The Photographer's Assistant

The Photographer's Assistant

The Photographer's Assistant

Both professional and aspiring photographers will find this unique book to be an indispensable studio reference.

This one-of-a-kind resource introduces aspiring photographers to the art and skill of assisting top-notch pros-an incomparable way to learn the field and launch one's own promising career in photography. Revised and expanded to include the latest information on multimedia and Internet, this reliable guide offers technical tips on camera equipment, lighting, surface preparation, studio and location shoots—all from the perspective of what the assistant must know. 100 B&W Illustrations

From Library Journal
These two offerings deal with the challenges and opportunities of earning income through professional photography, but each covers different areas. Kieffer, a knowledgeable and experienced photographer, has written a unique guide for students and aspiring photographers who would like to break into the profession and learn from the pros. One of a handful of books on this specialized position, it provides a thorough introduction to anyone who would like to work as an assistant. The book defines the position and outlines typical duties, including nonphotography work such as bookkeeping. Separate chapters address day-to-day work, including that pivotal first day on the job. The book also discusses film...

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