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Whether you’re toying with the prospect of photo assisting or planning your exit strategy, it’s a good idea to get insights and advice from a veteran of the photography assistant community. Enter Drew Gurian, first assistant to famed editorial and commercial photographer, Joe McNally.
Drew has worked as full-time photography assistant for nearly four years – just long enough to know the in’s and out’s of the industry. He’s traveled extensively with Joe McNally, assisting him on projects for clients like National Geographic, FedEx, and Nikon, to name a few.
In this live webinar – on Thursday, August 30th at 4pm EDT – Drew will discuss the roles and responsibilities expected of a great photo assistant, as well as:
- The pros and cons of photo assisting
- Stories from working in the field with Joe McNally
- Top tips and techniques learned from Joe McNally
- How to start thinking about launching your own photo business
- And more!
Also be sure to check out our free guide, The Photo Assistant’s Handbook, to get more tips from successful assistants and advice from photographers on how to launch your career even further. Then join us Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 4pm EDT for our webinar, How To Make It as a Photography Assistant.
Joe McNally is also going to be at Luminance 2012, PhotoShelter’s conference this September 11-13! Joe is hosting an exclusive workshop on September 11 in New York City’s Root Drive-In Studios. Don’t miss this great opportunity to attend Lighting with Flash with Joe McNally – register for the workshop and conference today!