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Ava petrosa Photo

 

 
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My story

 

Ava Petrosa is a freelance photographer, and loves that photos can represent never-ending memories with a click of a button.

Ava photographs most events such as birthday parties, bridal sessions, weddings, head shots and more.

She interned with the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB), KSAT 12 News, and Photographer Clem Spalding. She photographed NALCAB’s 9th Annual National Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2014 and at the Lone Star Emmy’s in San Antonio in 2013.

Ava graduated from Texas A&M University-San Antonio with a bachelor’s degree in communications journalism. She was the Advertising Director and Calendar Editor for the school’s online news The Mesquite. She joined the Mesquite team Summer 2012 to report on parenting education programs at Wesley Health and Wellness Center for The Mesquite’s special issue on health-care and family wellness.

She is a 2005 Burbank High School graduate and received her associate’s degree in liberal arts in 2011 from San Antonio College. Ava reported for The Ranger, San Antonio College’s award-winning student newspaper.

She is located in San Antonio, Texas and travels to most bordering towns.

If you’re looking for someone to help capture your special day, call me to discuss the specifics or anything that would help make your day more comfortable.

Call and book your photo session at (210) 818-6671.

 

 

My resume

San Antonio, TX

avapetrosaphoto@gmail.com (210) 818-6671

Objective

Six years experience in the field of communications and photography. Aware of the importance of media and communications in a professional setting which includes internal and external communications, which includes but not limited to social media, blogging and editorial media relations.

Education

Texas A&M University – San Antonio

Bachelor of Arts: Communications

  • Minor in Sociology

Graduated  May 2014

Member of the Community News Site - The Mesquite

  • July 2012 - May 2014

 

San Antonio College

Liberal Arts

Associate of Arts: Journalism-, May 2011

Member of the school newspaper, The Ranger

Technical Skills

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Word Press, Adobe Photoshop, Elements, and InDesign, , Bitly, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, and LinkedIn

 

 Media Experience

Freelance Photographer, 01/2014 - Present

Photographs most events such as birthday parties, bridal sessions, weddings, head shots, realty, landscapes and outdoors

Brand Ambassador, 02/2015 - Present

Wingstop/Pizza Patron, San Antonio, TX

Create awareness, attention and sales leads. For example, at trade shows, events and conventions, companies' employee ambassadors to create attention and attract traffic to their booths.

Product Specialist, 10/2015 - Present

Legacy Marketing, San Antonio, TX

Promoting brand awareness, and increase sales.

Planning, executing and reporting off-premise promotions

Communications Intern, 04/2014 - 7/2014

National Association of Latino Community Building– San Antonio, TX

Assisted and supported the communication efforts of NALCAB to include but not limited to public relations and social media marketing.

Assisted with marketing and logistical support of NALCAB’s special events.

Dedicated and developed implementing strategies to increase NALCAB’s social media presence on Facebook and Twitter.

Learned about NALCAB’s programs which focus was on affordable housing, small business development, family wealth building and the Colegio fellowship.

K-SAT 12 Internship Program, 02/2014 - 05/2014

K-SAT 12 News– San Antonio, TX

Learning the dynamics of the day-to-day operations that is required for a news station to run successfully

Follow and shadow the:

-Social media coordinator, while learning the importance of updating and frequenting social media websites

- Assistant Producer, while learning the importance of writing, drafting, and script writing. Whose job is also to be a liaison between the producer and the news production team to have a segment run smoothly.

-Web News Team, while learning how to keep the web updated and tracking the number of followers while allowing the news to be reached among more mobile users.

Lone Star Emmy Photographer, 11/2013

Freelance, San Antonio, Tx

Set up equipment for the event, took photos of the event, and escorted winners

Reporter, Calendar Editor, Advertising Editor, 08/2013 - 12/2013

Texas A&M University– San Antonio, TX

Gather, and posted information through the Mesquite website in producing a video and an online news story.

Gather, update and post events through Word Press online to the Mesquite calendar.

Pitch and recruit online advertisements to the online website.

Photographer Intern, 01/2013 - 05/2013

Texas A&M University- Internship – San Antonio, TX

Learned the concept of photography and how it has diversified and been used in many aspects of marketing, advertising, personal life, and history.

Researched how to save, copy and enhance photographs professionally.

Learned the how-to of creating a well-developed video for websites, commercial business, and personal.

The Mesquite - Staff Photographer, 08/2012 to 12/2013

Texas A&M University – San Antonio, TX

Photographed events that occurred within the school and around the city.

Networked and worked among the public to get information that created photographs cutlines.

Retouched, cropped and fixed photographs that went onto The Mesquites’ website.

The Mesquite - Feature Writer, 07/2012 to 08/2012

Texas A&M University – San Antonio, TX

Researched a local clinic, Wesley Health and Wellness Center, on the south side of San Antonio and the programs and services that it offers the community.

Work Experience

Full-time Hospice Employee , 09/2011 to 12/2011

Helping Hands of San Antonio – San Antonio, TX

Assisted patient with her: daily routine, therapy, hygiene, cooking, washing, and grocery shopping, and escorting her to her doctor visits.

Documentation Clerk, 10/2010 to 07/2011

Hope Medical Supply – San Antonio, TX

Assisted patients with questions, problems, etc. with their equipment

Ensured that documents complied with standards and managed with the documentation process prior to submitting claims to the insurance companies.

Detail oriented and organized, excellent oral and written communication skills

Data entry, Answered phones, Maintained files, Able to multi-task and prioritize

Customer Service Ambassador - Temp Position, 08/2010 to 02/2011

Alamo Workforce Solutions @ the University Health System – San Antonio, TX

Answered questions, etc., Answered phones; took messages, Made appointments, Assisted patients with directions within the buildingCreated and coordinated e-mails and memosData entry; Created and assisted with databases

Miscellaneous projects as directed by the Clinical Nursing Supervisor

Clerk I, 06/2006 to 04/2009

Alamo Community Colleges – San Antonio, TX

Assisted the Department Chair of Counseling and Student Development- Dr. Jim Lucchelli

Managed a variety of clerical functions in a high-volume office, Worked independently with little or no direct supervision. ·                    

Coordinated with my supervisor and instructors for the necessary materials needed daily for the instructors' class, Assisted in processing student's information, enrollments and other student documentation. Recorded daily attendance and managed student's assignments, Answered phones and directed incoming calls, Processed and distributed daily mail, Worked face-to-face with students and instructors to maintain absolute comprehensiveness.

 

 
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Youth Photos

 

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Wedding Photos

 

 

pricing

All photo sessions including wedding and debut packages require a deposit of half the total cost at the time the contract is signed, and the remaining balance must be paid one week prior to your event.

Private Solo/Party Sessions

30 minute photo session = $ 55

1 hour photo session = $110

Public/Commercial Photo Session

1 -3 hours =  $250/hr 

weddings/debuts

Portrait Session = $250 (usually takes place before the event)

  • 2 hour session

  • 2 locations

  • Unlimited outfit changes

  • CD with all edited photos

  • Photographer release form

Collection 1= $500

  • 1 photographer

  • 4 hours of coverage

  • CD with all edited photos

  • Photographer release form

Collection 2 = $725

  • 1 photographer

  • 6 hours of coverage

  • CD with all edited photos

  • Photographer release form

Collection 3 = $825

  • 1 photographer

  • 6 hours of coverage

  • CD with all edited photos

  • Photographer release form

  • Digital DVD photo slideshow with music of your choice

Collection 4 = $1050

  • 1 photographer

  • 8 hours of coverage

  • CD with all edited photos

  • Photographer release form

  • Digital DVD photo slideshow with music of your choice

  • A custom 30 page photo album (10x10 or 8x10)

  • Personal wedding feature on website, with photo gallery for 45 days

Collection 5 = $2100

  • 2 photographers

  • 8 hours of coverage

  • CD with all edited photos

  • Photographer release form

  • Digital DVD photo slideshow with music of your choice

  • A custom 30 page photo album (10x10 or 8x10)
  • Personal wedding feature on website, with photo gallery for 45 days
 

Ava Petrosa

avagbustos@gmail.com

San Antonio, TX

210-818-6671

Feel free to contact me if you have any further questions or concerns:

 

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