1st place 1st half WPPI 2014 WPPI Silver Accolades 2013, 2014 Photographer of the Year AIBP 2014 Published in Philosophie, Rangefinder, Sticky Albums, OffBeat
University of Florida BA in Anthropology with emphasis on behavior Masters in Engineering
New York Institute of Photography Professional Photography
JT Noir Studio Manager Jacob MacGibbon
Jacob Edward MacGibbon, who goes by Jake, is my new Studio Manager
His educational background boasts: completing masters’ programs, obtaining two masters level degrees, from the University of Florida in Marriage and Family Counseling; a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida; and an Associate in Arts from St. Johns River Community College. Additionally, Jake plans to pursue a certificate program from the University of Florida in Certified Financial Advising. Once completed, he hopes to utilize his new credentials along with his masters’ to build a business assisting families, individuals and small businesses to understand wealth and finances while successfully planning for the future.
Jake is a very creative person and excels at learning complex design programs quickly. He is efficient at completing tasks around the studio, coming up with novel ideas to streamline the studio, while creating a more productive and comfortable environment for myself and clients.
His interests include home design, woodworking, landscaping design and maintenance, reading, personal fitness, and swimming.
Jake works as the head swim coach for Putnam Sharks Swim Club, teaches swim lessons to kids and families, and lifeguards as little as possible (according to him). His professional certifications in this area include: RedCross Certified: Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Lifeguard Instructor and CPR/AED/FirstAid Instructor; USASwimming: Foundations of Coaching 101 and 201 and Rules and Regulations.
Devan is the top makeup and hair artist of the JT Noir Studio.
Devan is a makeup artist and hairstylist at Tangles Hair Salon. She has been licensed since May 2015, but has experience in the field doing freelance makeup jobs for weddings and other special occasions beginning 2012.
Devan’s love for makeup started in high school and has only grown over the years. Her favorite part of the job is making women feel beautiful and empowered, whether it be for a wedding or for a photoshoot. She aspires to advance in the field continuing to help women to feel empowered and beautiful.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and going to the beach.