Photographer/Image Editor

Des Moines, Iowa * 515-664-2280 * *


Passionate, self-motivated photographer who combines exceptional DLSR camera knowledge with a unique, artistic vision. Committed to delivering superior quality photos with aesthetic efficiency.


2012 - Present - TRUEWORLD PHOTOGRAPHY - Owner

Event photographer for Susan G. Komen Foundation, the National Kidney Foundation, and the Animal Rescue League. Photographing numerous homes, weddings, fashion shows, concerts, family portraits, and engagements.
Traveling by car over 100,000 miles around the USA capturing the nature and wildlife of 50+ National Parks.

2017 - Present - JAKE BOYD PHOTO - Real Estate Photographer & Editor

Shooting 500+ homes a year in the Des Moines metro & surrounding area. Editing all images while utilizing exceptional skills in Lightroom & Photoshop. Creating albums that tell the “story” of each individual home.

2016 - OBEO - Real Estate Photographer & Editor

Scheduling, traveling, and meeting with real estate agents to create virtual tours of homes all around central Iowa.


2015 - 2016 - POST HOUSE INC, Image Editor (Remote)

Using Lightroom to apply presets and individual edits to wedding and portrait photos from all across the US and Canada.


2015 - VIZZI HEARTLAND, Image Editor

Perfecting verticals and color balance by way of Lightroom and Photoshop in processing real estate images.

2013 - 2015 - DEMAND MEDIA STUDIOS, Photographer (Remote)

Using a combination of reflective and natural light to create step-by-step product and food photography for over 700 articles on and


DMACC, Ankeny, Iowa

2012 - Associate of Arts     2013 - Associate of Photography


-Proficient with Canon DSLR and L lenses.
-Photojournalistic/Candid approach.
-Natural light worshipper, as well as 600 EX II Flash familiar.
-Raw File Management. Lightroom extraordinaire.
-ADOBE Photoshop retouching & advanced edits.
-HD Video capable. IMovie practiced.
-Panoramas with Pano Studio. Manfrotto Tri-pod.
-HDR with Photomatix Pro.
-Able to succeed remotely or as a team player.
-Intense desire to please client as well as stay true to unique artistic vision.


Professional Photographers of America  




*References available upon request