Photo Assistant Basic Training – APA Colorado

Posted by: on Sep 10, 2013

Photo Assistant Basic Training – APA Colorado

Sony Artisans of Imagery Brian Smith is teaming up with APA New York Chapter Co-Chair and photographer Tony Gale to present Photo Assistant Basic Training, developed and offered for years by APA chapters. 

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.

Day One

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, Broncolor, PhotoShelter and Adobe. Learn from the pros. Industry reps will be on hand to answer all your questions.

Day Two

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, 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.

September 21st & 22nd, 2013

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM each day

lunch included

Separate registration for each day REQUIRED

Sims Studio
2760 Downing Street
Denver, CO 80205

Day One is free to APA Members RSVP to