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CHARLES W. WINSLOW II

30 Westmoreland Drive

Hampton, Virginia 23669

Phone: 757-560-8944

(757)560-8944 email: cwinslow2@outlook.com

QUALIFICATIONS

Accomplished Photographer and Graphic Artist, with thirty plus years diverse experience

in Photography, sports photography, portrait photography, military event photography,

crime scene photographer, Combat photographer, graphic arts, Audio-Visual Production

specialist, film development, web design, cd cover design, and graphic arts. Multi

International award winner, my work has been published in books, magazines, and an

article in two major newspapers in New York and California. I have completed contracts

with Sony Records, and Lloyd Records, as well as working with movie directors Ice

Cube and Spike Lee, several musical artists, and behind the scenes photography– poster

creator for two major movies.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

May 2015 – Present Director of Photography / Nationwide

VAVEL International Sports New

Supervisor of a team of 61 professional sports photographers and videographers in

audiovisual positions throughout the United States, providing professional

photography for the largest international news organization in the world.

Requesting and providing sports credentials for the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, and NCAA

games.

Jan 2016 – Jan 2019 Photographer US Army Base / Fort Eustis, VA

Photographer

Photographer at Fort Eustis Virginia with a secret security clearance, providing

photography of official DA Photos, Military Board photos, and official photos for

military memorials. Also working as the photographer for the US Army Surgeon

General in Washington DC for training films. My position includes editing as

requested, and case database filing in our secured server. I am proficient in the

VIOS and DAPMIS system, as well as working directly with soldiers in request for

portrait photography. I provide photography for the Commanding General, and the

TRADOC Command on special events from visits of Diplomats or Military Officers

from other countries, to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Apr 2015 – Present Instructor USA

US Army Photographer Instructor

Paid by the United States Army to provide instruction to US Army photojournalist in the

Virginia area. Each student is provided with a 3-month class of instruction.

Apr 2014 – Present Supervisor NFL Photographer USA

Senior NFL Photographer

Supervisor of a team of 67 photographers in the National Football League based in New

Jersey / New York, providing the photography for all NFL teams. I choose and edit

images which are used for magazine publications, and internet. I provide portrait images

for the team of the team players and overall Senior Photographer for the League.

April 2014 – April 2015 Director of Photography USA

Legends Football League

Supervisor of a team of 17 photographers in the women’s football league based in

Nevada with 16 teams all over the United States. I choose and edit images, which are

used for magazine publications, and internet. I provide portrait images for the team of the

team players and overall Lead Photographer for the League.

Sep 2010 – 2013 Freelance Photographer USA

Charles Winslow Photography

Senior Photographer providing professional images of NFL players in action on their

home playing fields. Photographer for the NFL Network, and NBA. Also freelance

photographer for weddings, graduation, senior, and sports photographer as well as

Graphic Artist.

Sep 2008 – July 2010 BAE Systems. Fort Riley, Kansas

Audio-Visual Production Specialist Supervisor

Chief Photographer leading a team providing photographic and video support under BAE

Systems. With supervision plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the production of

ceremonial documentation, community outreach, instructional, and informational video

presentations for local and Army wide distribution. Makes recorded and live video

productions. Participates in developing and producing original video presentations

requiring the application of imagination, creativity, and innovation. Depending on

assignment, provide management oversight, advice, and/or guidance to less experienced

photographers. Provides video imaging and editing using Adobe software. Hardware

includes the Canon 5d mark II, Canon 7D and Canon C100 video camera. Maintain and

Repair Photographic Equipment. Plan and manage new initiatives.

Jun 2005 – Aug 2008 BAE Systems Bagdad, Iraq

Forensic Photographer (GS 11)

Responsibilities include; photographing evidence utilizing an ALS and latent prints on

various backgrounds/surfaces; utilizing Digital Darkroom software to digitally enhance

latent print images; photographing various pieces of evidence, processed latent prints,

hairs, fibers, and serial numbers on evidence; processing latent prints using standard

chemical methods during times of high laboratory throughput; preparing detailed reports

on activity performed; maintaining and documenting the chain of custody of evidence;

training less experienced employees in the area of forensic photography and latent print

processing and other duties as assigned in Bagdad, Iraq.

Aug 2002 – May 2005 QUELL Furth, Germany

Graphic Artist, Layout

Develop graphic design for the project, working with the Creative Director, Graphic

Artist, content team, and programming teams to ensure its smooth delivery.

Responsible for planning, work allocation, monitoring, and designing diverse electronic

variants such as Interactive and Flash presentations, websites, and other Quelle Designs

Provides advice for the effectiveness of action, narration, and performance on camera,

making on-the-spot decisions, modifying phraseology or presentation as necessary for

clarity or efficient production. Provides overall production assistance, including

Preparations for production, to ensure that lighting, sets, sound, camera angles, visuals,

and special audio and visual effects including graphic art, computer graphics, analog and

digital effects, stock footage, ambient sound where needed, and background music are

used effectively. Ability to operate and an understanding of the technical limitations of

equipment being used are a necessity. Serves as the editor/shooter responsible for all

production processes to achieve a finished product. Directs the use of sophisticated TV

equipment for both studio and remote location productions. May also be required to

operate video cameras and portable digital or component tape machines. Operate cameras

by tilting, panning, zooming, trucking, framing subject matter, and maintaining proper

focus at all times.

Mar 1998- July 2002 Lear Siegler Inc Bamberg,

Germany

US Army Media Relations – Public Relations (GS 11)

Responsibilities to the Garrison Manager for planning, coordinating and directing public

affairs support, as it pertains to installation activities, for all organizations on the

installation to include community relations; media operations and facilitations; You will

serve as the sole official spokesperson and primary contact for local and national media.

Prepare, review or coordinate speeches, presentations, and written and electronic

information materials for general and targeted audiences. Assist Audio Visual Production

Specialist and develop performance plans, evaluates work performance and counsels staff

as appropriate. Interview and select candidates for vacancies, approves appointments,

promotions or reassignments. Nominate employees for awards and recognition. Video

use with Canon C100. Consult with subordinates on training needs, and develops and

administers an overall training plan for the PAO.

Nov 1996 – Jun 1998 Winslow Graphic Arts and Design Berlin, Germany

Freelance Photographer / Graphic Artist

Owner and operator of my own photography studio, providing family photos, portraits,

and graphic art images to clients in Berlin Germany. Also graphic arts instructor,

teaching Photoshop 101 to students of all ages.

Dec 1991 – Sep 1 Baltimore City Crime Lab Baltimore, MD

Forensic Investigator

Oversees complex crime scene investigations, including but not limited to homicides,

sexual assaults, armed robberies, home invasions, and property crimes such as burglaries.

Approximately 70% of the incumbent’s time is spent processing crime scenes, packaging

and transporting evidence, attending and photographing autopsies and attending briefings

and conferences with the police agencies requesting assistance. The remaining time is

spent preparing investigative reports, testifying in court, receiving continuing education,

instructing classes and maintaining equipment in a state of readiness

1983-1991 United States Army

Infantry Soldier Airborne Air Assault Ranger

Started the Military as 11C (Indirect Fire Infantry)

Changed MOS to 31C (Criminal Investigator) from 1988 until Dec 1991, but in 1991 was

deployed back to Iraq in original 11C40 MOS.

Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, and two Purple Hearts, 11 other awards.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

University of Maryland US Army, Germany

B.A. – Police Science

M.A. – Criminal Justice

Fort Benjamin Harrison Indiana

Personnel Administration School.

2006 – Six Sigma Leadership Course (Green Belt) Certified

ADDITIONAL SKILLS – I have my own photography and video hardware which

includes a Canon 1D X, Canon 1d X mark II, Canon 1D Mark IV, and back up camera,

the Canon T6i, Lens include canon 500mm f2.8, canon 70-200 f2.8, canon 400mm 2.8 II,

and 9 other canon lens. Proficient with the Canon C100 mark II, video camera. Adobe

Master Collection, Light room, plug-in software, Canon software, Web design software,

CAD, and other photo and video editing software. Excellent verbal and written

communication skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office, which includes, Front Page,

Visio Pro, Project Pro, and One Note. Typing abilities exceed 65+ words a minute.

An online portfolio can be found here – www.charleswinslowimages.com

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