Tutorials on the techniques Brett Gilmour uses to create photographs.

Photography Assistant Duties

Advertising Photographer, Brett Gilmour, outlines the typical duties of a Photo Assistant. In bullet-point, the article details the tasks of a photo assistant in an advertising photography studio though the tasks are common to many types of photography studios.

Are You Ready to Become a Photography Assistant?

Most photographers are willing to spend some time showing a new assistant the studio equipment, but not many want to teach an assistant that has never before handled studio equipment. Other photographers expect far more from an assistant and prefer to work with individuals who are confident enough to become involved in the creative and technical problem solving aspects of a shoot.

Photography Assistant Kit

Photo Assistant Kit Equipment List Updated June 15, 2020. This list of equipment includes some of the most common items an assistant should have in his or her photo assistant kit bag. It’s not necessary to carry every item listed. When shooting on location you should bring all of these items with you because photographers can be forgetful …

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