Jim Lowney

Professional Photographer

About


JIM LOWNEY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ACTUALIZED.ORG, 2013-Present

Videography consulting, lighting consulting, digital editing consulting work.
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FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER, 5/2002-Present

 

PICTURE DESK EDITOR/ MANAGER, GETTY IMAGES NEWS SERVICE, 9/2000-5/2002

Worked as a photo editor and desk manager on international news wire picture desk.

Responsibilities included editing images for content and news value, editing and writing captions, working closely with photographers, assignment editors and clients, and coordinating daily news coverage.

Promoted to Picture Desk Manager, responsibilities included all aspects of the desk and managing a staff of six editors.

 

FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER, 1/1999-8/2000

Based in Budapest and Los Angeles, photographing news, business and feature assignments for publications in Europe and the U.S. Pictures appeared in the following publications: The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Mother Jones, Chicago Tribune, The Independent (U.K.), Conde Nast Traveller (U.K.), Details (U.S.), Business Central Europe, Central Europe Economic Review, Budapest & Warsaw Business Journals, Voyage (Warsaw).

Also worked as a stringer for the Netherlands Press Association and for EPA in Europe, and contributed as a writer to University of Southern California’s Online Journalism Review.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR, WARSAW BUSINESS JOURNAL, 1/1998-12/1998

Responsiblefor all aspects of editorial photography for a 12,000 circulation English-language business weekly in a post-communist emerging market.

Included photographing five to fifteen assignments a week, picture editing and organizing freelance photographers across Poland.

 

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER, BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL, 9/1995-12/1997

Responsible for editorial photography, shooting five to ten assignments a week for English-language weekly in post-communist Hungary.

 

FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER, 1992-1995

Based in Dublin, Ireland, photographing news and feature assignments for newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic including the Irish Echo (NY), Irish Independent (Dublin), Belfast Telegraph, Jersey Journal (NJ), The Bergen Record (NJ), Asbury Park Press (NJ).

 

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER, NORTH JERSEY NEWSPAPERS, 1989-1991

Photographed four to six assignments a day for sister newspapers The Hudson Dispatch and The Elizabeth Daily Journal. Both were color urban dailies with a circulation of more than 35,000 each.

 

PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHS IN:

 

Pozor Magazine (Prague), The New York Daily News, The Miami Herald, The Sunday Business Post (Dublin) and Car & Driver Magazine. Served as a stringer for the Associated Press in Newark, NJ.

 

EDUCATION

 

Jersey City State College

English Literature BA program, 1988-1991.

 

EXHIBITION

 

48 Hours in Sarajevo–Center for Independent Journalism, Budapest, Hungary, June 1996.