Eyeist: Simon Alexander
 

Simon Alexander
Career Consultant for Photographers


general availability for live reviews

Mon-Fri: 7pm-10pm
Sat: 2pm-6pm

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www.simonalexander.com
http://www.linkedin.com/in/simondalexander
https://www.instagram.com/simon_alexander_photographer/

markets
Advertising, Publishing, Corporate, Editorial, Curation/Fine Art, Education

Genres
Conceptual, Documentary/Photojournalism, Still Life, Food, Landscape, Fashion, Portraiture, Lifestyle, Travel, General

Simon is a career consultant and mentor for independent photographers, working closely with them to perfect their portfolios and photographic style. He is also an educator, speaker and photographer with over 26 years of international experience.

He is currently the owner of Simon Alexander Artists - a new venture as an agent for photographers and industry creatives. Most recently he was responsible for Industry Partnerships and Support with MYT Works Inc., a manufacturer of camera movement equipment in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to this he was the Director of Professional Rental Accounts with Adorama Rental Company and previously the Director of Photographic Services at Splashlight and before that the Director of Photography and Studio Manager for Studio D at Hearst Magazines.

He has taught photography at the ICP, Pratt, SVA, and been a photography portfolio reviewer for The Eddie Adams Workshop, FIT school, ASMP, APA, NYC Fotoworks as well as a final portfolio reviewer at the Hallmark Institute of Photography where he also sat on the Industry Advisory Board and was a commencement speaker at graduation.

Over the last two decades Simon has exhibited and taught in Europe and America since winning the Agfa Bursary Award for Excellence in Photography. His portraits have been exhibited at The National Portrait Gallery and The Design Museum in London and are in their permanent archives. His work has appeared in many national and international magazines and advertisements.

Books include Studio Portrait Photography by Pro Photo, Museum New York by Ellipsis and The Daily Book of Photography by Walter Foster Publishing.

testimonials

“Simon is one of the most knowledgable individuals in the photo industry. He's an extraordinarily talented photographer, with a very keen sense of seeing pure talent in others… a positive person with a distinct eye for success… I highly recommend Simon.”
Armahn Zaire Wallace: Fashion & Portrait Photographer

“I worked with Simon for many years while he ran Hearst's Studio D. He is an outstanding studio manager, producer and overall photo resource. Simon is one of the most dedicated managers I have had the pleasure of working with—his commitment to excellence is rare and impressive.”
Peter Rosa: Peter Rosa Photography, LLC

“I have known Simon for a long time from working in the same company, Hearst Corporation. His knowledge and passion for photography and for his job was great. He is a person that you always can count on for anything.”
Luis Veronese: Senior International Editions Editor at Hearst Magazines International