DANAE RENIERI

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March 2019 – Present

Preservation of Photographic Materials,

Preserve This

Online Instructor


February 2008 – Present

Danae Renieri

Freelance Photographer


March 2019 – February 2020

Prints & Photographs Collection, DeGolyer Library,

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

Archives Assistant


February 2019 – April 2019

Visual Collections, Dallas Historical Society

Dallas, TX

Archives Assistant, Intern


September 2018 – January 2019

PDNB Gallery

Dallas, TX

Gallery Assistant, Intern


October 2015 – January 2016

Special Collections, De Montfort University

Leicester, UK

Archives Assistant, Volunteer


March 2014 – August 2015

Photolab

Athens, GR

Photographic Laboratory Assistant, Retoucher


October 2013 – November 2013

Athens Photo Festival, Hellenic Centre for Photography

Athens, GR

Photographer, Exhibitions Assistant, Volunteer


EXPERIENCE

Adobe Photoshop

Image Editing & Retouching

Photographic Materials Preservation

Photographic Process Identification

Digital Photo Restoration

DSLR Cameras & Lenses

Fine Art Printing

Exhibit Design

Archiving

Cataloging

Digitization

Detail-oriented

Organization

Web Development

English Greek Translation

SKILLS

2015 – 2016

Photographic History Research Centre,

De Montfort University

Leicester, UK


MA Photographic History

Understood the significance of photographs as historical evidence and embraced their materiality, learning to view them both as images and as objects. Properly handled a range of photographic materials and learned to identify the major historic photographic processes. Explored digital humanities by digitizing photographs, creating metadata, building a database and creating an online exhibit. Learned to identify and critically evaluate the key factors designers take into consideration in museum and exhibition design. Produced independent work in a research context by using photographs as a primary source. One of four postgraduates, nominated by her tutors, to be awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Distinguished Student Award.

EDUCATION

Preservation


Organization and rehousing of private, personal or family photography collections using archival enclosures.


Twice a year, instruct a 4-week online course on the Preservation of Photographic Materials, intended to help anyone whose responsibility is to care for a collection of photographs.


Scanning


Prints, negatives and slides in formats up to 20 x 25 cm (8 x 10 in) can easily be scanned using a high-end flatbed photo scanner.

Retouching


Edit and prepare photographs for print or for the web using Adobe Photoshop, always paying attention to detail to ensure the best results. Read more here.


Send files up to 2GB at a time via Wetransfer.

Photography


Professional photography services including on-location, lifestyle, family, intimate wedding, newborn, portrait, event, corporate, and interior natural light photography. Open to working as an assistant photographer.

SERVICES

Danae at her home. December, 2018.

Danae Renieri is a photographer who holds a Master of Arts in Photographic History. Her studies and several employment and volunteer experiences enabled her to develop skills in image editing, retouching, preserving photographic materials, cataloging, digitizing, creating metadata, exhibiting photography and fine art printing. She has a passion for photography, a customer service mentality, is detail-oriented, patient, reliable and full of energy. Available for freelance projects.