Assistants
1st Assistants
Richard Amies
604 754 5611
Digital
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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
Kyle Gibson
604 966 1400
Digital
Driver
  • 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.
Curtis Hildebrand
604 561 3103
Digital
Driver
Wayne Hoecherl
604 813 1330
Digital
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • Email: djkozma@gmail.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
Driver
Marlin Olynyk
250 505 4004
Digital
Driver
  • Email: marlin@marlinolynyk.com
  • Website: www.marlinolynyk.com/
  • Camera: Nikon DSLR systems, Canon DSLR systems, Fuji cameras, Phase One systems.
  • Lighting: STROBE: Profoto, Broncolor, Dynalite, Speedotron CONTINUOUS: Arri, KinoFlo, (HMI, Tungsten, LED, Fluorescents).
  • Digital: Experienced user of Lightroom CC. Capture One knowledge is basic.
  • Other: 15 years shooting professionally both editorially and commercially. 3 years working as a commercial photo assistant here in Vancouver. In this time I have worked on many different advertising shoots as a 1st and 2nd assistant on still campaigns for film, television. professional sports, and large clients such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Adidas.
Rob Seebacher
778 867 7807
Digital
Driver
Jan Matthew Snarski
778 938 7736
Digital
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • Email: athenaphoto@gmail.com
  • 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
Neil Barbisan
416 824 4847
Digital
Driver
  • Email: info@neilbarbisan.com
  • Website: www.neilbarbisan.com
  • Camera: Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Sony, Hasselblad film format
  • Lighting: Profoto, Elinchrom, Kino Flo, Broncolor, Speedotron
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture One, Premiere
  • Other: 4 years assisting in Italy, 3 years assisting in Toronto, graduated at the Academy of Art of Venice - Italy, shooting professionally since 8 years, ready to travel
Deanna Flinn
604 319 1094
Digital
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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.
Shannon Hemmett
 
Digital
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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
Driver
  • 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.
Cameron Sparling
604 440 4147
Digital
Driver
  • Email: info@cameronsparling.com
  • Website: cameronsparling.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad
  • Digital: Lightroom, Capture One, Photoshop
  • Lighting: Profoto, Broncolor, Elinchrom, Speedotron, Dyna
  • Other: 3 years of professional experience. Graduate from VanArts Professional Photography Program.
Ayumu Tanaka
604 815 7403
Digital
Driver
  • 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
Michal Urbánek
778 384 8784
Digital
Driver
  • Email: urbanlabel@gmail.com
  • Website: www.michalurbanek.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon
  • Lighting: Profoto, Strobepro, Speedotron, Paul C. Buff - AlienBees, Dynalite, Speedlites
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture one
  • Other: Shooting portraits mainly, documentary, events. On location, in studio. Experienced as a 1st assistant, 2nd assistant and digitech. Assisted in product studio, on location brand campain, in studio portrait shoot, etc.
Kitt Woodland
778 874 0711
Digital
Driver
  • Email: kitt@kittwoodland.com
  • Website: www.kittwoodland.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon + basic knowledge of Phase One, Hasselblad, Leica.
  • Lighting: Profoto, Dynalite, Speedotron, Elinchrom, Broncolor, Kino, Arri, HMI.
  • Digital: Photoshop, Lightroom + intermediate Capture One.
  • Other: 3+ years shooting professionally, 5+ years assisting on both small and large scale editorial, commercial and gallery photoshoots. Driver with vehicle.
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.
Marc de Montreuil
604 862 8605
  • Email: m.demontreuil@outlook.com
  • Camera: Sony, Nikon, Hasselblad
  • Lighting: Profoto, Alien Bees, Photogenic
  • Software: Lightroom, Photoshop, Capture 1, Phocus
  • Other: Graduate of the Langara Professional Photography Diploma Program. I've assisted several photographers on location and have also provided basic retouching services.
Jesica Soifer
778 772 9019
  • Email: hello@jesicasoifer.com
  • Website: www.jesicasoifer.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon.
  • Lighting: Profoto, White Lightning, Alien Bees, Speedlites.
  • Digital: Capture One, Lightroom, Photoshop, Camera Raw, Premiere.
  • Other: Graduated with Honours from VanArts Professional 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.
Zenna Wong
604 600 7845
  • Email: zenna@zennawong.com
  • Website: zennawong.com
  • Camera: Canon, Nikon, some Sony, Olympus, Phase One, Hasselblad
  • Lighting: Profoto, Paul C Buff, speedlites
  • Software: Entire Adobe Creative Suite (Lightroom, Photoshop, Bridge, Premiere etc.), Capture One
  • Other: 1 year of assisting experience. Education: BCIT New Media Design & Web Development Program, Langara Professional Photography Program. Technically minded with a broad understanding of the various veines of new media. Current driver’s license and passport.

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