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Mika de la Cruz, Photographer

Mobile: 858-649-3253 | E-mail: mika@mikadelacruz.com | www.MikaDeLaCruz.com | 1001 Garnet Ave, #200, San Diego, CA 92109

“My most memorable professional achievements have come about when I followed my instinct and inner sensibilites, and also drew upon the timeless lessons of my respected mentors and talented colleagues.”

EXPERIENCE AS OWNER/FOUNDER/DIRECTOR:

Mika de la Cruz Imaging Solutions, LLC     (February 2017 to present) Freelance photography firm serving families and businesses in San Diego, California.

Mika de la Cruz Photography    (1995 to January 2017) Freelance projects across Spain, Portugal, the U.K., Norway, Poland, and New Zealand.

Client List: Professor Carll Goodpasture (Anthropological and Landscape), Vavelia Producciones, Aitana Transmedia, and Shorty Week International Film Festival (Event and Cinematic), Provincial Government of Cádiz (Street and Documentary for Archives), Zoo of Jerez (Wildlife), Idealista (Architectural and Real Estate), Grupo Zirius (Industrial)

Mercado de Abastos de la Concepción    (2011-2013) Cultural center of the public market in El Puerto de Santa María, Spain, where the work of local and international artists was displayed and promoted.

Noise Imagen y Social Media   (2009-2011) Agency dedicated to marketing, advertising, public relations and social media in Spain.

Moodlab    (2008-2009) Multi-disciplinary exhibition hall and art studio for photography, painting, showcasing local bands and theatre micro-productions in Venlo, The Netherlands.

Arte con Alas    (2004)       New Zealand-based organization that facilitated global collaboration between artists.

Resume Projects, Education, Skills, Interests

PROJECT REFERENCE:

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR CINEMA: Max One (2015), Puro arte flamenco (2014), Diario de una skater (2014), Del smor y otras sesgracias (2013), Mutis (2013), Inocencia (2012).

ORIGINAL WEBSITE: Radiz-Kal.com, promotion for watersports athletes.

EDUCATION:

Social Media Strategy and Web Design    (2004) Anfora P.E.I., El Puerto de S. María, Spain

Photography Studies    (2001-2003) City of Westminster College, London City and Guilds, London

SKILLS AND INTERESTS:

Native Spanish fluency. English acquired in England, New Zealand and the Western U.S.

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom

Organic Gardening, Cooking, Carpentry, Generational Storytelling, Flamenco Music