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2013 ASMP Assistant/Photog Networking Meeting


When, Where & Cost
Date Location  Cost

Meeting & Networking: 7pm
Social hour: 6pm

Minneapolis, MN

MPLS Photo Center
2400 North 2nd Street #200
Minneapolis, MN 55411

ASMP Member, MPLS Photo Center Member & Students are Free!
$5.00 Non-member
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Photographers, are you looking to expand your network of assistants and digital techs?

Assistants, would you like to promote your skills and connect with your industry peers?

Students, are you interested in exploring a career in assisting?


If so, then the 2013 ASMP Assistant/Photographer Networking Meeting is for you!


Come join us at the MPLS Photo Center on Feb. 13th, 2013, for an evening of networking and short presentations targeted towards the Twin Cities photographic community.


In this two-part meeting, working assistants will share the tools and
skills necessary to be at the top of their field. Topics that will be
covered include first assisting as a career, the role of a digital tech,
and transitioning from an assistant to working photographer.  This will
be followed by a networking hour for industry professionals. We've
invited a number of our General Member Photographers to come out and
meet up and coming students and assistants.  Don't miss this chance to
learn what assistants really need and to meet potential clients for your
assisting career! The social hour is 6-7. With panelists and networking
from 7-9. The networking event will offer prizes, including an Apple iPad Mini (for 1 participating ASMP General Member photographer). Prizes for Assistants include a free "grip" package from Shelter Studio and a free copy of Adobe Lightroom 4!!

Shelter's Studios Assistant's Starter Grip Kit:

Basic and essential tools of the trade includes the following items, all neatly packaged:

  • Color Checker Passport
  • Leatherman Multi-Tool
  • Roll of Gaffers Tape
  • (2) 6" A-Clamps
  • Grip Gloves
  • Tape Measure
  • Bullet Level
  • Band Aids
  • Velcro Cable Ties
  • Sharpie
  • Ibuprofen


This meeting offers a little something for everyone, from photographers to seasoned assistants, as well as beginners curious about a career in photo assisting. Come join us at the MPLS Photo Center to build connections and diversify your network!