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My name is Joshua Peter Grafstein

I’m a Photographer, Film Maker, and Motion Graphics Artist

BACKGROUND
I am extremely blessed to be a dual citizen. I was Born in Toronto, Ontario (Canada) in the 80’s and raised in the ‘burbs of Chicago, Illinois (USA). I spent my childhood in my mom’s photography studio, until high school when I received my first SLR. I spent a lot of time in high school photographing my friends bands in their garages, photographing football games for the high school yearbook, and attended several summer film making courses.

In 2005 I relocated to Vancouver, BC to attend the University of British Columbia. I spent 2 years in the Arts program at University of British Columbia before transferring to the Emily Carr University of Art and Design. I earned my Bachelors of Fine Arts in photography in 2010 and have been freelancing ever since.
EDUCATION

Emily Carr University of Art and Design - BFA in Photography - 2007 - 2010

University of British Columbia - 2005 -2007

University of California Los Angeles - Digital Video Production - Summer Program - 2004

Columbia College -  16mm Film Making Course - Summer Program - 2003

Highland Park High School - High School Diploma - 2001 - 2005

Skills
15+ years of photography experience in both analog and digital photography techniques.
Skilled Adobe User - After Effects, Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere, Media Encoder.
8+ years of social media experience (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Wordpress).
I am always learning and trying to improve!
WORK EXPERIENCE
Experience Creator - Insomniac Events - 2019 - 2020
Content Creator - Life Is Beautiful Music Festival - 2016 - 2019
Content Creator - All My Friends Music Festival - 2018
Contributing Photographer - Exclaim! Magazine - 2014 - Present
Content Creator - Outside Lands Music Festival - 2016 - 2017
Resident Photographer, SoulGood Events - 2011 - Present
Digital Editor - Beatroute Magazine - 2013 - 2019
Event Photographer - The Donnelly Group - 2013 - 2018
Resident Photographer, Safe and Sound Entertainment - 2013 - 2018
Resident Photographer, Electric Owl Social Club - 2011 - 2012
Retail Sales, Future Shop - 2009

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