ASMP– Photo Assistant Workshop

Saturday March 21, 2009
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: John Myers Photography
29 Richmond St. Rochester, NY 14607
Pre-register by March 13th
contact: Tim Toal at 585-461-9790 or

Presented by: American Society of Media Photographers / Western New York

Seven hours of valuable information for students and assistants. This workshop will cover a range of topics that are important for anyone getting into advertising photography. We will have five area photographers and established assistants presenting material based on their experiences. Lunch and time for a portfolio review will be provided to all attending, so bring your work along. Door prizes from area vendors will be given away.

Topics will include:
• What photographers look for in an assistant
• Self-promotion
• Invoicing, bookkeeping, and taxes
• Assisting etiquette
• Studio and location expectations
• Freelance assisting vs. full-time staff assisting.
• Equipment review
• Portfolio review
(Bring your book)

Sponsored by:
Hahn Photographic

Door Prizes:
Booksmart Studio

Praus Production Inc.

TopFlight Professional Lab

ASMP Members: $20 pre-registration, $30 at the door
Non-members: $50 pre-registration, $60 at the door
Cash or Check only

Not an ASMP member? Your ASMP membership is transferable to any ASMP chapter. Join ASMP at the workshop and ASMPWNY will refund $30 upon your membership confirmation. Students must provide proof of student status with a copy of their student course schedule issued by the college or a letter from a faculty member on school stationary. For membership details or to join ASMP go to Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover Card accepted for membership only.