Photography Assistant

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Dell Sitzes | (530) 952-7018 | Laramie, WY


As a Photography Assistant for over 1 year, I have had the opportunity to work with some of the best photographers in the industry. My experience has taught me how to be efficient and organized on set, as well as how to take direction from the photographer. I am also comfortable working with clients, managing their expectations and ensuring that they are happy with the end result.


Photography Assistant at Blue Raven Photography, WYMar 2022 - Present

  • Assisted in the set up of 5 photo shoots.
  • Arranged props and backdrops for 3 photo shoots.
  • Took charge of ordering and organizing photography equipment for 2 months.
  • Maintained a clean and organized work space at all times.
  • Assisted photographers with capturing images during 10 photo shoots.

Photography Assistant II at Lila Photography, WYAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted in the set up of lights, backdrops, and props for photo shoots.
  • Organized and maintained equipment and supplies.
  • Set up and broke down gear after each shoot.
  • Transported equipment to off-site locations as needed.
  • Edited digital images using Photoshop.


Associate of Arts in Photography at Laramie County Community College, WYAug 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to use a DSLR camera, how to edit photos, and how to use different software programs.


  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Camera Operation
  • Image Editing
  • Photo Retouching

Sherell Ramlagan | (320) 166-7537 | Nashville, TN


I am a Photography Assistant with over 1 year of experience in the industry. I have worked with some of the most talented photographers and videographers in the business, and have learned a great deal about the art form. I am passionate about photography and video, and love to capture special moments for my clients. I am skilled at editing photos and videos, as well as working with lighting equipment. I am also comfortable working long hours on location or in studios.


Photography Assistant at Nashville Photography Assistants, TNApr 2022 - Present

  • Photographed over 100 weddings as the primary photographer.
  • Averaged 10 client shoots per month.
  • Edited and delivered an average of 30 images per shoot.
  • Maintained a 5-star rating on Yelp with over 50 reviews.
  • Received “Best Photographer” in the knot Best of Weddings for 3 years in a row.

Photography Assistant II at Chattanooga Photography Assistants, TNJul 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted in developing and executing photography campaigns for 2 major clients.
  • Photographed over 100 products for e-commerce website.
  • Edited and retouched product photos using Photoshop.
  • Set up lights and backdrops for photo shoots.
  • Assisted lead photographer during fashion shows.


Associate of Arts in Photography at Middle Tennessee State University, TNSep 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to use a DSLR camera, edit photos, and use various photography software.


  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Camera Operation
  • Photo Editing
  • Image Manipulation
  • Digital Retouching