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  • USA, New York City
  • Born in:1987
  • Assistant since:2011
  • Driving licence:Car
  • Personal car:no personal car
  • Passport:yes
  • Languages:English

Photo Assistant, Digital Tech

Jonathan Pivovar

People, Portrait, Architecture, Fashion, Beauty, Prod. Assistant, Stillife, Food, Landscape, Transportation

Know How:

Experienced in Large/Medium and 35mm format, developing, chemical mixing and printing.

Fluent in Photoshop, Capture One, Phase One, Phocus, Bridge and well versed in lightroom.

Understands and works with both Mac and PC; Nikon, Canon, and Hasselblad.

Calibrates monitors, printers, and


Lighting and grip qualifications:

Works with all forms of stobes.

hot lights? fluent in most.

Medium level carpentry. I often fabricate for galleries, museums, and artists.

I work smart.
I'm funny, professional, and personable.
You should hire me.

References as assistant / Career

Degree in BFA/Commercial Photography from Columbia College Chicago.


I work regularly in, and on, photo/video productions where I am the assistant to the photographer, primary/second-shooter, Digital tech, and lighting technician.
As well as the overall technical assistant to various freelance photographers in editorial, fashion and architecture, in and around the City of Chicago and NYC.

I have a drivers

license-- motorcycle too!
I can drive stick.
I don't smoke.
I have a great taste in music and beer and jokes.
I don't own a vehicle.
I have a valid Passport till 2025.
I will work whenever you need me to as long as I'm not already booked or have a date.
I assist part-time, the other half is working as a preparator.


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