Cassandra Tomei

20 years experience in commercial and editorial photography. Experience with a large variety of cameras both film and digital. Knowledge of editing software including Photoshop, Lightroom and other Adobe products.

Extensive knowledge of lighting and preparation of photo shoots. Knowledge of lighting has been used to photograph a wide variety of subjects including lifestyle, editorial, executive portraits, events, sports and much more.

Cassandra is currently seeking more NGO (non-governmental organization) clients. If you or someone you know is involved with an NGO that needs professional photography please contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through LinkedIn.

Specialties

Editorial, commercial, portrait, magazine, corporate, locations, advertising

Experience

Location Scout

March 1993 - Present

Vast knowledge of Arizona and the Southwest United States and northern Mexico. 16 years of prior experience in location scouting and production work for major ad campaigns. Skill with obtaining permits and location managing.

Photographer

March 1990 - Present

Still photography for editorial publications, customer direct and non-governmental organizations. Studio and location experience along with special photography skills such as underwater photography and extreme sport photography i.e. rock climbing.

Studio Photographer

March 1988 - March 1990

Photography duties include preparation and execution of photo sessions in the studio and on location for commercial and photojournalistic purposes.

Education

New Mexico State University

B.A. Journalism and Mass Communication Journalism, News Editorial

1983 - 1987

Emphasis: Photography

Activities and Societies: Solar Research Institute, Round Up (college newspaper)

Recommendations For Cassandra

As a location scout, Cassandra possesses an intimate knowledge of the area that is unparrelled. She loves the southwest and it shows in her ability to find special places that I never knew existed. As a photographer, her creativity and attention to detail sets her apart. She knows how to make a shoot efficient without compromising the end result. I would hire her again!  December 2, 2009

Over the past six years, I have hired Cassandra for many varying projects. Each time she gets it right!! I have no hesitation to hire her again and again.  January 2, 2009

Additional Information

Groups and Associations

Professional Photographers of America (PPA)

Honors and Awards

2009 Best of LIVE UNITED
finalist for Best Electronic Engagement
Valley of the Sun United Way (Phoenix, AZ)