Different projects require different skills on set. Sometimes the budget is paramount but sometimes a veteran crew who can operate with little instruction is what is needed. The assistants below have selected the category that best describes their current skills.

Note to Freelancers:  if you would like to be listed here, please provide a bio and contact information (image and rates optional) to info@albumstudiorentals.com.  No phone calls please.

1st Assistant; more than 3 years experience, knowledgeable in most if not all currently used camera systems, lighting, grip, etc. Able to set up lights, camera, computer, etc with only basic instructions from the photographer, and manage other more junior assistants on the set. Normally licensed to drive van, cubes, Sprinters, etc. and experienced with location and destination work. Earns the top of the pay scale but delivers exceptional on-set support.

Specialty

These people are experts in areas other than on-set assisting.

NAMEEMAILPHONEEXPERIENCE (Years)CAPTURE TECHLICENSE/PASSPORTSKILLS
Jorge Chaves jorge@jorgechaves.com 416.836.9415 N/AN/AN/A Creative Retoucher
Maya Sherwood mayasherwood@hotmail.com 647.287.4589 8.5YY/Y Portrait, Beauty, Fashion
Kirsten White kir.white@gmail.com 647.225.0199 8.5NY/Y Integrated Producer
Gregorio Acuña gregacuna.e@gmail.com 786.201.6301 5YN/Y Retoucher, producer.