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ASMP Photo Assistant Workshop

November 11, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

$10.00 – $45.00
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Join us for the annual ASMP Photography Assistant Workshop!

Learn the ‘Art of Assisting’ and gain new skills to use in your photography and film production career!

  • Live demos from many different photography specialties with specific advice on how to be a professional assistant
  • Talks from professional Photography Assistants and Digital Techs
  • Roundtable discussion on what makes a great professional photography assistant
  • Meet fellow colleagues who are also just getting started in a creative career
  • Meet seasoned professionals who hire assistants
  • Hear updates on the current state of the creative professional and professional production industry
  • Understand what typical production budgets are, and how assistants are included in those budgets
  • Breakfast and lunch are provided to attendees and included in ticket price


    • ASMP Members – $10
    • Students -$25 with valid student ID
    • Non-Members-$45
      • Non-Members who complete the Assistant Workshop will get membership for their 1st year  as an ASMP Student Member
      • Deadline for ticket sales is Wednesday November 8th at midnight- Update! Extended until Friday November 10th 10pm!


Katherine Payne


Katherine Payne is a commercial photographer currently based in Denver, Colorado. She grew up in Southern California wine country and studied Visual Media in Seattle.

Katherine is an avid traveler, having lived in multiple places in the US as well as abroad. During her travels, she grew an appreciation for the hard work and attention it takes to craft a fine wine or whiskey. While she loves a good hero shot, she wants to show the process beyond the label and honoring the craftsman.

While her focus is product photography, she’s always excited about a new project and experience. She loves to work with her clients to create a stunning portrait or capture a moody scene. Her style exudes vivacious elegance mixed with a dash of down-home comfort.


Tegan KellerTegan Keller



Tegan Keller is the owner/founder of Tegan K Studios, a product, animal, and outdoor photography studio, bringing a diverse wealth of experience to every project.  Having served as a digital tech, 1st and 2nd assistant, and production assistant on numerous commercial sets spanning the last 15 years, Tegan brings a rich tapestry of knowledge to any production she works on.  In her role as an assistant and digital technician, her meticulous focus extends beyond the photographer to encompass the entire set, ensuring a seamless support system that significantly enhances the overall success of the shoot. When you engage Tegan’s services, you tap into her extensive 15+ years of experience in commercial set production, a valuable resource she leverages to elevate your project.  As an outdoorsy, comedic, and texture-obsessed photographer, she finds her passion in connecting with people and their unique stories, breathing life into visions, and reveling in the intricacies of color and design.  Creative challenges fuel her, driving her to piece together the elements of a project seamlessly. Beyond Tegan K Studios, she indulges her natural side by tending to a tiny urban farm and satisfying her adventurous spirit in the mountains and canyons, come rain, snow, or sun.  In the realm of photography, she specializes in stylizing products and sets, with a keen eye for harnessing the transformative power of natural and studio light to shape the perception of her subjects.  When it comes to video production, she seamlessly combines her documentary expertise with her commercial acumen, infusing vitality and elevated atmosphere into the videos she crafts.


Dustin DoskocilDustin Doskial




“Inspiring others to explore their curiosities and pursue their passions.”

Dustin Doskocil is a Colorado-based photographer. He started his business 16 years ago while obtaining a degree in advertising and fashion photography in Austin Texas. After graduating, he moved to Dallas where he continued building his client list and portfolio while assisting some of the best photographers from around the world. From there he moved to Colorado to delve deeper into the mountains and adventure scene. This has led to more editorial and commercial assignments with large and small businesses. Capturing and sharing moments of people doing what they love to do is Dustin’s passion because it encourages curiosity and spreads more passion and happiness throughout the community and beyond.




Circe BaumgartnerCirce Baumgartner



Her love of photography began at the age of eleven when she built a darkroom in her basement and began to document her friends- skateboarders, thespians and athletes. Since building her portfolio with budding talent from Next Model and many everyday champions, Circe’s career has spanned over a wide range of prominent clients such as ESPN, and MTVNetworks.

Whether she’s shooting in Germany’s Bavarian Forest, the beaches in the Bahamas, or in her native home of sunny Colorado, Circe’s easy going style has a unique way of capturing all aspects of the shoot to consistently bring about the best in her subjects in every photo.



Judy Doherty Judy Doherty



I am a food, beverage, and CPG product photographer specializing in photos, stop motion, and video, with over 90,000 photos and motion graphics delivered. Clients hire me for my eye, creative direction, and passion for taking their idea to the next level. My experience as a chef, stylist, and photographer has earned many awards, including APA Top 100, ACF Gold Medal, and a juried fine art photo exhibit at Art Basel Miami. I have completed two post-baccalaureate certificates for Visual Art and Graphic Design at U.C. Berkeley Extension in San Francisco plus I have a Graduate degree in food business and branding from the Culinary Institute of America.


Brad NicolBrad Nicol



Brad Nicol began his business after graduating from Brooks Institute of Photography in 2008. We work with Architects, General Contractors, Engineers, and many other companies to photograph interiors and exteriors of commercial projects. We work closely with our clients to understand the intent of the space we are photographing and how the image can best show in the interaction with the visual observer.


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November 11, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
$10.00 – $45.00
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621 Kalamath St
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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