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  • USA, New York City
  • Born in:1985
  • Assistant since:2012
  • Driving licence:Car
  • Personal car:personal car available
  • Passport:yes
  • Languages:English

Photo Assistant, Digital Tech

Michael Cardiello

People, Portrait, Architecture, Fashion, Beauty, Stillife, Food, International Exp.

Know How:

NYC/LA (LA will work as local for 3+ days)
Phase One Certified Professional

*Punctual and organized with a good work ethic.
*Professional on set and patient with clients.
*Proficient with lighting, modifiers and grip.
*Personal Car NYC, Passport.

Photo: Phase One, Leaf, Hasselblad V and H systems, Mamiya RZ,
Pentax 67, Technical Cam, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Leica, Profoto, Broncolor, Briese,
Elinchrom. Joker, Dedo, Kinoflo, Arri, Mole-Richardson.

Available for rent: (Please email for price list)

Mobile Digital Capture:
2015 Calibrated Macbook Pro 15, 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7, AMD Radeon R9 M370X, 512GB SSD, 16GB of Ram, iPad Capture Pilot (tethered, no lag 60 fps), Seaport case with stand, external Macbook battery.
(Additional Eizo Viewing Monitor with floor stand available)

Studio Digital Capture (Mac Pro):
2015 Mac Pro 3.7GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5, 6GB AMD FirePro D500 Graphics, 512GB PCIe SSD, 32GB of RAM, 27" Eizo Coloredge Calibrated Monitor, Rock N Roller Multi-Cart, APC battery backup, Macbook Pro Backup.
(Additional Eizo Viewing Monitor with floor stand available)

All Packages Include:
Capture One 9 & 10, Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, ChronoSync, SSD External Backup, Wacom Intuos Pro, Eizo EX3 Calibrator, USB3&2 (Firewire) tether, synch cords, card readers, CF/SD cards, ColorChecker.

Phase One DF+,

Phase One P40+, Mamiya 80mm, Mamiya 55mm.

Photographers Include:
Martin Schoeller, Chris Buck, Rankin, Nagi Sakai, Paola Kudacki, Austin Hargrave, Billy Kidd, Andrew Heatherington, Christopher Ferguson, Ben Baker, Kava Gorna, Mei Tao, Maciek Pozoga, Stan Douglas, Julia Fullerton-Batten, Stan Douglas, Maciek Jasik, David Roemer, Lara Jade, Emily Soto, Ward Ivan Rafik, Adrian Mesko, Drew Gurian, Paul Aresu, Ari Michelson, Tory Rust, Romain Duquesne, Terry Doyle, Gregory Kramer, Bill Gentle, Adriene Raquel, Isabella Bejarano, Marek Berry, Laetitia Negre.

Client List:
President Obama, Vogue, Russian Vogue, GQ, GQ France, GQ Turkey,
Harper’s Bizaar Czech, Elle, Elle Japan, Grazia Italy, Rolling Stone Magazine, Essence Magazine, Billboard Magazine, NY Observer, People Magazine, Wired Magazine, Nylon Magazine, Self Magazine,
Black Magazine, Travel+Leisure, Malibu Magazine, Refinery29, Red Bullettin Mag,
New Republic, Yahoo Style, Pratt and Whitney, Hanes, Walgreens, Wrangler,
Neiman Marcus, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Ashley Stewart, Edward Fields,
Citizen Watch, PHLUR, Abercrombie & Fitch. Red Bull, Raulph Lauren, Reebok,
Armani Exchange, Shopbop, East Dane, Canon, Nikon, Barneys, Michael Kors,
Comedy Central, NBC, America’s Next Top Model, Sony Music, Universal Music,
Milk Studios, StudioW26, NZ Aids Foundation, Big Pictures (NZ),
Candlelit Pictures (NZ), Ready Steady Studio (NZ).

References as assistant / Career

2015 Phase One Professional Certification Course -Digital Tech (NYC)
2014 Scholarship and Mentorship, Kingsize Studios (Auckland NZ)
2011 Small Business Foundation Class, Mercy Corps (Portland, OR)
2010 BFA Photography, Emily Carr University of Art and Design (Vancouver, BC)
2006 Digital Photo Design, Massey with Gavin Hipkins (Wellington, New Zealand)
2004-2006 Art Photography, University of Montana (Missoula, MT)

Instagram: @michaelcardiello
Full CV available upon request.

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