Assistant Bootcamp SEPT 2022



The long running Kingsize Assistant Bootcamp has been the first step for many people embarking on a career in photography for nearly 20 years.


This is an intensive, half day workshop which introduces the technical foundation of working in a studio environment or on location. We give you a very clear plan on how to get started in the industry, and what it takes to be a successful photographer's assistant. The workshop is divided between discussion / theory & hands-on practice in a group environment, run in a working rental studio using industry standard equipment.

Suitable for students, graduates, educators, production crew, transitioning photographers.


Please. note, this is NOT a Digital Operator course, however we may cover some brief aspects.


Learning Outcomes:


How to get started

How to get booked as an assistant

Professional Practice

On-set etiquette

Working in studios

Working on location & traveling

Safety & OSH & Insurance

Gear basics: lights / grip / unit

Specialist gear & unique situations 

Travel / Covid


What to Bring:


         Paper & Pen

         Wear work clothes & closed toe shoes...

         for lifting, carrying & climbing

         Coffee & tea provided




         Kingsize Studios, 27 Sackville Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021




         Saturday, 10th September, 2022

         8am - 1pm


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