Northern Assisting Photographer and Digi Tech based around Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield and willing to travel further afield.
With over 8 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, lifestyle and sports brands, as well as on food, interior and architecture shoots. 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 to help source equipment from my local contacts, offering location and studio advise, as well as other essential requirements.
I have 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.
CAPTURE & POST
Mac & PC Platforms, Adobe Photoshop CS6: Adobe Certified in visual communications using Adobe CS6, PhaseOne Capture One Pro certified (2017) , Adobe Lightroom 5, Final Cut Pro.
CAMERA & LIGHTING
PhaseOne P+Series, Hasselblad H Systems, Canon/Nikon DSLR’s, Analogue large/Medium/35mm format, Video - Canon 5D Mark iii . Studio flash lighting Profoto ProSystems, Bron, Elinchrom, Bowens. Continuous Lighting
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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.