1520 Bolton St., Apt. 2A

Baltimore, MD 21217

Phone: (443) 803-7851

Email: EliLopatin@gmail.com



  • University of Missouri-Columbia                                     August 2001-August 2005
    • Bachelor of Journalism: Focus on Photojournalism
  • Danish School of Journalism – Aarhus                                August - December 2004
    • International photojournalism program


  • Photographed and produced a multimedia presentation for the Peabody award winning series “Just Words” from the Center for Emerging Media
  • Freelance work for The Reporter, The Messenger-Gazette, The Chronicle, and Suburban Style Magazine in Somerset County, NJ; The Home News Tribune, covering central NJ; Aamulehti, a daily newspaper in Finland; Vihrea Lanka, a Finnish weekly; the Prince George’s, Fredrick, and Carroll County Gazettes in Maryland; and Slam Magazine
  • Photographer at Lifetouch Portrait Studio in Bridgewater, NJ September – December 2005
    • Photographed mostly small children and families and helped with selections of prints
  • Staff Photographer at the Columbia Missourian May - August 2004
    • Covered stories for the daily newspaper and worked on longer assignments for VOX Magazine
  • Reporter for the Columbia Missourian Cops and Courts beat January - May 2004
    • Daily reporting on breaking news stories


  • Skilled with Nikon equipment both film and digital
  • Experience with Speedotron lighting equipment both in studio and out
  • Skilled with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, Macromedia Dreamweaver and Flash, and Photo Mechanic - all on PC and Mac platforms
  • Experienced with sound capturing and editing, using Audacity software
  • Skilled in black & white film processing and printing
  • Proficient in French