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|Media:||Books, Newspapers, Consumer Magazines|
|Speciality:||Travel, Health, Business/Finance, Environment, Humanitarian, Wildlife, Education, Culture|
|Profession:||Photographer, Photojournalist, Publisher, DTP, Video Editor, Videographer, Journalist|
It’s a pity … that this is how it’s to start … technically I’m not to write my Biography, so … I’ll just add what is from my CV
I am a highly motivated and experienced photographer, videographer and journalist who is keen to work in new and challenging environments. I work well under pressure, and am able to meet close deadlines for publications. I operate well in team settings. My communication skills in verbal and written are excellent.
I am competent in all mediums of photography, from 35mm, Medium Format and Digital photography; Videography, an experienced controller of the DSLR.
I operate a photographic Studio in Johannesburg, also proficient in Journalism and Desktop Publishing.
I welcome the chance to use my initiative and creativity, and am very adaptable, and committed to the profession and Art of Photography.
Self published a book commemorating the centenary year to the Nelsons Mandela Birth. This limited edition coffee table book will show 100 images of Nelson Mandela accompanied by 100 Quotes of Nelson Mandela.
Passed two certificate courses at World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) eLearniung center. In December 2017 I passed Course on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights for Rights Holders and in 2018 from February to May 2018 I studied and furthered my knowledge of IP when I completed and passed the course : General Course on Intellectual Property.
Speaking engagement at Africa’s largest phototropic event, held in Johannesburg in Oct 2017.
The topic I presented was Copyright and the new Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 and how it would effect photographer in South Africa.
Published a duel language newspaper for the Annual Summer Dipontsho Cultural Festival in Qwa qwa the Free State. September – 0ctober 2015.
I was commissioned to capture images in Benin for Petrolin’s Backbone Project, an enterprising infrastructure project of rail, sea and air transport from Benin to Niger including Nigeria in 2014.
My portrait of President Nelson Mandela was chosen as the official image by the Mandela Family and Government to represent him during his funeral in December 2013, the image was published world wide.
Managing, Afrika Moves Media Agency in March 2011, where myself and my team of photographers including videographers captured the Women's Development Foundation (WDF) at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. The event lasted for two days where we recorded the unveiling of a plaque, the conference the dinner and dance that consisted of over 200 women.
I started Kitso Media Community Newspapers in 2000, which published until 2004 … restarted in 2015, when we published publications in Phuthaditjhaba the Free State.
Shaun Earl Harris Photography / Afrika Moves Media Agency
Manager Director, Senior Photographer and Videographer from 1994 - current
This entailed taking images and video for the Students from over 2000 schools that were chosen for the final auditions from April 2017 – August 2017 in the process the students were whittled down from the 10 000 to 150 then the top 10 students.
Covering all aspects of the world class event, in digital images and video
MAIN Freelance Assignments January 1994 - 2000
MAIN Freelance Commissions 1993 - 1994
Army District Photographer London 1992 - 1993
Brigade Photographer 1991 - 1992
United Nations Photographer in Sinai 1990 - 1991
Army Service 1979 - 1993
I have been self educating myself with online courses on IP and the related rights involved the courses are run by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
DL-101 General Course on Intellectual Property (en), (22-02-2018 - 08-04-2018)
This course builds on the concepts presented in course DL-001 Primer on Intellectual Property. It provides participants with a more in-depth overview of the fundamentals of intellectual property (IP) law, and is indispensable for the more advanced courses of study on specific areas of IP law.
Content and structure The course includes 12 modules, at the end of which there is a final exam:
During June 2017 – December 2017
Oct 2017 – Dec 2017
DL502e Course on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights for Rights Holders
This course, targeted at anyone intending to learn in-depth about collective management and in particular primary rights holders, aims at raising awareness of how creators, users, legislators and society at large benefit from the system of collective management.
June 2017 – Oct 2017
The DL-001 course is comprised of twelve modules designed to facilitate the sequential expansion and assimilation of general IP concepts:
Module 12: Emerging Issues in IP - IP and Development
Photojournalist certificate course from the Institute for the Advancement of Journalist -1992
City and Guilds Certificate on Digital photography from University of Westminster UK – 1996
Course on New Developments in Photography -1990
Army photographic course - 1980
7 CSE's including Math, English and Science
All mediums of Photography and Videography, proficient Editor, designer, and desktop publisher.
Trained using the applications:
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Premiere Pro, Flash .PDF files, Final Cut Pro, and Lightroom.
Read about the TRUE Story of the world
I like to participate in many sports including long distant running, I ran Comrades Marathon 2009, 2010 and 2011.
I also enjoy experiencing the different peoples and cultures around the world having been to over 170 countries since traveling.