I'm John Perkins, a commercial and editorial photographer, designer and multimedia producer based in Pensacola, FL. Having over 14 years of experience, I am devoted to producing engaging media of the highest quality.

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Work History

Current: Assistant Director of Photography and Video

University of West Florida

Senior Photographer 

Academy Sports + Outdoors 

1800 N Mason Rd.Katy, TX 

2013 - 2017

Videographer, Photographer, Graphics Designer 

U.S. Cavalry 

2855 Centennial Ave. 

Radcliff, KY 

2007 - 2013

Shooting Sports Director 

Boy Scouts of America 

Camp Roy C. Manchester

 Benton, KY 


Multimedia Producer 

The College Heights Herald 

Western Kentucky University 

Bowling Green, KY 


Photojournalism Intern 

U.S. Army Cadet Command 

Fort Knox, KY 


Athletic Media Relations Staff Photographer 

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

 2005 - 2006

Sales Representative 

Apple Inc. 

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

2005 - 2006

OS X Systems Administrator, Graphics Designer, Multimedia Producer 

School of Journalism and Broadcasting 

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY




Adobe Photoshop CC 

Capture One 9

Adobe Lightroom CC 

Photo Mechanic

Final Cut Pro 7 & X

Apple OS X & OS X Server 10.11

OS X System Administration Utilities

Apple Remote Desktop

Microsoft Windows 7

Microsoft Office Suite 

Toast Titanium

Adobe Illustrator CC 

Adobe InDesign CC 

QuarkXpress 9

Acrobat Pro CC 

Adobe Flash Catalyst

Adobe Muse

HTML 5 / Hype / Dreamweaver  



Pro Tools

Still Photography Equipment

Canon and Nikon Digital SLR

Medium Format Digital/Film

Profoto B1/B2/D1/Pro8

PCB Einstein

Elinchrom Ranger

Remote Camera Systems

Tethered Capture (Wired & Wireless)

Color Managed Workflow Equipment

Video Equipment

Canon 5D Mark II/III 

Canon C100/300/500

Sony, Canon & Panasonic Pro Cameras

Arri, Kino Flo, Profoto, Joker Lighting

Analog/Digital DV Converters

Sliders, Cranes & Steadycam Tools

Drone Capture

Live Webcast Equipment

Teleprompt Equipment

Sound Equipment

Sound Boards & Mixers

Wireless Mic Systems

 ENG / EFP / Portable Digital Recorders

 Shotgun & LDC Mics 


BA of Arts: 2007  Western Kentucky University 

Major - Photojournalism • Minor - Computer Information Systems 

Owensboro Catholic High School: 2002 

Using Format