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Photographic Assistants Workshop – London

The Photographic Assistants Workshop is a one day intensive lighting workshop aimed at those intending to enter the industry at assistant level. The course is also suitable for production-based personnel wishing to have an overview of lighting and camera equipment.

The workshop starts at 10am and runs until 5:30pm. It is hosted at our central London location, within our professional photographic hire studio.

The workshop provides an overview of the different types of equipment that you would expect to find on a photographic shoot and gives you the opportunity to learn how to handle this professional lighting equipment in a non-pressure environment. We will also cover what the role of a photographic assistant consists of and what is likely to be expected from you.

The Photographic Assistants Workshop covers:

• Flash lighting equipment - Broncolor & Profoto

• Continuous lighting equipment - Tungsten, HMI, Kino Flo, LED

• Flash duration & the colour temperature of lighting

• Cabling and power distribution

• Stands/grip

• Brief overview of camera equipment and digital workflow.

The afternoon is spent putting your skills into practice, looking at set demonstrations and gaining some hands on experience using the equipment.

The workshop is fully documented and hand-outs will be provided which you can take away for future reference. Lunch is provided and refreshments are available throughout the day, so do please advise if you have any specific dietary requirements.

Some recent participant’s comments and feedback:

“Thanks for Saturday, I had a really good time. I think the course was brilliant. I really enjoyed it and you and Ian where fab – totally engaging.

I would 100% recommend it to other production people” Nikki Carter, Manamedia



Luminary Lighting is the UK’s leading photographic lighting repair centre and Direct Digital’s official repair agent.

Committed to the client, Luminary is Profoto authorised and provides repairs, lighting and grip sales from leading brands such as Broncolor, Elinchrom, Briese, Kino Flo and more, and bespoke services to outfit any client’s specific needs.

Offering expert advice and friendly customer service from knowledgeable technicians, Luminary Lighting has been illuminating the industry since 1987.

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