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Ruben Davies

Good morning, afternoon or evening!

I'm Ruben a dedicated and dependable photography assistant located in Hackney, London. I bring forth a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence. After completing my degree in Commercial Photography at the Arts University Bournemouth, I have garnered extensive industry experience by assisting in various photographic genres and environments. My meticulous attention to detail is a source of pride for me, and I consistently execute tasks in a prompt and professional manner.

Below, you will find a comprehensive overview of the diverse range of photographers I have had the privilege to work with, as well as the roles I have played.


1st Assistant
2nd Assist
Lighting Technician
Digi OP

List of Photographers:

Cara Johnson, Tal Silverman, Jon Enoch, Orlando Gili, Rid Burman, Philip Haynes, Maurizio Di Iorio, Ryan Wicks, Ryan Edy, Will Pryce, Bertie Watson, Ben Mcdade, Amit Lennon, Gabriel Bush, Nick David, Sarah Creswell, Mark Cant, Matt Davis, Karen Yeomans, Aime Grayling, Gary Burchell, Ben Gold and Mathew Johnson, Sarah Louise Ramsey.



Profoto Lighting Systems
Elinchrom Lighting Systems
Bowens Lighting Systems
Godox Lighting Systems
Broncolor Lighting Systems
Aperture Lighting Systems
Nikon, Canon, Sony, Phase One, Hasselblad, Mamiya and Fuji Camera Systems


Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects & Capture One

Other Skills:

Film Processing & Scanning
Image Retouching
People Skills
Hold a Full Clean UK Driving License
Time Management (Always early)


Spectrum Art Award Finalist
Dorset Art Prize (1st Prize) – 2020
Eizo Colour Awards (Shortlisted) – 2019

Additional Info:

Full UK Driving Licence
In Date UK Passport
Happy to travel!

Simon Goodwin

I have been a freelance digital operator as well as first and second assistant based in London for over 14 years.
I have lots of on set experience (primarily stills and increasingly more video) using most brands of cameras, lighting and software.
Cameras: Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Phase One, Sony, Leica, GoPro, Mamiya Leaf and Sinar cameras and backs. Also basic familiarity with Arri Alexa 35s, Alexa Minis and Sony FS7s.
Lighting: Apurture, Arri, Bowens, Broncolor, Dedo, Elinchrom, Godox, Kino Flo, Profoto and Strobe studio and location lighting.
Software: I am a skilled digi op and retoucher and I’m proficient with Capture One Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, Camera Raw, Bridge, Phocus, Helicon Focus, Leaf Capture, Sinar Capture Shop and Wacom tablets for retouching, on set comps and grades.
And I am also very familiar with Zoom, Microsoft Teams and BlackMagic ATEMs for live streaming directly from stills and motion cameras both in studios and on location.
If needed, I have a MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, Canon DSLR and L series lenses available for hire and am also an experienced second shooter for events or behind the scenes.
• UK passport
• Full clean UK driving license
• Own car and bicycle
• Non-smoker
• COVID vaccinated
If you need an assistant for your shoot, or any pre and post production work then get in touch.
M: +447760252772


Last updated - 19th September 2023

Eryn Baxter

Very down to earth and great sense of humour :) Skilled in providing administrative and technical support to photographers, including setting up lighting and breaking down equipment, organising and maintaining inventory, and managing digital files or negative rolls. Adept at working with a variety of photography equipment. Every job varies with each of the photographers however, I accommodate to different set schedules with efficiency ensuring workflow runs fluidly.
Some photographers include:
• Wolfcubwolfcub (Brydie Mack)
• Jon Gorrigan
• Daniel Archer
• Parker Woods
• Rid Burman
• Matt Frost
• Ricky Darko
• George Brooks

Mark Griffiths

Very experienced in all formats and most kinds of lighting.

Strong retouch, lighting and digital operating skills.

Experienced in studio and on location both in London and abroad.

Full car and motorbike license.

Tanc Newbury

Hi I’m Tanc Newbury, and I'm a freelance Digi Tech and analogue and digital Lighting Assistant based in Hackney.

I’m super geeky and tech-savvy about everything photographic as well as upbeat, passionate and super sociable.


Digi Tech (2016-Present)
1st Assistant/Lighting Tech (2017-Present)
2nd Assistant (2015-2019)


DIGI 6+ Years
Tethered capture | Capture One 11, 12 and 20 | Photoshop CC | Creating Network for Connecting Capture One to Capture Pilot | Phocus | Chronosync | On-set Comps | Plating | Focus-Checking | Grading | Colour Correction | Keystoning | Annotating | Moodboards | Marking Selects | Contact Sheets | Exporting Full/Low Res etc | Retouching Skin | Removing or Extending Objects | Liquify Tool | Adding Copy or Cover Design Overlays to check Composition | Digi-backs | Colour Calibrating Monitors such as Eizo ColorEdge | Creating GIFs from Stills | Bridge CC | Lightroom CC & Classic | Software Shortcuts | Hyperjuice Batteries | Seaport Case Workflow |
Troubleshooting protocol | Colorbrite ColorChecker |
Mac OS best practice | Phase One Certification Pre-Test Completed |
Direct Photographic Equipment & Lighting Training Certificated

Canon | Nikon | Phase One XF & XT + IQ | Hasselblad H | Fuji GFX |

Mamiya RB/RZ67 (incl dark-plate holder trick, so they never get lost) | Mamiya 7 | Pentax 67 | Hasselblad 500 series | Fuji GA645 | Contax G & 645| Rolleiflex | Polaroid & most 35mm… [au fait with settings, zone metering, pushing/pulling film, have 20/20 vision for double-checking focus & can load & unload film at speed]

Highly adept with all commonly used strobe & continuous lighting:
Flash heads, HMI, tungsten, LED, kinoflo/fluorescent | Profoto | Elinchrom | HMI | Arri Sky Panels | Briese | Broncolor | Bowens |
Kino-Flo | Short Flash Duration ’Freeze’ | Light Meters | Softboxes | Shoot-through umbrellas | Polys | Flags | Safely Counter-weighting Boom Arms | Negative Fill | "Book Lighting” | Briese Umbrellas | Beauty Dishes | Grids | Gels | Snoots | Cinefoil | Scrims | California | Dedolights | Sunbounce and other boom-operated diffusers


Mark Harrison | Sophia Spring | Eva Schwank | Abi Campbell | Olivia Bearsley | Doh Lee | Hannah Maule-Ffinch | Steve Howse | Richard Cannon | Pal Hansen | Paul Farnham | Muir Vidler | Jamie Mcgregor Smith | Jonathan Ford | Steve Ryan | Henrik Knudsen | Janie Airey | David Ellis | Andrew Woffinden | Jason Bailey | Syndi Huang |
Adrian Weinbrecht | JI+DOH | Harleymoon Kemp | Alan Powdrill |


Elizabeth Hoff | Michael Leckie | Paul Farnham | Eva Schwank | Jonathan Ford | Jamie Mcgregor Smith | Adrian Weinbrecht | JI+DOH | Kerry Harrison | Alan Powdrill | Steve Ryan | Syndi Huang


The Berkeley | Claridges | Chanel | Schön! | Savoir | Stella McCartney | Good Housekeeping | Zara | Emmy Magazine | How To Spend It | Sunday Times Magazine | Linda McCartney | The Guardian | Aviva


Clean UK Driving Licence (can drive cars, transit vans, mini-buses, can drive away security guards [just kidding but I do know how to speak with them politely & effectively…] Comfortable with both left- & right-hand drive, automatic & manual transition)

6’2” & strong (can carry big things)

Portable speaker & good, super-wide-ranging taste in music & a feel for what matches the mood of a shot/story. (On request, obvs)

Assisting Photographer Member of the AOP

Member of BECTU Photo Technician Union

Professional Indemnity & Public Liability Insurance

ZipCar / ZipVan subscription


PHASE ONE Phase One Certified Professional – June 2022
DIGIBOUTIQUE Digi Masterclass
DIRECT DIGITAL Lighting Tech Photo Assistant Training


ITALIAN Fluent with fully native accent

AOP Emerging Photographer Spotlight, 2020
Guardian Student Travel Writer of the Year, 2006
Short-listed for NUS/Press Association Travel Journalist of the Year,

2021 Macbook M1 Pro 14” | Nikon D810, 50mm f1.4D, 24-70 f2.8G, & 80-200 f2.8D Nikkor Lenses | Wacom | Tether Tools tether cable | Tether Lock | Seaport Case | SB-900 Flashgun | Manfrotto MT055C-XPRO4 Carbon Fibre Tripod | Junior Geared 3-Way Head | Gitzo Off-Centre Magnesium Ball Head | Manfrotto MVH502AH Pro Video Fluid Head | iPhone 11 Pro Max (for Capture Pilot/Cascable) | Nikon FE2 | Nikon F100 | DJI Osmo Mobile 3 (for smooth BTS videos)

Minolta Light Meter & pretty much all conceivable assisting gear, incl: Leatherman Surge Multitool | Tape measure | Sunscreen | Grey Card | Bluetooth Speaker | 5-in-1 Reflector | Gaffer Tape | Grip gloves Gels | Sharpies | Clips | Phone chargers | AA & AAA Batteries |

If you have any questions or have any jobs you need digi or lighting help feel free to get in touch by phone or email.

Ciao for now !


Felix Hall Close

London based photographer and assistant
Comfortable working in studio, on location + abroad
Happiest when busy

Take great pride with providing professional, friendly and punctual services with excellent technical knowledge of photographic techniques, equipment and software. I am always working to expand my knowledge base.


Canon 5D MK4, 5DS + R5/6, Nikon D850, Leica M, Olympus Pen
Fuji GFX 50S + 100S, Phase One XF

Olympus OM1, Pentax ME Super, Rollei 35
Mamiya RZ67 Pro I, II + IID, Mamiya 6+7
Wista VX

Experience loading and unloading 35mm, 120 and 5x4 cameras

DIGI 6+ Years
Capture One Pro, Lightroom, Tethered Capture, Tether Pro, Chronosync
Colour Correction, Contact Sheets, Focus-Checking
Bridge, Photoshop
Epson Scan, Flex Colour, Hasselblad Imacon
Mac OS, Windows

Aputure 300d II, Arri 150, Bowens Esprit 500 + 500DX, Broncolor Pulso G + Grafit A4, Elinchrom One + ELC 500, Godox AD1200Pro + V1, Profoto 7B + B10X

Architecture, Construction, Editorial, Fashion, Interiors, Lifestyle, Portrait, Travel

Anglepoise, Angel O'Donnell, Battersea Power Station, Berkeley Group, British Council, Conran + Partners, Design District, Dezeen Awards, Elle Decoration, Harrods, House & Garden, Koko, Marshalls, Masion Communications, National Trust, Palladian Media, Riverford Organic, RTS Programme Awards, The Observer Food Monthly/New Review, Vitra

AOP - Alun Callender, Mark Cocksedge, Phil Fisk, Ben Gold, Sarel Jansen, Amit Lennon, Will Pryce, Kristina Varaksina, Barry Willis

Benjamin Hay, Oskar Proctor, Simon Roberts, Edmund Sumner, Alex Upton, Taran Wilkhu, Dan Williams

Kingston University, BA Photography
Kingston University, Foundation in Art and Design

Canon 5DS
EF 17–40mm f/4L USM
EF 24-70 f4L IS USM
EF 28mm f1.8 USM
EF 50mm f1.4 USM
EF 85mm f1.2L II USM

Mamiya RZ67 Pro II
50mm f4.5 Sekor Z
75mm f4.5 Sekor W Shift
110mm f2.8 W Sekor Z,
180mm f4 VSM M Soft Sekor Z

Wista VX
135mm f5.6
150mm f5.6
90mm f8

Macbook Pro 15"2015, TetherPro USB 3.0 Male to Micro-B 4.6m
Manfrotto 290 Dual, Manfrotto 410 Junior Geared Head
Godox V1C TTL Flash
Sekonic Flashmate L-308S

Full UK Driving Licence
Fully COVID vaccinated
UK passport

Feel free to get in touch.

Ioana Marinca

Hi, I'm ioana [yoanna]

Based in East London, I've been assisting on/off for four years, what I may lack in experience I make up in professionalism and fast learning. I had a successful career in fin/tech for +12 years, handling difficult clients and pressured situations. BSc in Computer Systems.

* Proficient in Adobe Products (Bridge, Photoshop, Lightroom, inDesign), fluent in CaptureOne.

* I've assisted both in studio and on location using Profoto, Elinchrom, Hensel kits.

* My current/past kit: Canon 5d iii, Fuji XPro2, Leica M6, Mamiya 7ii, Mamiya RZ67, Bronica, Nikon FM2

* Clean driving license (not a car owner).
* Dual British and EU passports.
* Conversation-level French and Spanish.

Happy to travel for work. Please get in touch!

ioana / Yoyo

Emily Edwards

Norwich University of the Arts graduate Emily Edwards is a still life, food & drink photographer based in London.

Since graduating from BA (Hons) Photography in 2021, Emily moved into a full-time photographer’s assistant position for two highly accomplished photographers Colin Campbell and Sara Morris. Predominantly her role consists of working on food, drink and still life advertising campaigns, as well as editorial and TV commercials; working alongside a wide range of creatives including food & prop stylists, set designers and clients.

Alongside her full-time role as an Assistant, she continues to work on her own personal projects. These projects continue to showcase striking attention to colour and graphical elements, altering the perception of traditional food and drink photography, presenting subjects in a playful and contemporary manner. Many of Emily’s shots have gone on to be shortlisted in well-respected photography awards including the AOP, Equal Lens and the Vice.

Cameras: Canon & Phase One.
Software: Adobe; Lightroom, Photoshop & Indesign. Capture One, Helicon Focus, MAC & Windows OS, Microsoft; Powerpoint, Excel & Word.
Assisted Photographers: Colin Campbell, Sara Morris, Tim Flack, Jonathan Knowles, Nick Eagle, Scott Grummett.

Full UK driving license.
UK passport.
Double vaccinated and boosted against Covid 19.

Matthew Valdmanis

As a highly skilled and dedicated photography assistant, I bring a wealth of technical expertise and a keen eye for detail to support photographers in capturing extraordinary images. With a solid foundation in post-processing software and a deep understanding of various camera systems and lighting gear, I am confident in my ability to contribute to any photography project.

Myles Morgan Bailey


I'm Myles, a hard working, reliable photographic assistant. I specialise in lighting & medium format film. I am also competent with moving image lighting and equipment - have a good understanding of what is necessary on each set. Currently based in Woodford Green, Essex.

BA Hons Photography, Arts University Bournemouth - First Class Honours.

Assisted Photographers, DoPs & Gaffers:
Francis Augusto, Ronan McKenzie, Ibrahim Azab, Rid Burman, Jack Orton, Gabby Laurent, Charlotte Ellis, Frank Fieber, Gary Burchell, Kiefer Passey, Gabriel Mango, Camilla Dazzi, Rob Gifford.

Axis, Elle, Esquire, Levi's, Women's Health, We Are Soul, Sony Music, Malibu, Wax Clothing and John Lewis & Partners.

Profoto, Broncolor & Bowens flash
Arri HMI D25, M18, S60-C Skypanel
Canon 5D MK II, MkIII & Mk IV
Mamiya RZ67 Pro I & Pro II
35mm analogue (Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Olympus)
Canon Super 8 Autozoom
ETC Source Four

Additional skills:
Adobe Photoshop CC
Adobe Lightroom Classic
Black and white darkroom
Colour darkroom

2022 - 23' Revolv Collective Award Recipient
2020 EIZO Colour Award Shortlisted Feature ‘Featherweight’

Joanna Cross

Hi I'm Jo, a freelance assistant covering primarily London and the South East and also willing to travel worldwide.
After working previously as a staff photographer for a local newspaper with a strong and varied news agenda, I now relish the challenge of assisting other photographers to do their very best work.
I have the nous and life experience to deal with any challenge that can be thrown at me.

I'm familiar with Nikon, Elinchrom, Bowens, Profoto and continuous lighting, I also have a good understanding of Mac, PC, Lightroom, Capture One and knowledge of Photoshop.

Photographers that I've assisted:
Darrin Jenkins, Emma Tunbridge, Liam Bailey, Marek Puc, Michael Fair, Mike Stone, Nick Dolding and Piers Cunliffe.

“Jo has worked with me on several projects now, not just as camera assistant but also on the production side, most recently helping me cast and shoot a major campaign with multi national talent. Always efficient and confident, a real asset to my team.” Mike Stone

"Joanna assisted me on a corporate headshot photoshoot comprising of various locations and lighting requirements within the building. She was very easy to work with and provided good attention to detail. She was attentive and personable during the shoot and helped to keep the timings of the day on track. Quick to learn and adapt to new equipment and different lighting set-ups. Happy to recommend Joanna as a first assistant." Piers Cunliffe, Kinsmen Photography

If you're looking for an assistant who is hard-working, adaptable, punctual, polite and trustworthy, as well as used to meeting and getting on with people from all walks of life, please do get in touch.

Full clean UK driving licence and have own car
UK passport
First aid / Health & safety trained
DBS enhanced certificate
Fully COVID vaccinated

Nick Collins

I'm a London based DigiTech and lighting tech with more than 12 years of experience working freelance in the photographic industry.

In my time as a photographic assistant, I have worked on shoots in just about every genre of photography imaginable, from portraiture, fashion and sport photography, all the way through to automotive, underwater and still life. I've even had the privilege of lighting the Queen for a royal portrait. Having such varied experiences in my career has put me in good stead to anticipate and find solutions to any problems that might come up on shoots.

Equipment wise, I'm happy using any brand of lighting, both flash and continuous. As a Digitech, I'm happy and well-versed in all the main camera systems, as well as Capture One, Phocus and Photoshop on both Mac and PC. I have even invented my own photographic equipment, including the Fotofortress Quick Release Tether Lock which is now available for sale in the UK, Europe, North America and Australia.

Other skills I have acquired over the years include professional rigging, from working as a scaffolder before starting my photography career. I'm also good with my hands and have the tools and the knowledge to build sets, coves and flats if needed. I have my BS7909 certificate in temporary power systems, an essential qualification if you want to work in lighting in the film and TV industry.

Finally, I also have a selection of DigiTech equipment available for hire, including a top spec Macbook Pro, a digi cart and 2 x 27 inch Eizo monitors which I'm happy to rent out for 20% less than the fees charged by the main rental houses.

Thanks so much and I look forward to working with you soon!

Mags Magda Magdalena Jakubik

Fashion, press and editorial.

Assistant photographer to Alexander Kent, still life photographer. Assistant to Ki Price - fashion and celebrity photographer & Sony ambassador.
Chris Yates and Chris Yates Media during the London Fashion Week.

As well as working independently during LFW shooting BTS and catwalk for designers.

Ronnie Scott’s official photographer.
BFA photographer.

Documentary style, street style, black and white, raw, flash.


Shot: food, still life, portraits, musicians, designers, lifestyle, jewellery, drinks, events, celebrities.
Styling: food, drinks, still life, models, musicians and celebrities for magazines and newspapers

Valerio Lettieri

Hi, I’m Valerio. I have been working in the photography industry since 2015. Before moving on to assisting, I taught post-production at a photography school in London.
I began as a studio assistant and then I moved on to second/first assistant as well as Digi-Tech and retoucher. Originally from Italy, I’m now based in south London.

I have spent most of my assisting time on location, around Europe and the Middle East. This has given me a deep understanding on how to travel with photographic equipment and how to quickly tackle challenging weather conditions when the team needs to be most efficient. I have experience shooting in extreme cold / hot environments and also as a second shooter.

I’m highly proficient in post-production and colour management. I’m accustomed to working fast under tight deadlines and to delivering files for either digital or print use.

On top of capturing stills, I'm confident shooting video too.

Here’s an overview of my skills and equipment I have worked with:

- Camera systems: Canon, Sony, Nikon, Leica.

- Lighting: Aputure, Profoto, Elinchrom, Arri, Dedo.

- Software: Capture One, Lightroom, Photoshop, Camera RAW, Bridge, Da Vinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, VR and 360° stills.

- Languages: mother tongue Italian, fluent English, basic French

Equipment available to hire:

- 15-inch MacBook Pro (includes Capture One Pro, Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, Da Vinci)
- 27-inch Benq Monitor
- Datacolor Spyder 5 Pro
- Wacom Intuos Pro Small
- Sony A7 IV + lenses
- Leica M240 + lenses
- Blue hand painted background
- Manfrotto 190 Tripod + 410 Micro-metric geared head
- F&V K4000 SE Daylight LED Panel
- 500W flashes with a wide range of light shapers


I hold an Italian passport, a UK driving license and I have my own car.
I’m happy to travel/drive anywhere if required.


I play guitar and I’m a very good cook!

Please, get in touch to chat about your specific needs.
References can be provided on request.

Shiv Kanagaratnam

Hi there. I'm Shiv, a digital operator and lighting assistant based in London. I've been working within the photography industry since 2008 when I started out at Spring Studios.

Having worked as a digital operator for over 10 years I have extensive experience with Capture One, Phocus, Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and Bridge. I frequently work with Hasselblad, Phase One, Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm and Contax cameras.

I often supply and use my own MacBook Pros, Eizo screens, work stations and cabling on Advertising shoots to provide multiple viewing points to aid client comfort and feedback and allow other creatives to watch what's happening in real time. This can be wireless or wired and I can tailor the package to your budget and location.

Although I no longer actively retouch, I have in the past retouched campaigns for Ikea and Subway as well as portraits of celebrities and various fashion editorials. On-set comping and rough retouching to show clients quick mock-ups isn’t a problem.

I have experience in creating lighting plans from references with flash or continuous lighting using Profoto, Elinchrom, Briese, Broncolor, Strobe, Tungsten, HMI, Kinoflo and LED panels in the studio or on location using generators.

UK passport holder
Photographic Techinican Member of BECTU
Lover of 80s music

T: 07932755466



Amar Singh Gill

Hey folks,

I'm a photo assistant based in London, originally from Yorkshire. 4 Years experience - Advertising, Editorial and everything in-between. Most of my experience is in Studios, but I've worked on a wide range of location jobs across the country too. I have also briefly worked on Motion/TV & Film, as a grip.

Digital Proficiencies:
Capture One, Photoshop & Adobe Suite, Lightroom, Helicon Focus. Happy doing quick comps on set.

Profoto, Broncolor, Elinchrom, Bowens, Dedolight, Arri Tungsten, Aputure, Nanlight.

Canon DSLR/Mirrorless, Fuji GFX, Nikon DSLR, Phase One, Mamiya, Linhof

I have a bag full of grip, gaffa and other objects things you may find yourself in need of. Always carry sherbet lemons.

Full clean driving licence.

Feel free to drop me a line with any inquiries. Thanks,


Karyn Louise


I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I am adaptable, flexible, quick to pick up new skills and enthusiastic when it comes to learning from others.
I have assisted photographers (and still continue to where I can), I have attended London Fashion Week and London Collections: Men as well as doing my own personal projects. This has given me varied transferable skills and the ability to work with many different types of people. I believe I could fit easily into your team.

Equipment I know:
Nikon, Phase One (Basic), Profoto, Broncolor, Bowens, Elinchrom, Briese (basic), Arri Sky Panel (basic), HMI (Basic use)

Lightroom (90%) | MAC OS (90%)
Capture One (45%) | Photoshop (90%)
Indesign (45% | Social Media (90%)

Photographers I've worked with:

Rob Shepard, Eric Marillier, Jason Yates, Denise Maxwell ,Marcin Leszczynski,
Uzo Oleh, Jayden Tang, Rosella Vannon, Nick Guttridge, Emma Mitchell, Olly Courtney, Alison Jackson

Shoots I've worked on:

Boden, Fabulous Mag, Unpolished Mag, Another Mag, Purple Mag, Volt Mag, Oceanic/Volkan Mag, L'Oreal, Wolford, DJ Tim Green, Notion Mag, Africa Fashion Week, Funk Eye Wear, Asda Christmas Campaign, New Look Christmas Campaign; Zoho Advert, Incesco Campign

Toby Davies

London based assistant experienced in commercial and editorial shoots on location and in studio.

Taking responsibility for setting up and looking after all kit, lighting and file management and generally lending a hand wherever it’s needed.

Having studied at the London Institute of Photography, I’ve been assisting since 2021 and am now trusted by some of the leading interior, lifestyle, portrait and advertising photographers in the country. I love being on shoots and am enthusiastic, hard-working and happy to do whatever’s asked of me.

Working on shoots for high profile clients around the country and abroad, I’m professional, personable and focused while being friendly, flexible and easy-going.

Love to be busy and enjoy the variety of different work but I’m particularly interested in assisting on portrait, lifestyle and travel shoots.

Feel free to get in touch, I’d love to hear from you and always happy to chat.

Digi Skills:
Capture One, Tethered Shooting, Phocus, Lightroom, Photoshop, File Management, ChronoSync

Camera Systems:
Canon, Sony, Hasselblad, Phase One

Profoto, Aputure, Elinchrom

Interiors, Lifestyle, Portrait, Food & Drink, Still-Life, Travel, Architecture

Cole & Son, Graham & Green, Hilton, Mandarin Stone, Habitat, The Guardian, House & Garden, Elle Decoration, Legal & General, Tesco, Asda, George, Office, Jimmy Choo

Full Clean UK Drivers Licence
UK Passport
Fully COVID vaccinated

T: 07929262823



Jordan Peck


I am a South London-based photographer and assistant/Digi tech, with a BA Honours degree in documentary photography. Specialising in Portraiture and hospitality shoots but not limited to these. I am proficient with tethering to Mac and IPAD, capture pro, the Adobe Suite and various lighting and camera setups for both stills and filming.
Previously I have worked with photographers such as Nick Turpin on the Pride TFL campaign, Darren Lennon for the JD sports campaign and Joel Knight for ITSU and GETTY Images as a Field editor to name a few. Whilst assisting I have also taken on my own jobs, working for clients such as Channel 4, REPOSE Kensington and Bar Works LTD. Throughout my last 3 years living in London, i have also been lucky enough to exhibit my work and have had images published with companies such as Karaang and Timeout London.

Please give me a call on 07903811649 for any assisting roles you have

Michael Wellington

I have recently graduated from the BA Fashion Photography at London Metropolitan University, during my degree I have developed excellent skills in tethered shooting with Capture One Pro as well as lighting such as Profoto, Bowens and Kinoflow.

October 2022 - Internship as studio assistant at Shutterhouse Studios 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.

Bruce Horak

I’ve been working in the photographic industry since 2008 in freelance and full time positions as a photo assistant, digital operator, studio manager and production manager. I am a Phase One Certified Professional and equally experienced and capable with lighting and digital operating.

Before moving to London in 2015 I was based in South Africa and then Germany.
Over the years I have worked on projects across all genres from still life studio shoots to on location outdoor projects in difficult environments. I most enjoy advertising, portraiture, lifestyle, travel and documentary work. I can provide a list of references on request.

I can provide a digital capture location or studio setup including: Macbook Pro M1. Eizo Monitors. Workcase + Tripod. Hyperjuice Batteries. Tether kit. Wacom graphics tablet. Keyboards. Trackpads
I also have Camera Kit (Nikon D850 + lenses) available

I believe that doing my job well allows a photographer to put more of their energy into making great pictures while knowing that the technical details and everything outside the viewfinder is taken care of. Please feel free to give me call if you'd like to discuss any projects or have any questions.

T: +44(0)7481470647


Beth Theobald


I'm Beth, a Westminster University graduate based in South East London. While completing my BA in Photography, I worked as a part-time assistant for three years. I've worked closely with TonyHphoto on numerous food and interiors shoots over the years and have an eye for both interior and food styling.

On location or in the studio, I am adept at using continuous and flash lighting, analogue and digital cameras, as well as alternative photographic techniques.
I believe myself to be trustworthy, diligent, motivated, creative and a people person.

Capture One, Photoshop , Lightroom, Premiere Pro

Lighting: Profoto, Broncolor

Cameras used: Canon DSLR/Mirrorless, Nikon DSLR, Phase One, Leica, Hasselblad, Sinar 5x4

Full clean UK driving licence.

Ian Scaramanga

I’ve been lucky enough to have travled extensively as an assistant and have just returned from South Africa where I was working on a Getty shoot with Rob Daly and Chris Newton. I used to work profesionaly with race horses and rode in races over jumps

Tom Hanslien

Based in Woolwich, Greenwich, I am a professional photographer working closely with large and small businesses in London and further afield. I am here to help if you are planning a photo shoot – whether large or small - to promote your brand, service or product. It could be for the purpose of advertising, a catalogue or maybe for your company website.

I am always at hand dedicated to fulfil any brief you may have, whether it is lifestyle, advertising or corporate events photography.
Over the years I have developed a problem-solving approach, a very keen eye, and an excellent understanding of composition. This, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of post production, and the following process of design and artwork, ensures that I can exceed any expectations. I also always pride myself in delivering a finished product on schedule and on budget.

One of my big passions is my love of travel, and to share my experiences through my images. This does not only take me around the world – with many great new images as a result - but it is also a continuing source of inspiration which influences and feeds my enthusiasm for photography.

Post Production:

With many years experience of high-end retouching I am able to take control of the post production of my images if this is required. The advantage of this is that my style and quality control can be consistent throughout the whole process and I can deliver a truly finished product. Some examples of previous post production projects can be seen at my DigiSurgeon website.

Robert Chadwick

Worked full time for advertising photographer Jonathan Oakes in Manchester before moving to London.
Now based in Highgate. I Have worked on shoots for magazines including Marie Clair, In Style, Harpers and Queen, Q , and the Times magazine.

Harry Lawlor

Hi, I'm Harry, a Photographer, Lighting Assistant and Digi based between Oxford and London.

I shoot portraiture and documentary style work. In the past I've worked for clients such as The Financial Times, Monocle, The Guardian, British Red Cross, The Economist 1843 Magazine, The Telegraph Magazine, Hodder Books and C.P. Company.

I've been assisting regularly since 2015 and have worked with many photographers across a wide range of genres and styles from fashion to still life to commercial. I began working as a freelance Digi and Retoucher in 2017 for a commercial fashion brand and working on commercial fashion (location and studio) and ecommerce shoots. I have since worked in this capacity for a number of clients.

I'd love to work with you on your next shoot. Get in touch!

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