Tamar Sandalon Photography


Nine years of photography experience with extensive technical skills
Hard working and detail oriented
Recognized as a natural leader and a fast learner

Bard College, Annandale- on- Hudson, NY: B.A May 2017; Major, Photography
MICA, Baltimore, MD: Pre College Program, Digital Photography; August 2012

Senior project (Larry Fink), Vernacular photography (Luc Sante), Photography and Human Rights (Gilles Peress),  Digital Photography (Tim Davis), View Camera (An My-Le), Alternative Processes (Simeen Sattar),  History of Photography (Laurie Dahlberg), Photo 101 (Stephen Shore)

Resident Artist, Camp Stomping Ground; Deposit NY, July 2019​

Selected for Alt Studio Tuscany; 2016
Award for excellence in Photography; 2012
Placed All-County in Photography; 2010
5 Towns College, Photo Exhibition, Best in Show; 2010


Images published in Trebel online Magazine (Uncredited); August 2019
Greenpoint Gallery Salon Group Show; February 2019, March 2019
Images featured on Bridgeside Live S4 E1 - You Bred Raptors? Performance (Uncredited); 2019 
Beyond The Surface, A Senior Thesis Exhibition in Photography; May 6th-10th, 2017
Portraits featured in Times of Israel; April 2017
Portrait issued in Publisher's Weekly (Uncredited); March 2017
Photographs published in iDeligate online Journal; March 2014
Designed and launched Sandalonphoto.com; 2013


Teaching Assistant, The International Center of Photography; New York, NY, October 2018 - Present

  • Individually spends time with students perfecting darkroom techniques and refining portfolios.
  • Works with a lead professor in a classroom to further students understanding of photography.

Concert Photographer, Freelance;  July 2017- Present

  • Uses quick-thinking and improvisational skills to work in low lighting and capture fleeting moments on stage.
  • Applies strong knowledge of photoshop to correct difficult lighting and color in images. 

Photo Intern, Nathan Smith - The Day Collective; Brooklyn, NY, January 2019-July 2019

  • Applies strong knowledge of Lightroom to move through and cull wedding images.
  • Assists photographer with critical tasks at weddings 

Second Photographer/Assistant, Imagelink; Rockville MD, August -December 2017

  • Photographed events such as weddings and bar mitzvahs as a second photographer.
  • Used advanced technical skills to create books for clients as well as edit images in photoshop.

Assistant Photographer, Freed Photography Inc.; Bethesda MD, August- November 2017

  • Utilized strong attention to detail in order to handle expensive equipment and set up lights.
  • Assisted with light testing as well as posing of the subject.

Lab Monitor, Bard College Photography Program; Annandale-on-Hudson NY, December 2014 -May 2016

  • Monitored freshman darkroom and aided students with printing techniques.
  • Guided students working in the darkroom.
  • Utilized strong attention to detail to mix chemicals.

Staff Photographer, Difference and Media Project; Annandale-on-Hudson NY, September 2013 - May 2014

  • Attended and documented several events as the staff photographer.
  • Provided an online presence for the company, promoting it across social media platforms.
  • Performed secretarial duties.

President of Photo Club, North Shore High School; Glen Head NY, 2012 -2013

  • Planned club meetings with a photography professor.
  • Taught students basic developing and printing skills.

Bilingual (Hebrew and English), Guitar Player/Composer- lyricist

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, Bridge, Camera Raw, as well as Microsoft Suite and Mac OS.
Accomplished in analog photo development and skilled with View Camera, Mamiya 7, Olympus OM20, Canon 7D, Canon 5D Mark II and III, Canon D5300, Nikon D800, Nikon D700, and Nikon D7200 cameras.