Métier Outlines of Don Schumann

Curriculum Vitae

Don Schumann



1997 to Present
Freelance Writer, Schools Teacher of Photography, Photographer and Columnist mainly in the Travel Sections of variety periodicals and book author

Agenda: Frequent contributing/invited author/photographer to newspapers, magazines and books. Writer and Photographer of "Image Journey" and "Shopping Maps" 2 Columns for daily newspapers, also, "View Window" for Airlines. Published both title and series books.

Detail: Client base mainly consisted of Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (U.A.E.), World Geography (France/Germany/Taiwan), Brunei Airlines (Brunei), Liberty Times (Taiwan), Malaysia Tourism Board (Malaysia), Verve the in-flight magazine of EVA Air (Taiwan), Alitalia Airlines (Italy), Burj Al Arab Hotel Dubai (U.A.E.), Club Med (Malaysia), Mandarin Airlines (Taiwan), National Geographic Traveler (China/USA), Official Korea Tourism Organization (South Korea), Brunei Airlines (U.A.E.), Thai Tourism (Thailand), Mandarin Airlines (Thailand), Thai Airways (Thailand/Taiwan), Sutera Harbour Resort (Malaysia), etc.

April, 2005 to October, 2010
CEO and Marketing Director, Don Schumann Photography

Agenda: Establish the Imagery and Publishing Firm

Detail: Client base mainly consisted of Poggenpohl Luxusküchen (Germany), The Empire Hotel & Country Club (Brunei), The Magellan Sutera Resort (Malaysia), HOLA (Taiwan), Tourism Authority of Thailand, Northeast Division (Thailand), Oman Ministry of Tourism (Oman), Far Eastern Air (Taiwan), Franz Collection Inc. (USA/China), Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai (Thailand), TransAsia Airways (Taiwan), Sabah Tourism Board (Malaysia), Mandarin Airlines (Taiwan), LVMH Group (France), Remy Martin (France/Taiwan), Jin Sho Publishing (Taiwan), Earth Publishing (Taiwan), MTI (France/Netherlands), NEC (Japan/Taiwan), etc.

Worldwide Hotels ranging from 5-star to 7-star, please refer to:

December, 2004 to 2007
Official Photographer for Department of Tourism Philippines

Agenda: Covering all of the famous destinations, 5-Star Hotels, Malls, Underwater and high-end restaurants throughout Philippines for International Promotions. Including featured articles, printing matters, calendars and multimedia presentations, etc.

Detail: On location to El Nido, Puerto Princesa, Davao, Vigan, Subic Bay, Palawan, Manila, Batangas, Laoag, Baguio, Boracay, Cebu, Bohol, Busuanga, Puerto Galera, Taal Volcano, etc.

January, 1988 to November, 2004
Freelance Professional Photographer

Agenda: Photography based in Los Angeles, Japan, London and Taiwan providing Media, Fashion, Dining, Interior, industry, Model Agency, Commercial, Editorial, Show Business, Stock Agency services, etc.

Detail: Client base mainly consisted of Taipei American School, Tien Mu (Taiwan), Taipei Japanese School, Tien Mu (Taiwan), Huis ten Bosch, Kyushu (Japan), Stardom Model Agency (Australia/Hong Kong/Taiwan), Go Federal Travel (Taiwan), Blanca Magazine (Japan/Taiwan), Continental Airlines (Guam/USA), Little Newton (Japan/Taiwan), Little Little Newton (Japan/Taiwan), China Airlines (Taiwan), Tourism Authority of Thailand, Central Division (Thailand), Chrysler Mobile (US/Taiwan), Mook Publishing (Taiwan), ToGo Magazine (Taiwan), Pacific Islands Club (Guam), Catwalk Model Agency (Taiwan), Eurostar (EU), Travel.com (Taiwan), Huang Su Chi Fashion (Taiwan), Linking Publishing Groups (Taiwan), Volvo Cars Corporation Asia (Malaysia/Singapore), Crown Publishing (Taiwan), Lufthansa Airlines (Germany), American Express (US/Taiwan), EVA Air (Hawaii/Taiwan), Tuntex Group Construction (Taiwan), Delta Airlines (USA), etc.


Photography since 1974

Over 33 years of using Apple Computers, since 1977

Around 20 years in the use of Photoshop Software

Chinese, Fluent in Listening, Speaking and Reading

English, Fluent in Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading

Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills


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