Experienced Photography Assistant who has a comprehensive understanding of digital and film photography. Adept at maintaining light levels, assisting with larger group portraits and setting up equipment in rugged outdoor settings. Specialises in outdoor action photography and large portraits.
Experience as newspaper photographer
Expert at depth perception
Strong light metre reading skills
Excellent communication skills
Able to work independently with a large list of tasks
Familiar with photography studio equipment
Extensive experience in camera maintenance
Able to expertly develop camera film
June 2012 to July 2014 Harold’s Photography-Manchester, UK Photography Assistant
Responsible for setting up lighting screens and maintaining light readings in outdoor shoots.
Maintained all equipment and responsible for transporting equipment to mobile locations and setup.
Assisted in arranging large groups for portraits and answering questions from customers.
April 2009 to June 2012 Mark Errand Incorporated-Manchester, UK Photography Assistant
Helped to develop photography film when that method of photography was used.
Responsible for maintaining and regularly cleaning all photography equipment.
Often asked to take pictures at different angles than the main photographer to offer perspective.
July 2001 to April 2009 Henry Cohen’s Pro Pictures-Manchester, UK Photography Assistant
Assisted main photographer in negotiating rates with wedding clients and getting details of each shoot.
Responsible for maintaining and transporting equipment during wedding shoots.
Often asked to work the wedding reception floor with a camera to help enhance the final portfolio for the clients.
2001 Harold College of Arts, London, England, UK, Associate’s Degree, Photography