Lee Thompson

Gaffer, Digital Tech, Lighting Assistant, Driving License,
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Direct Digital Assistant Course
Phase One Certified
Photography Degree
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Northern based Lighting Technician and Digi Tech working around Manchester, Leeds and wherever the work takes me. Proficient with operating and troubling-shooting all the usual stills/video lighting equipment and capture / tether software . Digi equipment available for hire: Laptop Macbook M1 Pro, calibrated monitors, mobile Digi setup, Seaport case, manfroto tripods and power banks for shoots on the move. Kit bag full of grip, tools, spares and hacks. With over 12 years experience assisting on commercial / advertising commissions for leading fashion and sports brands, as well as lifestyle and editorials shoots. Regulary assisting some of the UK's top photographers. Dream teams includes Kate Abbey, Michael Heffernan, David Short, Will Cornelius, Neil Bedford, Harry George Hall, Sean Knott, Jon Enoch, Ben Duffy, Guy Farrow, Maximilian Hetherington, Sam Robinson, Dan Burn-Forti just to name a few. Experience with lighting design and following briefs, organising studio and equipment hire with responsibility for negotiating costs to stick to budgets. ______________________ TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY ___________________ CAPTURE & POST Mac & PC Platforms, PhaseOne Capture One Pro , Chronosync, Adobe Photoshop: Adobe Certified in visual communications using Adobe CS6, CAMERA & LIGHTING Canon/Nikon DSLR’s / Mirrorless , Fuji GFX series, PhaseOne, Hasselblad H Systems, Sony. All Studio flash lighting Pro Systems and modifiers. Continuous Lighting / LED Systems. ___________CLEAN DRIVERS LICENCE & PASSPORT______________ Full, clean driving licence. I drive an estate which is ideal for transporting larger crews and additional equipment if necessary. Also experienced driving SWB, LWB & Luton Vans.