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Assistant Photographers provide administrative and technical support to the photographer, either as trainees or apprentices participating in on-the-job training. Assistant Photographers list such occupational responsibilities on their resumes as analyzing a subject and deciding how to compose it, and creating, presenting, and selling premium photography services. Sample resumes of Assistant Photographers can vary in their formal education backgrounds, as different employers may require different experience. While some employers prefer college degrees in the field of photography, others prefer photographers who have taught themselves the craft.

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1

Assistant Photographer

Assisted photographer in camera prepping and breakdown

  • Fixed lighting for customer photo sessions
  • Arranged large groups for portraits and answered questions from customers
  • Maintained and transported camera equipment during photo shoots
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
2

Assistant Photographer

  • Took a variety of pictures including: weddings, high school seniors, head shots, still life, and fine art
  • Coordinated groups of up to 150 people for pictures
  • Handled entire process from taking pictures, to editing, and then printing
  • Edited pictures from RAW files to high quality JPEGs
  • Printed and prepared pictures of all sizes and formats including small matted prints and large canvases
  • Maintained business computers through routine updates and repairs
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
3

Assistant Photographer

  • Worked hand in hand with owners and venue managers Grossing over $25,000 a year in earnings
  • Provided many different forms of entertainment for diverse groups of people
  • Designed weekly flyers for upcoming events
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
4

Marketing Consultant / Assistant Photographer

Assisted in design of existing website to increase brand image and customer experience

  • Engage in social media campaigns aimed to promote company portfolio and improve brand appeal
  • Coordinate wedding and lifestyle shoots including pre-planning and day of coordination
  • Research competitor products and prices in order to keep company offerings competitive
  • Encourage and promote an integrated marketing campaign designed to keep all communications and brand experiences uniform
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
5

Assistant Photographer

Served as assistant to professional photographer in all aspects from day to day office management to shooting, editing and finalizing photographs.

  • Marketing and business development
  • Excellent customer service skills, including but not limited to, direct client contact, attend business development meetings with perspective clients and attend all photo shoots.
  • Responsible for set up of equipment at shoot location and insure proper lighting.
  • Assist with accounting, handled all payments and book keeping
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Lighting Technician, DJ, Roadie, Assistant Photographer

Exposure to various music genres starting from the late 80's silent tracks to the latest beats

  • Primary duties include setting up and controlling lighting equipment for wedding ceremonies, receptions, sweet 16's and corporate events
  • Collaborate with supervisor and production company representatives to determine lighting requirements
  • Determine what plans are feasible with equipment available
  • Undertake various types of photography assignments
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
7

Assistant Photographer

Responsible for organizing files, upkeep of inventory and maintaing studio.

  • Cleaning, organizing and ordering all necessary items to be photographed.
  • Breakdown sets while being responsible for lighting techniques for photographed items.
  • Advanced knowledge in Adobe Photoshop CS5, Capture One and Microsoft Excel.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
English / Writing
8

Photographer, Assistant Photographer, Production Assistant

Provide photography and production assistant services for clients in print and online media; portrait, editorial, and product

  • Work in studio and on location, employing Canon camera systems and Adobe software on both Mac and Windows-based systems
  • Offer digital imaging services including color management, clipping paths, digital assets management
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial studio operations, lighting design, and setting up and breaking sets
  • Experience working with art directors, staff photographers, make-up artists, fashion stylists, and product stylists
  • Work with retail and commercial clientele
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AAS
Photography
BA
Communication Arts
9

Assistant Photographer/creative Director

Preparing sets, checking to ensure all equipment is functioning properly, setting up lighting and accessories, and taking meter readings

  • Providing the ability to be able to foresee and evaluate potential problems and deal with the unexpected in a calm and efficient manner
  • Direct and concept as well as execute creative material as needed
  • Strategically identifying project deliverables, thinking before designing, while diligently exceeding the project and business goals
  • Challenge and introduce new and innovative methods of creative execute
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
10

Assistant Photographer

Working in different locations and in different circumstances to get the right image.

  • Using an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software.
  • Communicating with photographic subjects, putting them at ease, encouraging them and directing them.
  • Working with clients to discuss the images they require and how they want to use them.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Dance Choreographer

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