Wayne Webb

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AV-APSSA

Dedicated and energetic, qualified photographer and graphic designer with 10+ years’ extensive experience. Strong approach towards achieving positive results, along with an excellent ability to manage project completion in a time efficient manner. Conversant with different types of photography and the entire design and print process including product, wildlife, sport and documentary photography, web, print, branding and packaging design. In depth knowledge of working with advanced photography equipment and tools as well as the design process from conception to full production process.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: PHOTOGRAPHY

● Documentary
● Landscape
● Colour correction
● Product
● Sport
● Manipulation
● Corporate
● Image processing
● Audio Visual
● Branding
● Adobe Suite

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: GRAPHIC DESIGN

● Print
● Packaging
● Web
● CorelDraw

EXPERIENCE

Photographer (freelance) | Die Burger – Port Elizabeth | 2002 – 2004
Photographer (freelance) | The Herald – Port Elizabeth | 2006
Photographer & Graphic Designer | Stormsky Studio | 2006 – 2011
Photographer & Graphic Designer | Webb Photography & Advertising | 2012 – Current

• Capture realistic images as the assignment dictates
• Retouch images and photographs in accordance to the instructions provided
• Ensure appropriate photo quality
• Handle colour corrects and quality control of provided images
• Adjust colour and brightness in order to make images more profound
• Employ retouching techniques in order to manipulate skin, product and layout • Catalogued images according to image type and project
• Work with clients to decipher project needs
• Work with producers to ensure management of all photography assignments • Prepare shoot sites as needed for particular projects
• Set up equipment and tools as needed for projects

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• APSSA honours with Photographic Society of South Africa for Digital AV’s – 2001
• Lectured Photography & Mono Darkroom processing at Buffalo City College – 2003 – 2004
• Manager & Head photographer in capturing and processing photographs – 2006 – Current

EDUCATION

PE Technicon – 3 Year National diploma – 2002 – 2004 NMMU – 1 Year B-Tech Degree – 2005
University of Cape Town – Marketing – 2015 – 2016

RELEVANT SKILLS

• Understanding of conventional and digital photography
• Experience with digital photography and computer-aided photographic software • Good eye for texture, space, design, and colour balance
• Well-versed in still, colour, and black and white photography
• Brand and Marketing management