Upbeat, experienced, passionate, practical-minded, sharp, tech-savvy, and super-hardworking Digital Technician/Digital Operator/Problem Solver Extraordinaire with a comprehensive understanding of both film and digital photography, and a proven track-record as a Photographic Lighting Assistant to boot. SKILLS DIGI 3+ Years On-set Comps | Plating | Mood Boards | Contact Sheets | Skin Retouching | Chronosync | Overlays | Eizo Colour Calibration | CAMERA EQUIPMENT 4+ Years Eizo ColorEdge Monitor | Canon | Nikon | Sony | Phase One XF + IQ | Hasselblad H | Mamiya | Seaport Case | Shooting Tethered with Capture One | HyperMac Battery | Digi-backs | Wacom Tablets | Light Meters | Grey Cards | BTS | Analogue cameras: Loading and unwinding film at speed: 35mm and Medium Format LIGHTING 3+ Years Profoto | Briese | Broncolor | Bowen | Elinchrom | HMI | Sky Panels | Kino-Flo | Short Flash Duration ’Freeze’ Light Meters | Softboxes | Shoot-through umbrellas | Briese Umbrellas | Beauty Dishes | Grids | Gels | Snoots | Scrims | California Sunbounce and other boom operated diffusers SOFTWARE 3+ Years Photoshop CC | Capture One 9, 10 & 11 | Chronosync Lightroom CC | Final Cut Pro X | Premiere CC EDUCATION DIGIBOUTIQUE Digi Masterclass DIRECT DIGITAL Photo Assistants Workshop SUNBEAM STUDIOS, LONDON - Studio Assistant (Ongoing) UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK Film and Literature BA ADDITIONAL INFO Clean Drivers Licence (+ experienced driver of location minibuses) UK Passport Public Liability Insurance + Professional Indemnity Insurance LANGUAGES BRITISH ENGLISH Mother tongue ITALIAN Fluent with fully native accent FRENCH, GERMAN, SPANISH, PORTUGUESE Conversational PERSONAL TRAITS Calm and Positive presence – upbeat, patient and can-do. Always thinking one step ahead – always looking for that thing that can be done now to make things smoother later on. Strong, attentive, physcially strong, with endless stamina. Super-wide-ranging musical taste (can be trusted to cue the ideal playlist for any type of shoot). KIT BAG INCLUDES Minolta Flash Meter IV | Carpenter’s Tool Belt | Wacom Tablet | Grey Card | Tape measure | Sunscreen | Polyester Chiffon diffuser | Gaffer Tape of very size + colour | Grip gloves | Sharpies | Reflectors | Clips | Phone chargers | AA Batteries | Universal Battery Charger | Leatherman Wave Multitool | First Aid Kit | Gels | Kenro Compressed Air Duster If requested, it can also include – 15” Macbook Pro Retina | SB-700 | Nikon F4 | Nikon D810 | Bluetooth Speaker | 5-in-1 Reflector | INTERESTS Mid-20th-Century Fiction | ‘Session Musicianing’ | Languages | Mountains | Art Cinema | Gigs | Art Galleries | Cultures | History | Analogue Cameras | Dancing | Travel Writing | Writing Fiction | Travel | Discovering New Music | Islay Single Malts, Craft APAs | Italian, French and Vietnamese Cuisine | Design | Architecture SOME PHOTOGRAPHERS I HAVE WORKED WITH Michael Leckie | Olivia Bearsley | Phil Griffin | Rah Petheridge | Doh Lee | Jon Paul Ladd | Jonathan Ford | Henrik Knudsen | Glen Pearson | Janie Airey | David Ellis | Andrew Woffinden | CLIENTS OF THE SHOOTS I HAVE WORKED ON British Vogue | Document Magazine | EF | Schön! Magazine | Zara | Stella McCartney | Goodwood Magazine | Dent de Man Sunday Times Magazine | T. M. Lewin | So It Goes magazine |
OVERVIEW I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I am adaptable, flexible, quick to pick up new skills and enthusiastic when it comes to learning from others. I have assisted photographers (and still continue to where I can), I have attended London Fashion Week and London Collections: Men as well as doing my own personal projects. This has given me varied transferable skills and the ability to work with many different types of people. I believe I could fit easily into your team. Equipment I know: Nikon, Phase One (Basic), Profoto, Broncolor, Bowens, Elinchrom, Briese (basic), Arri Sky Panel (basic), HMI (Basic use) Lightroom (90%) | MAC OS (90%) Capture One (45%) | Photoshop (90%) Indesign (45% | Social Media (90%) Photographers I've worked with: Rob Shepard, Eric Marillier, Jason Yates, Denise Maxwell ,Marcin Leszczynski, Uzo Oleh, Jayden Tang, Rosella Vannon, Nick Guttridge, Emma Mitchell, Olly Courtney, Alison Jackson Shoots I've worked on: Boden, Fabulous Mag, Unpolished Mag, Another Mag, Purple Mag, Volt Mag, Oceanic/Volkan Mag, L'Oreal, Wolford, DJ Tim Green, Notion Mag, Africa Fashion Week, Funk Eye Wear, Asda Christmas Campaign, New Look Christmas Campaign; Zoho Advert, Incesco Campign
Chris is a commercial portrait & lifestyle photographer working based in Sweden but working throughout the UK and EU. Chris has a wealth of experience working with high profile athletes and brands around both nationally and internationally, feel free to contact Chris for more info or to discuss any projects. Current clients include; Red Bull Hyundai Uber Eats Premier League English Cricket Board Yokohama Experience West Sussex Specialized Bicycles Hoy Bikes Chris is available for commissions throughout the UK and internationally
I am a London based photographer with almost twenty years of experience specialising in documentary photography. My previous skills could be transferred to advertising, corporate work and public relations. Published Work. CNN Traveller Creative Boom Foto8 Near East Quarterly New York Times Revolve Magazine The Independent The Telegraph World Photography News Many more Festivals Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year, London (2015) Exploding Cinema, London (2015) Flagler Film Festival, Florida (2016 Flow Photofest, Scotland (2017) Frack Fest, Oklahoma (2015) Green Culture Festival, Belgrade (2015) Isle of Wight Film Festival (2015) London Film Festival (2015) Portobello Pop-Up Cinema, London (2015) The International 8th Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (2015) The Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival (2015) Awards AOP AWARDS Finalist Shortlisted – Short Film Appalachia: Mountaintops to Moonscapes (2016) Fresh Milk – General Winner (2009) International Photography Awards – Honourable Mention for ‘The Palestinians’ (2009) Exhibitions Africa's Last Colony, The Hundred Years Gallery Sandblast Arts, London (2015) doho Magazine Oil Sands (2016) Edge of Humanity Leaving Clarksdale (2016) Format Photography Festival Derby, EVIDENCE 2015 Mobile Photo Network (2015) FQG Gallery Brighton OIL SANDS / TAR SANDS (2017) Homeland Lost: University of Ghent, Belgium (2011); The Linen Hall, (Lakenhalle van Pete) Ypres, Belgium (2010); Palestine: Remembering a Past Homeland, Library of Alexandria (2010), Alexandria, Egypt; Barbican, London (2008); Palestine: Remembering a Past Homeland, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2008); Cinematheque, Tel Aviv, Israel (2008); Linen Hall Library, Belfast, Northern Ireland (2007); Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum (ACAF), Alexandria, Egypt (2007); Contemporary Image Collective (CIC), Cairo, Egypt (2007); Out of the Ordinary, Dar al' Anda Gallery, Amman, Jordan (2007); Al Madina Theatre, Beirut, Lebanon (2007); Jaffa Cafe and Book Shop, Jaffa, Israel (2006); Jaffa Cultural Centre, Nablus, West Bank (2006); Ethnographic and Art Museum, Birzeit University, Ramallah, West Bank (2006); Bethlehem Peace Centre, Bethlehem (2006); Al Ma'mal Centre for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem (2006) If By Chance: Juan Bravo Teatro, Hay Festival, Segovia, Spain (2009); Hampstead Theatre, London (2007); Linen Hall, Ypres (2006); City Museum, Tehran, Iran (2003); The Camera Club, Kennington, London (2003) Oil Sands - Curse or Blessing: Brighton Photo Fringe (2014) Photofusion Photo Salon 2015 - Oil Sands (2015) Royal Geographic Society and The Forestry Commission - Oil Sands and Appalachia, London, then touring nationally (2015) Separation AOP Association of Photographers - Oil Sands Online (2015) Tar Sands: Host Gallery, London (2011) The Saharawi: Rich Mix Cultural Foundation, London (2007); Association of Photographers, London (2007); Host Gallery, London (2007)
Before photography I worked with explosives across the world, so I'm very good at keeping calm. Freelance lighting assistant and Digi-op based in Manchester. Ex Big Sky Studios Lighting department. Experienced operating and troubling-shooting all the usual still and video lighting equipment: Profoto, Broncolour, Arri Tungsten and HMI, Kinoflo, Dedolight, litepanel. In depth knowledge of some of the more specialised lights and modifiers such as the full range of Briese including the T4 continuous system. Capture One, Photoshop and ChronoSync. Full, clean driving licence. Colorama compatible estate car available. Confident inner city van driver. Outdoor first aid trained. Bright orange Peli case full of the stuff you might have forgotten. Tall and skinny so can reach things and get in awkward places. Also Australian.
Chris has a lot of experiance in: digital, still life, food, people, above/below the line advertising, corporate annual reports, locations near & far, editorial, room sets, cars, tv production stills, a bit of fashion, a bit of beauty, reportage, and even weddings!!! Equipment? All the usual suspects from 35mm to 10x8. Digital SLRS, Leaf , Sinar, Imacon, Mac. Lighting: Most flash packs, Tungsten, HMI’s & 32 5K Strobe packs all synced toghether then putting out the fire afterwards!
Proficient in: Capture One, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro. Have experience as: Runner, Assistant, Digital Operator. Have experience with: Elinchrom, Profoto, Continuous Lights. Awards: Magnum IdeasTap Professional Practice 2014 I am a London based photographer who been working as a freelance and as an assistant for 8 years, have a BA and MA in photography from Newport South Wales. Currently I am in the AOP mentorship scheme and being mentored by Phillip Lee Harvey. I drive so am able to cover any location or area at any time. Personal work include a long term project on motorsport subcultures which is a work in progress and an ongoing project on martial arts. Clients include: Linklaters LLP Pemberton Greenish LLP Toucari Live CityStasher Rocco Buonvino Productions Firefly Entertainment Ltd Lumi Entertainment Ltd Wildlife Heritage Foundation Owen Harvy Photography Loki.TV
I'm a Freelance Photo Assistant and Digital Tech based in Manchester, UK. I have been assisting for 2 years full time and occasionally whilst I worked in the rental department at Calumet, which was 2 years also.
Worked full time for advertising photographer Jonathan Oakes in Manchester before moving to London. Now based in Islington. I Have worked on shoots for magazines including Marie Clair, In Style, Harpers and Queen, Q , and the Times magazine.
ABOUT ME I am a friendly, confident and hard working photography assistant, digital operator as well as camera assistant for film. I have recently completed a BA (Hons) Photography and Moving Image from the University of East London, and since graduating in 2014 I’ve been working within the commercial film and photography industry. EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE I consider myself to be proficient across all DSLR systems, medium format cameras such as Hasselblad, Mamiya, Phase One and I also have experience using 5x4. Additionally I have worked with various moving image cameras some of which include Red Weapon, Red One and the Arri Alexa. My lighting knowledge includes using both flash (Profoto, Bowens, Broncolor, Elincrom) and continuous lighting (HMI,Tungsten, Arri, KinoFlo and LED's). In regards to digital operating, I’m proficient with Mac & PC platforms with advance knowledge of Photoshop that includes producing quick comps on set and image capture software including Capture One Pro, Lightroom and Phocus. PHOTOGRAPHERS AND CINEMATOGRAPHERS WORKED WITH Sue Atkinson, Rob Lawson, Richard Seymour, Adrian Houston, Guy Farrow, Elise Dumontet, Gunnar Tufta, Marco Mori, Andrzej Dragan,Samuel J. Butt, Clare Hewitt, Nick Dolding, Alan Powdrill, Stuart Graham, Kai Bastard, Franck Sauvaire, Tom Oldham CLIENTS WORKED WITH Vauxhall, Sainsbury, Boots, Superdrug, Gilette, John Lewis, Victor and Rolf, Alice Temperly, Jamie Oliver, Virgin Games, Design Museum, Team Sky, JD Sports, Vodafone, McDonald's, Patax, Godiva, Top Shop, Betstar, Paddy Power, Wonderland, Oh Comely, the Guardian, Mojo Magazine, Timberwolf, Greenwich Peninsula, James Blake and many more. EDUCATION BA (HONS) Moving Image and Photography – University of East London HNC Graphic Design – Oxford Cherwell College AWARDS, EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS FASHION FILM AWARDS/NICK KNIGHT SHOWROOM – Project Pleaides included on the online platform GUP MAGAZINE (International Photography Magazine) - Project ‘Fat’ published online in portfolio section. PORTRAIT SALON 2015 – Group Exhibition at Tea Gallery, London, November 2015 PHOTOGRAPHY CENTRE, KULDIGA – Group exhibition featuring participants of Summer School, August 2015 YET MAGAZINE- Project ‘Brief encounters’ included in online publication ISSP LATVIA – Awarded with a place on international Summer School of Photography in Latvia/workshop with Alexander Gronsky, 2015 PORTRAIT SALON 2016 – Group Exhibition and Publication Art Council Residency - The Coalhouse Project - June 2018 London Creative Network Participant - Four Corners 2017-18 TEACHING Guest lecturer at the University of East London
Hi all, if you are reading this you may be interested in me assisting you on a shoot, which is great! The first thing I should mention is that I am a full time photographer in my own right (www.lensi.co.uk) so you may be asking why I would assist another photographer on a shoot? Well, why not? I have colleagues that assist me often and it suits me to do the same for others during the times I do not have my own shoots or I am not teaching. I come with a range of experience in setting up lighting, Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign, photography, being a digital assistant and so on. I have been full time since 2011 and part time for a few years before that, before giving my full time job up; as such I also have a range of equipment from lenses, boom arms, bodies, portable lighting, too much to mention here that can also be hired in addition to me assisting on shoot, where I will arrive with energy, enthusiasm and knowledge! Feel free to call, email, insta, facebook and all those other ways we now communicate if you would like to speak to me about your project.
Iv been freelancing in London as a second assistant for the past 2 years, Perviously working as a studio assistant in west London. I have a lot experience on set working in Fashion, Hair & Beauty, Advertising, Commercial, Corporate and Celebrity Portraiture. Very capable working with Canon, Nikon and Hasselblad Cameras along with a range of lighting and software Mac or PC Based. I myself have a personal love for Portraiture and music Photography , touring and shooting as part of my own work with the added bonus of a clean driving license.
Hi, I'm Tristan and been working as an all singing all dancing freelance digital operator and lighting assistant for over 9 years. Just let me know where and when and I am ready to go! -----Please visit my blog for recent jobs I have worked on---- -----http://www.tristantheassistant.com----- I am an experienced digital operator with Phocus / Capture One Pro, Hasselblad, Phase One, Canon, Nikon, Leaf, Lightroom, Photomechaic, Helicon Focus, comp and retouch on location or in studio with Photoshop. ----Phase One Certified Technician / Professional--- I have experience lighting with Profoto, Elinchrom, Breise Flash/Tungsten, Broncolor, HMI, Bowens, Strobe Fish Fry etc in studio or on location using 10/8Kw generators and 32A/16A to 13amp distribution. Also continuous lighting such as Sky Panels, HMI and Profoto. ---Profoto Certified Professional---
Hey! I'm Alex and I've been freelancing and assisting on various projects and shoots for the past 6 years. I have extensive experience both on location and within a studio environment, with my own work focusing primarily on portraiture and photojournalism. I have worked with a variety of clients, such as Apple, BBC, RNLI, Magnum, BJP, Dubarry, Sunday Times, The Telegraph, theprintspace, Burberry, Calvin Klein, The FT, The Guardian, ITV, NHS, Dubarry, Kent & Curwen, Tatler, Macallan, The Philippine Airlines, Adidas, Norwich City FC, England FC, Oracle, Ketel One, Rolex, Leica, The TrainLine, Channel 4, Max Mara, M&S, Mens Health, FIIT, Nespresso, Ink Publishing, Ballentines, House & Garden, ASOS, Amazon, Everything£5 and AirBnB to name a few. I have worked with a wide range of photographers on a number of different shoots, working in advertising, corporate, still life, editorial, commercial, architecture and lifestyle. I have gained a huge amount of knowledge and experience during my time assisting, and am incredibly confident working with an array of different camera and lighting systems, and I am able to apply the knowledge and the skills I have learnt to any shoot. I have extensive knowledge of file treatment, colour management and post production, and how to prepare files to a professional standard, whether that be for print or viewed digitally. I understand the importance of working quickly, professionally, and efficiently during a shoot, and work relentlessly to ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible, and to anticipate and meet the photographer and clients needs. The majority of my commercial work has been shot with a Mamiya Leaf or Canon 5D mkiii, whilst my personal work takes a more traditional route, often shooting 120 on either a Hasselblad or Mamiya RB67. I have extensive experience using Profoto, Elinchrom, Broncolor and Bowens lighting kits, and am able to supply technical help throughout the shoot to ensure that all equipment runs efficiently. I am a confident Digi-op and retoucher, have a clean UK driving license and am available to travel further afield from London if required. Thank you for taking the time to view my profile, and please check out my website to see a selection of my work. Feel free to contact me at any time. I look forward to working together in the future! Alex www.alexingramphoto.com @alexingramphoto 07891687341 firstname.lastname@example.org Skills: Cameras; Digital - Canon, Hasselblad, Mamiya, Phase One Analogue - 35mm, 120, 5x4 Lighting; Studio & location - Profoto, Bowens, Broncolor, Elinchrom Software - Adobe Photoshop CC, Lightroom, InDesign, CaptureOne, i1Profiler, Flexcolour Selected Photographers: Steve McCurry, Giorgio Pinkhassov, Mark Power, Alec Soth, Chris Floyd, Anderson & Low, Emli Bendixen, Ben Quinton, Nick Turpin, Jack Latham, James O Jenkins, Kirsty Mackay, Angus Fraser, Alison Jackson, Seb Chandler, Travis Hodges, Marc Wilson, Adrian Lambert, Remi Stewart, Josh Exell, Philip Hayes, Florian Renner, Elisabeth Hoff, Tom Leighton, Chris Hoare, Jonathan Ford, Nick Dolding, Andreas Von Einsiedel, Pip, Julian Love, Daniel Thomas Smith, Mark Harrison, Michael Hefferman, Mike Ellis, Holly Pickering, Nick David, John Wright, Patrick Stockley, Ellis Scott, Pip, Elliott Kennedy, Lee Funnell, Carla Guler, John Angerson, Keiron Oconnor, Tim Platt.
Hi I'm Jack! I'm yet another photographer in this whirlwind of a ride and I'm looking for anyone who requires an assistant who is happy to get stuck in. I've been described as very friendly and bringing a great energy according to my 30+ 5 star Airbnb reviews (I also do Coffee & Charity shop tours). I've worked with fashion, portrait and architecture photographers including: Megan Eagles Jackie Allen Hana Knizova Sarel Jansen Clients have included: Domino Records, Sony Music, Amazon, Red Thread Journal, Wonderland, Digital Risks, Bad Denim, Melrose & Morgan, South Hill Capital, ZINC, Beagle I've got experiences shooting both digital and film processes and have worked with 35mm, medium format and large format systems both film and digital. I've worked mostly with Arri, Profoto and a range of continuous LED lighting so have a healthy range of lighting experience. When I am working as a photographer, I mainly do corporate head shots and product photographs. Outside of work, I have a couple of passion projects on the go which involve portraits and a photo diary. I'm based in North London and I have quite a flexible schedule for work. It would be great to hear back from you and even if not, thanks for having a look at what I have to offer.
Photography has been my passion for many years and I enjoy every aspect. Over the years I have worked as an assistant for many leading photographers including Mike Venables, Phil Surbey, Carol Sharp, Vera Kodajova and Nadav Kander on a wide variety of studio and location shots. This has given me a wide range of experience and a insight to many different techniques and set ups.
Freelance assistant since 2005. Based in London. Studio and location experience in the UK, and worldwide in most areas of photography. Experienced with a wide range of cameras, lighting (flash and continuous) and software. Phase One Certified Professional. Worked for many AOP and non-AOP photographers over the years. Shoots for: Anglo American, Apple, Bentley, British Gas, Cancer Research UK, The Conran Store, Corbis, easyJet, Gap, GQ, KPMG, McLaren, Nivea, Prudential, PWC, RB Products, Shell, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Shortlist, Sunday Times Magazine, Unilever, Vodafone, Wired Magazine. Extensive work in video, currently shooting with Nikon DSLRs, but familiar with many other cameras. Available as a video assistant or cameraman. Shoots include: Barclays, Blueprint Magazine, Brown Brothers Harriman, The Drinks Business Magazine, Google, ITV, Lloyds, New Statesman, RIBA, The Royal Academy of Music, Sadler's Wells Theatre, Shell Oil, Unicef, Zaha Hadid Architects. See Vimeo link bottom left for video work. Up to date public liability and those kind of boring but necessary things. Despite the highly factual profile, I also have a personality, which even includes a sense of humour...
I have been a Freelance Assistant based in South London for over 10 years. I am adept on location and in the studio home and abroad. Specialising in location assisting and production assisting. Competent with all forms of lighting, flash & continuous. Digital skills: Capture One Pro 10 & Phocus. Digital management, use to dealing with high volumes of images. Hard working and motivated character. Full Uk driving license (B1,C1 & D1). Experienced Long Wheel Base, 16 Seater Mini Bus Driver.
Freelance Assistant and Retoucher. Based in London and Cambridge. Seven years experience working as an assistant. I have experience of a wide variety of shoots: Commercial and Corporate portraits, Advertising, Still life and Product photography, Food, Architectural and Editorial and Music photography. Comfortable working in studio or on location. Camera And Lighting Equipment: Hasselblad digital cameras, H2D,H3D,H5D Mamyia 645 with digital backs. Canon 5d Mark 2 (stills and moving image). Canon 1Ds. Nikon D3, D2x, D700. Some experience using Mamiya RZ67. Sony Z7 video camera Bowens Lighting equipment. Broncolor Lighting Equipment Elinchrom Lighting equipment. Canon and Nikon Speed lights. Software: Hasselblad Phocus and Flex Colour. Photoshop. Canon DPP. Able to work on both Mac and PC systems. I am an experienced retoucher with extensive knowledge of photoshop. BA(Hons) Graphic Design, Nottingham Trent University. UK Passport and Full, clean, UK driving license and car.
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