Freelance Lifestyle Photographer

| Chicago

Built In Boston is seeking a versatile freelance lifestyle photographer to help us capture the vibrant Boston startup scene. In this role, you’ll accompany a staff writer on-location to photograph collaborative teams, individuals and office interiors on an as-needed basis. The photographer should be adaptive and quick on their feet. They should possess an excellent sense of composition, as well as the ability to adhere to our photographic style guide. Photographers will coach the subjects on expression and pose, while getting shots from a variety of angles, always providing three or more cropping options for each setup and location. They are comfortable shooting in a variety of location scenarios and have a friendly, casual manner when coaching subjects on position and pose.

A typical photo shoot will include about three hours of shooting and three hours of processing and delivery afterwards. The photographer should be available during office business hours, Monday through Friday, from 9a-5p. We will typically need your services one or two times a month with potential for more in the future. In addition to the shoot, the photographer will be responsible for selecting, processing, formatting and uploading the finished images to a remote server within five business days. We pay $600 for the photoshoot, processing of the photos, and delivery.


Skill Requirements:

- A background in environmental portraiture

- A command of available and artificial lighting techniques

- Clean, uncluttered approach to composition

- Good impulses for location selection

- Polite, with excellent people skills



Equipment Requirements:

- 16+ megapixel DSLR with RAW capabilities

- Fixed telephoto lens for shallow depth portraits

- Wide angle zoom for groups and interiors

- Basic zoom lens for versatility

- Handheld flash with diffusion screen

- Two blank 16G flash ram cards



Other Requirements:

- Each shoot is approximately three hours in duration

- Photographer is responsible for their own transportation

- Post processing software, such as lightroom or photoshop

- Clean, casual, office appropriate attire

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