<aside> 💡 Welcome to The Photo Glossary, a knowledge base for working and aspiring professionals in the photography industry. We aim to provide a wiki for navigating the myriad of complex mazes that makes up the modern photo industry, including a glossary, a directory, templates, best-practices, tips and tricks to guide you through pre-production, shoot day, post-production and billing. Suggestions, comments? Email us [email protected]


The Wiki

The Photo Glossary

The Photo Glossary

The Basics

What do professionals photographers do? Why should you hire one?

What does everyone do on set?

Why hire a professional photo assistant?

Why hire a professional digital tech?

How can professional crew improve your photography business?

Pre-Production - Coming Soon

On Set Workflows - Coming Soon

Assisting - Coming Soon

Digital Tech - Coming Soon

What Is A Digital Tech?

Why Capture One?


The Photo Glossary Wiki is a knowledge-base project from Sam Cornwall Studio. It has been in the works for a few years. With 15 years experience assisting, teching and shooting for top tier photographers and brands, Sam is here to offer real-world on-set solutions to all of your photo industry questions.

Sam Cornwall is a photographer and drone pilot in Los Angeles.

Photography and Motion Work:

Sam Cornwall Studio

Digital Capture + Drone Services:

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Stock Images:



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The Directory

Find Crew, Photographers, Studios, Rentals and Production Services:

The Directory: Find Your People

The Resource List

Resource List: Photo, Digital, Camera, Software

Business Strategies + Billing - Coming Soon

Biz Resources

Digital Workflows

A Naming Convention for Everyone

Lighting + Grip - Coming Soon

Drone Resources

Drone Resource List for Pros

By Tag 🛠

Coming Soon

About The Photo Glossary Wiki

Sam Cornwall is a photographer and drone pilot in Los Angeles offering photography, drone, digital capture and crew staffing services.

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