Jose Manuel Collantes
He/Him | 25 | Ridgewood, NJ 07450
2019 BFA | Photography | Pennsylvania College of Art and Design | Lancaster, PA
December 2021-Current Assistant Photographer
| Millea Bros. Ltd. | Boonton, NJ
Assisting Lead Photographer in producing images of inventory for auction sales and with helping around the studio spaces. Inventory includes fine art, furniture, and decor.
2019-December 2021 Photo Production Assistant | The Real Real | Secaucus, NJ
Responsibilities include photographing products to reach daily quota, Working with the stylists, movement of products around the studio, steaming products, and maintaining an organized studio space.
Lab Technician | Pennsylvania College of Art & Design | Lancaster, PA
Set up equipment, maintain equipment and space, organize workspaces and help students with equipment. Regularly mix C-41 and RA-4 chemistry, and set up the black & white darkroom. Profile printers, paper and monitors. Internship | My Own Color Lab | New York City, NY
Set up darkroom and printing workstations. Mix black and white Chemistry. Digitally retouching images and file preparation and calibration. Printing as well as packaging prints. Assisting in printing in traditional and digitally.
2017 Photo Assistant | A Moment in Time: Portraits of Lancaster’s Visual Artists | Lancaster, PA
Assisted Christine Welch and Eric Weeks who were making portraits in connection with the PA Governor’s Awards for the Arts. My job was to set up a studio space and lighting for the photographers to come in and photograph efficiently. In addition, assisted during the photoshoot to make the process run smoothly.
2019 The Adventure Of A Photographer | Pingyao Photo Festival | Pingyao, China
2019 Veil of Perception | PCA&D Senior Show and Celebration | Lancaster, PA
2018 All The World's A Stage | Pingyao Photo Festival | Pingyao, China
2018 Not a Fish | Lancaster Art Studios | Lancaster, PA
2018 For Your Eyes Only | PCA&D Hallway Gallery | Lancaster, PA
2017 Pennsylvania Experience: Pictures & Poems | PCA&D Atrium | Lancaster, PA
2016 Creative Challenge | Bongsan Cultural Center Exhibition Hall | Daegu, South Korea
2016 Remembrance | PCA&D Hallway Gallery | Lancaster, PA
2016 Alternative Thinking | PCA&D Hallway Gallery | Lancaster, PA
2015 Contemporary Barcodes | PCA&D Hallway Gallery | Lancaster, PA
35mm, Medium Format, and Large Format Film Cameras. Black & White and C-41 color film development. Darkroom color and Black & White printing. Alternative Processes: Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, and Platinum Prints
Digital SLR cameras, Hasselblad H1 Phase One, Fujifilm Medium Format, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premier, Bridge, InDesign, Capture One, Profiling Printers and Monitors, Epson Printers, Epson Scanners, Braun Medium Format Film Scanner
Strobes, Speed lights, Studio Lighting, LED Lights, Hot Lights, and On-Site Lighting