Digital Retoucher
Compositing and retouching product and lifestyle images to support packaging and marketing needs. Maintaining the library of the assets on the shared server as well as on the online platform.
January 2016 - Present Newark, California, United States
Kendo, LVMH
Photo Retoucher/Producer
High-End Beauty and Product retouching, Creative Direction, Color Correction, Compositing, Color Matching
January 2015 - January 2016 California, United States
OZY Media
Retouching portraits of staff members, color matching them between the series, silhouetting and replacing backgrounds
August 2014 - December 2014 Mountain View, California, United States
OZY Media
Assistant Photo Editor
Choosing photos for articles, cropping photos for layout, choosing lead and inline images. Editing and converting photos for better fit.
July 2014 - September 2014 California, United States
Gameface Media
Taking pictures of running events, providing high-quality high-resolution images of runners, adjusting exposure as needed, posing groups and individuals for promotional shots.
Worked at events such as:
- The Marin 41 5k
- The San Francisco Marathon
- The Nike's Woman Half Marathon
- The Berkeley Half Marathon
- The Silicon Valley Turkey Trot
May 2014 - January 2015 California, United States
School Photo Arts
Photography Instructor
Organize and develop course materials, such as handouts and visual guides. Explain and demonstrate the use of photographic and studio equipment, such as camera, lenses, flashes, tripods,filters, graphic tablets, etc. Plan and manage training programs. Assist students to accomplish their educational tasks. Instantly look for new photography tools and technics to be added to existing teaching programs. Organize school meetings. Perform lectures and practice sessions.
2010 - 2012 Krasnodar, Russian Federation
School Photo Arts
Studio Assistant
Set up, mount, or install photographic equipment and cameras. Create artificial light, using flashes and reflectors. Estimate or measure light levels, distances, and numbers of exposures needed. Manipulate and enhance digital images to create desired effects, using computers and specialized software. Perform maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment working properly. Perform general office duties such as scheduling appointments, keeping books, and ordering supplies.
2010 - 2012 Krasnodar, Russian Federation
Tamara Didenko Photography
Freelance Photographer/Retoucher
2005 - Present Hayward, California, United States

School Photo Art, BA
Portrait Photography
Studio Photography
Beauty Retouching
Color Correction
2010 - 2012 Krasnodar, Russian Federation
Kuban State University
MA in Publishing
Digital Photo Editing
2005 - 2010 Krasnodar, Russian Federation
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Advanced Masking, Background Replacement, Beauty Retouching, Camera Raw,Capture One, Clipping Paths, Color Correction, Compositing, Creative Direction, Hair Retouching, Image Manipulation, Image Transformation, Non-destructive Retouching, Product Retouching, Silhouetting, Skin Retouching

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