Oregon, United States

Education

The Art Institute Of Portland

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography & Design

October 2010 - March 2013 Portland, Oregon, United States

Skills

Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Color Management, Nikon, Studio Lighting, Canon, Great Attention To Detail, Indesign, Print-proofing, Retouching,

Additional Information

Founder and co-president of the AiPD Photography Club.