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Photographer's Assistant / Edition 2
     

Photographer's Assistant / Edition 2

by John Kieffer
 

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ISBN-10: 1581150806

ISBN-13: 2901581150802

Pub. Date: 02/01/2001

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

This manual covers such crucial topics as formulating a business strategy to guarantee success; in-depth instruction on the most important skills of an assistant; techniques for studio and location shooting; and secrets of the top fashion, architectural, and still photographers. Seven top photographers are interviewed on what they look for in an

Overview

This manual covers such crucial topics as formulating a business strategy to guarantee success; in-depth instruction on the most important skills of an assistant; techniques for studio and location shooting; and secrets of the top fashion, architectural, and still photographers. Seven top photographers are interviewed on what they look for in an assistant.


About the Author

John Kieffer is a photographer and writer based in Boulder, Colorado. Having begun his photographic career as a freelance assistant, he now spends the majority of his time photographing the natural places of the American West, keeping up with CD-ROM and Web development, and marketing his and other stock photographers' work through Kieffer Nature Stock.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901581150802
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
260

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Assistant and the Photographic Community An Interview with Nancy Brown
Chapter 2. Capitalizing on Your Assisting Skills
Chapter 3. Finding the Right Photographers
Chapter 4. Business Matters An Interview with David MacTavish
Chapter 5. Your First Day on the Job
Chapter 6. The 35mm Single Lens Reflex Camera
Chapter 7. The Medium Format Camera An Interview with Michal Heron
Chapter 8. The View Camera
Chapter 9. Polaroid Instant Film An Interview with Steven Umland
Chapter 10. Artificial Lighting
Chapter 11. Working with Light An Interview with Todd Droy
Chapter 12. Photographic Hardware
Chapter 13. Surface Preparation
Chapter 14. Background Materials An Interview with Carl Fischer
Chapter 15. Studio Departments
Chapter 16. Digital Photography
Chapter 17. Supplying Stock Photos Online
Chapter 18. Developing CD-ROMs
Chapter 19. Photographic Specialties
Chapter 20. How to Learn While Assisting An Interview with Shel Secunda

Glossary
Appendix A. Professional Associations
Appendix B. Creative Directories
Appendix C. Photographic Literature and Catalogues
Appendix D. Periodicals
Index

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