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@thebigdishman
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Member since April 29, 2004
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PREFERRED FREELANCER. PRESTIGE AWARDS SOUTH of ENGLAND COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY SPECIALIST OF THE YEAR 2020. Highest rated commercial photographer worldwide on this site. UK top 5% most trusted photographers on Safebuy. Highest rated local photographer on Yell. Internationally published photographer: fashion, products, dance/fitness, glamour/fine art, architecture/interiors, sport, virtual tours, travel, HDR, commercial studio, digital stills/video virtual reality system. Models/stylists available. My studio and I are fully operational during the pandemic and all necessary procedures are in place. Please note that in-house product photography for Amazon, eBay and for clients' websites and social media are charged per finished fully edited image and not per hour. 700+ positive references available on this and other websites. DBS check. £2m p/l insurance, I am also a FR-EN(GB) and Latin-EN(GB) translator, writer and proofreader. Twenty years in the advertising industry. URLs on request. Clients on this site: * = GB; # = Translation work. 2020 LukeG* E-Translators# : BD Anton B#: PL Cotswold Glass* 2019 Innogadgets DE Nico Lee hair accessories CN Pichunter: SF Dinesh lingerie: IN Spikey: CZ Kremke Knitwear: DE Keneto: CA Pre 2019: Gem Creations* Adriancatsdos: MX Crazy Sand* DNP* La3EEB: BH ongoing Soflyint: US Kraus: AT Specscart* Stay Beyond* BPW: AU Curriculum Kids: AU Yaronmatzuva: IL Velvet Love* STCW: CH Two Rascals: NZ Adams Gear: US Ultra Screen: CN Nicole Talbot: AU Will Brice: US Mikka K*# Nik's Lifestyle: IN Vigilant Solutions: US Living Research: IT MD Textiles: SG Body Shape Design: DE Aline K x 2#: US Alexander#: RU Eric K#: US Clients worldwide Barney Douglas, Hangleton Lane Studio, UK.
$80 USD/hr
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Freelancer translator and copywriter

Jan 1990

Former sales and managing director of a company in France in the satellite television industry. I speak, read and write excellent French. I pride myself on perfect UK English grammar, spelling, syntax, semantics and idiom and undertake copywriting, (particularly with a marketing element), in UK English, and translation from French to UK English. I can also offer US English if required.

Proprietor

Jun 1984

Professional photographer - product photography, fashion, dance, fitness, tourism, food, architecture and erotic-artistic stills and video; 30 years experience. Based in West Sussex, UK. I work from my studio and on location. Before returning full time to photography in 2008 I undertook freelance work within the UK advertising markets for over 12 years. I trained as a dancer and choreographer in my youth. I carry £2m insurance. Member of SIFGP, Linkedin, Purpleport, Model Mayhem etc.

Education

HND

1983 - 1985 (2 years)

Qualifications

Licentiate (1987)

Master Photographers Association

Certificate of professional photography

Publications

Jade International Magazine of Erotic Art

Twice published photo spreads. May 2012 - twelve pages December 2010 - eight pages

Various websites within group

Rebranding images for their entire suite of 150 websites

Fotogenic website, Australia

Almost twenty articles on photography and accompanying photographs This was a [login to view URL] project

The Audience - Channel 4 TV documentary

Stills photographer on documentary series about two weeks in the life of a glamour model.

Calendars for publication

Ongoing annual calendar production, published on BD-Shop and also sold through EBay and Amazon

Brochure photography

Stills photography of fitness training. This was a project on this website

Nella's World

Almost 1,000 images published of the iconic glamour model Nella Miartusova on her own website

The Wicca Queen

Book cover images and several storyline illustrations for this story of a white witch.

Certifications

  • US English Level 1
    100%
  • Numeracy 1
    94%
  • UK English 1
    90%
  • Preferred Freelancer Program SLA
    89%

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