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James Parker

I assist and digital operate for a variety of established photographers, who work with a selection of clients and agencies from both the advertising and editorial worlds. I work within small teams, to large high-end productions with talented crews in studios at home in the UK or on locations abroad. People I have worked with and currently assist include: Greg White, Fred MacGregor, Sebastian Nevols, Greg Funell, Dan Ross, Sam Robinson, Jon Enoch, Tim Cole, Regan Cameron, Sophia Spring, Nassima Rothacker, Henrik Knudsen, to name a select few. Aside from this assisting experience, I also hold a first class photographic degree from Edinburgh Napier university, as well as a years employment as an Equipment Technician at JJ Media (previously called ThreeFourSnap), which included training and knowledge in all photographic equipment. James info@jamesparker.co + 44 (0) 7429068165 Based in London with a full driving licence // Digital Operator and Lighting Assistant. Equipment Knowledge: Profoto, Briese, Broncolor, Bowens, Kino, Dedo, Arri Tungsten and HMI lights. 35mm, 120mm, 4x5, 10x8, Hasselblad, Phase one, Mamiya, Nikon, Canon, Pentax. Capture One, Chronosync, Lightroom, Photoshop Adobe CC Suite, Photo Mechanic. Operator with film scanners & printers including Epson, Imacon and Flextight models.

T: +44 (0) 7429068165

E: info@jamesparker.co

W: www.jamesparker.co

Will Corder

Will is a confident, enthusiastic and resourceful photo assistant & digital operator based in London. With experience of working on 400+ photoshoots around London, the UK, Europe and the U.S. as a digi-op or photo assistant, he is a valuable addition to any shoot team. As a professional freelancer, Will's client base includes many regular and ad-hoc clients who he works with as a 1st assistant or digital operator. These include top tier advertising, fashion, still life, lifestyle, food and portrait photographers. Having set up a professional networking group of 20+ photo assistants and digital operators, if Will is not available to work with you on your shoot, he is well placed to find someone to work with you who is equally capable and experienced. KIT HIRE I have various bits of Profoto kit for hire including B2, B1 & D1 heads and various modifiers - drop me a line if I can help! ASSISTANT & DIGI-OP DAY RATES Assistant from £200* Digi-op from £250* Digi-op with kit from £350* *Rates dependent upon shoot type and requirements. Travel expenses charged at £10 per day within London, or £50 if hired with kit to be transported. Travel expenses outside of London will be charged at cost price. Hired in kit will be subject to a 10% handling fee. Half day rate charged at 60% of normal day rate. Shoots over 4 hours in duration will be charged at full day rate. A normal day is any 9 hour period worked between 7am and 9pm. Overtime may be charged for weekends, public holidays and in addition to the standard 9 hours, at a 50% of agreed day rate for additional hours <4 hours. Anything over 4 hours overtime will be charged at full day rate. EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Mamiya, 5x4,120 & 35mm, Profoto, Broncolor, Elincrom, Arri, KinoFlo, Briese. Mac & PC literacy, Photoshop, Capture One Pro, Phocus, Lightroom. OTHER INFO Full clean UK Driving License, UK Passport, First Aid Trained, International Driving Permit PHOTOGRAPHERS WORKED WITH Richard Wadey, Joseph Sinclair, Robert Wilson, Tom Barnes, Adrian Myers, Ian Derry, Guy Farrow, John Slater, Dylan Collard, Tom Watkins, John Adrian, Jeff Boudreau, Andy Fallon, Chris Saunders, Colin Chau, Cameron McNee, Michael Furlonger, Dave Bird, Duncan Nicholls, Chris Winter, Erwin De Boer, Simon Clemenger, Conor Masterson, Cristian Barnett, Dan Harrison, Philip Gatward, Indira Flack, Mike Austen, Mike Ellis, Darren Paul, Philip Sinden, Charlie Best, Jenni Hare, Simon Webb, Andrew Shaylor, Cameron-James Wilson, Mark McCall, Jon Cottam, Nick White, Bruce Harber, Sandro Hyams, Alex Wallace, Chris Mosey, Harley Kemp, Jonathan Malpass, Will Vendramini, Nick Dolding, Tom Leighton, Lucy Pope, Paul Farnham, Luca Zordan, Paul Tait, David Goodman, Simon Way, Stuart Hendry, Dean Sherwood, Nick David, Garrod Kirkwood, Ed Robinson, Pete Muller, James Hole, Zena Holloway, Paul Cooper, Danny North, Jason Knott, Baker Evans, Gareth Sambidge, Sarah McColgan, Chris Turner, Olaf Veltman TOP CLIENTS WORKED WITH EE, Shell, Samsung UK, Addidas, Barclays, Barclaycard, Jaguar Landrover, Sainsburys, Mothercare, Matalan, Sage, Channel 4, Channel 5, BBC, Viacom Entertainment, Warner Brothers, Paddy Power, Patisserie Vallerie, NHS, Sky TV, Subway, Eurostar, Costa Coffee, Barratt Homes, Country Living, NOW TV, TIME Magazine, Sport Magazine, Wonderland, Sunday Times Magazine, Esquire, Vogue UK, Men’s Health, Q magazine, Attitude, Brora, Barclays, Barclaycard, Adidas, Laura Ashley, The Vamps, Britain's Next Top Model, NME, Thomas Cook, HSBC, SAGA Holidays, IBM, Vodafone

Jacob Lewis

Hello, I'm Jacob Schühle-Lewis. I have ten years of experience working as a digital operator and lighting assistant in high end commercial photography, for global brands such as Coca-Cola, Jaguar, Ford, Mercedes, Hyundai, Red Bull Racing, Rimmel, Net-A-Porter, Next, Vogue, Topshop, River Island, Harpers, John Lewis, Gucci, Dove, etc. I have an extensive knowledge of both flash and continuous lighting equipment, specialising in Fashion, Still life, and Automotive. I also work as a as a camera operator, and have video equipment available (EF/PL mount).

T: 079 49 41 9908

E: hello@digitechlondon.co.uk

Kerry Beckingsale

Working as a commercial photographer shooting furniture, cars, food, people, and lighting to name a few.

Joanna Cross

After many years working as a staff photographer for a local newspaper with a strong and varied news agenda, I now relish the challenge of assisting other photographers to do their very best work - as well as covering event and business commissions in my own right. I have the nous and life experience to deal with any challenge that can be thrown at me. I'm familiar with Nikon, Elinchrom and Bowens and have a good understanding of Mac / PC / Lightroom / Capture One and knowledge of Photoshop. "Joanna assisted me on a corporate headshot photoshoot comprising of various locations and lighting requirements within the building. She was very easy to work with and provided good attention to detail. She was attentive and personable during the shoot and helped to keep the timings of the day on track. Quick to learn and adapt to new equipment and different lighting set-ups. Happy to recommend Joanna as a first assistant." Piers Cunliffe, Kinsmen Photography, January 2019. London is just a 30-minute train ride away for me and I can get a head-start for any jobs north of London. If you're looking for an assistant who is hard-working, adaptable, punctual, polite and trustworthy, as well as used to meeting and getting on with people from all walks of life, please get in touch. Full clean UK driving licence and have own car UK passport First aid / Health & safety trained DBS certificate

Liam Curtin

- Call: 07824388866 - - Email: assistliam@gmail.com - --------Phase One Certified Professional ----- ----- "Liam has proved to be a professional, friendly, versatile and hardworking freelance assistant and we would recommend him to other photographers without hesitation." -Steve Hoskins, October 2016 - -------------- Full C.V Here: --------- http://www.liamassist.co.uk/ ------------- -----Over 5 Years Experience, Phase One Certified 2016 | Lots of Digi experience in Advertising | Ecom and Editorial. ---- Completion of over 430 shoots so far spanning over 5 years working as full time Freelance London Based Digital operator and photographic assistant, Inc 1 year working as a Full time Studio Assistant. -------I always give 100% on set, gel with most teams and enjoy what I do. .-------- -----Plenty of Experience both as a First and Second Assistant from Advertising to Editorial on shoot Genres such as: Still Life, Fashion, Portrait, Interior, Architecture, Food and Lifestyle photoshoots, I even have allot of experience on high end Advertising shoots of Animals.------------ ------------ Select Clients of Shoots I have Assisted on include: Adidas, Nestle Purina, Tesco, Lindt, Bowers & Wilkins, TIGI International -------------------------- ----------- I can also retouch and have completed retouching jobs in the past, as well as onsite retouching ---------- Confident in: Photoshop and Capture One ------------------------- ------------Level 3 certificate for I.T Professionals.------------ ---------Higher National Diploma in Photography from The University of Kent -------------- -----------Thanks and Look forward to Hearing from you---------- ---------Liam------

Jack Woodhouse

London based Digi Tech Phase One Certified Professional Equipment I have experience with: Nikon, Canon, Phase One, Hasselblad, Profoto, Elinchrom, Photographers I've worked with: Sam Robinson, Tom Watkins, Felix Shumack, Sean Cook, Paul Farrell, Ben Riggott, Lee Strickland, Seb Chandler, Alisa Connan, Mikael Buck, Dav Stewart, Victor Yuan, Leon Mark, Amanda Searle, Nigel Davies, Mike Ellis, Duncan Loughrey, Jonathan Stewart, Tristan Townley, Michael Michaels, Richard Lewisohn, Andrew Brackenbury, Matt Davis, Terry Benson, Jonathan Knowles, Mark Hayman, Jake Thomas, Ben Bentley, Jonathan Syer, Joel Knight, Mel Yates & Jesper Westley. Shoots I've worked on: Amazon, Fat Face, Nike, Miss Selfridge, Dune, M&S, Myprotein, Vogue Italia, Fabulous Magazine, Next, Barbour, Sweaty Betty, Ann Summers, Estee lauder, John Lewis, Harrods, Samsung, Dominos, Vauxhall, Twinings, Elle.com, Airbnb, Deliveroo, Warner Bros, The Guardian, MORE THAN Insurance, Blue Cross, Superdrug, Lidl, The Times, BBC, Age UK, Braun, Leo, Smurfit Kappa, Merlin Entertainment, Kraken Rum, Sega, Sage, Martini & Costa.

Josh Redman

I have assisted over 30 photographers since going full time freelance in 2012. Various kit available to hire from me direct at competitive rates. Equally at home as an ideas-bouncer or silent butler type, usually I end up as a bit of both. I assist on a wide range of shoots, so I have some transferrable skills. My knowledge of kit is fairly broad, so just get in touch and I'll tell you straight up if I know the technical side of what you need me to do. I can do digi, lighting, BTS stills, buy lunch, tie your shoelaces, troubleshoot your dodgy monoblock, keep an eye on focus, give you some space when you're trying to concentrate, jump in if you're losing your head, and I'm a photographer in my own right (I consider assisting and being a photographer as two very separate lives though). Matthew Booth says: "Josh has worked with me for some time now. I use him as a reliable and highly adept assistant. He is an excellent photographer himself, producing high quality images with a creative flair. I would recommend him to anyone." Matthew Beedle says: "I recently hired Josh whilst I was one armed for a few weeks after a cycling accident and did not regret it. He was knowledgeable, creative, punctual and willing to work on each project as if it was his own. I would highly recommend Josh for any assisting work at a range of levels. Thanks again." Nicola Schafer says: "Josh did a great job assisting me on a photo shoot last year. He was prompt, helpful, and able to know what was required without needing to be asked. He had all the practical skills required from an assistant and he is also a highly skilled and extremely creative photographer. I recommend him highly and would hire him again." PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHY Clients include: Adidas; Aram Gallery; British Museum; Canary Wharf; Compare The Market; Christie's; David Roberts Art Foundation; Estonian Embassy; GQ Magazine; Julius Baer (Swiss Bank); Sky TV; Studio Moross; Virgin; WIRED Magazine.

Mark Griffiths

Very experienced in all formats and most kinds of lighting. Strong retouch, lighting and digital operating skills. Experienced in studio and on location both in London and abroad. Full car and motorbike license.

Rebecca Gray

Assisting photographer working full-time in the South East, based in central London. I also have a base (partner) in Bristol, South West and willing to travel. I've been working as an assistant full-time for 18 months and prior to that I worked part-time for 2 years, including the last year of my degree at UWE. In the short time that I've been working I've gained experience with small teams on location to large sets in studio. I'm sharp-minded, adaptable, tech-smart and a quick learner, plus I'm incredibly calm and easy to get on with. People I work regularly with: Mark Harrison, Amit Lennon, Joe Giacomet, Dave Pratt, Suki Dhanda. Clients I've assisted on shoot for: Sainsburys, The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, Attitude Magazine, Adidas, Vespa, My Hermes

Daniele Melgiovanni

Freelance assistant with over 10 years experience in fashion, life style, advertising, cars, still life, people, animals. Among all the photographers I have assisted Jay Myrdal and Bay Hippisley is the one who influenced me the most. I am very skilled with all camera formats from 10x8 to 35mm, including digital capture (Phase One, Leaf, Nikon and Canon). Lighting includes Broncolor, HMI, Tungsten, Strobe, Elinchrom, Profoto. Excellent IT skills: Photoshop, Word, Lightroom, Capture One, Mac and PC.

Simon Goodwin

Hi, I have been working as a freelance first and second assistant based in London for the past 7 years. ------------------- I have lots of on set experience (primarily stills but increasingly more video) using a variety of cameras, lighting and software. Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Phase One, Mamiya Leaf, Sony, GoPro and Sinar cameras and backs. Arri, Bowens, Broncolor, Dedo, Elinchrom, Kino Flo, Profoto and Strobe studio and location lighting. I am a skilled digital operator and retoucher and I’m proficient with Capture One Pro, Phocus, Photoshop, Lightroom, Camera Raw, Leaf Capture and Sinar Capture Shop, plus various plug-ins from VSCO and Alien Skin. If needed, I have a Canon 5D Mk3 and a few L series lenses available for hire and am also an experienced second shooter for events. Lastly, I have a full clean UK driving license and passport. ------------------- If you need an assistant for your shoot, or any pre and post production work then please get in touch. Thanks. M: +44(0)7760252772 Updated - February 2019

Roy James Baron

Assistant of quality.

T: +44 7855 797561

E: roy@rjbaron.co.uk

W: www.rjbaron.co.uk

Bruce Horak

I’ve been working in the photographic industry since 2008. In that time I’ve held both freelance and full time positions as a photo assistant, digital operator, studio manager and production manager. I am a Phase One Certified Professional and equally experienced and capable with lighting and digital work. Before moving to London in 2015 I was based between South Africa and Germany. Over the years I have worked on projects across all genres from still life studio shoots to on location outdoor projects in difficult environments. I most enjoy advertising, portraiture, lifestyle, travel and documentary work. I’m happy to can provide a list of references on request. Here's a quick summary of the equipment I usually work with. You’re welcome to give me a call to discuss any of the details…. CAMERA: Phase One (Certified Professional). Hasselblad. Canon. Nikon. Sony. Mamiya. Pentax DIGITAL: Capture One (Certified Professional). Lightroom. Photoshop. Bridge. Mac OS. Wacom graphics tablet LIGHTING: Strobe lighting including Profoto. Broncolor. Briese. Elinchrom… Constant lighting including HMI. Tungsten. Kino flow. Dedo light… EQUIPMENT RENTAL: I can provide a digital capture location kit including: Macbook Pro Retina. Eizo Monitor. Workcase + Tripod. Hyperjuice Battery. Tether cables. Wacom graphics tablet. I believe that doing my job well allows a photographer to put more of their energy into making great pictures while knowing that the technical details and everything outside the viewfinder is taken care of - whether its lighting, digital workflow or logistics. My priority is making sure images are safe and up to standard but thats just where the job starts. I’ve hauled gear up snowy mountains in Switzerland, camping overnight to catch the sunrise. I’ve held back traffic in the hectic streets of Maputo and held onto photographers while they hang out of moving cars descending mountain passes on Mallorca. I’m happy making coffee for clients in studio or making sure everyones getting enough water when its 40C in the Namibian desert. I can handle a 12 x 12 scrim in Cape Town’s fierce south easterly wind or stay up through the night preparing images for a deadline…its all part of the job and with over 8 years in the business you can trust me to do it well.

T: +44(0)7481470647

E: brucehorak@hotmail.com

Craig Clayton

I am a Photographer & Film Maker based in North London, working as a Digital Retoucher and Photographic Assistant. I am currently working full time as a Retoucher, though I am still available for Assisting work, and especially Retouching. I also posses a Full UK Driving License (clean) and a UK Passport. Currently I want to gain some more experience in various different genres within the industry, as well as different roles. I mainly would like to work in Fashion/Portraiture, but I love any part of Photography/Film Making. PHASE ONE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL (Expires March 2020) Education: University of Lincoln | BA (Hons) Contemporary Lens Media | First Class Honours College of West Anglia | BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Productions | Distinction/Merit/Merit Awards: Springboard TV Best ND Film and Best Non-Fiction Film (2011/2012) Association of Photographers Student Awards Finalists (2017) Lincoln School of Film and Media - Student of the Year (all programmes) (2017) Exhibitions: Photo Block 2017 - AOP Student Awards 2017 - The Old Truman Brewery (13th -16th October 2017) Swehttbox 001 (22nd July 2017) AOP Student Awards - Downstairs in Mother (4th - 7th July 2017) MMXIV - MMXVII (26th May - 9th June 2017) www.clmdegreeshow.com Gallery at St. Martins (21st - 25th February 2017) Contemporary Lens Media Mid-Year Show (9th - 17th February 2017) Notts Zine Fest @ Rough Trade (15th October 2016)

Nikki Hazelton

I have been assisting Chris Reeve photographer a commercial freelance photographer based in Essex. This work has been wide ranging from food, products, architecture and events but also co-ordinating models on location internationally, stills and video work. These clients have included Mitre, NCR, Trinity, Christ's and St. Mary's University, Anglia Ruskin University, Bourgee, Barber Jackson, Higgins to name but a few. I am beginning to make my own way in the freelance photography world and have worked for BDW, Barber Jackson, Higgins and Eat Natural in my own right. My personal projects have been of an environmental, historical and social context. I have exhibited in the Essex area over the years and also Truman Brewery, Brick Lane. I enjoy working from my studio in Colchester, Essex.

T: +44 (0)7941575996

E: nikhaze123@gmail.com

W: www.nikkihazelton.co.uk

Ian Scaramanga

I’ve been lucky enough to have travled extensively as an assistant and have just returned from South Africa where I was working on a Getty shoot with Rob Daly and Chris Newton. I used to work profesionaly with race horses (and I still own my own horse)

Claire Watts

A highly personable photographer’s assistant with experience in advertising for fashion, still life, design, lifestyle and food brands. I am a confident, natural communicator with impeccable organisational skills, able to coordinate and set up shoots, act as central point of contact for clients and crew, manage locations, devise estimates and invoices, equipment hire, all aspects of shoot preparation. A strong personal initiative, able to think ahead, multitask and solve problems. File management and Retouching to a good standard. Regularly hired as integral part of production teams delivering high end advertising and packaging campaigns. Technical Skills: Capture One, Phase One, Nikon, Canon, Profoto, Elinchrim, Bowens, LED for video. Adobe Creative Suite: Lightroom, Photoshop and learning video and Premiere Pro. Apple Mac OS X, Microsoft, Outlook. Clients include: Pippa Small, Sophia Webster, Preen, Nicolas Kirkwood, Conran, Ming Ray, Another Country, Uncle Ben’s, Albert Bartlett, Tesco, Waitrose, Idaho, Le Crueset, Fugro, Betty Crocker, Godiva, Anjula Devi

T: 07974 122 581

E: watts.c@icloud.com

W: claire-watts.com

Lee Thompson

Northern Assisting Photographer and Digi Tech based around Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield and willing to travel further afield. With years of experience assisting In London on large commercial projects and leading photo shoots myself as an in-house senior fashion photographer, I know the importance of being supported by capable and intuitive assistants. I have assisted on large-scale commercial and advertising commissions for leading fashion and sports brands, as well as on food and lifestyle editorials, and interior and architecture shoots. Working for overseas clients, I have produced shoots, with responsibility for negotiating budgets, organising studio and equipment hire, managing castings, location scouting, permits and transport. Local knowledge - I have worked closely with northern production companies such as LS Productions & Seventy7 liasing with production to help source equipment from my local contacts, offering location and studio advise, as well as other essential requirements. I have experience of film making and documentary work as both lead and second camera and am often asked to shoot BTS and stills on TV commercials and film. __________________________TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY________________________________ CAPTURE & POST Mac & PC Platforms, Adobe Photoshop CS6: Adobe Certified in visual communications using Adobe CS6, PhaseOne Capture One Pro , Adobe Lightroom 5, Final Cut Pro. CAMERA & LIGHTING PhaseOne P+Series, Hasselblad H Systems, Canon/Nikon DSLR’s, Analogue large/Medium/35mm format, Video - Canon 5D Mark iii . Studio flash lighting Profoto ProSystems, Bowens, Elinchrom. Continuous Lighting Arri/Fresnel HMI Tungsten/ Florescent/ KinoFlow Systems. TRADITIONAL Film processing. Skilled traditional Wet room B&W/Colour Mural Printer, Toner and chemical formulator; Mentor: John Blakemore. Self-taught finisher: Photo spotting, Window mounting, Framing and installation ___________________CLEAN DRIVERS LICENCE & PASSPORT_________________________ I drive a VW Golf estate which is ideal for transporting larger crews and additional equipment if necessary. Also experienced driving SWB, LWB & Luton Vans.

Jeremy Flint

Jeremy is a UK based award winning photographer, known for documenting images of beautiful destinations, cultures and communities from around the world. Specialising in travel, landscape and location photography, Jeremy has vast experience in visiting and photographing some of the planet’s most captivating people and places and can deliver excellent work in challenging circumstances. He was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2016 National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest and won the 2016 F11 Your Vision competition. Jeremy has recently won the Discovery Award at the 2017 Association of Photographers (AOP) Awards. Jeremy's striking images have been featured in publications such as National Geographic Traveller, Outdoor Photography and Digital SLR Photography, besides Chasing the Light online magazine and national newspapers.

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