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Michael Auda
Photography, United States California San Diego
Tel: 805 698-1496
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Brief Summary
Michael Auda & Kate Coudayre are Resort Photographers, Hotel Photographers, and architectural photographers based in San Diego, California.  A husband and wife photography team, both hold photography degrees from the world renown Brooks Institute of Photography.  They work together to create alluring and stunning imagery in any space.
Professional Experience
                   Michael Auda

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·       Photographic proficiency B&W, color and digital

35mm format, medium format (including Hasselblad, Contax, RZ & Mamia, Pentax, Rollei), large format

·       Digital Capture: small, medium, and large formats

·       Photoshop digital retouching, digital output, B&W printing and color printing

·       Strobe equipment ranging anywhere from hotlights to Profoto, Norman, 

Dynalite, White Lighting, Broncolor, Pro 7a location packs, among others

·       Microsoft Office XP Applications, i.e., Excel, Word, Power Point

Photoshop, Aperture, Final Cut Pro, Photo Biz

·       Strong Writing and Communication Ability

·       Organization Skills

·       Fluent in Italian



Boston College, School of Arts and Sciences                                       Chestnut Hill, MA

Bachelor of arts, English- May 1999

Faith, Peace, and Justice Minor- May 1999

·       Dean’s List 1997, 1998, 1999


Brooks Institute of Photography                                                       Santa Barbara, CA

Undergraduate Program- July 2002- September 2004

Masters of Science in Photography- September 2004- March 2008



Auda & Coudayre Photography                                                         San Diego, CA

Owner/ Photographer                                                                                                                       August 2005- Present

·       Startup, run, and market an Architectural Photography Business.


Total Agent


·       Photographing home primarily for real estate agents                                                                                 San Diego, CA

Photographer                                                                                                                                       March 2007- Nov. 2007

·       Photographing homes primarily for real estate agents.


Tracy Kahn Photography                                                                   Santa Barbara, CA

Photographer Assistant                                                                                                                   Spring 2004- Fall 2006

Assisting during lifestyle photography shoots, performing lighting techniques, loading film/ processing digital captured images


Cold Smoke Photography                                                                  Telluride, CO

Photographer/ Office Administrator                                                                                           Nov. 1999- July 2002

Ski Photographer

Administrative duties including managing accounts, billing, selling, and scheduling

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