• USA, New York City
  • Born in:1990
  • Assistant since:2014
  • Driving licence:Car
  • Personal car:no personal car
  • Passport:yes
  • Languages:English, Spanish

Photo Assistant, Digital Tech

Sydney Pensky

People, Portrait, Architecture, Location Scout, Fashion, Beauty, Reportage, Prod. Assistant, Stillife, Food, Landscape, Transportation, International Exp.

Know How:

Cameras: Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, Fuji X series, Phase, Hasselblad, Leica, Pentax, Film cameras, Mamiya, RED, Alexa, Black Magic

Software: Adobe Lightroom, Adobe

Photoshop, CP1, Premier, Final Cut, Final Cut Pro

Lighting: Broncolor, Profoto, Alien Bee, Arri, Kino Flo, Phottix, LED, Elinchrom, Dynalight, Briese

References as assistant / Career

I graduated from University of Delaware in 2012 with a BA in Visual Communications.

-Moved to New York City in 2014 to further my career in photography and since then I have had the privilege of working with some amazing people.

-Interned for Lindsay Adler Fashion Photography/ Instructor from June 2014- December 2014 and from there went on to be an Equipment Specialist/Digital Technician full time intern/freelancer at Milk Studios Manhattan from March 2015- current freelancer.

I shoot for non profit called 'Artists 4 Israel', that specializes outside of USA and have traveled with the program as their travel photographer.

I have also worked with several different photographers in NYC as their assistant.

Ashok Sinha
Salem Kreiger
Jeff Rojas
Lindsay Adler
Mario Torres
Erez Sabag
Emily Andrews
Erik Valind
Standa Merhout
Heidi Gutman
Kevin Flemming
Tyler Nevitt
Wayne Lawrence
Ira Block
Ruddy Roye
Kevin Flemming
Will Styer
Monica Stevenson
Laura Barisonzi
Darrin Haddad

*** three months out of the year, I work abroad in Israel; shooting personal photojournalism projects for submission: 'Human is Human: Coexistence is possible'.

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