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Barney Douglas/BDFoto 

PHOTOGRAPHY My name is Barney Douglas and I am a full time photographer with some 30 years experience. I function both on a freelance basis for clients worldwide, and also as Regional Photography Manager South East England for V4 Digital Media. I am based in Worthing, West Sussex, UK. I am willing to travel for shoots or work from my studio. I also undertake translation work (see below) Prior to returning full time to photography in 2008 I worked as a senior consultant within the UK online and hard copy advertising markets for over 12 years. Prior to that I was head of sales training for the UK wing of one of the USA's largest photographic companies, and sales and marketing director of companies in both the UK and France in the satellite television industry operating throughout EMEA TRANSLATION, UK ENGLISH WRITING AND OTHER SERVICES I speak almost fluent French having been a director of a French company for five years. In addition to photography I undertake translation work, FR-EN(GB) and FR-EN(US), and also marketing, sales and branding consultancy work. PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE: Internationally published professional. I trained as a dancer and choreographer in my youth. I run a small commercial studio on the edge of the South Downs National Park in the south eastern corner of the United Kingdom, and I work on location throughout the UK and France. I have been CRB checked, and I am an accredited scout for major model agencies on mainland Europe. I carry £2,000,000 public and professional liability insurance. Member of The Society of International Fashion and Glamour Photographers, 500px, Linkedin, Purpleport, Model Mayhem, Madcow, and Platinum member of Purestorm. MY WEBSITES: ... are not listed here; (not permitted under this site's terms and conditions). However you can see examples of my work in my portfolio. Please ask for relevant URLs by private message. My main site covers commercial, domestic, studio and tuition services, and digital manipulation services My shop site sells calendars and fine art prints My erotic site covers ... well ... erotic stuff PUBLISHED & COMMERCIAL CREDITS: Numerous calendars including Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Cancer Research Help for Heroes Other major credits Through this site: Cover and entire image content - "Yoga for Beginners: A simple guide to a slim body, stress relief and inner peace" by Nicole Talbot (Australia) 2015 Commissioned artwork for Will Brice (USA) 2015 Swimwear and lingerie photography for Nik's Life Style (India) 2015 Advertising material for Vigilant Solutions (USA) 2014 Literary illustrations for Living Research (Italy) 2014 Branding and image identity work for Ad Finem Ltd marketing consultancy 2013/2014 Children's' fashion for MD Textiles Singapore 2013 Packaging imagery for Tatying (Hong Kong) 2012 Fitness exercise images for Body Shape Design (Germany and Saudi Arabia) 2012 Major project for British-based company Exposure 2000 Ltd for their suite of 150 websites ongoing Through other sites: Oriental and Middle Eastern bridal wear for Dalila's Kaftans, London UK 2013-ongoing "The Audience" documentary series 2 episode 3 Channel 4 TV Dec 2013 Book cover The Wicca Queen by Steven Burton 2013 Lingerie images for Kinky Provocateur UK 2012 Twice published in Jade International Magazine of Erotic Art - 2010 and 2012 UK's highest grossing fundraiser for Photo Aid (part of Live Aid / Band Aid) in 1986 Published in the UK, the USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Australia and many more. I am a preferred supplier for businesses in the digital advertising, motor cycle, insurance, publishing, catering, tourism, finance and construction industries. +++++++++++++++++++++++ WORKING WITH ME: I have my own studio just outside Worthing. I have a number of professional and semi-professional models, stylists, body painters and make-up artists available. I have a superb digital artist who works for me regularly. I accept commissions covering corporate and commercial work from product photography to fashion to interior design to cars and motor cycles and much more, and also from models and dancers for portfolio work and tuition work on posing and studio / location practice. I offer website builder services and content to models in return for shoots. I run tuition for photographers. +++++++++++++++++++ IMPORTANT FOR FREELANCER MEMBERS INVITING ME TO UNDERTAKE WORK FOR THEM: 1. I do not work for newly registered buyers with no reviews unless you offer 100% escrow. If you offer me a project and I accept, then we have a contract that requires you to pay me, even if you do not give me any actual work to do. 2. I do not accept "EBay seller" work. 3. I do not supply webcam girls. +++++++++++++++++++
$80 USD/hr
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Experience

Proprietor

Jun 1984

Internationally published professional photographer with experience going back to the mid 1980's/

Education

HND

1983 - 1985 (2 years)

Certifications

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 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

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.

Exams

  • US English Level 1
    100%
  • UK English 1
    90%
  • Numeracy 1
    94%

My Top Skills

  • Photography 20
  • XXX 4
  • Translation 3
  • English (UK) 3
  • Fashion Modeling 2
  • French 2
  • Anything Goes 1
  • English Grammar 1
  • Advertising 0

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