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  • USA, Chicago
  • Born in:1983
  • Assistant since:2013
  • Driving licence:Car
  • Personal car:personal car available
  • Passport:yes
  • Languages:English

Photo Assistant

Nikki Segarra

People, Portrait, Architecture, Fashion, Beauty, Prod. Assistant

Know How:

I have experience with mostly Canon systems, but are familiar with Nikon, as well, have worked with Mamiya and Hasselblad in the past, as well. Well versed in large format film photography. Experienced with Profoto strobe kits, as well

as Alien Bees and Speedlites, as well as continuous lighting sources. Proficient in LightRoom and Photoshop. Also equipped with prop styling experience, a good eye, and a love of problem solving. Used to in-city driving and can drive stick.

References as assistant / Career

I have an MFA in Photography, studying primarily experimental photographic processes and analog photography, though my studies included studio work, digital photography, conceptual editorial projects,etc.

Interned at Palm Press Inc. in Concord, MA, printing silver gelatin, scanning, mounting and framing for artists, such as Arno Minkkenin.

Assisted Jimmy Fishbein of Jimmy Fishbein Photography / Chicago Corporate Photograhy / Lakeshore Photography & Video,

both on-location and in-studio. Set up lighting for studio portraiture, second shot for events, photographed corporate shoots, post edited, etc.

Assisted Chris Bradley with Architectural Photography shoot

Assisted Ashlley Duarte with Fashion Shoot at California Clipper

Prop Styling Assistant for Johanna Lowe, various

Prop Styling Assistant for Andrea Kuhn, various

Prop Styling Assistant for Lisa Lee on Home & Garden editorial shoot

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