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  • Spain, Barcelona
  • Born in:1977
  • Assistant since:1997
  • Driving licence:Car
  • Personal car:personal car available
  • Passport:yes
  • Languages:English, French, Spanish

Photo Assistant, Digital Tech

Miguel Benajes

People, Portrait, Architecture, Location Scout, Fashion, Beauty, Reportage, Prod. Assistant, Stillife, Food, Landscape, Transportation, International Exp.

Know How:

I have wide experience with digital as well as traditional photography and cameras. I started 20 years ago shooting with Sinar and waiting for the polaroid to develop. Them days of E6 and C41 :D

I also own my own digi kit which i can rent for a small addition to my standard digi-tech rate.

I have worked with Sinar, Cambo, Phase One, Hasselblad, Nikon, Canon, Bronica, Leica, Capture One….
On-site Tethering with Capture One / Lightroom+PS

Bowens, Broncolor, Profoto, Elinchrome, HMI Arri as well as a number

of other less popular lighting equipments being flash or continuous light.

Stands/Rollers, Flags, Frames, Silks, Octobanks / Paras, Softboxes/lightbanks, Photeks, Long John´s, frames, etc... also worked with continous light (Arri) for various photo & video productions as Gaffer.

I have worked on all types of sets and locations, aswell as studio lighting, doing from small editorial jobs to large international ad campaigns. 

Some brands i´ve worked for:
Adidas, S.Oliver, Corte Inglés, Harper´s Bazaar, Zara, Opel, Amazon, Silhouette, Mochi,

I have also colaborated with location managers doing scouting and productions.

References as assistant / Career

I studied photography degree and media for 5 years in Spain
Official degree of Specialist Technician in Image and Sound.
"Técnico Especialista en Imagen y Sonido"
Inst. F.P. La Marxadella
Torrent - Valencia - 1997 (8/10)

Oficial Phase One Certified Professional-> Capture One, Phase One cameras and phase One Digital Backs

·Working at the moment for international photo productions.

·Worked for 1 years as permanent assitant/photographer for Breffni Ryan.

·Worked for 6 years as permanent assitant/photographer for Carlos Gutierrez.
(Valencia - Spain)

·Worked for 1 years as permanent assitant/photographer for DLK Studio.

·Fast problem solver.
·Strong troubleshooting abilities.
·Positive attitude.
·Independent but follows photographer's directions.
·Forward thinker.
·Driving License.
·Valid Passport.

·I have native english (C2++)

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