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Tristan Fennell

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---



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.

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.

Johnny Burrell

UK based in London & Leeds, but happy to travel. With 8 years experience working as a digi-op & freelance assistant across the world.

I have a broad range of experience working on a variety of different shoots including –

Commercial and Corporate portraits;
Fashion;
Beauty;
Lifestyle;
Advertising;
Automotive.

I am adaptable & competent working in a studio setting or on location with all forms of lighting and camera equipment.

I am confident as a Digi-Op using Capture One - monitoring a tethered shoot, checking exposures, sharpness and organising file structures & backing up. I have also had a lot of experience building and decorating sets, including electrics.

Additionally, I also have 5 years experience producing video content and photo-shoots. I have produced TV commercials & idents for TV and location and for stills; studio shoots for fashion, room sets and interiors.

I have a UK passport and a full, clean UK driving license and have my own car for transportation.

Equipment Used:
Canon professional cameras;
Nikon professional cameras;
Leica S2;
Hasselblads H4D, H5D;
Phaseone XF / 645 medium format;
Sony FS700.

Lighting:
Elinchrom;
Broncolor;
Bowens;
Profoto;
Canon Speedlights;
Dedolight;
Arri Tungsten;
Arri HMIs;
Kino-Flo.

Digital / Post-Production:
Photoshop;
Capture One;
Lightroom;
InDesign;
Chronosync.

Qualifications:
BTEC Level 3 Certificate in 2009;
Masters Degree in Photography 2012;
Prince Project Management;
IOSH Managing Safely (Risk Assessing).

Clients include:
Adidas, Puma, Sony Playstation, Crew Clothing, Henri Lloyd, Channel 4, Waitrose, Guardian Weekend Magazine, Punk Publishing, De Veres, SEAT & Asda.

Beata Stencel

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


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've worked as a digital operator/tech for almost as long as that's been a thing! I have my own digital kit for hire, and live in Victoria

I also work as a as a camera operator, and have video equipment available (EF/PL mount). Full list available on request.

T: 079 49 41 9908

E: hello@digitechlondon.co.uk

Edward Aked

I have several years experience as 1st or 2nd lighting assistant and a rich portfolio of clients. I'm comfortable shooting on digital or film and used to working with combinations of natural, continuous and strobe lighting. As well as having technical knowledge, I'm super resourceful, hard-working, sociable and can keep a cool head under pressure. I'm happy being behind the camera too.

PAST & CURRENT CLIENTS:

Rankin | David Bailey | Yvan Fabing | Annie Lai | Rhys Thorpe | Martin Parr
Drew Jarrett | Hugo Comte | Henrik Knudsen | Ben Hassett | Hart+Lëshkina |
Juliette Cassidy | Perry Ogden | Charlotte Rutherford | Julia Fullerton-Batten |
Edd Horder | Nicole Winkler | Robbie Cooper | Greta Ilieva | Christopher Hunt |
Damien Weilers | Richard Cannon | Eric Broms | Philippe Jarrigeon

RECENT ASSISTING WORK: https://edaked.cargocollective.com/Assisting-Work

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EXPERIENCE WITH:

ALL commonly used lighting:
HMI, tungsten, LED, fluorescent | Profoto, Bowens & Broncolor flash systems
Digital systems: Phase One, Hasselblad, Canon & Nikon
Analogue systems: Mamiya RB/RZ67, Fuji 6x9, Pentax 67, HB 555ELD/500C, Rolleiflex, Polaroid & various 35mm
Darkroom: Black & white film processing
Digital operator: kit lists, sensor cleaning, tethered capture, file saving, Capture One & Photoshop
Direct Photographic Equipment & Lighting Training Certificate

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EXTRAS

UK driving license (can drive cars, transit vans, horses...)
Tall & strong (can carry big things)
Portable speaker & good taste in music (on request)

Denise Maxwell

*Please call or email rather than text*

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 (but please not texts, I do not always carry my work phone with me to receive texts, but calls are forwarded) if you would like to speak to me about your project.

T: 07944040760

E: info@lensi.co.uk

W: http://lensi.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)

Thomas Albrow

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.

T: 07881 951506

E: tomalbrow@yahoo.co.uk

Conrad Ohnuki

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 Brown

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!

T: 07941 22 63 92

E: chris@chrisphoto.co.uk

W: chrisphoto.co.uk

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

Jo-Anna Rohmann

Digi Op with over 7 years experience in the UK and abroad. Born in Berlin but calling London home.

Selected Photographers:
Rankin, Jason Knott, Steve Hoskins, Ralf Pülmanns, Wendy Carrig, Trigger, Pieter Henket, Rob Lawson, Benjamin Kaufmann, Emma Tempest, Jonathan Ford, Felicity Ingram, Claire Harrison, Sarah Cresswell, David Ellis, Katie Hammond, Jamie McGregor Smith, Adrian Weinbrecht, Michael Whelan, Peter Wood, Barry Willis, William So, Alison Jackson and more

Selected Clients:
Vogue, Apple INC, Landrover, Sony, Philips, Alexander McQueen, L’Oreal, Subaru, Unilever, Lloyds Bank, Colgate, LAB Series, NY Times Mag, Nespresso, Discovery Channel, Chivas, Haig Club, Lebara, Ellesse, Marie Claire, Grazia UK, Marks & Spencers, Wonderland, Men’s & Woman’s Health, Shortlist, Towie, Bertazzoni, Design Exchange, Skanska, Sainsbury’s, Bailey of Hollywood, Debenhams, Boden, Mastered.com, Typhoo, Zoopla & more

Certifications:
2010 BA (Hons) First/ Photography UEL London
2012 POCP - Certified Professional for Phase one Digital Backs and cameras, Mac & Capture One Troubleshooting
2013 Trained on Arri Alexa
2014 Photoshop Beauty & Skin Retouching course
2014 POCT - Certified Phase One Technician (Large Format)
2015 2 Month “Pro Retouch Course” with Sinisa Savic
2015 POCP - Phase One Recertified
2016 Fashion Pro Retouch Course
2017 Photoshop Composite Pro Course

Skills:
Cameras: Large Format (Sinar & Linhof)
Medium format (Phase One, Hasselblad, Mamiya), SLR and DSLR (Canon, Nikon ecc)
Lighting: Studio and Location: Pro Photo, Elinchrom, BronColor, Brise, Kino Flo, Dedo, Arri & Others
Software: Certified Professional for Capture One, Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Carbon Copy & Chronosync

Retouching:
Junior Retoucher to Sinisa Savic - Adidas 2016 campaign

Retoucher:
Editorial: NY Times Magazine
Advertorial: Men’s Health for New Balance
Campaign: The Soulful
Fashion Lookbooks: The Soulful, Jewel by Lisa

Kerry Beckingsale

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

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)

Christopher Lanaway

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

Luke Santilli

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



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