Ed Aked

ed.aked@gmail.com
+44 (0) 7540 606 853


EXPERIENCE

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1st CAMERA/LIGHTING ASSISTANT / 2nd / DIGI:

PAST & CURRENT CLIENTS:

Sam Robinson | Laurence Ellis | Marili Andre | Charlotte Rutherford | Danny Lowe | Martin Parr | Henrik Knudsen | Oliver Hadlee Pearch
Rankin | Hugo Comte | Sam Faulkner | Peter Beavis | Eric Broms | Ben Hassett | Hart+Lëshkina | Juliette Cassidy | Carla Guler
Drew Jarrett | Perry Ogden | Edd Horder | Annie Lai | Nicole Maria Winkler | Robbie Cooper | Greta Ilieva | Alexei Hay
David Bailey | Lauren Maccabee | Yvan Fabing | Richard Cannon | Philippe Jarrigeon | Rhys Thorpe

SEE RECENT ASSISTING WORK HERE

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TECHNICAL:

ALL commonly used strobe & continuous lighting:
HMI, tungsten, LED, fluorescent | Profoto, Bowens & Broncolor flash systems etc
Digital systems: Phase One, Hasselblad, Canon & Nikon
Analogue systems: Mamiya RB/RZ67, Pentax 67, Contax G & 645, HB500, Rolleiflex, Polaroid & many 35mm
Darkroom: film processing
Digital operator: tethered capture, Capture One & Photoshop
Phase One Certificication Pre-Test Completed | Direct Photographic Equipment & Lighting Training Certificated

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UK DRIVING LICENCE
(can drive cars, transit vans, horses...)

Tall & strong (can carry big things)

Portable speaker & good taste in music (on request)

Assisting Photographer Member of the AOP

Member of BECTU Photo Technician Union

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EQUIPMENT (ON REQUEST):

Canon 5D Mk II & 24-105mm
Macbook Pro 13”, Wacom & tether cable
LW Manfrotto Tripod w/ 494RC2 head
V850 Speedlite x2 w/ stands & umbrellas
Gels & diffusion
Light meter & typical assisting gear...

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PREVIOUSLY:

Studio Assistant @ Sunbeam Studios (Aug 2016 - Present)
Production Assistant/Runner @ Shoot Europe! & Ben Hills Production (July 2017 - Present)
Studio Assistant @ First Option Location Studio (Sept 2016 - July 2017)

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FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER:

Portrait, fashion & documentary photography
A variety of events, workshops, product, head-shots, editorial and BTS photography
Clients include:
One World Media | Driftend Productions | White Noise mag | RED Photographic
Something More Near | Sabry Marouf | Oslo Hackney | Karma Garms


EDITOR / CO-FOUNDER:

THE COMMISSION

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Education:   

University College London: Biological Sciences B.Sc. (Hons) – 2.1
Specialized in Developmental Neurobiology
September 2010 – June 2013

A levels: Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics – AAAA