Sophia Germer Photography

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Honors & Awards

July 2020  Press Club Awards Hal Ledet Still Photography Award, New Orleans, LA

July 2020 Press Club Awards 1st Place Feature Photo, New Orleans, LA

July 2019 Press Club Awards 1st Place Best Portrait Photo, New Orleans, LA

July 2018 Press Club Awards 1st Place Best News Photo, New Orleans, LA
April 2018 Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors Second Place Portrait/Personality Photography Award, New Orleans, LA
February 2018 Nominated to attend World Press Joop Swart Master Class

July 2017 Press Club Awards Hal Ledet Still Photography Award, New Orleans, LA
July 2017 Press Club Awards 1st Place Feature Photo, New Orleans, LA

June 2016 Press Club Awards 3rd Place Multi-Photo Feature, New Orleans, LA

October 2015 Eddie Adams Workshop White Team, Jeffersonville, NY

October 2014 Eddie Adams Workshop Team Mint, Jeffersonville, NY
October 2014 DocuPhoto Lecture, San Francisco, CA

Experience
December 2016 - Present Staff Photographer for The Times- Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate, New Orleans, LA
December 2016 - Present Freelance Photographer for the Associated Press, New Orleans, LA

September 2015 - December 2016 Freelance Photographer for the New Orleans Advocate, New Orleans, LA
September 2015 Citizen Aim Production- A Short Film, Mississippi, as "Becky Aim"
September 2015 - February 2016 New Orleans Advocate Photography Internship, New Orleans, LA
January - May 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Photography Internship, San Francisco, CA
March 2015 Airbnb Photo shoot Assistant, San Francisco, CA

June - August 2014 Jackson Hill Photography Internship, New Orleans, LA
August 2014 Last Wishes Production - A short Film, New Orleans, LA, Data Wrangler

August 2013 The Dead Man’s Number Production - A Short Film, New Orleans, LA, Set Decor

Selected Exhibitions
December 2017 Street Culture to Global News: N.O. Advocate, the New Orleans Advocate, New Orleans, LA

March 2016 Femmes Fatales, The Central Saloon, Seattle, WA
January 2016 For Show, Eiffel Society, New Orleans, LA

May 2015 It Came from the Swamp, Sidequest Gallery, Oakland, CA

September 2014 Top of the World, Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco, CA
November 2014 Pretty Raw, Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Vienna, Austria
February 2014 A Week Here, A Week There, Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco, CA
March 2014 Friends, The Loin Gallery, San Francisco, CA
June 2014 Realist Idealist, Lower Branch Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008 - 2010 New Orleans, Decadence Cafe, New Orleans, LA
August 2010 Pre-College, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

July 2009 Twenty By Three, Contemporary Art Center of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
August 2009 Looking to Learn: New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Education
2011 - 2015 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, BFA, Photography

2007 - 2011 New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), New Orleans, LA, Visual Art

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