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DEVIN FORD PHOTOGRAPHY  2001 - Present

Boutique Commercial Photography Specializing in Advertising and Editorial Photography

  • Concept Development, Casting, Production, Contracts, & Permitting
  • Retouching, Special Effects, & Color Correction
  • Video Production

 

John Russo Photography (www.johnrussophoto.com)  April 2007 - April 2008

Production Manager & Marketing Coordinator for Celebrity & Advertising Photographer

  • Concept Development, Casting, Production, Contracts, Permitting, & Retouching
  • Lighting/Prop Styling & Location Scouting
  • Liaison to Magazines, Celebrities, Publicist, Stylist
  • Development & Implementation of Marketing Plan
  • Hiring and Supervision of Staff & Interns

 

Jane Gottlieb Photography (www.janegottlieb.com)  March 2005 - April 2012

Curator and Marketing Director for Fine Art Photographer

  • Curator of Archives
  • Development & Implementation of Marketing Plan
  • Retouching, Special Effects, Color Correction, Video Production & Collateral Materials Design

 

Education

Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA  

  • Bachelor of Arts in Professional Photography – December 2007

 

Professional Achievements

Co-Curator ‘Dreamscapes’ UCLA Anderson School of Business- Permanent Exhibition 2012

Co-Curator ‘Dreamscapes’ UCLA Law Library- Permanent Exhibition 2012

Contributing Author to "Media Magnetism: How to Attract the Favorable Publicity You Want and Deserve." (Available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle).

               

Professional Organizations

Mobile Arts Council Board of Directors - Artys Chair, Executive Committee, Strategic Planning Committee (present)

Keep Mobile Beautiful Commissioner (present)

BNI: Mobile Business Fusion Chapter - Communications Coordinator (present)

Leadership Mobile Class of 2017 (present)

America Advertising Federation Mobile (present)

Professional Photographers of America (present)

West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors - Event Chair 2009- 2011

Los Angeles Women’s Political Caucus, LA Westside Board of Directors 2010-2011

West Hollywood Women’s Leadership Conference, Steering Committee 2009-2011

Ebell Wilshire Women’s Club  2010- 2011

 

Exhibitions

  • Mobile Arts Council- Mobile, AL 2014 & 2015
  • History Museum of Mobile- 2015
  • Arts Alive- Mobile, AL 2013
  • US Bank- West Hollywood, CA 2012
  • West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce- WeHo, CA 2011-2012
  • Communities for Teaching Excellence, Rockefeller Foundation- Los Angeles, CA 2011
  • Neon Venus Art Theatre- Los Angeles, CA 2011
  • Sewell Belmont House- Washington, D.C. 2011
  • Fashions Night Out VIP Suite- West Hollywood, CA 2011
  • Jaguar of Sunset Boulevard- West Hollywood, CA 2010
  • Pensacola Museum of Art- Pensacola, FL 2005

 

Clients (partial list)

  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • Los Angeles Times
  • MAG Magazine
  • Monarch Magazine
  • Villa Blanca
  • Communities for Teaching Excellence
  • Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce
  • West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
  • West Hollywood Mayor John Heilman
  • West Hollywood Mayor Abbe Land
  • West Hollywood Council Member Lindsay Horvath
  • Thames Batre Insurance
  • Kaplan International Colleges
  • Celebrity Society Magazine
  • Edelweiss Candy
  • Beverly Hills Diner
  • Beverly Hills Guide
  • Trustmark Bank
  • Robert Bros.
  • Mobile Bay Monthly
  • Hackbarth Delivery