J. Paul Simeone
Studio: 4646 Umbria Street, Philadelphia. Pa 19127
Studio 16106139956 Cell
email: psimeone85@yahoo.com
visit: www.jpaulsimeone.com
Vision • Perfection • Passion
Creative, awardwinning photographer has been nominated for the prestigious Sinar Bron Advertising Photographer of the Year Award and is the recipient of several Addy Awards. Owns and operates foremost stateoftheart photographic studio in the MidAtlantic region.
During a 35year career, expanded the client base to include Fortune 100 companies, fashion and
upscale boutiques, dignitaries, entertainers, museums and the arts, restaurants, pharmaceuticals and
recognized collectibles industry leaders– representing diverse product lines, marketing strategies
and techniques. Exclusively chosen to capture the first millennium sunrise on Pitt Island, New Zealand.
Career Accomplishments
Travel worldwide to create awardwinning images for use in direct mail, catalog and magazine advertising.
Client companies include:
Macy’s, Lenox, Waterford, Wedgewood, North Western Mutual,Campbell Foods, DuPont, Verizon, Disney, K'NEX/ Lincoln Logs,Danbury Mint, Pond LeHocky Law, ER Legal Law Firm, LivSecure, MyAlarm, Auratic Fine China,Georgetown Collections, Precious Moments, AshtonDrake Galleries, Ensoniq Keyboards.
Masterfully interpret the art director’s vision to create images that sell–whether they represent
elegant Christian Dior fashions, mouthwatering culinary creations, exquisite jewels or agricultural
Selected to photograph U.S. presidents including Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and other dignitaries.
Hired by Devon Direct/Euro RSCG to photograph the official First Sunrise of the Millennium and to
use the first rays of the sun to expose the company’s slogan, “Be First”, into limited edition
photographs. The shoot was conducted on Pitt Island, New Zealand.
Recognized and chosen by University of the Arts and Drexel University to teach courses in studio
lighting–instructing students in the art of enveloping subjects with an elusive aura and giving them
vibrant life. Currently running Photographic Workshops at Casali di Bibbiano in Tuscany
Studio Manager of the Franklin Mint for 8 years controlling and managing the day to day activities
Of a staff of 15 photographers and production people organizing production , photography , printing
and creative design schedules.
Currently producing major videos for corporate clients as the Director of Photography and Producer
Has produced and coordinated major location shoots in Major cities across the US and cities abroad.
Strong organizational skills in producing successful advertising campaigns for all of my clients
Early Corporate Career Highlights
The Franklin Mint
Studio Manager and Senior Photographer
Professional Affiliations
American Society of Media Photographers
Member and previous member of the Board of Directors