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Shining a light on becoming an Assisting Photographer as a career choice

Date: Thursday 28 April 2022
Time: 19:30 GMT (1:00hour)
Location: Online via Zoom

In this webinar we aim to shine a light on becoming an Assisting Photographer as a career choice on entering the industry.

Welcoming three special guests we will discuss the crucial benefits of getting into assisting, providing an overview on where best to focus your progression as a photography graduate.

You need a myriad of skills when taking your first steps into the industry, both in relation to technical and soft skills, assisting is a great way to obtain this all-round experience by assisting a range of different photographers. As industry experts in their field, our guest speakers will be sharing their insights and experience as assistants, and why they see it as the perfect route into the industry.


Join host Ira Giorgetti AOP Assisting Photographer member, Board Director and Chair of the Assisting Photographers Working Group, and a Portrait, Lifestyle and Fashion Photographer living in London ;

Sarah Hogan –  an interiors, portrait and still life photographer with over 20 years’ experience in the industry.

Michael Kelly

(bio to follow).


Fee: Free to AOP members – Accredited & Non-Accredited Course Student Members.

£3 to Non members


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AOP Photography Awards

The AOP Photography Awards are known as the ‘Oscars’ of the photography world. They celebrate excellence in the creative photography and image-making industry.
This is your chance to be seen by leading commissioners and names within the photographic industry.
Find out more about our 39th AOP Awards…