Métier Outline of Don Schumann

Camera Operator: Mana Huang 
Hair/Makeup/Lighting/Style by Don Schumann

“The greatest quest in life is to reach one’s potential.”

Work Experience

December, 2016 to March, 2017

Musician manager, promoter, multilingual marketing literature and news release copywriter, stylist, makeup artist, independent music producer, filmmaker, Gimbal Operator, DoP and editor

July, 2013 to July, 2016

English-to-Chinese Subtitle Translations of two separate TV shows, Volunteer for multinational charity groups, at the same time, as a live sound technician, stage DMX lighting man, singer, lecturer, donation packing/managing, soup kitchen cook and an interpreter...

1997 to 2012

Freelance Writer, Photographer, Image Builder, Promoter/Endorser and Columnist mainly in the Travel Sections and a 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 World Geography (France/Germany/Taiwan), Liberty Times (Taiwan), Verve the inflight magazine of EVA Air (Taiwan), Alitalia Airlines (Italy), Mandarin Airlines (Taiwan), National Geographic Traveler (China/USA), Official Korea Tourism Organization (South Korea), Thai Tourism (Thailand), Thai Airways (Thailand/Taiwan), 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), HOLA (Taiwan), Far Eastern Air (Taiwan), Franz Collection Inc. (Germany/Taiwan), TransAsia Airways (Taiwan), Mandarin Airlines (Taiwan), LVMH (France), Remy Martin (France/Taiwan), Jin Sho Publishing (Taiwan), Earth Publishing (Taiwan), MTI (France/Netherlands), NEC (Japan), etc.

Worldwide Hotels ranging from 5-star to 7-star, please refer to: http://donschumann.blogspot.com/search/label/Hotels

December, 2004 to 2008

Official Photographer and international tourism endorser/promoter 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, Subic Bay, Palawan, Manila, Laoag, Baguio, Boracay, Cebu, Bohol, 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 Stardom Model Agency (Australia/Hong Kong/Taiwan), Blanca Magazine (Japan/Taiwan), Continental Airlines (Guam/USA), Little Newton (Japan/Taiwan), Little Little Newton (Japan/Taiwan), China Airlines (Taiwan), Chrysler Mobile (US/Taiwan), Mook Publishing (Taiwan), ToGo Magazine (Taiwan), Catwalk Model Agency (Taiwan), Travel.com (Taiwan), Linking Publishing Groups (Taiwan), Volvo Cars Corporation (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 decades of using Apple Computers, since 1977

Over decades 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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