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Ted Allen

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.

T: 07754 164 910



Tom Keen

A freelance assistant in London for over 7 years, I have worked for numerous photographers on a variety of shoots, fashion to food to automotive, both on location, worldwide. And, in the studio. I have good knowledge of all formats from 10x8 to medium format digi-backs and all lighting from Strobe Equipment to HMI. Good on a Mac with retouch and of-course I am highly proficient with a kettle and cafetiere. My personal work has been exhibited in the AOP Open, AOP Assistants Awards and Portrait Salon Competitions. Based in South London but also with a base in Leeds and Nottingham. I possess a full, clean driving licence and full no clams insurance. A hard working, reliable and dedicated assistant.

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.

Niall Doyle

Freelance Photo/Digi Assistant and Retoucher – London Computer Skills – Mac & Windows User, Photoshop, Capture One, Lightroom, Bridge, Phocus, Illustrator (Basic), Indesign (Basic), Final Cut Pro (Basic) Lighting Experience - Profoto, Broncholor, Elinchrom, Kino Flow, Lupolux, Arris, Dedos, Red Heads, Camera Systems Experience - Phase One, Hasselblad, Mamiya, Nikon, Canon Assisted and Retouched for brands such as - Argos - Asda - Boots - Boots opticians - Brave Soul - Dreams - Dunhelm - Chicken Shed - Ferragamo - Habitat - Hasbro - Homebase - JYSK - Monte Rosso - No7 - Sainsbury's - Tesco - Wilkos among others BIPP Midlands Photographer of the Year 2015 Hasseblad Masters Finalist 2016

Kimi Gill

Hi there. I am interested in studio and location work. I am very good at communicating with people having been a client myself as I used to work in PR. I have studied upto HNC level Photography and have made money doing events and family photography, as well as interiors. I have my own lights and flashes that I use on location. I am fully versed in Lightroom and Capture 1 and can do basic stuff in Photoshop. I'm quite fit so don't mind lifting things that aren't too heavy. I've done some film stills work and would like to do more of that. I enjoy doing portraits and headshots but have also done interiors as well as events. I enjoy making images that are filmic.

Charlotte Hazeldine

I have been working as a freelance photographer and assistant in and around London for over 6 years now. I am experienced both on location and in the studio. I have worked in all areas of photography supporting photographers from corporate, editorial, advertising and heritage backgrounds and I am particularly interested in supporting photographers in the industrial and commercial worlds. With a BA in photography and a diverse background in the field I have had lots of experience with most forms of software, lighting and camera equipment; this knowledge has provided me with transferable skills which, combined with my ability to learn and adapt efficiently, allows me to meet all photographers' needs. I have a excellent knowledge of: -PC and Mac software, -Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Mamiya, and Sinar cameras and backs, -I have covered cameras from digital/small to large formats. -Very familiar with Bowens, Broncolor, Elinchrom, and Strobe studio lighting, I am confident organising and loading film stock, keeping records through and after shoots, backing up data as well as supporting with creative and technical decisions. I have a full clean UK driving license and am available to travel further afield from London if required. If you require any more information about me please visit my assistance page or feel free to call/email me. Thank you for your time in viewing my profile.

Morten Watkins

I am currently employed as a property photographer for a leading national company but have a keen and active interest in documentary photography and reportage. I am interested in documentary video and stills projects, in particular projects that focus on regional issues, and I have worked as freelance photojournalist for several years. My work has been published by the Guardian and other national newspapers.

Michael Kelly

Hi, I have been assisting for over 5 years. In all areas of photography, all over the world. I specialise in fashion, portraits, cars, still life, location and studio. Basically anything and everything. I still really enjoy the challenging work that involves being a assistant from setting up complicated lighting, solving problems with a creative flare, to working 20hour days, making the perfect cup of tea/coffee enjoying the long hours of a dark still life studio. Also being very professional among client and other people on the team. All in all I adjust in any situation and enjoy the creative hard work. I shoot portraits and corporate PR work occasionally too. I am available for any sort of work and always willing to travel anywhere. Thanks, Mike Photographers I have worked for: Ben Ingham, Ted Humble-Smith, Adrian Myers, Bruce Weber, Jonathan Minster, Steve Harries, Alex Howe, Tim Kent, Robin Broadbent, Tim Hogan, David Sims, Jonathan Knowles, Matt Holyoak.

Russell Jacobs

I am looking for assisting work in London & the South East with further areas considered too. Education and experience have taught me to read a brief to the letter and only if there is spare time, apply alterative/creative approaches to give the client more options. Qualifications… 2015-17 HND Photography. In process 2017-18 fine art (using photography) Skills Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, long exposure, darkroom experience, low light, studio & location Experience Sports (marathons), architectural (gallery installation), Model (test shoots for cv’s) Equipment Full pro kit….Bodies (Canon 5diii x2), lenses(all Canon L at least F/2.8- 70-200mm , 24-70mm mk II, 16-35mm, 85mm prime portrait. Quantum flash system and Speedlight’s, pocket wizards/soft boxes. Publication Work appears in regional magazines, online newspapers and photography magazines, college advertising. Headshots for the governors of the college. Always at least 10 minutes early and never late, polite, courteous. Work on own initiative or with a group.

T: 07899907287


Markus Glanzer

I'm a North London based professional photographer specialising in professional headshots and portraits for models and actors. Various headshot and portfolio shoot and editing packages available. Available for location, studio or home shoots depending on requirements. I'm also a fully trained make-up and effects artist and worked on several award winning short-films as well as music videos.

Daniel Balica

I have an animated enthusiasm for photography and working with clients, something I have been actively engaged with during my university degree, my photographic practice and my assisting experience. I am very experienced in photographic studios and working on location, which I have demonstrated in my campaign work with Doodle Do, a London Childswear Brand, for whom I have photographed 3 campaigns. Working with Doodle Do has allowed me to creatively explore fashion photography and my directorial skills as well as my ability to work with young models. During my time shooting with Doodle Do I have worked on a range of studio and location shoots so I am very comfortable transitioning between the two. From Summer 2014 to Spring 2016 I’ve been working with Lumiere London, a photographic studio. Here I have the opportunity to work with their clients and help them achieve their creative vision. One of my roles was to manage the bookings for the studio spaces, liasing with a range of people, from photographers, producers and corporate clients. This gave me extensive experience of holding an organisational role. I would also liaise between the other creatives to help our clients receive the best experience with Lumiere London. Whilst I undertook my role as photographer, retoucher and 1st assistant for Carlos Lumiere I was able to meet with people from all around the world and of all ages. This is something I carry forward in my own practice as I can enthusiastically and inclusively work with a diverse group from a range of all backgrounds and ages. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time working as part of their team and references will be able to confirm that I was an asset to their company.

Thomas Fielden

Freelance lighting assistant and digital operator - based in Manchester. I have been working as a photo assistant for 3 years now, developing skills and techniques to help make a shoot run efficiently, and without fault. I pride myself on time management and knowledge of equipment and software. I have assisted on jobs covering a wide range of genres of photography. From advertising and fashion, to still life and food. I enjoy challenging myself and my skills on large scale productions, but deliver equal enthusiasm on smaller scale jobs too. Recent Jobs: Paul Cooper - TAG Heur 2017 Guy Farrow - Remington 2017 Joe Giacomet - Tattu 2017 Paul Cooper - Columbia x Manchester United 2017 Equipment: Phase One Hasselblad Canon Nikon Sony Broncolor Elinchrom Profoto Hensel Arri Dedo Capture One Lightroom PhotoShop Contact: m - 07975719017 e - t -

Andy Carver

Andy has been assisting for just over five years now, the first eighteen months of this, he was full time assistant to Richard Glover, specialising in architecture. Since then Andy has been freelancing working with a broad base of different photographers almost exclusively on location, including fashion, corporate, advertising, tv stills and interiors. Andy has a comprehensive knowledge of professional camera systems and lighting whether it be on location or in the studio. In addion he has worked with many of the leading pro digital systems, inc Canon, Nikon, imacon, Sinar and H25. and this also includes processing files and hi end scanning and is the proud holder of a full clean UK driving licence.

Michael Bowles

Based in Hackney E8, aka Mickey. Professional and Affable nature. Versed in: Profoto, Bron, Phase One, Hasselblad, Mamiya, Canon, Nikon. Capture One tethered workflows, Photoshop retouching skills. Valid UK Passport, Clean UK Driving Licence. Phase One Certified Professional

T: +447793940773


Tom Arne Hanslien

Born in Trondheim, Norway’s 3rd largest town, I was raised in a small town called Namsos a bit further up the Norwegian coast. After my happy years at school I started my studies of drawing and graphic design. It was through these studies that I was introduced to photography - and this changed the course of my further studies. The journey then went to England, and Kent Institute of Art & Design in Maidstone, where I obtained a BA (Hons) degree in photography. Then there was no way around it - I had to go back to Norway to do my National Military Service and ended up in the Norwegian Navy. 12 months later, when the Navy finally let me go, I again packed my toothbrush and left for England. Having assisted various advertising photographers for six years in London I have now started to undertake my own photography commissions.

James Donovan

I’m London based but also have my feet in the Yorkshire. I love photographing people I really enjoy getting personality back from my sitter. I’m formally trained at London College of Communication and London College of Fashion compounding my early learning and passion from Harrow School and the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. I’m a straight forward people person, laid back but have large amounts of energy and so enjoy a creative, fun and energetic shoot. I know what I like and what I don’t and I don’t mind saying so.

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