Olaf A. Bye

169 Lower Bartonsville Road, Chester, VT 05143
Telephone 802-875-4594, email o_bye@hotmail.com



Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, VA:
BA in Photography and Digital Imaging, 2003
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO: 1999-2000

Photography: Proficiency in all formats including 35mm, medium, and large formats.
B&W, C-41, E-6, and digital shooting, processing, and printing. Studio
photography and lighting. People skills developed through documentary
photography, photo workshops.
Computer: Familiar with Mac OS9 and OSX; all Windows systems. Use Adobe Photoshop
CS to manipulate and output images for printing and web. Web design using
HTML and Dreamweaver software.
Basic Spanish language, some automobile repair, basic carpentry, great driving record, experience driving vans and dump trucks, CPR certified.

Honors and Publications
TRAINS Magazine, 2 photos, May 2006
Outstanding Senior in Photography, Spring 2003
Four photographs in traveling exhibition From These Hills,
 William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, VA, Spring 2003
Invitation to join Cardinal Key Honor Society, Fall 2002
CTC Board Magazine, article and 13 photos, 8/2002
Marjorie Defriece Scholarship, full tuition, 2002-2003
Phil Pinkerton Scholarship, Fall 2001
Muzzle Blasts Magazine, color center spread, 9/2001
Nantahala Review, short story, Spring 2001
Virginia Intermont Photography Scholarship, Fall 2000
Photographer’s Forum photo contest finalist, 2000
Dean’s List, 2000-2003
TRAINS Magazine, article and 9 photos, 11/1999
Rail News Magazine, article and 7 photos, 12/1997

Capabilities and Strengths
Understand use and function of photographic images
Strong personal commitment to photography
Photojournalism and documentary experience
Experience working with editors and publishers
Strong written and verbal skills

Work Experience
Winter Maintenance, Farm & Wilderness Foundation, Plymouth, VT; 11/2006-4/2007
Counselor, Tamarack Farm Summer Camp, Plymouth, VT; 6/05 & 06 - 8/05 & 06

Photojournalist, Eagle Times, Claremont, NH; 5/2005-5/2006

Kitchen Worker, Sitting Bull Restaurant, Ludlow, VT; 12/2004 -4/2005
Course Assistant, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Santa Fe, NM; 9/2004 -10/2004
Warehouse Crew Leader, Durango & Silverton NGRR, Durango, CO; 4/2004 - 8/2004
Freelance Photographer, Durango Herald, Durango, CO; 7/2003-11/2003
Freelance Photographer and Writer, Durango Telegraph, Durango, CO; 8/2003-12/2003
Groundskeeper, Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, VA; Fall 2000
Worker, Claremont Concord Railroad, Claremont, NH; 3/1999-5/1999
Freelance Photographer, Rutland Daily Herald, Rutland, VT; 1999

Photography, writing, books, environment, railroads, fishing.

Matt Clary, Editor, Eagle Times Newspaper
Telephone 1-800-545-0347 x111, email mclary@eagletimes.com
Tom Barrup, Director, Tamarack Farm Summer Camp, email TBarrup@aol.com
Preston Gannaway, Staff Photographer, Concord Monitor
Telephone 603-224-5301, x334, email p_gannaway@hotmail.com

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