Phil Hill
Photography, Perth Western Australia Australia
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Contact details
Tel: 0488 792560
Brief Summary
Freelance editorial and travel photographer originally from the UK now based in Western Australia. Creator of vibrant travel images and editorial stories which can be read about on my blog:
Professional Experience
Phil Hill
Mob: 0488 792 560
E-mail: [email protected]
Address: 79 Burniston Street, Scarborough, Perth, 6019
Nationality: British
DoB: 14-08-83
Gender: Male
Marital status: Single
Full Manual driving licence 

457 visa number (with partner): 8079558320511

- Commercial level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CS5 and CS6 on Mac and PC platforms with advanced skills in Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver.
- Professional photography experience in commercial studio and location shoots, product and pack-shot, advertising, editorial and stock imagery. First class honours graduate in photography associate of the British Institute of Professional Photography.
- Sound graphic design experience including company logo and company branding, Illustrator artwork, layout, e-newsletter design and vector art for clients.
- Confident in web design and website management including CSS, HTML and Javascript languages.
- Professional attitude and office manner with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

Work Experience

Sit Up TV – Photographer and Media Operative Feb 2010 – Sep 2011

- Photographing and editing photographic images to a very high standard for use on the company sales website and for broadcast via ‘Sit Up Television’ channels, the UK’s premier TV shopping network.
- Conducting both model and product shoots for national print & broadcast advertising campaigns to brief, liaising with advertising agencies.
- Using Adobe Creative Suite to edit photographs and graphics at a commercial level; including, image retouching, detailed cut-outs, colour management and image consistency to strict daily deadlines with high volume flow.
- Introduced more efficient workflow by creating new Photoshop batch actions and effective uses of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
- Website design and management: Uploading images to web servers, creating promotional design banners for web and social media managment.

Freelance travel and editorial photographer Jun 2008 – Present

- Shooting professional assignments and commissions to briefs for international clients.
- Producing high quality stock imagery accross a range of subjects for agencies; Science Photo Library, Alamy, Getty.
- Writing popular photography ‘tips and tricks’ articles which are published internationally.
- Freelance Mac operative (proficient use of Adobe Creative suite).
- Instigating complex shoots, bringing different skillets together for client projects
- Design and maintenance of personal website, logo and branding
- Founded a popular travel photography blog, part of my website:

Kingsgate Consolidate - Contract role Oct 2011 – Apr 2012
- Field assistant role supporting geological exploration activities.
- Field support collecting and storing scientific data on large drilling operation.
- Data entry, devised innovative spreadsheet system for recording field readings back to head office.

FFP New Media – Runner and Unit Assistant 0ct 2008 – Nov 2009
- Filming the movie “Liebe am Horizont” (Love on the Horizon) for German ZDF channel, an equivalent of the BBC.
- Highly pressured role both co-ordinating with and working alongside actors, film crew & persons behind the scenes.
- Assisting, running, driving, meeting appointments, set building, prop sourcing, set security & maintenance.

Guardian newspaper UK – Self initiated work experience June 2008
- Picture desk role with one of the UK’s biggest and internationally well respected newspapers
- Working with director of photography researching imagery for on the spot news coverage
- Picture editing, research and selection for next days publication
- Fast turn around in the highest pressure top media office environment

Assistant to Kin Ho, commercial and Editorial photographer 2008
- Conducting studio and location shoots for individuals, school leavers & magazines. Interacting with clients & fulfilling their unique needs.
- Ensuring smooth running of commercial shoots so that Kin can concentrate on taking pictures.
Bournemouth University 2003 – 2008
- BA (Hons) Photography: 1st class & highly commended by Chief Examiner.
- PQE Photography: Graduated ABIPP (Associate of the British Institute of Professional Photography). HND Photography: Distinction.
Interests & achievements
- Graphic design and web design, having recently built my website and re-designed my personal portfolio, I continue my professional development with an in depth class for Adobe Illustrator.
- Shortlisted entry in this years Fremantle portrait prize
- Published work: Daily Mail UK, Telegraph UK, RPS Journal, BJP, Hostel Bookers Blog & F-Stop Magazine US, Lonely Planet, You Magazine, Light Stalking, Digital Photography Magazine.
Available on request

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