Dawn Yilmaz is a 3D Generalist and Technical Photographer (Still & Motion) serving up interactive 360º content at VArtisans. Dawn has a love for data science, gaming, film and fine art. Dawn is a proud member of the Virginia Production Alliance (VPA). Dawn specializes in virtual reality content creation, photo-realistic 3D rendering and lighting,
Technology has always played a significant part of Dawn’s life. From her first game system (a 1972 Magnavox Odyssey found in the trash), to her first camera (which, she hacked to shoot higher shutter speeds for sports), Dawn has always been a bit of a technophile.
With no shortage of pursuits, you can find Dawn in the field, flying drones to shoot 3D footage in Monument Valley, wearing Google Glasses to explore Mesa Verde and collecting reference in interesting places around the world. This past year, Dawn spent a month filming in the beautiful and exotic country Turkey.
Outside of digital formats, Dawn’s work appears in publication in 2 books, The Theatrical Firearms Handbook and RVA Lookbook, and in several magazines and newspapers, including U.S. News and World Report. With a range of analytical and technical skills encompassing still and motion work, Dawn is ready to help communicate your message and bring your visions to life.
Dawn holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in 3D Computer Animation from Full Sail University. She is a currently candidate for a Master of Science (MSBI) in Business Intelligence also from Full Sail University. Dawn’s research focuses on data science and business intelligence solutions specifically for the virtual reality sector. Follow her Masters journey of Tumblr at devignelements.tumblr.com.