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Leala Creswell | Elance
 
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Leala Creswell

Photo Retoucher & Graphic Artist
   United States
  |   Studio City, CA

Overview

My objective is to utilize my knowledge in photography and digital media, and my artistic ability to make contributions in advertising and creative design.

I am a fine art photographer with the ability to bring a deeper meaning to beauty and fashion. Besides my passion for photography, I am also a photo retoucher and graphic artist. I have worked on retouching and editing numerous photographs for websites and for my personal freelance business. I have also worked with international companies and organizations as a graphic artist and web...

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Skills (10)

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Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Flash
Adobe Dreamweaver
Photography
Academic Writing
Microsoft Word
Technical Writing
Digital Electronics
Sales

Service Description

Summary of Qualification
7 years of experience in print and web media.
Samples of portfolio and exhibits enclosed available upon request.
Can work on Mac and PC platforms.
In-depth knowledge of the current trends and techniques of photography.
Comprehensive knowledge of photo research and photo editing process.
Eye for detail, creative with strong problem solving skills.
Familiar with the entertainment media websites.
Familiar with social media websites.
Ability to work in a web enabled environment.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Proficient in meeting deadlines and completing task in a timely manner.
Optimum command of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign, Bridge, Dreamweaver, Flash.
Optimum command of CaptureOne and Photo Mechanic 5 software.
Optimum command of Corel Painter.
Familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Action Script.
Familiar in web design, wire framing, and editorial layouts.
Optimum command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Optimum command of DSLR cameras, strobe lights, hot light, light accessories, tethering and backdrops.
Operate Canon DLSR cameras under all lighting conditions with the correct settings and lens attachments.
Make corrections or perform image enhancement in Adobe Photoshop (Lighting correction, color balance, background removal, body contouring, object removal, multiple photo compositing, removing skin blemishes, brighten eyes, fix makeup, whiten teeth and natural skin...

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Employment

IOCARIBE
Web Designer and Graphic Artist
2012 - Present
Nathan Maddigan
Post Production Assistant
2012 - Present
Photo Editor
Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (with NOAA)
Web Designer and Graphic Artist
2012 - Present
Lumineux Studios
Photographer and Retoucher
2011 - Present
DRC clothing line
Graphic Artist for logo
2012 - 2012
University of Florida
Photo Compositing and Retouching
2012 - 2012

Education

University of Central Florida
Major in Studio Art and Minor in Digital Media
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