Photo Assistant, Digital Tech
People, Portrait, Architecture, Fashion, Beauty, Prod. Assistant, Stillife, Food, Transportation
The core of my training comes from Milk Studios LA, working under their digital department. I went on to spend a year under Celebrity and Fashion photographer Vijat Mohindra as his in house digitech/first assistant. I have taken Digital Transitions Capture One Masters Program. I've previously worked for Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Photographic department and as Digital Manager at a Public Relations agency that repped models/photographers.
I'm oftentimes the person other photographers/creatives reach out to about problem solve their technical issues and answer questions on lighting. Oftentimes at odd hours. It isn't unusual to get
texts at 2 AM from someone on the opposite coast asking how to trouble shoot a hard drive or a call at 10 PM about deconstructing lighting for a shoot I'm not even on.
Grip and gear available for shoots includes:
Maxed out 15" Macbook Pro
24" NEC Monitor
20" Apple Cinema Display
Magliner with bop and bottom shelves
Profoto Lighting (7B, two Acuteb 600s, Ring Flash w/ widesoft reflector)
Canon 580 EX Speedlite
Mola Rayo, Mola Sollo w/ opal glas
Westcott 7ft para umbrella/sock
Wescott Med softbox,
Pocketwizard ii & iiis
Grip list upon request.
References as assistant / Career
In my personal photography, I've worked 10 years shooting for skate magazines and brands. I've had the chance to photograph my child heroes, have ONE Magazine honored me as 'Photographer of the Year for 2014', and most recently became an Associate Photo Editor/Staff Photographer for Be-Mag.com.
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