Assistants
1st Assistants
Richard Amies
604 754 5611
Digital
  • Email: richardsamies@gmail.com
  • Camera: All digital formats
  • Lighting: Profoto, Dynalite, Speedotron, Elinchrom, Broncolor, Kino, HMI
  • Digital: Capture One, Phocus, Lightroom, Photoshop, Bridge, Premiere
  • Other: Trained at LCAD, working assistant for six years. Experience shooting BTS with Canon and Sony systems.
Sean Best
604 727 6586
Digital
  • Email: seanmbest@gmail.com
  • Camera: All formats, digital & film
  • Lighting: Profoto, Dynalite, Speedotron, Elinchrom, Broncolor, Kino
  • Digital: Capture One, Phocus, Lightroom, Photoshop, Bridge
  • Other: Langara College Grad, working assistant.
Jon Wayne Brown
604 839 7716
Digital
  • Email: jwbmedia@gmail.com
  • Camera: All digital formats
  • Lighting: Profoto, Broncolor, Speedo, Elinchrom, Kino, HMI
  • Digital: Capture One, Lightroom, Photoshop
  • Other: Formerly based in Toronto, I have 9 years experience as a 1st assistant/digitech on a wide variety of gallery, advertising, and editorial projects. An experienced set builder. Work samples available upon request.
Jay Delaney
604 657 5967
Digital
  • Email: jaydelaneyphoto@gmail.com
  • Website: jaydelaneyphotography.com
  • Camera: All formats
  • Lighting: Profoto, Hensel, Speedotron, Norman, Photogenic, Alien Bees, and speedlights. Studio and location.
  • Digital: DSLR, Phase backs, Digital Hasselblad.
  • Other: Graduate of Langara College's Professional Photo Imaging Program.
Sean Frith
604 764 7872
Digital
  • Email: sean@seanfrith.com
  • Phone: 604 764 7872
  • Camera: All camera formats
  • Digital: Skilled in digital applications, Photoshop, Capture One Pro, Bridge, iView
  • Lighting: Studio and location lighting
  • Other: Class 4 drivers licence. Graduate of Langara Professional Photo Imaging Program
Raymond Fryer
604 817 3030
Digital
  • Email: raymond.fryer@gmail.com
  • Website: www.raymondfryer.com
  • Camera: All formats - Digital & Film
  • Digital: Mac & PC - Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, Capture One
  • Lighting: Experience in Studio and on location. Profoto, Speedotron, Photogenic
  • Other: Graduated from Langara CS Photo Program
Curtis Hildebrand
604 561 3103
Digital
Wayne Hoecherl
604 813 1330
Digital
  • Email: hoecherl@telus.net
  • Website: www.wahpix.com/
  • Camera: All systems, both film and digital
  • Lighting: All systems, both strobe and continuous.
  • Other: Over twenty years experience assisting on commercial and gallery shoots.
Dan Kozma
604 839 7431
Digital
  • Email: dan@kozphotography.com
  • Website: www.kozphotography.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Phase, Panasonic.
  • Lighting: Strobe and continuous.
  • Digital: Photoshop, limited Lightroom and Capture One.
  • Other: Commercial and Gallery assisting 1990 - present. Professional shooting 1990 - present.
Geoff Neufeldt
604 788 9624
Digital
Rob Seebacher
778 867 7807
Digital
Mathew Smith
778 855 9953
Digital
  • Email: righthand@vancouverassistant.ca
  • Website: www.vancouverassistant.ca
  • Camera: Worked with all formats including - Mamiya, Hasselblad, Canon and Nikon systems on film and digital productions.
  • Digital: I'm well versed in CaptureOne and Lightroom for tethered shooting with Phase One, Leaf, Canon and Nikon. I’m Mac based, but PC fluent - if something breaks, I can most likely fix it.
  • Lighting: All manner of strobe and continuous lighting in studio and on location. Profoto, Kino Flo, Arri, Speedotron, Hansel, Dynalite, Alien Bees... etc.
  • Other: Always courteous with clients, but have a lot of fun on any job. Comfortable with chasing down "that thing" you need last minute - be it another model from an agency or film for your 110 camera. Ready with passport in hand to travel for work. I'm readily available as a digital tech, first or second assistant. Sometimes you've got to be all three at once.
Jan Matthew Snarski
778 938 7736
Digital
  • Email: jan@jansnarski.com
  • Website: www.jansnarski.com
  • Camera: Hasselblad, Phase, Pentax, Nikon, Canon
  • Digital: Capture One, Phocus, Lightroom, Photoshop
  • Lighting: Profoto, Hensel, Dynalite, Broncolor, Elinchrom, all SB units.
  • Other: Langara Pro photo imaging graduate. I have been assisting and shooting in Vancouver for the past three years. I am also experienced in video. Currently assisting Adam Blasberg and Lucas Finlay among many others.
Mackenzie Walker
403 710 8563
Digital
  • Email: info@mackenziewalker.ca
  • Website: www.mackenziewalker.ca
  • Camera: Phase One, Hasselblad, Nikon, Canon, Red, Black Magic, Disposable.
  • Digital: Capture One, Photoshop, Lightroom, Phocus, Resolve. Mac OS native, PC fluent.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Speedotron, Kino Flo, De Sisti.
  • Other: Worked as an assistant for over four years on both small shoots and large scale, multi-million dollar productions. Current BC driver's licence and vehicle.
2nd Assistants
Rose Athena
778 239 5922
Digital
  • Email: rose@midnighttrain.ca
  • Website: www.roseathena.photography
  • Camera: Canon, Phase, Mamiya, Hasselblad, Arri, Red
  • Lighting: Profoto, Elinchrom, Broncolor, Briese, Kino, HMI
  • Digital: Capture One, Photoshop, Lightroom, DF Studio, Bridge, Premiere
  • Other: 4 years assisting, 1 year 2nd AC, Educated at Concordia and interned at Milk Studios, Class 3 drivers license, fluent in Italian
Deanna Flinn
604 319 1094
Digital
  • Email: deanna.flinn@gmail.com
  • Camera: All digital and analogue formats
  • Lighting: Profoto, Dynalite, Speedotron, Elinchrom, Broncolor, Kino
  • Digital: Capture One, Lightroom, Photoshop, Bridge, MAC native PC Proficient
  • Other: Ready with my passport to go where the assignment takes us. Born in Halifax, great at facilitating communication maintaining focus on the job. Instructor in analogue and digital photography in Toronto with Henrys and Arts Umbrella in Vancouver. Over a decade of experience assisting on commercial shoots, I shoot with a focus on fashion and portraiture. Lets Work!
Mark Gibbon
604 329 4812
Digital
  • Email: mark@markgibbonphotography.com
  • Website: markgibbonphoto.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon, Fuji.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Strobepro, Speedotron, Paul C. Buff, Nikon and Canon Speedlights
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom, Mac & PC.
  • Other: Basic food styling (10+ years experience as a cook plus I photograph food). Technically minded, hardworking and a skilled problem solver. Give me 20 minutes with a set of lights or a camera and I will figure it out.
Kyle Gibson
604 966 1400
Digital
  • Email: hello@kylegibsonphotography.com
  • Website: www.kylegibsonphotography.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Phase One.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Broncolor, Paul C. Buff, Elinchrom, Dynalite, Speedlites. Studio and location.
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture 1.
  • Other: Graduate of Vancouver Institute of Media Arts in Digital Photography. Current BC driver's Licence and passport.
Shannon Hemmett
604 505 1934
Digital
  • Email: shannonhemmett@gmail.com
  • Website: www.shannonhemmett.com
  • Camera: Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Sony, Mamiya, Hasselblad, Leica.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Hensel, Speedotron, Elinchrom, Photogenic, Continuous Lighting.
  • Digital: Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Camera Raw, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Asset Management.
  • Other: Langara Photo-Imaging Grad 2002, Ongoing Photo Assistant to Editorial, and Commercial Photographers, Adobe Photoshop Instructor and Classroom Assistant, Freelance Graphic Artist which includes Photography, Design, Video and Illustration Projects.
Marley Hutchinson
647 675 1476
Digital
  • Email: marleyh@hotmail.co.uk
  • Website: www.marleyhutchinson.com/
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Mamiya, Hasselblad, Leica. Film & Digital
  • Lighting: Profoto, Broncolor, Hensel, speedlites, Kino Flo
  • Digital: Capture one, Photoshop, Lightroom, Mac based, PC fluent
  • Other: Digital Film Production Graduate from Ravensbourne College in London, UK. Assisted for photographers in Toronto and London, UK, and an ongoing assistant here in Vancouver. Hold a passport, ready to work.
Ehsan Mahdizadeh
604 366 5511
Digital
  • Email: ehsan@emphotography.ca
  • Website: www.emphotography.ca
  • Camera: Full knowledge of Canon, some experience with Nikon.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Speedotron, Photogenic, Speedlites. Location and studio.
  • Digital: Photoshop & Lightroom, Mac & PC.
  • Other: Graduated from Langara College. Experience working with DDB and Langara College. Experienced in underwater photography and caple with underwater lighting.
Asterios Moutsokapas
604 805 2291
Digital
  • Email: asteriosism@yahoo.com
  • Camera: All film formats, digital SLRs, Imacon backs
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom, Flexcolor and other RAW converters
  • Lighting: Profoto, Broncolor, Elinchrom, and Speedotron
Rob Shano
604 417 6126
Digital
  • Email: robshanophoto@gmail.com
  • Website: www.robshanophoto.com
  • Camera: Nikon and Canon digital SLR systems
  • Digital: Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, Capture One
  • Lighting: Profoto, Broncolor, Elinchrom, Speedotron, Dynalite, Paul C Buff (White Lightning, Alien Bees...etc), Speedlites.
  • Other: Graduate of Vancouver Institute of Media Arts in Digital Photography.
Ayumu Tanaka
403 998 7352
Digital
  • Email: ayumu@ayumutanaka.com
  • Website: www.ayumutanaka.com
  • Camera: Nikon, Canon, Hasselblad, Mamiya
  • Lighting: Profoto, Broncolor, Elinchrom, Speedotron, Dynalite, Paul C Buff (White Lightning, Alien Bees, etc...), Speedlites, Kino Flo, Arri, HMI
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture One
  • Other: Graduate of Vancouver Institute of Media Arts in Digital Photography
Novice Assistants
Maria Asselin-Roy
778 227 0969
  • Email: mariaasselinroy@gmail.com
  • Camera: Pentax film, Canon digital SLR.
  • Lighting: Opus, Norman, Profoto.
  • Other: Experience assisting smaller scale studio and on location sets. 5 years of completed freelance jobs and personal projects. Current passport.
Teni Kim Cochard
778 987 2226
  • Email: tenikim@gmail.com
  • Camera: Canon 5D Mk III.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Dynalite, Speedotron.
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom.
  • Other: Langara Photography Certificate Program.
Lexy Court
778 838 9240
  • Email: lexy.court@yahoo.com
  • Camera: Nikon.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Speedlites.
  • Digital: Lightroom, Photoshop.
  • Other: Currently in my second term of Photography at Vancouver Institute of Media Arts.
Jackie Dives
778 828 2619
  • Email: divesin@gmail.com
  • Camera: Canon 5D Mk III.
  • Lighting: Some experience.
  • Other: Experience photographing families, births, events, newborn, maternity and documentary.
Sunny Jhooty
604 809 8536
  • Email: sunny.jhooty@gmail.com
  • Camera: Canon 5D MKIII.
  • Lighting: Speedlites.
  • Digital: Capture One, Lightroom, Photoshop, Davinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere, After Effects.
  • Other: Shot weddings for seven years. Now doing business portraits and architecture.
Darryl King
604 318 7900
  • Email: dbk98@hotmail.com
  • Website: www.dbkphotography.com
  • Camera: Canon, some Nikon, some Sony.
  • Lighting: Virtually all types; small speedlights to full studio setups.
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Suite.
  • Other: 6 years formal experience (primarily for portraiture, events and food). Education; Vancouver Film School, Langara, Focal Point. Studio experience includes; weddings, engagements, children, babies, models, actor headshots.
Kenny Lam
778 987 0465
  • Email: hello@kennylamphotography.com
  • Website: www.kennylamphotography.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Fuji, Leica. Film and digital.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Speedotron, Speedlites. Studio and location.
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom, Camera Raw.
  • Other: Langara College C.S. Photography Program.
Donovan Styre
778 838 4236
  • Email: donovan.styre@gmail.com
  • Camera: Nikon DSLRs, 35mm film SLRs.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Speedotron, Speedlites for Nikon and Canon.
  • Other: Worked as assistant and digital retoucher for Anthony Redpath. Studied through part-time program at Langara.
Caitlyn Van Nice
604 396 2438
  • Email: caitlyn_photography@hotmail.com
  • Camera: Nikon, Canon.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Dynalite, Broncolor.
  • Software: Photoshop, Lightroom.
  • Other: Attended digital photography program at Van Arts. Valid bc drivers licence & passport.


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Flashpoint Photographic Rentals Ltd.
171 West 3rd Ave
Vancouver BC
V5Y-1E6
Canada
(604) 872-1017