Photo Assistant Basic Training: San Francisco – Oct 15-16, 2011

APA PHOTO ASSISTANT BASIC TRAINING

sponsored by Sony

Sony Artisan of Imagery Brian Smith is teaming up with APA New York Chapter Rep and Photographer Tony Gale to present Photo Assistant Basic Training, developed and offered for years by APA Chapters.

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

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.

Saturday, October 15 & Sunday, October 16, 2011
LEFTSPACE STUDIO: 2055 Bryant Street – San Francisco

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.

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

Early registration is recommended because space is limited. APA SF has an event admission no refund policy. APA Members must pre-register for Day 1 even though it is free for members. Your membership must be current on the event dates to be entitled to the member rates.

Upcoming Events:

Assistant Basic Training – Atlanta: Nov 5-6, 2011 with Sony Artisan Matthew Jordan Smith
Assistant Basic Training – New York: Nov 12-13, 2011 with Sony Artisan Brian Smith

REGISTER HERE

Join the APA and Save on Event Admission fees! APA Assistant membership is just $125 AND APA Student membership is just $55. APA helps you get more work and we have dozens of valuable benefits, including the APA Pro Assistant sections of the APA National Business Manual.

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