Carl Neumann has a rich and diverse history in the aesthetic arts industries, whereby he is talented in creative design, photography and music journalism, and also highly-experienced in small business management. With these combined talents, he has created over one hundred websites, brochures and corporate videos for small to large national and international companies. As a portrait, fashion and creative photographer for arts and high-profile music publications, Carl photographs Australian and international artists including musicians, actors, and models, and also company CEOs and events, and he also writes for a number of national music magazines and boasts a very high-profile portfolio.
2013 – Present
As a portrait, fashion and creative photographer for arts and high-profile music publications, Carl photographs Australian and international artists including musicians, actors, and models, and also company CEOs and events, and he also writes for a number of national music magazines and boasts a very high-profile portfolio.
1993 – Present (15 year Hiatas)
Carl has always been a passionate music lover and over the years his knowledge of rock, heavy metal, jazz and blues music has grown profoundly. He has interviewed and reviewed many international and Australian artists for several well-known magazines and websites, including Rolling Stone (Australia), Heavy Mag, Scenestr, Scene Magazine and Impress. Artists he has interviewed include KISS, Faith No More, Def Leppard, Pantera, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Pearl Jam, Tumbleweed, Primus, Henry Rollins, No Doubt (Gwen Stefani), The Cruel Sea, Silverchair, The Tea Party, Andrew G (Host of Australian Idol/Feebles Junky), Powderfinger, Midnight Oil, Kreator, Edguy, Testament, Jeff Beck, Gary Numan, Chick Corea, Iced Earth, Tankard, Finntroll, HammerFall, Hugh Jackman, Peter Dinkley, Chris Jericho, Ugly Kid Joe, Tool, Sepultura, Soundgarden, Godsmack…a constantly expanding list of artists.
2003 - Present
Managing Director with his wife and Founder of the business, Suzanna Zagon. Direction and control of tailor-made marketing campaigns for d'Italia, which is a large boutique fabric store specialising in current season Italian designer fabric, French lace, fine quality dressmaking, couture and women's tailoring.
2012 - 2013
Directed both creative and video production to create high-quality corporate videos for website and TV. Creative direction for websites and marketing consultation.
2007 – 2011
Serviced Australian and international clients within most types of industries with creative design, website design and development and internet marketing.
2000 – 2005
Advised clients in their homes, offices and the shopfront gallery as to which artworks (prints and original pieces) would fit their environment the best. Once the suitable artworks were found, frames would be custom-designed for those artworks.
1997 – 1998
Freelance - Interviewed, worked with and met many Australian and international artists.
1995 – 1998
Booked original Australian musicians and bands throughout the eastern coast of Queensland - from Gold Coast to Cairns - including Powederfinger, Feebles Junky (Andrew G) and other Australian acts.
1993 – 1998
Interviewed, worked with and met many Australian and international artists. Organised the weekly distribution of the magazine straight off the press into the shops and music stores throughout Brisbane and Gold Coast.
1993 – 1994
Worked on a project as a full-time casual, in basic administration and was later promoted to manage the state's faxing section.
1990 – 1993
Umpired A-Grade mens indoor cricket fixtures and tournaments at nights after school.
Birth - 1992
Graduated year 12 schooling in Queensland.
It's difficult to put production levels into a bar chart. But, here are some simple indications of Carl's personal strong points.
As life is a never-ending learning mechanism for Carl, he is addicted to learning and bettering his skills, with the following courses and achievements:
Model: Louella Deville. Make-up: @makeupbywanda (instagram)
Creative photos of some of the cast of Australia's international traveling circus with a difference, Circus Oz. See more photos at: www.photos.carlneumann.com
Game of Thrones lead actor, Peter Dinkley, at the Xmen red-carpet premier screening. See more photos at: www.photos.carlneumann.com
Live on stage with Queen with Adam Lambert in Brisbane. See more photos at: www.photos.carlneumann.com
Hard hitting metal band Devil Driver live on stage in Sydney. See more photos at: www.photos.carlneumann.com
Talent: Kaitlyn Ridge - London MGT. Make-up: Megan Everett
Famous Jazz musician Chick Corea live on stage at the Hamer Hall, Melbourne. See more photos at: www.photos.carlneumann.com
Staff photos of high end fabric and dressmaking store d'Italia.
I have a number of projects presently locked in well into the future, however I am always seeking more freelance work - so contact me to get started.
"Carl has provided ongoing solutions to our UK based online teeth whitening and oral care store www.crestwhitestrips.co.uk. I would recommend him for any prospective website concepts."Stephen Douglas - CEO
"Yay, It's here! Love it! It's awesome. Thank you heaps. Cant wait to frame it!"Krystal - Music Lover
"Carl has an uncanny ability to "see" what one is trying to envision and with his technical skill manifest it into an aesthetic form."Bernie Lowenstien - Director at Print Decor
"Carl is an incredibly creative guy who has the ability to boom a business. He is also a pleasure to deal with."Alex Bell - Musician
Send me an email or phone +61 3 8060 9422