Here is a selection of freelance photography examples showing my work in a variety of photography fields.
These photographs highlight commercial photography, advertising & marketing imagery, conservation work, published media and/or licensed photo stock.
This assignment required me to create a generic trash assortment to be staged for “before & after” photos at various locations across Ventura County, Los Angeles & Santa Barbara, CA.
These photographs are only a couple of the many photographs captured in the streets, shoreline and cities. These were used in a state-wide outreach campaign for Clean Water CA.
These images were running on all social media platforms, corporate website & also printed for display in public transit areas.
CHRIS RYAN Photography
Portfolio, Tear Sheets, Publications, Commissions
PARKS & RECREATION PHOTOGRAPHY
This freelance photography project requested by City of Ventura Parks and Recreation was seeking new stock photography.
I traveled around Ventura County and captured beaches, parks and boardwalks having scenic views. Many images included capturing people without exposing their faces.
The images exemplify the coastal lifestyle of Ventura County.
This Visit Camarillo VIP event featured a Tom Cruise Maverick impersonator at the Camarillo airport. Contest winners had a chance to meet him and fly on the planes as well.
I was assigned to follow the impersonator, contest winners and airport personal enjoying the VIP event. A portion of the event required me to capture aerial photography from the air.
Ventura Harbor Village commissioned me to explore the harbor and capture photographs showcasing the beauty and adventures.
Many images captured highlighted the harbor lifestyle. Images were used on social media platforms and on Ventura Harbor media.
Dallas Cowboys Training Camp (Oxnard)
This VIP event hosted by Ventura County Coast featured the Dallas Cowboys training in nearby Oxnard, CA.
My assignment was to capture the atmosphere, athletes & coaches. Many of the photographs are candid moments caught at the right time. These event photographs convey a good time had by all.
This assignment required me to hike a conservation area and capture the beauty of the protected hillsides in Ventura, CA.
The conservation photos were displayed on a full page in the USA Today newspaper.
These photographs are now historical images of the famous Two Trees before they were impacted by the Thomas Fire of 2017.
This field photography assignment required me to scout various watershed areas across Ventura County exemplifying the biodiversity found along these targeted areas.
Here are only a few of the dozens of images captured for Ventura County Public Works. Many creeks, watersheds, rivers and beaches showcase wildlife thriving in these areas.
NEWS PUBLICATION PHOTOS
This publication is distributed to Sierra Club members of the Los Padres National Forest Chapter. This includes the areas of Ventura County and Santa Barbara, California.
(Local Restaurants in Ventura County)
Food photographs for various restaurant social media and outreach campaigns across Ventura County, CA