Photo Assistant Basic Training: Los Angeles April 30 – May 1, 2011

Get a major head start on a career in the photo industry.

Sony Artisans of Imagery Matthew Jordan Smith and Brian Smith, are teaming up with APA New York Chapter Chair and photographer Tony Gale to present Photo Assistant Basic Training. With panel discussions, equipment demonstrations from industry experts, and hands-on training, attendees will come away with the essential knowledge and confidence to build your own Pro Assistant reputation. Acquire a comprehensive understanding of professional assisting behavioral guidelines, including contemporary set-etiquette, and discover how this valuable training will get you more call-backs – more repeat clients, more work.

Master Assisting Professionalism. Get booked solid.

First Event:
Los Angeles April 30 – May 1 with Matthew Jordan Smith – Sony Artisan

Upcoming Events:
October 15 & 16: San Francisco with Brian Smith – Sony Artisan
November 5 & 6: Atlanta with Matthew Jordan Smith – Sony Artisan
November 12 & 13: New York with Brian Smith – Sony Artisan

Day One:
Kicks off with the popular “Assistant Panel” which includes experts on working as a photo assistant. Get real world answers to all questions from the attendees. Following the panel discussion will be exciting live software and equipment demonstrations with industry reps from Sony, Profoto, and Adobe. Learn from the pros. Industry reps will be on hand to answer all your questions.

Day Two:
Full on, hands-on workshops with much of the gear an assistant will most likely encounter on the majority of professional photo shoots. Many aspects of assisting will be explained in great detail, i.e. strobes, hot lights, flags, scrims, set etiquette, the assistant kit, tips on getting work, billing, and how to deal with the dreaded cancellation. Following classroom discussion and demonstrations, participants will work along side the Pro Photographers to discover crucial pro assisting skills.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day
Day 1 – APA Members Free, Non-members $40
Day 2 – APA Members $40, Non-members $80

Separate registration for each day, required.

Sony Announces FX30 4K Super 35 Cinema Line Camera for Future Filmmakers

Sony FX30 ($1,798) leverages the power of a newly-developed 26MP APS-C Exmor R CMOS sensor to provide content creators and aspiring filmmakers with a powerful,

Read More »

Today Only! Save $200 on Gitzo Series 1 Carbon Fiber Traveler Tripod for Sony

Save $200 Today on Gitzo Series 1 Carbon Fiber Traveler Tripod designed for Sony a1, a7 and a9 series cameras. Gitzo GK1545TA Series 1 Traveler

Read More »
Sony-A1-Firmware-1-31

Sony Releases a1 & a7S III Firmware Updates

Alpha 1 Firmware 1.31 Sony releases Alpha 1 Firmware Update 1.31 which improves accuracy of Eye AF and improves overall stability. Applicable Model: This information

Read More »

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.