Professional Photographer CV Example

The professional photographer either has a formal training or a hobbyist’s passion to learn about the optical technologies and photo processing accessories for developing photos on film or digital media.  They are commonly employed in news agencies where form part of the reporting crew, operating a film SLR or DLSR camera to take shots related to the reporting beat,  He  can also take on photography as a freelance job who sell photographs to news and feature magazines.  They can also be employed or commissioned by companies and creative agencies to take product shots for advertisement and brochure printing.

Professional Photographer CV Example

Felicia V. Santa Maria

Catalunya, Barcelona

Phone: 234-667-998


I am looking for a secure position with your prestigious company as a professional photographer in your public relations or advertising departments.  As a fine arts graduate, I have developed my passion of photography with self-learning efforts to a have knowledge of operating a DLSR camera and the use of photo manipulation software like Photoshop.

I have a portfolio of sample photo shots that have been used in various product brochures and print advertisements by various brands, mostly wristwatches and jewelry items.

Career Experience/Job History

2005 – Present :  Freelance Professional Photographer for various brands and web developers

  • Set up the photo shoot session with branded products for either print or web publication, either for advertising or product brochures.
  • Sell copyright ownership of photos completely to the companies
  • Operate DLSR cameras under all lighting conditions with the right settings and lens attachments.
  • Perform image manipulation in Photoshop as necessary

2001 – 2005 :  Corporate Photographer, Apple, UK

  • Attend and capture on photos critical moments of corporate events, product launchings and employee gatherings.


1997 – 2001 : Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London

Professional reference will be supplied upon request.

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