• USA, New York City
  • Born in:1988
  • Assistant since:2011
  • Driving licence:Car
  • Personal car:personal car available
  • Passport:yes
  • Languages:English

Photo Assistant, Digital Tech

Jack Koto

People, Portrait, Architecture, Fashion, Beauty, Stillife, Food

Know How:

• Expertise in retouching luxury goods, fashion, editorial, and advertising
• Extensive knowledge in all aspects of digital capture, processing, tethering, troubleshooting, and workflow
• Worked closely with photographers and art directors to achieve the client’s desired vision via retouching
• Expertise in Photoshop, Capture One Pro, Adobe Bridge, and Lightroom
• Phase One Certified Professional with extensive training

in current Phase One products, P and IQ digital backs, Capture One, workflow, and product troubleshooting
• Expertise in studio and location lighting, both strobe and continuous
• Focus in product still life, fashion, and ecommerce lighting
• Phase One/Mamiya, Hasselblad, and Leaf digital backs; Canon and Nikon DSLRs
• 35mm and medium format film; traditional darkroom processing

References as assistant / Career

-Gary Petersen – Still Life Fashion Photographer
2012 – Present
Retoucher, Digital Tech, and Lighting Assistant Clients include Coach and Marc Jacobs

-Daniel Cano – Still Life Fashion Photographer
2012 – Present
Retoucher, Digital Tech, and Lighting Assistant
Clients include Tourneau, Coach, Marc Jacobs, and Rainbow

-Colleen Chrzanowski – Fashion Photographer
2014 – Present
Digital Tech and Lighting Assistant
Clients include Lilla

P. and Leo & Sage

-Lee Do Gyu – Fashion Photographer
2014
Lighting Assistant
Clients include Allure Magazine

-Connie Zhou – Architectural and Interiors Photographer
2016
Lighting Assistant

-Rachel Watson – Still Life Fashion Photographer
2015
Lighting Assistant
Clients include Talbots

-Mat Szwajkos – Marketing and Social Media
2011 – 2012
Campaigns Photographer Lighting Assistant
Clients include Ford Motors, Sony, and the MLB

Portfolio

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