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Photographic Hand Developer Resume

A photographic hand developer is a professional specialized in manually developing films and exposing sensitized paper using a series of water and special chemicals baths that produce a negative or a positive print. This requires technical training, but there are no specific educational demands, since the procedure can be learned individually by professional photographers.

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Photographic hand developers have to immerse the exposed film into developer solution and obtain the photographic image, and then the negative print is treated with stop bath and hypo solution in order to fix the image. The next step is drying the print, and after this the coloration procedures and the removal of chemicals follow.

The resume of a photographic hand developer needs to underline this special knowledge in manual developing. Professional photographers or passionate photographers have more chances to be hired, since they have a trained eye for obtaining the desired effects in hand developing. Special skills required are acute visual color discrimination, night vision and manual dexterity, since the job implies rapid hand movements. Some chemistry knowledge may be very useful since the process involves calculating specific amounts of chemical solutions. Attention is another required ability, because photographic hand developing implies a small margin of error. Any mistake can effectively ruin the exposed film.

Photographic Hand Developer Resume Sample

Personal Details:

Name: Armand Vero
Date: November,14,2011
Address and Contact Details: 25 Fox Drive, Dedham
MA 02027-2563, (203) 989-76567

Objective:

My objective is to find a challenging job as a photographic hand developer that can really offer me the opportunity of becoming specialized in the field while giving me the time and space of further developing my photographic career. It is not a profession for me, it is my passion.

Skills:

  • Photographic skills
  • Basic chemistry knowledge
  • Familiarity with hand developing procedures
  • Visual acuity
  • Color discrimination
  • Esthetic sense
  • Advanced computer knowledge
  • Proficiency in multimedia software like Adobe Photoshop and Coral draw

Work Experience:

Wild Art Magazine
Professional Photographer

Responsibilities:

  • I have an extensive photographic portfolio and have worked for magazines, newspapers, private persons and public institutions
  • I have photographed nature scene, models, animals and events
  • I have a photographic branch of my own choice as a natural sites photographer

Wildlife Photographer
Discovery Channel
New York

Responsibilities:

  • Taking pictures of animals and wild life fauna
  • Developing photographs following the basic developing procedure
  • Developing the hard copies of the photograph according to the requirement
  • Making report and forwarding them with the photographs to the editor

Photograph Developer
Kinetic Photo Lab Pvt. Ltd.

  • Assembling film rolls for development from photographers
  • Developing them using chemicals
  • Printing them according to the requirement
  • Sending them the editor for publication

Education and Training:

  • Master's in Photography, Dedham University
  • Bachelor's Degree in Visual Arts, Dedham University
  • Certification course in Still Photography
  • Course in Photograph development
  • Certification from New England school of Photography

Achievements:

  • Awarded at Rockport Art Association Summer Photo Show
  • Photo Selected for poster at Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival
  • Best Photograph at Newburyport Art Association Annual Photo Show
  • Photograph published on the cover of Popular Photography Magazine
  • Ira Fieldsteel Memorial Award for Excellence in Photography
  • People's Choice Award, Wild side Studios Born to be Wild Show
  • Excellence in Photography Award; Rockport Art Association 2 Summer Show
  • Runner up, Wildlife Category, Mile High Wildlife Photography Club competition

Areas of interest:

  • photography
  • film
  • painting
  • arts
  • nature

References:

Mr. Daniel Smith
Manager
Arts Magazine
Contact no: 68899 8999

Mr. Steve Coleman
HR Manager
Discovery Channel
Contact no: 7890 79999

Mr. Harris Gere
HR Manager
Kinetic Photo Labs Pvt. Ltd.
Contact no: 789900 89999

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