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ASMP-WNY Presents

The 2015 Assistant's Workshop

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2015
11:00AM-5:00PM
Victory Studios 700 Main St. 4th floor Buffalo, NY 14202
For directions: 716.480.4688 or luke@lukecopping.com

Over 5 hours of valuable information for students and working assistants. This work- shop will cover a range of topics important for the aspiring photographer.

ASMP National Vice Chair and commercial photographer, Luke Copping, along with ASMP member and photographer Lindsay Sisting , one of WNY's most sought after professional assistants, discuss the role of an assistant in today's market. Together, they will demonstrate proper set-up and tear-down of equipment, review proper invoicing and bookkeeping practices, and offer hands-on training to anyone interested in becoming a working assistant.

Topics will include:

-What photographers look for in an assistant
-Self Promotion
-Invoicing, bookkeeping and taxes
-Studio and location expectations
-Freelance assisting vs. FT/PT staff assisting
-'How to' demonstrations
-Open Q&A

Lunch will be included.

Please PRE-REGISTER for the event

Pay at Door Costs
$15-- ASMP member
$40-- non-member