Pho­tog­ra­pher of­fers free ser­vice to those who lost jobs

Fiji Sun - - AMAZING FIJIANS - WAISEA NASOKIA Edited by Caro­line Ratu­cadra

West-based renowned pro­fes­sional pho­tog­ra­pher, Rob Rick­man, is of­fer­ing his ser­vices for free to those who have lost their jobs be­cause of the COVID-19 pan­demic.

Mr Rick­man, 46, who lives in Vuda, Lau­toka has set up a pop-up stu­dio at Votcity Flea Mar­ket in Nadi, yes­ter­day.

He was of­fer­ing free head­shots that is used in Cur­ricu­lum Vi­tae (CV’s), LinkedIn pro­files to those who had lost their jobs and want to ap­ply for other jobs.

How­ever, his ser­vices does not ex­clude those who still have a source of in­come, pro­vided they can do­nate some­thing in re­turn to cover his ex­penses.

While his role is lim­ited to just pho­tog­ra­phy Mr Rick­man says he is able to put his skills to good use. The fa­ther of five who has over three decades of ex­pe­ri­ence in pho­tog­ra­phy serves clients in cor­po­rate or­gan­i­sa­tions and re­sorts around the West­ern Di­vi­sion.

“I started as a pho­tog­ra­pher be­fore YouTube so I had to learn from other pho­tog­ra­phers. There was al­ways some­one in the fam­ily with a cam­era. I was one of them,” Mr Rick­man said.

His booth opens from 10am with a free of­fer of a dig­i­tal im­age.

Photo: Waisea Nasokia

Rob Rick­man at the Votcity Flea Mar­ket in Nadi on June 20, 2020.

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