Nathan Spotts

Photographic Specialist

Charlotte, NC, USA

Work Experience

Nathan Spotts Photography

Photographic Specialist

February 2005 - Present United States

Ono Kine Artists

Photo Illustrator / Creative Director

January 2013 - Present

Airbnb

Photographer

August 2018 - Present United States

360 Properties

Senior Photographer / Creative Director

September 2019 - Present Connecticut, United States

Virtual203

Senior Photographer

December 2015 - December 2020 Connecticut, United States

PlanOmatic

Photographer / Photo Technician

April 2014 - January 2016 Connecticut, United States

New Relic

Freelance Art Director / Composite Artist for Future Stack 2013

May 2013 - June 2013 California, United States

Photoshop Creative Magazine

Freelance writer and artist

June 2012 - December 2012 California, United States

Cole Barash Photo

Studio Manager

June 2011 - June 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

Education

Academy Of Art University (AAU)

BFA in Photography

September 2009 - December 2013 San Francisco, California, United States

Shasta College

AA in Liberal Studies

August 2005 - May 2008 Redding, California, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Academy Of Art University

"Yggdrasil" and "Rotten Candy" featured on AAU Portfolios website

2013

Practical Photoshop Magazine

Four page feature, Issue 29

2013

Academy Of Art University

Gallery showcase with "The Adventures of Mack Ford," Spring Show 2012.

2012

Photoshop Creative Magazine

Interview and photo manipulation feature.

2012

Serbin Communications, Photographer's Forum Magazine

Finalist recognition for "The Road," published in "Best of Photography, 2011."

2011

Photoshop Tutorials

"Creative Inspirations" feature and interview.

2011

Academy Of Art University

Gallery showcase with "Bad Water," 2011 Spring Show.

2011

Photography Served

Feature page for "Unrealistic Scenes."

2011

Serbin Communications, Photographer's Forum Magazine

Honorary Mention for "Natural Bridges" in Sigma Photographer's Contest, published in "Best of Photography, 2010."

2010

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Photoshop LightRoom, Advertising, Analog Photography, Art Direction, Cinematography, Concept Design, Creative Consulting, Creative Direction, Creative Writing, Digital Design, Digital Printing , Graphic Design, Location Lighting, Location Photography, Location Scouting, Photography, Production Design, RAW Development, Shoot Production, Studio Lighting , Studio Management, Studio Setup, Technical Direction,

Instructional Experience

Creative direction and teaching of photographic, lighting, and compositional skills through 360 Enterprises, 2019-2021

Tutorial and instructional writing experience with Photoshop Creative Magazine, 2012-2013.

Community Education Photoshop Class, 2008.

Professional Development

Western Service Workers Association - community activities and organizing, Winter-Spring 2014.

Genocide No More: Save Darfur - active in organizing events and designing materials, 2007-2009.

Interests

Creating closed time-like loops to maximize efficiency
Life, the universe, and everything
Mathematics of music
Building worlds
Hiking all the things