photography experience

  • Owner / Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Jan 2005 - Present
    dana hawley photography
    Freelance photojournalistic photographer shooting live music, promotional band photography, weddings, events, portraits, fashion, etc.
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Oct 2014 - Nov 2014
    The Choice - Lionsgate
    Set still photographer for Lionsgate/Nicholas Sparks' The Choice.
    Cast: Tom Wilkinson, Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Maggie Grace, Tom Welling
  • Still Photographer - Props
    Wilmington, NC
    Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
    Secrets & Lies Pilot - ABC Studios
    Set dressing & prop stills for "Secrets & Lies" pilot for ABC.
    Cast: Ryan Phillippe, KaDee Strickland
  • Still Photographer - Props
    Wilmington, NC
    Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
    Mary & Martha - HBO
    Shot set dressing prop stills as well as camera test stills.
    Director: Philip Noyce
    Cast: Hilary Swank, James Woods, Frank Grillo
  • Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Sep 2011
    Apolis / Sophia Bush
    Stills of Sophia designing charity bag for Apolis / apolisglobal.com
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Jul 2011
    One Tree Hill - Season 9
    "Mouth & Millie in the Morning" promotional prop stills used as set dressing.
    Cast: Lee Norris, Lisa Goldstein
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Jul 2011 - Jul 2011
    "11:11" - Kissin' Cousins Productions
    Writer/Director: Meg Lansaw
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Jun 2011 - Jun 2011
    "The Perfect Gift" - Swirl Films
    Shot promotional cast photos as well as set stills.
    Cast: Ruben Studdard, Darius McCrary
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Apr 2011 - Apr 2011
    "Teen Spirit" - ABC Family Movie
    Still photo props for ABC Family Movie "Teen Spirit"
    Cast: Lindsey Shaw, Cassie Scerbo
  • Still Photographer - Props
    Wilmington/Southport, NC
    Mar 2011 - Apr 2011
    "Revenge" pilot - ABC Studios
    Prop stills for ABC Pilot "Revenge" directed by Phillip Noyce, specifically couple/engagement shots of Emily & Daniel featured at "Fire & Ice" party and occasional use during the 1st 3 seasons of the show.
    Cast: Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Henry Czerny, Joshua Bowman, Marc Blucas (later recast)
  • Contributing Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Feb 2011 - Feb 2011
    Wilma Magazine
    Editorial photographs for Wilma magazine's March 2011 issue.
  • Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Jul 2010
    Tift Merritt - Live Music Shots
    Live shots of Tift Merritt at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, NC
  • Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    May 2010
    Epitaph Records / "Every Time I Die" Promotional Band Shoot
    Promotional photos for band "Every Time I Die" with Epitaph Records.
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Feb 2010 - Feb 2010
    "We Can't Help You" - Brad Land short
    Writer: Brad Land
    Director: Rafael Taylor
    Cast: Austin Nichols, Taylor Kowalski
  • Still Photographer - Addt'l
    Wilmington, NC
    Oct 2009 - Oct 2009
    "Hollywood East"
    Director: Charles Stewart, Jr.
    Cast: Jodie Sweetin, Nate Panning, Brandon Luck
  • Featured Artist/Photographer/"Silhouette of a Rollergirl" product decals
    Infectious.com / San Francisco, CA
    Feb 2009 - Present
    Infectious
    First of 2 photographers brought into the Infectious product catalogue with roller derby themed shot titled "silhouette of a roller girl"
  • Still Photographer - Props
    Charleston, SC
    Aug 2008 - Aug 2008
    "Army Wives" - ABC Studios
    Shot calendar layout photo stills featured in episode #214, "Thank You for Letting Me Share"
    Cast: Catherine Bell, Kim Delaney, Sterling K. Brown, Sally Pressman
  • Staff Photographer
    Wrightsville Beach, NC
    Apr 2007 - Feb 2009
    Wrightsville Beach Magazine / Lumina News
    News & Editorial Staff Photographer
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Oct 2006 - Nov 2006
    "The 27 Club"
    Director: Erica Dunton
    Cast: Joe Anderson, James Forgey, Eve Hewson, Alexie Gilmore
  • Photographer - Artist Credit/Props
    Wilmington, NC
    The Beautiful Ordinary (later retitled "Remember the Daze")
    Original photographs used as set decoration.
    Director: Jess Manafort
    Cast: Amber Heard, Alexa Vega, Leighton Meester
  • Staff Sports Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Sep 2006 - Apr 2007
    Icon Sports Photography
    High Action Sports Photography including Basketball, Football, Soccer, Football, etc.
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington/Goldsboro, NC
    Jul 2005 - Jul 2005
    Altared
    Director: Kara B. Still
  • Still Photographer
    Wilmington, NC
    Apr 2005 - Apr 2005
    The Pigs
    Director: Onur Tukel

production experience


  • Production Secretary - "Revenge" - ABC Studios Pilot
    March - April 2011
    UPM: Bill Hill
    Production Coordinator: Jeff L. Anderson

  • Office Production Assistant - "Playing with Guns" - Comedy Central Pilot
    January - February 2011
    Producer: Bill Hil
    Production Coordinator: Jeff L. Anderson

  • Additional Production Assistant - "Remember the Daze" (fka "The Beautiful Ordinary")
    Director: Jess Manafort
    1st AD: Eric Davies

  • Production Assistant - BlueCross BlueShield of NC "Charlie Kennedy" Commercial
    1st AD: Brian Galligan
    Director: Chriss Riess/Amy Hill
    Producer: Gartner/Steve Fredriksz

  • Additional Production Assistant - "Hounddog"
    Director: Deborah Kampmeier
    1st AD: Matthew V. Campbell

  • Additional Production Assistant - "Radio"
    Director: Mike Tollin
    1st AD: Vincent Lascoumes

Education