Photo Assistant Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a photo assistant and contribute in making every single shoot a success with my administrative and technical skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of methods, materials, practices, techniques and equipment used in photography

  • Experience in providing technical support to photographers

  • Comfortable in arranging photo shoots in studios as well as at outside locations

  • Ability to instruct people on when to smile, which direction to look, and how to appear natural

  • Can perform secretarial functions such as answering phone calls, and scheduling appointments for photographers

  • Knowledge of installing and operating photo shoot equipments

  • Great sense of color and ability to hold lighting apparatus

  • Excellent ability to write daily reports and business correspondence

  • Experienced in making travel arrangement and transporting photography equipment to remote locations

Work Experience:

Photo Assistant

T&T Publishing Company, Wytheville, VA

2011 – present

  • Assist photographers in shooting wildlife pictures for in-house magazine

  • Position lights and props before shooting session in studios

  • Edit photographs in photo-editing software

  • Travel for location hunting for photo shooting

  • Make travel arrangements and transportation of equipments

  • Make calls to models and sign contract with them for appearing on magazines

Photo Assistant

Right Spotlight Studio, Wytheville, VA

2009 – 2011

  • Carried and set up equipment and props for outdoor shooting

  • Assisted photographer in setting up lights

  • Hold reflectors during the shoot

  • Made lighting adjustments as required and changed lenses

  • Communicated the concept of shoot to models

  • Answered telephone and performed digital filing

  • Welcome clients to the studio and explained them the photo shooting procedures with price


Diploma in Photography

Times Institute of Photography, Wytheville, VA



Available upon request.