Freelance fashion and documentary photographer. www.lorenzogarrido.co.uk As a freelance photographer I have worked with a few companies on certain projects from fashion to creative video. I have also worked the rolls of BTS photographer, creative director and location scout. I would like to further these skills and experiences with my career path. I’ve also assisted photographers on various shoots. Over time I’ve learned & developed great skill also in Ecom photography and still life. working with most artificial light be it flash heads or continuous. Mostly shooting & editing through capture one & Photoshop. Primarily I work with fashion & documentary style photography, working with 35mm & medium format. Clients & brands I’ve worked with: Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Sneaker Freaker, Puma, New Balance, Hypebeast, Highsnobiety, Notion Magazine, Sony Records, Canon, Schuh, John Lewis, Prada, Jigsaw, You Magazine, Woolrich, Harpers Bizarre, Indie Magazine Born and raised in South East London, Greenwich.Locked Pro Plan feature
At Sony I was working as a temporary studio manager, running their in house photography studio. Whilst there I was reporting to the creative director, working on projects & visuals related to various artists under a multitude of labels that fall under the Sony music blanket. Operating in the studio using in house equipment, achieving the desired outcome from pre created concepts for album artworks, social content, etc. I also managed the books on bookings for the studio, and generally maintaining the space with the assistants I had at hand.
Nike - LDNR Beat This Week - February 10th-18th 2018 In this photographer role for Nike, myself and a team of other photographers created daily content for sporting events hosted by Nike & various collaborators. The events were based in the half term allowing the kids to experience different opportunities hosted by Nike, from football to athletics. My role included traveling from place to place capturing content that had been briefed by Nike to increase uniformity to the photographs captured throughout the week. It was a large task with numerous events spread across the whole of London, promoting what it really is to be from London.
Freelance E-commerce Photographer @ John Lewis October 2018 - Current At John Lewis I work with product cut out photography, using flash lighting and capture one. I also shoot model at the studio for online use, clothing & fashion accessories. I’ve a deep understanding of the e-com process and the equipment & software used in the process.
Converse x Highsnobiety - One Star - 28th August 2018 For this project with the named above I was working as the head stylist & photography assistant/art direction. On the day I was responsible for creating outfits from a personal selection of garments, to compliment and accompany the one star converse. I also helped with location scouting, and art direction on the day with photographer Blue Laybourne, shooting and using a mixture of 35mm & medium format imagery.
For the first 6 months at JL I was a freelance studio assistant but have since been hired and work full time at the content production hub. My job includes multiple directions, foremost it handles the day to day setting up and maintaining photography sets and product photography sets. I assist the photographer in achieving the desired final product, be it with lighting or propping the set or creative direction, working closely with art di- rectors and production managers to make sure everything runs smoothly wether it be for online content or publication. The other jobs include general maintenance of the studio, auditing and organising kit as well as ordering whatever is need for day to day photography work. All aspects of a working studio are experienced in the job role, including pulling and organising product as well as the physical photography side.
I attended Shooters Hill Post 16 Campus, and finished my course ‘BTEC Art & Design Level. 3’ at a pass level. This course entailed a mixture of Art forms that includes photography, fine art, textiles and 3-D design etc. I achieved an overall result of a pass level with a certificate to prove otherwise. Out of the entire range of Art forms, I have developed a particular passion for photography. It has become a foundation to where I in- corporate it with most things in life.