Thiana was born and raised in Stanfordville, NY. She received
her first camera at the age of 6 and has continued to take
photographs ever since.

She is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology where
she majored in Advertising Photography.

She is currently working as a freelance photo department assistant
with People Magazine where she researches and downloads high-
quality images and their corresponding content from the server,
reviews images for quality, and inputs and proofreads credits for the
tablet editions.

While at Stockland Martel she provided support for the accounting,
sales and digital assets departments, downloaded and organized
low and high resolution images on the internal photo database;
scanned tears of the agency's photographers' work; created PDFs
and contact sheets for the sales representatives; managed the
sales contact database; and assisted accounting with invoices.

Thiana interned at Prevention magazine where she worked closely
with the creative director, photo director and photo editor assisting
them with production. In addition to her administrative duties, she
did extensive photo research for front-of-book sections and feature
stories, assisted with story binders, managed photo resources,
obtained props, received art, ordered prints/hi-res files, inputted
credits, organized film, managed filing system, sent out comp issues
and assisted at photo shoots.

Thiana has more than six years' experience in online photo editing.
She is proficient in the entire Adobe Creative Suite CS6, Adobe
Lightroom, FileMaker Pro, FTP, color management, color theory,
digital file properties, color correcting, and retouching, optimizing and
uploading images for publication. She is skilled at using online stock
photo agencies and has a good understanding of photo copyright laws,
and photo usage fees.

Thiana has excellent communication skills; she is enthusiastic and
has the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. She
is proactive and takes initiative on problem-solving issues. She is
highly organized, detail-oriented, and a team player.

She is now based in New York City and is available for freelance work.