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Tanc Newbury
Digital Operator, Photographic / Lighting Assistant, Driving Licence
Mobile
07474163345
Closest City:
London
Languages:
English (Mother Tongue), Italian (Fluent), French, German, Spanish, Portuguese (Conversational)
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 | Oliver Goodrich | Rah Petheridge | Doh Lee | Hannah Maule-ffinch | 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 |
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Luminary Lighting is the UK’s leading photographic lighting repair centre and Direct Digital’s official repair agent.

Committed to the client, Luminary is Profoto authorised and provides repairs, lighting and grip sales from leading brands such as Broncolor, Elinchrom, Briese, Kino Flo and more, and bespoke services to outfit any client’s specific needs.

Offering expert advice and friendly customer service from knowledgeable technicians, Luminary Lighting has been illuminating the industry since 1987.

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