People, Portrait, Fashion, Beauty
I use Canon products and Sony equipment for work, but am familiar and have used Nikon cameras before.
I've worked on set and in studio with tethering softwares like capture one, and have on the back end of shoots worked with software like photo mechanic, as well as adobe products like Lightroom, photoshop, and premiere.
I'm trained in studio strobe lighting, as well as having experience working with continuous LED lights, and have worked extensively as an assistant as well as utilizing it for my own work. Ive worked with Baja, prophoto, alien bee, elinchrome, impact, and other light brands.
I am adept at putting together a wide variety of modifiers like soft-boxes, umbrellas, photeks, scrims, beauty-dishes, strip banks and more, as well as utilizing
variety of additional modifiers like multiple sizes of reflectors, and sun bounces.
I'm capable at constructing and deconstructing equipment and sets quickly, but not in a sloppy or rushed manner. A sense of time management and care is always taken into account with my work ethic in studio or on location. I've worked constructing physical sets and environmental scenery for shoots, as well as knowing a variety of ways to hang and utilize a simple paper backdrop. In addition I have worked as a lead assistant overseeing groups of assistants/interns, instructing sting and guiding them in a cooperative effort to transport equipment, set up a variety of equipment in a timely manner, and efficiently manage a large scale shoot as a team.
References as assistant / Career
Graduated from Towson University in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in photography Worked for 2 years at the university as a teachers assistant, helping a professor run and teach the studio lighting class for photography students.
I work as lighting assistant for a variety of photographers who all specialize in a variety of different styles and methods like fashion, editorial, portraiture, and headshots. Have picked up on the appropriate way of working in each scenario and the established lighting setup that is mostly industry standard for most situations. As well as working as an assistant I often work as a supplemental photographer at events and shoots that require more than one photographer.
For my own work i specialize with people, working headshots, portraiture, shows, events, and more. I'm also adept at videography, serving as the 2018 National folk festivals videographer.