Work History

Summary 

I have had a long association with the Middle East, working in many of the GCC countries and have a good understanding of local traditions and cultures.

The wide variety media organisation I have worked for, trade newspapers, hard news tabloid, broad sheets, photo wire services and travel publications, has given me a great understanding the power of photography and the use in the media.

Understand logistics in assigning photographers, editing images and the use of images in publications.

I would like to continue to work in the region. Working with and creating images for high quality media organisations.

Specialties

News, travel, features and event photography.
Newspaper and wire service photo editor.
Aviation Photography, web and social media content.

Experience 

Photographer 

Streetlight Media

Photography industry

January 2011 – Present

Phil Weymouth, Streetlight, offers a wide range of photographic services
including:
• Event coverage, including press release
• Media assignments and public relations
• Corporate and industrial photography
• Portrait photography, corporate, environmental and family
• Construction and site progression photography, including
aerial photography
• Image database and image library service
• Travel and tourism photography
• Architectural and interior photography
• Product photography

Royal Golf Club Bahrain

Partnership; Hospitality industry

2008 – December 2010 (2 years)

In house photographer for the Royal Golf Club, (RGC) Bahrain.
Producing all images for in-house publications and advertising, media.
Provide photographic service to clients of RGC on corporate Golf days and events.
Service outside clients such as Gulf Air, AFP, Bloomberg News, Riffa Views,

KSDI

Photography industry

2006 – 2008 (2 years)

Staff photographer working for a verity of clients in commercial, portrait, and events

 

PMW Pictures

2000 – 2005 (5 years)

A freelance photographic serves in Melbourne Australia was owned and run by me. Primarily servicing media organization such as Bloomberg News, News Corp and Lonely Planet.

News Corp.
Having had a long association with News Corp Australia, working for the full range of the publications, including the Weekly Time, The Herald Sun and the Sunday Herald Sun. This included a regular shift working as the assistant photo editor on the Sunday Herald Sun. Editing images, assigning photographers and communication with key editorial staff.

Bloomberg News Photo wire serves.
Regular assignment for the Bloomberg news in Melbourne covering financially related news.
Communicating with Hong Kong photo editor, producing images, captioning and sending to editor prior to deadline.

Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet images. (LPI)
Lonely Planet images was established to serves the Lonely Planet publishing company based in Melbourne. Working 25 hrs a week as a photo editor.
Selection of images to be included in on line image library.
Communication with Lonely Planet editor regarding their image needs for publications.
Communication with LPI marketing staff.
Selection of photographers and signing of photographer contracts for Lonely Plant images.
Selection and assigning of photographers of Lonely Planet commissions.

Lonely Planet book Commissions.
Lonely Planet commissioned me to produce images for county and city guides. These were three week assignments.
Photographing guide books to , Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Dubai, Istanbul and Iran.
Communication with edit and author on book.
Logistic planing for photo shoot. Accommodation, mapping, travel. Setting up photo shoots.
Editing of images prior to submission to Lonely Planet.

Rural Press Australia

Public Company; Media Production industry

1995 – 1999 (4 years)

Photographer for a variety of publication in the Media group.
Editing of images for publications.
Management of darkroom and darkroom staff.

 

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