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APA PHOTO ASSISTANT BASIC TRAINING
Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 5:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS (APA)
PHOTO ASSISTANT BASIC TRAINING
Sony Artisans of Imagery Matthew Jordan Smith and Brian Smith, are teaming up with APA Los Angeles Chapter Chair and photographer Astor Morgan to present Photo Assistant Basic Training, developed and offered for years by APA Los Angeles. (Brian Smith will be the Sony Artisan at the San Francisco event.)
Get a major head start on a career in the photo industry.
With panel discussions, equipment demonstrations from industry experts, and hands-on training, attendees will come away with the essential knowledge and confidence to build your own Pro Assistant reputation. Acquire a comprehensive understanding of professional assisting behavioral guidelines, including contemporary set-etiquette, and discover how this valuable training will get you more call-backs - more repeat clients, more work.
Master Assisting Professionalism. Get booked solid.
Brian Smith - Sony Artisan
San Francisco October 15 & 16
Kicks off with the popular "Assistant Panel" which includes experts on working as a photo assistant. Get real world answers to all questions from the attendees. Following the panel discussion will be exciting live software and equipment demonstrations with industry reps from Sony, Profoto, and Adobe. Learn from the pros. Industry reps will be on hand to answer all your questions.
Full on, hands-on workshops with much of the gear an assistant will most likely encounter on the majority of professional photo shoots. Many aspects of assisting will be explained in great detail, i.e. strobes, hot lights, flags, scrims, set etiquette, the assistant kit, tips on getting work, billing, and how to deal with the dreaded cancellation. Following classroom discussion and demonstrations, participants will work along side the Pro Photographers to discover crucial pro assisting skills.
Separate registration for each day, required.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
Day 1 - APA Members Free, Non-members $40
Day 2 - APA Members $40, Non-members $80
Early registration is recommended because space is limited. APA SF has an event admission no refund policy. APA Members must pre-register for Day 1 even though it is free for members. Your membership must be current on the event dates to be entitled to the member rates. Thanks.
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AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS
About APA: American Photographic Artists (APA) is a leading American organization run by photographers for photographers, as well as other photographic professionals. With a culture that is grounded in optimism and openness, APA supplies the necessary tools for business success, standards, and creative satisfaction. This includes all levels of the photography profession. APA understands that it is our job to be proactive. We anticipate the practical, creative, and business needs of our members with ongoing resources and vigorous national advocacy. APA's reach and standards are recognized worldwide. Our inviting culture and common sense values provide the foundation for all that we do.