B I O G R A P H Y

Ryan is a commercial, editorial, and advertising photographer.
Born in Denver he currently resides in New York City.


R E S U M E

SKILLS

-Comprehensive knowledge of digital capture systems: Phase One, Leaf, Canon EOS and D series, and Nikon D series
-Working knowledge of video capture: Canon, Sony
-Efficient in the use of: Capture One Pro, Leaf Capture, Photoshop, InDesign, Excel, Word, FileMaker, Final Cut Pro
-Scanners & Software: Epson, Nikon, Imacon Flextight
-Thoroughly trained with 35mm, medium and large formats
-Proficient in use of strobe systems: Profoto, Broncolor, Dyna-lite, Impact
-Prodigious ability with continuous lighting including Lowel, Arri
-Abundant knowledge of black and white printing and processing


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - New York, NY; 2008 - 2013
-Photographic lab technician
-Distributing, receiving and categorizing photographic, digital, and grip equipment
-Performing equipment maintenance and repairs
-TA for Introduction to Photography & Darkroom - includes mixing chemistry, and the education of high-school and middle-school students.

INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY - New York, NY; 2006-2013
-Managing two to three TAs on duty, and delegating tasks
-Requisitioning darkroom and photographic equipment
-Acquiring parts and repairing equipment
-Enlarger alignments
-Mixing 30 gallon vats of chemistry and overseeing distribution
-Plumbing control


MANHATTAN PLACE ENTERTAINMENT - New York, NY; 2008 - 2011
-Freelance production coordinator
-Freelance Set photographer
-Organizing and managing crew for shoots
-Maintaining correspondence with clients, including: Nick at Night, Madison Square Gardens
-Amassing products and coordinating transport to and from set

STEVE & BARRY'S - Mumbai, India; 2006
-Photographic production consultant
-Advising the technical specifications for a new fully functional photographic studio
-Plotting equipment needs and usages required to produce more than a hundred images daily
-Educating a photographic team of three on product photography and modern digital workflows

SPLASHLIGHT STUDIOS - New York, NY; 2006
-Macy's studio correspondent
-Location equipment delivery and retrieval
-Equipment and studio maintenance/repairs



FREELANCE ASSISTANT

-Keith Major -Josh Lehrer -Alex Milligan
-Steve Melnick -Ron Contarsy -Arnaldo Vargas
-Bruce Lawrence -Maya White -Mani Zarrin
-Peter Tenzer -Steven Cohen -Jamie Cohen
-Dedier Derot -Gary Lupton -Chris Eckert
-Richard Rothman