Fotoassistent, Digital Operator
People, Portrait, Mode, Beauty, Reportage, Stilllife, Food, Transportation, Auslandserfahrung
Relevant Skills Software //
Bridge, Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture One
Flash Lighting //
Profoto, Bowens, Ellinchrom, Broncolor, Speedlight systems
Continuous Lighting //
Arri, Kinoflo, Briese HMI and Tungsten
Cameras and Backs //
Canon, Nikon, and Olympus 35mm systems.
Rollei, Mamiya and Hasselblad medium format systems. Hasselblad, Phase and Leaf digital medium format back operation
Grip and production //
Experienced working with large sets. I also have experience working with large overhead scrims and background dioramas. Extensive knowledge of lighting support/grip including rigging and scaffolding. Experience driving production vans.
I have worked as a full time assistant in both major rental houses
in the Iberian Peninsula.
First in Spot lighting service, the biggest rental house in Spain and, since 2010, in PG Photographicas, the biggest rental house in Portugal, where I had the keys to the equip- ment warehouse and 24h availability to assist any client.
I have extended experience preparing and setting all kinds of photographic and lighting equipment for both small and big photo-shoot productions, preparing lists and invoices and attending and contacting costumers and suppliers.
I also have experience working on productions where both video and stills are produced in parallel.
Referenzen als Assistent / Werdegang
2007-2008 // IEFP - Portugal
Graphic designer - Level 5
2001 -2004 // UALG, Algarve University – Portugal BDes - Communication Design
2014 – Present // Filipe Serralheiro
Freelance Fashion Photographer
2013 – 2014 // Vault Couture - London
2013 – 2013 (Jan. to Apr.) // Studio Minot - London 1st Photography assistant to Patrick Lindblom
2013 – present // Freelance - London Photography assistant
Studio assistant at SNAP
2010 – 2012 // PG Photographicas - Lisbon Photography assistant
2008 – 2010 // Spot Lighting Services - Lisbon Photography assistant
2008 – present // Freelance – Lisbon / London Photography assistant
2007 -2008 // Marques & Santos Studios - Santarem Photographer
2005 -2007 // Invenzione, LDA - Almeirim Product photographer