General info
Photographer
San Francisco & Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Experience
San Francisco / Los Angeles, California
Jan 1998 - Present
Photographer
Specializing in Commercial, Lifestyle, Product, Editorial, Environmental, Reportage, Portraiture and Travel Photography. Skilled in Studio and Location Lighting. Understanding importance of Brand Identity.
Education
Berkeley, CA
Sep 1999 - May 2002
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Interdisciplinary Studies emphasis in Visual Commentary.
University of California, Berkeley
Advanced lessons at the Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley
SKILLS & SPECIALITIES
*Proficient in studio, strobe and natural lighting and studio equipment

*35mm, medium format and digital photography

*Photographic laboratory; digital processing and wet lab

*Skilled in underwater photography and lighting techniques

*Experienced in HD motion media with Canon equipment

*Advanced Diver and Rescue Diver Certified

*Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, multimedia production and Microsoft Office

*Multilingual: Fluent in English, conversational in Italian, basic knowledge of Serbo-Croatian, Bulgarian and Southern Slavic Languages

*Extensive travel throughout Europe, the Americas and Africa

*Ability to handle multiple tasks, fast project turnaround

*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
SPECIALTIES, EXPERTISE & KNOWLEDGE
Editorial
Advertising
Portraits
Lifestyle
Photography
Reportage
Fine Art Photography
Fashion Photography
Travel Photography
Commercial Photography
Portrait Photography
Event Photography
Image Editing
Conceptual Photography
Scuba Diving
Workflow Management
Project Management
Adobe Creative Suite
Lighting Design
Studio Lighting
Underwater Photography
Studio Photography
Lifestyle Photography
Videography
Media Production
Location Scouting
Strobe Lighting
Constant Lighting
Microsoft Office
Video Production
Location Photography
Canon Cameras
Storytelling
Documentary Photography
Branding & Identity
EXHIBITIONS
LITTLE PIECES OF HEAVEN
Group exhibition presented by The Art of Elysium, Subliminal Projects Gallery
Los Angeles, CA, 2009

RUBBERNECK
Group exhibition displaying the power and concept of documentary photography, ARTworkSF Gallery
San Francisco, CA, 2007

GET OUT OF JAIL FREE
Group exhibition related to imprisonment as a metaphor, produced by Visual Aid San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, 2007

LA LOVES
Fundraiser exhibit and auction supporting the aid to victimized youth of northern Uganda
Hollywood, CA, 2006 & 2007

TERROR?
Group exhibition attempting to define what ‘terror’ represents
Group exhibit, San Francisco, CA, 2006

IMAGES OF INJUSTICE
Exhibition complimenting lectures pertaining to global injustice lectures
Danville, CA, 2006

EX-YUGOSLAVIA: THE EARLY YEARS
Gallery exhibition at RAYKO Photo Gallery
San Francisco, CA, 2005 – 2006

AIDS, ORPHANS, EDUCATION
Hobart Building Preview Room
San Francisco, CA, 2005

FORMER YUGOSLAVIA: A PASSAGE THROUGH BROKEN SPIRIT
San Francisco, CA, 2003
APPEARANCES, LECTURES & JUDGING
Cast Member, TV Show, SHARK SHOOT FIJI, Travel Channel, December 2011

Judge, Spring Show, Photography Department, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, 2007

Guest Lecture in Photography, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design, 2006

Guest Lecture in Documentary Photography, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, 2002 – 2003