Bachelor's in Fine Art Photography from University of North Texas: 2010
Collete Presley Photography January 2008 – Present (Dallas/Fort Worth Area- Austin, TX)
Wedding and Portrait Photographer:
Completed dozens of engagement and wedding photo shoots. Established and maintained a positive working relationship with my clients from the initial consultation through the final shipment of the wedding album. Employed techniques to place clients unaccustomed with being photographed at ease. Collaborated with wedding coordinator to craft a wedding day agenda.
Hair and Fashion Photography:
Coordinated with creative team including hair, makeup, and wardrobe stylists for a common creative goal. Generated promotional and marketing materials for ‘Form Hair Salon’ in Dallas, Texas. Produced and edited photos for model portfolios.
Executed a series of photo shoots showcasing the interior design of modern homes in the East Dallas area. Arranged and styled each shot’s composition. Photos were used for an interior designer’s website and marketing materials.
Produced more than 40 press kits, which included album art, portraits of musicians, and shots of live performances. Obtained a team of hair, makeup, and wardrobe stylists for each photo shoot.
Created custom portfolios and wall art for chefs in the North & Central Texas area. Built a custom table that provided each chef an ability to display their work outside the conventional limitations of a plate. Produced deliverables that highlighted each chef’s unique use of color, composition, and texture. Awarded a featured artist placement in the prestigious food themed art show, ‘Wasted.’