Victoria Jean Buckman


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Photographic Experience

Lightroom Processing Specialist: culling and processing wedding and portrait photographs for Charleston professional wedding photographers

Portrait photography since 2011: creative, family and business portraits

Macro and still life photography

Scenic and nature photography

Fine art prints



Recent photographic work provided for: 

   ~South of Broad Living Magazine, Charleston SC 

   ~Charleston Digital Corridor, Charleston SC


Featured Artist:

~November 2012 Bremerton, Washington Art Walk: featured my high fashion photography at ISH Vintage Clothing

~December 2012 Bremerton, Washington Art Walk and Christmas Festival: featured my fine art photography at Cornerstone Coffee House

~March 2014 Manette, Washington Art Walk: invited to feature my fine art photography at Rejuv Massage and Spa

  • Published in blog by Seattle's popular photographer, Steve Huff:  The FOP Does Emerald City
  • Photography contest winner: First place in People, Second place in Animals at Olympic College Annual Photography Competition
  • Photo Challenge winner multiple times for Kitsap Photography Guild monthly challenge
  • Photography featured in social media for Kitsap Conference Center, Washington State


Training and Education

2023 FAA Certified Remote Pilot 

  • I hold a Part 107 license from the FAA and have many hours of flight experience for aerial photography.

2019 National Weather Service SKYWARN® Storm Spotter Certification 

  • SKYWARN® spotter training helps me to identify potential storms for photographing as well as to provide essential information to NWS for potential weather hazards or severe weather activity in my area.


      Associates of Applied Science- Information Systems Specialist: Web Development

  • Presidents List and Deans List scholar
  • Beginning and Intermediate Photography
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Photojournalism
  • Programming Concepts
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • SQL


Mentorship and Internship

Don Paulson Photography

a renowned photographer of landscape and nature scenes

  ~tutoring in stock and fine art photography and photography business management


Aubin Ahrens Photography

an upscale portrait studio

  ~tutoring in aspects of studio management, client communication, lighting and location photography


Field and Farm Photography

a prestigious nature photographer and archival printer

  ~received tutoring in aspects of archival printing and product printing of fine art prints


Rick Dean Photography

an amazingly stylish Charleston, SC wedding photographer

  ~performed photo editing and post processing duties


Foxworthy Studios

an extremely talented high-end portrait and marketing photographer 

  ~received mentoring in the creative high-end and commercial side of portrait photography



Other Continuing Education


  • Zenfolio website Zoom Tour, Seattle WA  (2013)
  • National Geographic Traveler seminar - Storytelling Photography, Seattle WA  (2014)
  • Facebook for Business - Small Business Boost seminar, Kirkland WA  (2014)


Online tutorials

  • Wordpress (
  • Lightroom (
  • W3C Schools


Sales and Marketing courses taken at Chippewa Valley Technical College

Previous education in film photography and darkroom development techniques


Other Technical Experience

  • Photoshop (CS6,  Elements 11)
  • Lightroom 5
  • NIK filters
  • Flickr Pro
  • Archival printing on large scale Epson printers
  • Custom matting and mounting of photographs
  • Studio strobe flash (Elinchrom Ranger and Paul C. Buff AlienBee systems)
  • Facebook for Business (analytics knowledge)
  • site development
  • Zenfolio website management


Volunteer Work

Volunteer:  Mace Brown Museum of Natural History (2017)

Volunteer: South Carolina Aquarium

President: Olympic College Photo Club (2013-2014)

Kitsap Photography Guild member and event volunteer (2010 - 2014)

West Sound Photographers member (2010 - 2014)

Architecture Photographer for Bremerton Housing Authority

Donated large prints to fundraising activities

Secretary of Student Council, Chippewa Valley Technical College

Photographer for Queen of the Castle magazine, Chippewa Falls, WI

Communications Officer and Editorial Photographer for Chippewa Valley Thrivent Chapter, WI



Phi Theta Kappa National Honors Society

PPA (Professional Photographers of America)

NEFAS (Northeast Florida Astornomical Society)

Alachua County Astronomy Club