The Photographer's Assistant Handbook

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Focal Press, 2000 - Photography - 130 pages
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The Photographer's Assistant Handbook is a text that offers industry insights to assistants in the field. This book includes the required skills and responsibilities of an assistant, details of professional business practices, and provides technical tips and tricks to help assistant's carve their path in the industry.

The Photographer's Assistant Handbook includes everything from how to achieve the necessary mindset, to the everyday tools an assitant should carry. Assistants will learn valuable tips on how to get a job, improve their own photographic techniques, and how to transition from a professional assistant to a professional photographer.

Essential for photographer's assistants or those looking to break into assisting
Teaches required skills and lists the responsibilities of the job
Useful technical tips, tricks and shortcuts

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Matt Proulx has been a professional photographer's assistant in New York City for more than twelve years, working in the studio as well as on locations around the world. He was the first assistant named to the Advertising Photographers of New York board of representatives, and was responsible for establishing their assistant's program, The Assistant's Roundtable. In addition to his own assisting, Matt Proulx lectures frequently at workshops and seminars.

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