Posting ID : B1005417194
Date Posted : 2011-08-02
Category : Event Gigs
outique style wedding and event photography company seeking creative and experienced wedding photographers in the area.
Professional equipment, reliable transportation, a great attitude and experience shooting weddings is required.
Training is required prior to be commissioned. Searching for candidates that are looking for long-term employment and would like to grow with the company.
Job Description:Associate will photograph wedding on their own as lead shooter.
Qualifications: Shot at least 3 weddings on their own from beginning to end;
-Must possess outstanding communication skills and have the ability to handle stressful situations with ease;
-Must have online portfolio to demonstrate ability (portfolios with no event or wedding galleries will NOT be considered; we need to see a demonstrated ability to photograph moving subjects and work in different lighting conditions including indoor and outdoor);
-Must have experience with lighting techniques including off camera flash in indoor spaces;
-Must be responsible, efficient and able to work well with others;
-Must be capable of self direction;
- Ability to work under pressure without direct supervision;
-Must be willing to purchase and maintain commercial liability insurance;
-Must own a reliable car and have a valid driver's license.
Two DSLR camera bodies are required (Canon 5D Mark II/Nikon D300 or newer as primary; and a backup body);
Flash (Canon 580EXII or Nikon SB800 or SB900)
Battery pack (Quantum)
Fixed aperture lenses covering 18mm, 28mm, 50mm, and 200mm focal lengths are preferred (these can be zoom lenses)
Note: if you do not own the above captioned equipment, you will NOT be considered as a lead shooter. Additional equipment requirements may apply (can discuss in more detail during interview)
When replying, please include ALL of the following information (just copy and paste into body of email). If you do not answer all of the questions, your email will be deleted.
-First and Last Name:
- Cell Number:
Describe your shooting style (What makes you tick? What do you enjoy photographing most?)
What interests you about this freelance opportunity?
How do you feel about shooting weddings?
Describe your training/education:
Approximately, how many weddings have you photographed?
How long have you been shooting?
Are you currently freelancing for another photography company/studio? If so, what company/companies?
Would you continue working with the other company if hired by ours?
Do you have your own photography company?
If so, what do you primarily shoot?
What kind of computer do you own?
o Do you have Photoshop? ___ Yes; ____No
o Do you have Lightroom ? ___Yes; ____ No
Do you have a car and driver's license?
List your photo gear:
-Are you free on weekends?
Are you comfortable working from a photo list?
How do you feel about group portraits and guest portraits?
Attach a link to online photo samples of your past weddings (FLICKR or another online source--PLEASE DO NOT SEND JPEGS OR REQUEST AN EMAIL ADDRESS TO FORWARD JPEGS.