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Michael Wellington


Phone: 07575462475
Fax: -
Mobile: 07575462475
Based in: London
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Experience: 4 Years Experience

Assistant Overview

A highly skilled photographic assistant, offering a solid knowledge of tethered shooting, raw workflow and post processing softwares as well as experience in operating various camera systems and lighting gear.


Lighting Assistant - February 2024 Roja Parfums - Elysium Ad Campaign, Polocho Film Director

Freelance Digi Tech - September 2023 - The Textile Exchange Expo, Hannah Tooley

Studio assistant at Shutterhouse Studios October 2022 - June 2023 This position lead to assisting on jobs with clients such as Apple Music, L’ Officiel Magazine, Elle Magazine, Wonderland magazine. I worked with photographers Annemarie Sterian, Olivia Bossert & Karolina Weilocha.

Duties included:
 Camera and Lighting operations: loading and unloading medium format films,
operating DSLR of various format and ensuring batteries and memory cards are
organised, setting up lighting (Bowens, Amaran, Arri) according to instructions.
Capture One: setting up equipment for tethered shooting, running of Capture One
and being in charge of colour and lighting corrections based on the direction given by photographers, organising files and creating backups, ensuring images are correctly keyword and archived.
Set Design: setting up coloramas and fabric backgrounds, operating power tools and building wooden set designs.
Health and safety such as cable management, sandbags, set supports.


Proficiency with DSLR cameras (Nikon, Canon) and digital medium format cameras (Hasselblad, Fuji film, Phase One), adeptly utilising their features for optimal image capture.

Extensive experience in studio and location shooting, coupled with in-depth knowledge of lighting equipment such as Profoto, Godox, and Bowens, among others.

Mastery of industry-standard software including Capture One, Adobe Suite, and Phocus, supplemented by proficiency in Microsoft Package.

Highly skilled in grip equipment, light modifiers, and various lighting fixtures, with expertise in both 16 and 32 amp lighting setups.

Demonstrated punctuality, reliability, and exceptional organisation, honed through a background in customer service.

Proficient in photo editing, retouching, and printing, encompassing both colour and black-and-white film development, as well as darkroom techniques.


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