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Rye, NY, 10580
September 11, 2018

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James Patrick Cooper


Photographer/Photo & Video

Editor/Cinematographer/ FAA Part

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James Patrick Cooper Photography, NYC/Chi/SoCal/Nash Developed my own style and brand as a photographer and Videographer specializing in edgy portraits, travel and fashion work, and storytelling for, advertising agencies, tv production, record companies, magazines and public relations firms. Clients have included The New York Times, The Blackburn Inn, Kirsh Motorcycles Helmets, Cotton Inc, Macy’s, The NFL (two time recipient of NFL Hall of Fame award), Sports Illustrated, Associated Press, Atlantic Records, Vanity Fair magazine, Bloomingdale's, McCann New York and Ogilvy Worldwide. Superior photography and lighting skills,, scout locations, compose and edit shoots . Organize, photos and video, edit and fix images using Photoshop and Premiere Pro, work with editors, producers, directors and other team members to ensure the best possible images are produced and used effectively to tell stories.

Record Newspapers, Port Jefferson, New York

Director of Photography

Helped expand Port Jefferson Record to chain of 9 newspapers, managing photos, staff photographers and freelancers. Selected photos, laid out pages, shot and conceived photo stories. Won several awards, including New York Press Association before launching my own photography business.


Photography Qualifications:

studio/location/arena lightning●

digital/film/video camera

operation ● ● FAA 107 certified

drone pilot ● proficient in Adobe

Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Avid,

Nikon, Canon, Mamiya, Sony, ENG

Camera Camera Systems, and

Capture One Pro 9 ● Mac OS MS

Office Suite ● meeting deadlines

● visual consistency ● managing

staff editing ● ● ensuring daily

photo requests for digital and print

media are met on schedule and

budget ● marketing ●media●

organizing, managing, and storing

photograph and video files,

scheduling photoshoots,, making

sure everything is covered and

well staffed ● managing staff and

freelancers ● cinematography ●

Video Editing


Bryan University 2013

AAS: Exercise Science

CW Post 1983-1985

Major: Photography

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