CHARLES W. WINSLOW II
30 Westmoreland Drive
Hampton, Virginia 23669
(757)560-8944 email: email@example.com
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.
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
Jan 2016 – Jan 2019 Photographer US Army Base / Fort Eustis, VA
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
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,
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
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.
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