Photography Assisting 


Hello! I have been assisting since 2015. I regularly ask for feedback from photographers I work with and some common praise and appreciation that I receive include:

  • I am proactive and anticipate the photographer’s need when we work together

  • I am professional in how I communicate and conduct myself with the photographer, clients, crew, and others on set; the photographer trusts that I will represent him/her well

  • I have a calming and positive energy

  • I am considerate and watch out for the crew and clients

  • I am good about capturing and sharing “behind the scenes” shots when possible and allowed

Technical Qualifications

  • Phase One Certified

  • Capture One, Lightroom, and Photoshop

  • Canon system

  • Proficiency with the following lighting systems:

    • Speedotrons

    • Profoto

    • Dynalite

    • Elinchrom

    • Paul C. Buff White Lightnings

    • Speedlites (Canon and Cactus)


I have assisted on location and in studio for lifestyle, product/still life, food, portraiture, and architecture shoots with the following photographers:

  • Paul Markow

  • Richard Morgenstein

  • David Papas

  • Barbara Ries

  • Peter Samuels

  • Sue Tallon

  • Jamie Tanaka

  • Michele Lee Willson

  • Romulo Yanes

  • Bill Zemanek

  • Garry Belinsky

  • Dean Birinyi

  • Tyler Chartier

  • Molly DeCoudreaux

  • Ken Gutmaker

  • Tom John Kubick

  • Mikiko Kikuyama

  • Erin Kunkel

  • Gary Laufman

  • Mark Leet

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"Other duties as assigned" – posing per Paul's instructions!

"Other duties as assigned" – posing per Paul's instructions!