Tanc Newbury

Digital Tech, Lighting Assistant, Retouching, Master Tea Maker,
Mobile number
07474163345
Location
UK
Language
English
Italian
French
German
Spanish
Qualifications
Direct Digital Assistant Course
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Hi I’m Tanc Newbury, and I'm a freelance AOP-listed Digi Tech and analogue and Digital Digital Lighting Assistant based in Hackney.

 

I’m super geeky and tech-savvy about everything photographic as well as upbeat, passionate and super sociable.

 

At www.tancnewbury.com/-cv you can see my CV, which details my Capture One, Chronosync, Plating, Retouching, GIF- Moodboard- and on-set Comp-creating experience in a full range of genres, from Interiors and Still Life to Fashion and Portraiture, as well as the many ways I can make your working life easier, not least being fluent in English and Italian (and conversational in French, German, Spanish and Portuguese) and being the only assistant to get the nickname ‘mum’ for always having all the things other members of the crew might have forgotten: from pins to sunscreen to blister plasters or AA batteries – with a kitbag that includes a Leatherman Wave, Light Meter, Grey Card, Gels, Wacom, Reflectors, Gels, Tape Measure, Every kind and colour of Gaffer Tape, Grip Gloves, Kenro Compressed Air Duster, Every size of Clip, Sharpies and a Bluetooth Speaker, I pride myself on being the best prepared assistant in London.

 

You can see some of the shoots I’ve Digi-ed or Lighting assisted on in the Portfolio Sample Images.

 

SKILLS

 

DIGI 3+ Years

On-set Comps | Plating | Mood Boards | Contact Sheets | Skin Retouching | Chronosync | Overlays | Eizo Self Calibrating Monitors |

 

CAMERA EQUIPMENT 4+ Years

Eizo 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 & 12 | 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

 

Always thinking one step ahead – always looking for that thing

that can be done now to make things smoother later on.

 

Strong, attentive, physically 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

 

Elizabeth Hoff | Steve Ryan | Michael Leckie | Olivia Bearsley |

Phil Griffin | Doh Lee | Jon Paul Ladd | Jonathan Ford |

Henrik Knudsen | Glen Pearson | Janie Airey |

David Ellis | Andrew Woffinden | Hannah Maule-Ffinch

 

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 |

 

LINKS:

 

www.tancnewbury.com

 

www.instagram.com/duke_sun_heart

 

www.instagram.com/tancnewbury

 

If you have any questions or have a shoot you need a digi or gaffer/lighting assistant on get in touch any time.

 

Ciao for now,

 

Tanc :)