• Great Britain, Leeds
  • Born in:1996
  • Assistant since:2015
  • Driving licence:Car
  • Personal car:personal car available
  • Passport:yes
  • Languages:English

Photo Assistant

Mike Ridsdale

People, Portrait, Architecture, Fashion, Beauty, Reportage, Stillife, Food, Landscape, Transportation

Know How:


My name is Mike Ridsdale, I am a photographer from Leeds. I offer an Photography Assistant service which includes which includes assisting with lights, modifiers and props. Tethering operation and review through Capture One and Lightroom. Working as a second photographer with editing and retouching offered. And extensive productions through Photoshop, Lightroom and InDesign.

I am familiar with

Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Premier Pro and Capture One. And I have extensive experience with a wide range of kit and systems including; Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, Phase 1, Hasselblad, Sony, Bowens, Elinchrom and many more.

I love assisting on different shoots, meeting new people and gaining experience in different fields, so enquire with anything!

References as assistant / Career

I have a First Class Degree in Photography from Leeds Arts University in which I specialised in Documentary and Studio Photography.

I work at Dale Photographic in Leeds in which I assist in the operation of the shop, website, product images, advertising and marketing. It is here I learnt about, and become comfortable using, a very wide range of equipment. And gained valuable contacts in the industry for equipment, servicing and studios.

I work professionally as a Photographer and Assistant Photographer in a range of fields but most notably; Commercial, Industrial and Documentary.

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