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Lessons offered by Jo
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Social Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • All Levels

Media Guy with 25 years Experience Photo,Video,Audio and Online Media skills and Experience


I can teach one to one , or in a small group and having dealt with over 15 years of different questions and finding answers and trying to engage and build the practical skills needed to grow and excel. I do think that varies and borrow from over 30 years of experience.


I work in College in Norbury and have over 15 years Helping Adults and Teens about using Camera, Photoshop, Photography and Media Skills . I have managed to engage and allow students to build up their portfolio of work and teach them all the skills and techniques that will help them in their Photography and Media related Journey.


Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £12/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £60
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £100
Lessons offered by Jo
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Social Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • All Levels

Jo's CV

22 Purley Hill, Croydon Email: (concealed information)
Purley, Surrey CR8 1AN Mobile: (concealed information)1

A flexible and experienced IT Technician with experience working for production company providing technical support for live events at different sites as well as providing internal technical support at educational establishments and the NHS. Confident with resolving issues on computers, macs, laptops, printers, building and upgrading computers and servers and trouble shooting issues related to hardware and software. Confident with multimedia using a variety of AV, media, video and photography editing using premiere pro. Keep up to date with software and media trends through online self study. Knowledge of GDPR. Enjoy travelling to different locations to provide technical support. Calm and mature disposition to provide excellent customer service and represent the employer professionally with external and internal customers. Can work independantly as well as part of a team. Experienced in training users on different equipment and technology. Keen to take on a new opportunity in an exciting marketing environment.

Career History

2005 -Present ICT / Media Technician & Media Support NMBEC School, Surrey,CR78BT

Resolve a variety of IT problems in classrooms and for departments.
Set up new workstations and media and photography workstations.
Offered solutions to enable staff to access their PCs using wireless access points.
Helped upgrade over 120 computers from old PC to new Dell with XP , migrated later to windows 7 and full setup and install moving to windows 10 and I set up and use IMAC Operating system for editing video and content creation.
Trouble shooting printers and other connected IT problems.
Installed Final Cut Pro now can now edit with Premiere Pro CS3 and CS6 and now Adobe Premiere Pro CC,Audacity and Photoshop.
Windows 7 to Windows 10 upgrade in educational enivroment.
Well versed in both Mac and PCs technical and software, able to jump from one operating systems to the other.
Experience with ghosting, backing up, updating software and hardware and managing a suite of media computers including Apple IMACs for creative video editing using Adobe Photoshop CC and Premiere Pro CC.
Involved with testing a drone to use for Georaphy projects and trained teachers on use of new kit and software as well as using Visualisers and interactive white board Pens and Video conferencing software.

Experienced in and filming live teaching sessions to help train and give feedback to student teachers and others.
Photography and editor used Final Cut Pro, Adobe CC, Premiere Pro CC, Photoshop, Light room, In Design, Serif Movie.
Edit professional training videos and create DVDs and windows streaming files for website. Explored techniques to send media files streaming to classrooms to show training material.

2003 - 2005
Freelance Senior AV Technician & IT Support

Offered my expertise to small businesses on a variety of contracts / projects including:
Edited and prepared PowerPoint presentations for conference in Portugal.
Edited promotional videos and transferred to DVD.
Troubleshooting and advised on new and older AV equipment.
Resolved IT problems for various small businesses e.g. set up new workstations and a Windows 2003 server.
Offered solutions to enable staff to access PCs from home through their internet.
Set up wireless routers.
Created and transcoded video to flash streaming.
Used Photoshop skills to create newsletters.

2000 – 2003
Multimedia Support Royal College of Surgeons,London , WC2A 3PE

Supported curriculum development by managing multimedia projects (e.g. video production, live video conferencing broadcasts);
Developed and monitor an operational budget.
Equipment maintenance.
Set up and manage outsourced contracts and maintain a charging system for services rendered.
Responsible for audio-visual control rooms (including the edit suite).
Involved in video conferencing and live satellite links with other hospitals.

March - September 2000 Senior AV Technician Millennium Dome, Greenwich

Filming live daily shows which were broadcast to different areas of the dome.
Troubleshooting wide range of new and old AV equipment.
Technical support for award shows and presentations.

1998 – 2000 IT and Video Technician CHP(Capitol House of Production),Surrey SM3 9BY

Filming for Awards show (single cameraman or with group of other cameramen).
Editied promos, stings and created montage video for the different conferences and awards shows.
Involved in the purchasing of IT based computers and video hardware.
Award shows were extremely challenging and hard work but the experience was creatively rewarding and I increased my knowledge of troubleshooting to deadlines. Travelled to New York ,Cannes, and Greece as part of the technical team for different shows. Gained practical skills in video and presentation projects using the latest production equipment. Created a manual about troubleshooting common IT, media and video related issues.

1994 – 1998
Video Technician St.Georges Hospital,Tooting SW17ORE

Camera work, video editing and duplication of tape formats.
Set up of studio/location; sites involving setting up video cameras for multi cameras shoots standard checks, lighting, microphone tests and positioning for optimum sound quality.
Checking full kit when using fibre optic links and two-way communications talk back system.

BTEC HNC in Television and Video Production
South Thames College ,Wandsworth High Street, South London

2 x A levels in Photography and Computer Science.
South London College Knights Hill, South Norwood, Lambeth, Surrey

7 x GCSEs in Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Commerce, Computer Science,
English Language and English Literature.
John Ruskin High School Shirley, Croydon, Surrey
Professional Training Courses
MS Project Training Photography
MS Excel, PowerPoint and Premiere Pro AVID Editing Course
Practical Project Management MCSE course
Practical Web Streaming Training Course for Beginners Web Designing - Frontpage & Dreamweaver
Practical DVD Training Course Web Page Design using Frontpage 98/2000
Practical EROL E-commerce Training Course 3D Studio Max
Practical Premiere Pro editing course Photoshop Goldmine

Badminton and Swimming
Invited to The House of Commons in recognition for helping students with a media workshop for the Ideas Foundation Charity.
I have had the opportunity to travel for work and holidays to Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Portugal, Greece USA, France, Brussels and India.

References Available on request

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