Back by popular demand: Learn how to be a supportive part of the professional photographic process from Jeremy Shaw.
Photo assisting can provide you with an educational and exciting foundation upon which to build a sustainable, successful photography career, often giving you a front-row seat on some of the industry’s the most exciting shoots. Assisting is about having a great attitude, working hard, understanding how to use a range of equipment, and finally having an adaptive personality. Assistants are required to have extensive knowledge of equipment and lighting, understand proper handling and care of gear, the processes involved in a shoot and the image workflow so the photographer can capture the ultimate image.
Jeremy’s workshop will give you the tools and knowledge you need to be a competent and confident assistant.
The workshop offers insight into assisting and Jeremy will facilitate a Q&A at the end of the session, ensuring all your questions are answered and that you get the most out of the experience.
The workshop structure will be as follows:
Introduction to the world of a photographic assistant:
- Expectations and etiquette
- Creating assistant kit
Plus a brief overview covering:
- Lighting equipment and cameras
- During the shoot
The workshop cost is $45 + GST
About Jeremy Shaw
Jeremy Shaw is a Sydney based photographer whose creativity is shaped by his surroundings and experiences. In 2013 & 2015, Jeremy was a finalist for the very prestigious National Portrait Prize and for two consecutive years was a finalist in SUNSTUDIOS Assistant & Emerging Photographer Award, taking the runner up spot in 2013.
Creating both personal and commissioned works, keeps Jeremy’s body of work balanced and is a identifying feature of his photographic character.
Jeremy’s close and creative attention to detail that he takes with him into collaborations can be seen through the end product he delivers for his various clients and campaigns.
Image © Jeremy Shaw