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AARON MIDDEKE p o r t f o l i o


Aaron Middeke aaronmiddeke.com || aaronmiddeke@gmail.com

Photography Design Experience


Photography


Kelly Slater, below, and Patrick Gudauskas, right, catch waves during the 2010 Quiksilver Gold Coast Pro surf competition at Snapper Rocks, in Queensland, Australia.


Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at a rally in Irmo, South Carolina, three days before the state’s Republican presidential primary election.


Newt Gingrich, along with wife Callista, spoke to supporters after winning the 2012 South Carolina Republican presidential primary election, saying, “I articulate the deepest-held values of the American people.�


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Stephen Colbert and Herman Cain host the “Rock Me Like A Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally� at the College of Charleston.

FACI NG PAGE Presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman talks with Norman and Dixie Jones during a campaign stop in Florence, South Carolina.


R IGH T

Portrait of Tommy Tigani 30-second exposure

FA R R IGH T Fairgoers fly past on The Matterhorn at the South Carolina State Fair in Columbia.


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Gamecocks midfielder Chipper Root dribbles the ball past High Point University’s Patrick Donahue. South Carolina won the match 2-1.

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Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton tries to throw the ball while being rushed by South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney.


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Walt Gerald struggles to reach for his next lead clip while rock climbing in Obed, Tennessee.

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Gamecocks left fielder Tanner English dives back to first base in a rivalry match against the Clemson Tigers at Carolina Stadium in Columbia.


Design

LEFT Sydney, Australia


T H I S PAGE Logo and t-shirt design for mid-Atlantic clothing company Delmarva Wears

FACI NG PAGE

T-shirt designs for the 2011 Carolina vs. Clemson Blood Drive and the 2011 Saint John’s Catholic Prep alumni lacrosse game


T H I S PAGE

Harry Potter infographic designed around strong photo element

FACI NG PAGE Photo essay from 2009 and a concept map design


Experience


The Washington Post

SU M M E R 2011

Published/edited videos from AP and CBS News wires to WashingtonPost.com Worked with reporters in editing footage under publication deadlines Edited with Final Cut Pro and helped produce weekly Post Sports Live show Operated live broadcast camera for PSL at 2011 U.S. Open golf tournament


GreatBigStuff.com SU M M E R S 20 06 -2010

Built studio and shot photos of entire product line with pro light kit Produced television commercials, online videos and catalogue and website elements Managed multiple social media accounts and promotions with other websites Worked extensively with the Adobe Creative Suite programs


iColor Wrap SU M M E R 2010

Designed iColor Wrap logo and business card Shot and edited instructional iColor Wrap installation video Edited and animated 30-second commercial for national broadcast


Education

U N I V E R SI T Y OF SOU T H CA ROL I NA Columbia, South Carolina BA in Journalism & Mass Communications (May 2012) Major: Visual Communications, Minor: Sociology

BON D U N I V E R SI T Y Gold Coast, Australia Coursework in Australian news media, literature and history (Spring 2010)

Recognition

PHOTO GR A PH E R OF T H E Y E A R (2012) University of South Carolina School of Journalism & Mass Communications

S T U DE N T PHOTO GR A PH E R OF T H E Y E A R , Ru n ner-up (2012) South Carolina News Photographers Association

S T U DE N T PHOTO GR A PH E R OF T H E Y E A R (2011) South Carolina News Photographers Association


Š 2012 Aaron Middeke

Print portfolio  

My final print portfolio including photography and design work.