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August 2014-Present Senior Photo Editor National Geographic Books
  • 20 Books, 15 Covers, 2398 Photographs, 3800 Pages Published
  • Photo Edit, Photo Research, Permissions, Credits, Captions, Pre-Press Color
  • Collaborate with Designers, Art Directors, Editorial, Marketing & Sales teams

 

2009-2014 Contract Photographer Washington Navy Yard 
  • Daily assignments in support of the Public Affairs Office at NAVSEA HQ
  • Award Ceremonies, Portraits, General News
  • Metadata, Caption, Color Correct, Digital Asset Management, Social Media

 

2006-2008 Photo Editor National Geographic Magazine
  • Story Research, Coverage Plan, Budget

  • Edit an average of 40,000 photos per story

  • Prepare Halfway and Final Show Presentations  with Cover options

  • Collaborate with Photographers, Writers, Designers, and Online Digital Staff 

  • Photo Research, Content Management Systems, Color Proofing

 

2001-2006 Assistant Photo Editor National Geographic Magazine
  • Helped Produce 90+ Feature Stories

  • Pre-Edit Stories in support of Senior Photo Editor

  • Story Research, Photo Research, Captions, Credits, Rights Clearance

  • Travel Logistics, Permits, Permissions, Contracts, Expenses

 

2005-2008 Freelance Photo Editor National Geographic VisionWorkshop
  • Teach and inspire students during seven week-long photo camps
  • Edit 5,000 images daily
  • Create Final Presentation for Exhibition and Online viewing

 

1990-2001 Manager Panopticon Imaging & Panopticon Gallery
  • Exhibit Production, Selection, Sequencing, Installation, Gallery Sales
  • Image Archiving, Production Management, Book Production
  • B&W Fiber-based Printing, Quality Control
  • Customer Service, Matting, Framing, Mounting

 

1988-1989 Staff Photographer Marlboro Enterprise Newspaper

  • Daily assignments of General News, Sports, and Features

photo editor / researcher

occasional photographer 

LAURA LAKEWAY 

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