Assistant to Photographer: How Kristin Gladney Launched Her Advertising Career

April 2, 2018

By David Walker

© Kristin Gladney

Kristin Gladney spent nearly a decade building the technical and production skills she needed to land her first assignments for major brands. Here, A studio production for Duracell. Click through to see more of Gladney's work.

As her advertising career was taking off, photographer Kristin Gladney landed an unusual job: in-house photographer at a major ad agency. She was shooting social media assignments as a freelancer last year when Wieden+Kennedy offered her a staff job. In addition to working with agency creatives to pitch new business and sell campaign concepts, Gladney shoots jobs for Duracell, Bud...

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