• Great Britain, London
  • Born in:1980
  • Assistant since:2008
  • Driving licence:Car
  • Personal car:personal car available
  • Passport:yes
  • Languages:English

Photo Assistant, Digital Tech

Shivy K

People, Portrait, Architecture, Fashion, Beauty, Stillife, Food, International Exp.

Know How:

35mm film and digital cameras (Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, Sony).
Medium format photography film and digital cameras (Mamiya RB67, RZ2Pro, Bronica ETRS, Hasselblad H and V-systems).
Tethered shooting using Capture One with Phase One backs and DSLRs and Phocus with Hasselblad backs and Adobe Lightroom.
Studio lighting with Profoto, Briese, Broncolor, Elinchrom, Bowens,

Arri (HMI and Tungsten), Kinoflo and LED equipment.
Adobe Photoshop – image retouching.
Batch processing using Capture One, Phocus, Canon, Adobe Bridge and Lightroom software.
Good level of spoken and written French and German - not fluent though.

** now able to supply complete Fuji GFX100s kit with 8 lenses, £350/day **

References as assistant / Career

London College of Communication, University of the Arts London - Diploma in Image Production.

Assisted or Digital Operated for: Campbell Addy, Stefano Azario, Carin Backoff, David Burton, Felix Cooper, Tom Craig, Robert Fairer, Heather Favell, Esther Haase, Katie Hammond, Alice Hawkins, Jonathan Gregson, Paola Kudacki, Neil Mersh, Kim

Myers Robertson, Nicole Nodland, Thurstan Redding, Billie Scheepers, Rachell Smith, Greg Swales, Tesh,

Shoots I’ve worked on: Vogue UK and US, Vanity Fair US, Harpers Bazaar UK, Elle UK and Italian, GQ, Burberry, Mercedes, Adidas, Ikea, Marks & Spencer, Next, Paul Smith, Nike, Porsche, Heinz, Dove, Farfetch.


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