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Karyn Louise

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

Luke Santilli

London based and working as a freelance and assistant for 10 years, have a BA and MA in photography from Newport South Wales. Proficient in: Capture One, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro.
Have experience as: Runner, Assistant, Digital Operator, Photographer, Videographer, Editor.
Have experience with: Elinchrom, Profoto, Video Lights, Canon, Insta360.

Phase One Certified Professional.
Awards: Magnum IdeasTap Professional Practice 2014

I was in the AOP mentorship scheme and was mentored by Phillip Lee Harvey.

I drive so am able to cover any location or area at any time.

Personal work includes a long-term project on motorsport subcultures which is a work in progress.

Clients include:

Pimlico Plumbers
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



Tristan Fennell

Hi, I'm Tristan and been working as an freelance digital and lighting tech for over 10 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 tech with my own digi equipment to cater for Phocus / Capture One Pro, Hasselblad, Phase One, Sony, Canon, Nikon, Leaf, Lightroom, Photomechaic, Helicon Focus, comp and retouch on location or in studio with Photoshop. With wireless transmittion of shoots to client monitors and live streaming to off site loactions to comply with current covid AOP / APA guidelines.

I can creating lighting plans to references 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. And more and more these days with continuous lighting such as Sky Panels, HMI, Profoto and LED to accomdate video on stills sets.


Phase One Certified Technician
Profoto Certified Professional
Photographic Techinican Member of BECTU



Tom Keen

Tom is a freelance photographer, assistant and camera operator back in London after splitting his time in recent years between Leeds and London. He has worked on a variety of shoots, fashion to food to automotive, both on location, worldwide. And, in the studio. Has good knowledge of all formats from 10x8 to medium format digi and all lighting from Strobe Equipment to HMI. Good on a Mac with retouch and of-course, highly proficient with a kettle and cafetiere.

His personal work has been regularly featured in the AOP Open Awards, SUN Awards, AOP Assistants Awards, BJP Portrait of Britain and Portrait Salon amongst other competitions.

Based in South London but also with links to Nottingham. He possess a full, clean driving licence, full no clams insurance and vast experience driving commercial vehicles.

A hard working, reliable and dedicated member of any team.

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

Celso Marrero

Hi,
My name is Celso Marrero, and I am an experienced first assistant who has familiarity working on still life, fashion and lifestyle photoshoots. Either be in a studio with a large crew or in a remote location with extreme weather conditions, I'll always offer my skills to help ensure the best possible outcome with a smile and a positive attitude.

I am versatile and a quick learner, with a keen eye for details. I speak and write fluently in English, Spanish and Italian, and I can have conversations about any topic. In addition, I have good taste in music and a wide range of playlist.
European passport and drive licence allow me to drive and work in Europe and the UK.

When I am not assisting, I work as a freelance photographer. I typically shoot Still Life, Food and Drinks, Fashion and E-commerce photography. Here I acquired strong lighting skills and good photography knowledge.
I also learnt when is the right time to step in and provide suggestions to improve the photoshoot and when to stay in my place.
For this reasons, I believe I am the right guy to have on set all the time :)

Software: Capture One, Photoshop, Bridge, Helicon Focus
Lighting: Profoto, Elinchrom, Godox, Bowens
Cameras: Nikon, Canon, Phase One
Equipment available to rent:
MacBook Pro 16 64Gb Ram
Cameras: Nikon d850 - Nikon d750
Lenses: Nikon 24-70 2.8 VR - Nikon 35mm 1.4 - Nikon 85mm 1.4 - Nikon macro 105 2.8 VR

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 rode in races over jumps

Andy Carver

Andy studied Fine Art Photography at university before establishing himself in the commercial sector where he has built up his own client base.

Working with both natural light or complex lighting arrangements Andy loves the challenge of producing the dramatic.

Clients include Chelsea FC, Virgin Active, Alcatel-Lucent, BMW (UK), DeBeers & Technogym.


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, initiative and knowledge!

I am based in both Birmingham and London (on account of having a house in both places) and regularly work in both cities. I am also willing to travel to others, with a car and driving licence.

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.

I have worked with a few AOP photographers, so happy to forward names for references should you need.

T: 07956104260

E: info@lensi.co.uk

W: http://lensi.co.uk

Robert Chadwick

Worked full time for advertising photographer Jonathan Oakes in Manchester before moving to London.
Now based in Highgate. I Have worked on shoots for magazines including Marie Clair, In Style, Harpers and Queen, Q , and the Times magazine.

Owen Peters

Hello, my name is Owen Peters, I’ve been an Event/Freelance Photographer based in Manchester for the past 3 years; collaborating primarily as an Event Photographer with DE Photography covering a variety of events across the country from the British Gymnastics Championships to the European Taekwondo Finals.

My work was then noticed by both Paul Cooper and Little Mark Holland and I was invited to support them as an assistant photographer, working with clients such as Manchester United, Liverpool FC, Aston Villa, Fanatics and Joanie.

Alongside working as an assistant photographer I have continued to grow my personal freelance business and have had the pleasure of working closely with the Blossoms, The AA and Off the Radar clothing.

I would like to invite you to look at my online portfolio which is linked in my profile, and if you feel we may be a good fit to work together, please don’t hesitate to contact me on: 07443226091.

Owen Peters

Arlo Brown

Hi! I’m a freelance photographer and photographer’s assistant with experience of shooting in a variety of genres and contexts.

I’m experienced and capable with both analogue mediums as well as digital, having worked with; Rollei, Mamiya, Pentax, Intrepid, Sinar, Toyo, Olympus, Contax among many others, with formats ranging from 35mm to 10”x12”. This also means that I have extensive darkroom and printing experience as well as experience in processing and scanning.

I have also worked with PhaseOne, Leaf, Canon and Nikon systems. As well as this, I have extensive experience with Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, CaptureOne etc.

I am also capable with lighting (studio as well as field) and have experience with Profoto and Bowens systems as well as Redheads.

As an assistant I have worked mainly in fashion (with Kuba Ryniewicz for Fantastic Man) and in portraiture (with Johannah Churchill).

I speak some Spanish, have a clean driver's license, a car and can drive vans if needed.

Based partly in the North East and the East Midlands, but willing to travel. I can be in London at short notice.

Tom Hanslien

Based in Woolwich, Greenwich, I am a professional photographer working closely with large and small businesses in London and further afield. I am here to help if you are planning a photo shoot – whether large or small - to promote your brand, service or product. It could be for the purpose of advertising, a catalogue or maybe for your company website.

I am always at hand dedicated to fulfil any brief you may have, whether it is lifestyle, advertising or corporate events photography.
Over the years I have developed a problem-solving approach, a very keen eye, and an excellent understanding of composition. This, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of post production, and the following process of design and artwork, ensures that I can exceed any expectations. I also always pride myself in delivering a finished product on schedule and on budget.

One of my big passions is my love of travel, and to share my experiences through my images. This does not only take me around the world – with many great new images as a result - but it is also a continuing source of inspiration which influences and feeds my enthusiasm for photography.


Post Production:

With many years experience of high-end retouching I am able to take control of the post production of my images if this is required. The advantage of this is that my style and quality control can be consistent throughout the whole process and I can deliver a truly finished product. Some examples of previous post production projects can be seen at my DigiSurgeon website.

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

Nikki Hazelton

I am a freelance photographer based in Essex with a studio in Colchester specialising in portraiture and headshots on location and in the studio.

I have worked for BDW, Barber Jackson, Higgins and Eat Natural in recent times. While working as second photographer and first assistant to Chris Reeve photographer, further 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. This work has been wide ranging from food, products, architecture and events but also co-ordinating models on location internationally, stills and video work.

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 London.

My experience and skills have made me an eloquent communicator, accustomed to problem solving and working flexibly and an overall good team player.

T: +44 (0)7941575996

E: nikhaze123@gmail.com

W: www.nikkihazelton.co.uk

Lee Thompson

Northern based Assisting Photographer and Digi Tech working around Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield and willing to travel further afield.

With over 9 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 lifestyle and editorials. Regulary assisting some of the UK's most talented photographers, I've had the opportunity of working and learning from the likes of Kate Abbey, Michael Heffernan, Sam Robinson, Jon Enoch, Mikael Buck, Paul Cooper and Guy Farrow, just to name a few.

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 and equipment rental houses to help source equipment from my local contacts, offering location and studio advise, as well as other essential requirements.

I have some 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: Adobe Certified in visual communications using Adobe CS6, PhaseOne Capture One Pro , Adobe Lightroom, Chronosync

CAMERA & LIGHTING

PhaseOne P+Series, Hasselblad H Systems, Canon/Nikon DSLR’s, Analogue large/Medium/35mm format.

All Studio flash lighting Pro Systems and modifiers. Continuous Lighting / LED 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.

Neal Megaw

Experienced in most lighting formats e.g. Profoto & Elinchrome. I can light to spec in the studio or on location. 35mm digital Sony, Canon, Nikon and medium format camera systems Leaf & Hasselblad.

Specialties include portrait photography, lifestyle photography, e-commerce photography and still life photography.

Experienced film maker and camera assistant. I have used small to large format camera systems e.g. Sony Mirrorless, Canon Cinema and Arri. Competent grip and sound technician.

Own car with clean driving license with no points. Adept at driving a 3.5t van.

T: 07581236902

E: hello@nealmegaw.com

W: www.nealmegaw.com

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
Associate Lecturer at London Metropolitan University
Guest lecturer at the University of East London


Roy James Baron

Assistant of quality.

T: +44 7855 797561

E: roy@rjbaron.co.uk

W: www.rjbaron.co.uk

Rebecca Gray

Assisting photographer working full-time in the South-East and South-West, with family bases in many parts of UK.

I've been working as an assistant full-time for 3 years 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

Clients I've assisted on shoot for: Sainsburys, The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, Attitude Magazine, Adidas, Vespa, My Hermes

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