Anni Tracy is an American art buyer, producer and photographer, and the former photo editor of US newspaper, The Portland Tribune. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in photography from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Her passion for adventure and visual exploration has influenced moves to New Mexico, Alaska, Colorado, Portland, Barcelona and Berlin in the past decade, as well as encouraging extended photographic tours through much of the world. She now lives and works in Berlin.
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Anni is a freelance art buyer in both the advertising and publishing industries. Current regular projects include art buying and producing for one of Europe's leading publishing houses, Axel Springer SE, and its client magazines: Roland Berger Consultancy; GDV's Positionen Magazine; Hypovereinsbank's online banking magazine; and Deutsche Bahn's Dein Bahnhof magazine. Anni is also the art buyer for Media Consulta Advertising's global headquarters in Berlin, responsible for producing photo shoots, conducting photo research on all advertising pitches and purchasing/contract negotiating of imagery on campaigns for clients such as the European Commission, Lidl, Grana Padano Cheese, Prosciutto di San Daniele, Gründerland-Bayern, Flughafen BER and Make it in Germany. She also works hand-in-hand with the design team to provide art direction and styling assistance on photo shoots and advertising campaigns.
Before relocating to Berlin, Anni was the photo editor of the west coast newspaper, the Portland Tribune, where she worked logistics on photo assignments to staff photographers and carefully edited all photographs for the paper's weekly print edition and daily online editions. For the newspaper, Anni also assisted her editorial team in proofing and copy editing the print edition each week.
Anni is regularly producing photo shoots and photo editing for the international advertising agency, Media Consulta, as well as publishing powerhouse, Axel Springer SE – both headquartered in Berlin. Responsibilities include shoot logistics and budget management, research and hiring of photo crew, hiring of makeup stylists and food stylists, locations scouting, selection of models, prop acquisitions and styling, and art direction. In 2014 she also worked on pre-production, editing and website creation for Cineman Films, on the art film The Last Day of Rain. In 2012, Anni produced and conducted interviews for Comcast's television station, "On Demand" in the Portland, Seattle and Spokane metropolitan areas of the USA.
Anni earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Photography from Drexel University. Since her college days, she has photographed on a freelance basis internationally. In Berlin, she regularly photographs and produces photo shoots for advertising campaigns for the international agency, Media Consulta. Before leaving the US, Anni photographed on assignment for 6 years for the west coast newspaper, The Portland Tribune, and its sister publications, Community Newspapers and Sustainable Life.
Anni training is in traditional darkroom practices, and she had the honor of photo assisting for Alan Ross in Santa Fe, NM, where she assisted in all darkroom printing and presentation needs for the Ansel Adams Special Edition Prints. She made the leap to digital 8 years ago, and at the west coast newspaper, The Portland Tribune, Anni edited and worked post-production for all images used in the paper's weekly print edition and daily online edition. She currently does post-production and retouching in Berlin for Media Consulta Advertising on selected projects.
For more information on services or images available for licensed reproduction, please contact Anni directly: annitracy (at) gmail dot com.