What gear, equipment and software do you use?
Currently: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and DJI Mavic 2 Pro
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8
Canon 24-70mm f/2.8
Canon 50mm f/1.2
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8
Canon 2x Extender III
UV, ND and Polarising Filters, Manfrotto Tripods, MacBook Pro 15-inch
For photography and image developing (post-processing) I namely use Adobe Lightroom and Capture One. I have extensive knowledge of Photoshop, but for photography I tend to work predominantly inside Lightroom or Capture One and am always conscious to avoid the over-processing of images, which is easily done in this digital age. I use my own evolving collection of custom presets.
I have advanced knowledge of many software programs, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere Pro.
What sort of professional experience do you have?
As Vice President of a Los Angeles based company, I work directly with the CEO as business director and coordinate all new product development. Within that position I fulfil the senior media contact role, managing all graphics, drawing up many world-renowned designs, branding and food packaging. With extensive experience in the Adobe Creative Suite, I also manage all merchandise, product, and food photography, developing images for in-print magazines, digital publishing and social media. My graphics and photographs have been published in numerous internationally renowned magazines and publications including Vogue, InStyle, People, Forbes, LA Times and Oprah Magazine.
I take my passion for design and professional photography freelance as well, working on fashion photography, real-estate photography, aerial photography, and more.
What countries / places have you visited so far?
South Africa, Lesotho, Angola, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Botswana, Japan, Canary Islands, U.K. (born and raised in England), Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Germany, Austria (lived in Vienna), Greece, USA — (incl. California (resident), Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Louisiana, Florida, New Jersey, New York) —, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Hawaii (Kauai, Maui), French Polynesia (Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea), Fiji, Peru, Australia.