Travis Gauthier

Film camera formats (35mm, medium format, large format view cameras), Professional SLR Digital Cameras (Nikon D2X, Nikon D300, Nikon D100 modified for Infrared, Kodak DCS series etc.), studio lighting systems, photographic darkroom equipment, Adobe Photoshop CS3, various internet applications, Fuji Pictography 3000 photo printer, Kodak Professional RFS series film scanners, various flatbed, drum and optical scanners, Macintosh operating systems and Macintosh hardware. Macromedia Dreamweaver, QuarkXPress, Adobe Illustrator, IPIX impressive photography for the web, world wide web design, professional portable and studio video cameras, analog video editing equipment.

The Art Institute of Houston - Houston, TX
Associate of Arts degree in Photography.
Acadiana Open Channel - Lafayette, LA
Certification as a producer, portable camera operator, studio camera operator, crew member, and linear editor for public access television.

Zoom Photo Studio, LLC - Lafayette,LA
9/2003 - Present
Owner, Photographer.

Jay Faugot Photography - Lafayette, LA
8/2000 - 12/2002
Digital photo technician, digital photo illustrations, digital darkroom printing technician. Scanning, printing, retouching and color correcting portrait photography. 2nd camera black and white art photographer for weddings.

The Daily Advertiser - Lafayette, LA
2/1996 - 4/1999
Electronic Photo Desk Technician and Advertising Photographer.
Responsible for scanning approximately 150-500 photos per week. Photo illustrations, studio and location photo shoots. Arranging photo shoots to meet advertising customer needs. Real Estate center spread photos for Sunday Real Estate section tabloid. Cover photos for special Publications.

The Art Institute of Houston, Houston, TX.
8/1994 - 3/1995
Lab Technician. Responsible for care, inventory and maintenance of photo equipment and lab.

Clients and Freelance work 1995-2003
see for recent client list

CA Guitars - Lafayette, LA
Product photography, art direction, layout and design for spec sheets and advertising. Web site art direction and development.

AcadianaMedia - Lafayette, LA
web site artwork and development.

Park Ave. Theatrical Group - New York, NY
on stage performance photography.

Fisheye Digital - Lafayette, LA
IPIX Photography.

TOOBLUE rhythm and blues festival - Dallas, TX
Assistant Art Director.

Business News Publishing Co. (SDM Magazine cover) -Troy, MI

Megan Barra Graphic Design - Lafayette, LA
Digital photograph retouching and digital photo illustration.

La Louisiane magazine - Lafayette, LA
Fall 1995, digital photo illustrations for “Ancestral Voices” *
Spring 1996, digital photo illustration for “Surfin’ USL”
Spring 1997, photo for “What’s the Bright Idea?”
Spring 2000, photo illustration and photography.
Spring 2002, photo illustration and photography.
Spring 2003, Cover photo illustration and photography.
Fall 2003, photography.

Trinity Design and Advertising - Lafayette, LA
Photography for Trinity self-promotional brochure.**

Flair modeling agency - Lafayette, LA
Fashion Photography.

Achievements and Exhibits

Acadiana Arts Council’s 2008 Side Gallery Series presents:
Solo Exhibit - 'Louisiana In a Different Light: Infrared Photos by Travis Gauthier’

"Infrared Photography and The Photography Business"
Lecture - LSUE, April 2008

2007 Professional Photographers of Louisiana
Print Competition:
Portrait : First Place
Kodak Gallery Award
Best Entry by a First Time Entrant
Special Judge's Award

Local Galleries - Lafayette, LA
Solo Exhibit - 'Cyanotypes by Travis Gauthier'


Artists’ Alliance - Lafayette, LA
Featured in “1999 Southern Open” (juried exhibition).

Lafayette Art Association - Lafayette, LA.
2nd place - Digital
2nd Place - Alternative process
2000 “Freeze Frame” photo competition.

*Winner of CASE award for illustration, **Winner of ADDY awards


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