Jennifer Alliene Butler   (541) 761-4014                                                                                  

Objective:  
Creating photographic stories that people will treasure for generations to come

Profile:
Freelance photographer shooting families, children, senior portraits, sports and events, pets, weddings and special needs children in all aspects of their lives
Ability to multitask in chaotic environments, resourceful, ambitious, gregarious, tenacious, happy  
Excellent communication skills, conversationally and in writing, good listener  

Skills:
Canon/ Nikon DSLRs, natural and artificial lighting                                                            
Staged settings with props and outdoor scenery, including motion-capture photography
Bookkeeping, office management
PC proficient, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, social media: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Skype, Google web analytics, Lightroom 4, Photoshop Elements, Wacom tablet, bookmaking  

Experience:
Managing all aspects of my freelance photography business since 2010
Office manager, Josephine and Jackson county OR  (2003-2010)
Dental Assistant, Jackson County (1996-2010)

Photo services for promotional campaign advertising:
Girl Scouts of USA, Our Foster Kids, and Southern Oregon Little League Challengers
Extreme Makeover - commercial shoot for SolarCity advertising
Apland’s Auto Body - Producer for TV commercial
           designed/organized staging of vehicles and employees, clothing, lighting, and posing  
Grants Pass Chamber of Commerce - Concerts in the Park
CJ Severson Benefit Concert
Girl Scouts of USA - 100th Birthday celebration, Rogue Valley Mall Fashion Show  
Gilroy Gardens, Pleasanton, CA.
Golden Gate Bridging Ceremony, San Francisco, CA - Girl Scouts NorCal Chapter

Education:
Imaging USA 2012; Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Live seminar tour;  Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) 2013 annual convention; Creative Live and continuing online training courses

Honors and Achievements:
One-woman show of twelve 16 x 20 framed photos of “Special Kids,” Club Northwest, Grants Pass, OR (March 2013)
Photo in Sneak Preview front page (December 2012) Shop Locally
First Friday Art Walks, 2 shows mounted, Grants Pass, OR - Rogue Roasters, Fair Trade Center (2012)
Rogue Valley Symphony, concert art display (2012)
Photo Den camera store, “Pets” photo competition, winner (2011)
Channel 10 news “Backyard Habitat” competition, 1st place (2012)
“Travel San Francisco” competition, winner (2012)

Current Affiliations:
PPA-Professional Photographers of America
WPPI-Wedding and Portrait Photography, Inc. (2013)
Caveman Camera Club, Grants Pass, OR  Treasurer (11-2013)
Southern Oregon Photography Association, Rogue Valley Photo Club, Medford, OR (2012-2013)