Date: January 7, 2020
2015 - Bachelor of Science in Photography, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Activities and Societies: Student Leader for the Student Photographic Society, Volunteer representing AIP at Imaging USA 2015, graduated with a 3.89 GPA
1989 – 1990 - Art Institute of Seattle, Music/Video Business
Activities and Societies: Participated in a class audio production as Producer
1986 – 1988 - Point Loma College, Music/ Communications
Activities and Societies: General Education, Introductory to Music Theory and Communications.
Professional Photographer/ Videographer
2004 - Present - Zoomhui: www.zoomhui.com
Freelance photographer specializing in Fine Art, Nature, Sports, Outdoor Portrait, Editorial, Architecture & Studio Photography
Creative Director/ CEO
2019 - Present - Sun Art Hawaii, LLC:
Entrepreneur, Creative Jewelry Designer and Marketing
Jiu Jitsu Instructor
2018 to Present
Kahala Jiu Jitsu: Kids Instructor from ages 4 to 16
Official Waikiki Roughwater Swim Photographer since 2014 - Present
Official Photographer: Spartan Xterra Race at Kualoa Ranch, August 2017 & December 2017
Official Photopgraher: North Shore Swim Series 2012 to 2016
Hawaii Sport Magazine - Jan/2012 to 2016
July/Aug 2016: Inside cover - North Shore Swim Series
Sept/ Oct 2015: "The Bike Issue" - Cover, Athlete Profile: John Henderson
May/Jun 2015: “The Swim Issue” Cover and 9 supporting photos, “Miki” athlete profile
Mar/Apr 2015: “Athlete Profile: Jakob Dewald”, “South Shore Classic”
July/Aug 2014: Cover photo, “Cyclist on Tantalus”
May/June 2014: Cover photo, all “Are You Ready?” & “Stefan Reinke” profile photo
Nov/Dec 2013: Cover photo, "Circle Island Tour", "Midnight Riders" & "Put the Mettle to the Pedal"
Sept/Oct 2013: Cover photo, "Best Seats in the House", Ka Iwa Coast Run & Walk, Athlete Profiles
May/June 2013: Cover Photos, Summer Scenes, Surf n Sea NSSS promo, "Dive In!" photo Sept/Oct 2012: "Pau" photo
Jan/Feb 2012: John Flanagan swim photo
Mid Week Issues: September 21, 2016 - Kids Tennis
FreeSurf Magazine: V11 N9 - 2014 - News & Events: “North Shore Swim Series”
Makai - Ocean Lifestyle Magazine
Issues: Oct/Nov 2012: Cover Photo, "The Fastest Four"
October 2004 – Present: eHawaiiProperty.com, Honolulu, HI,
Responsibilities Include: property photography, owner assistance, computer data entry, accounts receivable & accounts payable.
Race Crew and Deckhand
1993 – 2001: Self-Employed
Professionally crewed and raced sailboats in Hawaii, to the US Mainland from Hawaii and in the Mediterranean. Specialized in: teak repair and varnishing and general overall boat maintenance.
1998 – 1999: New Planet Radio
Responsibilities Included: designing of all print ads, flyers, lanyards and letterheads, organized on-air prize giveaways, wrote promotional commercials with schedules, assisted and organized with all promotional events for three of Hawaii's most popular radio stations.
Radio DJ & Band Promotions
1990 – 1992: KXME/KCMU Radio
DJ in Seattle, promoted local bands and venues, Significant positions: reviewed new music artists and newly released albums.
Honors and Awards
Runner-Up in the Student Photo Contest, 2014, sponsored by the Student Photographic Society and the Professional Photographers of America.
1992 Bicycled from Seattle to San Francisco
Student Photographic Society – Student Leader
Waikiki Yacht Club
Sports: Cycling, Sailing, Swimming, Jiu Jitsu, Golf, Hiking, Body Boarding, Snowboarding
Music: Anything and everything
Lived in Norway from 2001 to 2004 learning the culture and language, which I now speak fluently.
Skills & Expertise
Fine Art, Seascape Photography, Sports Photography, Portrait Photography, Studio Lighting, Digital Photography, Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, Photojournalism, Event Photography, Commercial Photography, Architectural Photography, Head Shots, Image Manipulation, Black & White Photography, Location Photography, Editorial Photography, Long-exposure Photography, Environmental Photography, Computers, Printing, and Web Design, Silversmith, Freelance Jewelry Design, Social Media and Jiu Jitsu Instruction.