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Contracted, Part-time

Sports Photographer

Job Type: Contracted Freelance, Part-Time

Must be 18 years or older to apply to this position.

description

Blue Cardinal Photography is looking for experienced photographers to take photographs at local sporting events in the Lebanon County area. We’re looking for self-sufficient, outgoing people with a car and a willingness to travel to different schools in the Lebanon, Myerstown, and Hershey area. If you are interested, please respond for consideration and include a link to your work/portfolio/website as well as a list of your past photography work experience.

compensation

Our pay scale for sports photography is as follows:

Team + Individual Photos – $40 per team (ex: JV and V count as 2 teams)

Games – $35 per game. You do not need to stay for the entire game. We ask you get a variety of photos totaling at least 100 photos. Parents can buy these photos and we use them in our marketing pieces.

hours

Hours are typically on-and-off from when schools let out around 2:30 to the end of evening games around 9PM. Most are not straight through and vary based on the school + sport.

This job is typically active and part time as we use various freelancers throughout the seasons. Our main seasons run from:

Fall – Mid August thru September, slowing in October

Winter – After Thanksgiving thru February, slowing in March

Spring – March thru April, sometimes early May

requirements

To be considered, please send your portfolio link or 5+ photos of your past work, preferably athletic shots to the below “Apply Today” link.

 

Your equipment must meet or exceed the standards below to be considered:

· Camera having an ISO 3200 or higher

· 24-70mm f/2.8, 70-200mm f/2.8 or any other lens that is f/2.8 or faster

· Unfortunately, point and shoot cameras are not an option.

· A tripod and rain gear are a plus (we don’t often shoot in the rain but we do not cover rain damage for your equipment)

· Must have your camera cleaned and calibrated to your lenses and equipment at least 1x per year.

If your inquiry does not meet the requirements, you will not be considered as a candidate and may not get a response from our team.

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LVc football
basketball girls
football high shcool

Contracted, Part-time (per shoot)

Senior/Family Portrait Photographer

Job Type: Contracted Freelance

Must be 18 years or older to apply to this position.

description

Blue Cardinal Photography expanding and looking Foran  experienced photographer to take photographs locally for our senior and/or family photos. This is great for photographers who would like to branch out in their photographs without worrying about the insurance and liability that comes with owning a business or studio.

 

We’re looking for photographers that have an eye for outdoor and on-location photos of people that can give direction to youth as well as larger groups if needed. Must be able to speak well with parents as well.

compensation

Compensation varies per shoot depending on the photo package chose by the client. Most photographers make about $55-75 per hour.

 

Photographer will be able to choose their hours and shoots. Salary depends on each shoot and we try to compensate our photographers well.

our process

  1. We’ll let you know of a possible shoot and you can confirm if you’d like to be the designated photographer. 
  2. Go to the shoot. Shoots are typically in Lebanon, Mt. Gretna, Myerstown, Hershey or nearby. Shoots typically take between 30 min to 1.5 hrs for larger groups. We ask for 40 good photos per 1/2 hr. of shooting.
  3. Once photos are taken, they can be uploaded to our online store and there is no needed to come in to our studio. (we often do have meeting once in awhile with the either team that would be optional)
  4. Report your time (with an invoice #) to our lead photographer at scheduling@bluecardinalphotography,com and we will send you a check for the shoot!

requirements

Please send a portfolio link or 10-15 samples of your work to the below “Apply Today” link. 

 

Your equipment must meet or exceed the standards below to be considered:

· Camera having an ISO 3200 or higher

· 24-70mm f/2.8, 70-200mm f/2.8 or any other lens that is f/2.8 or faster

· Unfortunately, point and shoot cameras are not an option.

· A tripod and rain gear are a plus (we don’t often shoot in the rain but we do not cover rain damage for your equipment)

· Must have your camera cleaned and calibrated to your lenses and equipment at least 1x per year.

If your inquiry does not meet the requirements, you will not be considered as a candidate and may not get a response from our team.

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Headshot of a male model
portrait of young pretty mixed race teen girl outdoor in sunlight.
Portrait of young woman riding horse in countryside

Part-Time

Photo Helper

Job Type: Freelance, Part-Time

Must be 16 years or older to apply to this position.   *High school students are welcome to apply.*

description

This position helps our lead photographers set up team and individual shoots. You’ll be responsible for writing down frame numbers for athletes that will be given to you by the photographer. You may also be asked to help set up and tear down photography equipment with the help of the photographer. Having a car is a plus as it will be your responsibility to be at your job locations on time.

This job is typically active and part time as we switch from various helpers throughout the seasons. Our main seasons run from:

Fall – Mid August thru September, slowing in October

Winter – After Thanksgiving thru February, slowing in March

Spring – March thru April, sometimes early May

compensation

$20 for the first hour at a location (shoot) and then $10 for every additional hour at the same location. 

 

The higher rate for the first hour is meant to cover mileage as we do not offer additional mileage.

requirements

To qualify for this position, you must:

· Be 16 years of age or older

· Have adequate transportation

· Be available at least 2x a week Monday – Friday from 2:45 PM to 5 PM and some weekends are a plus

 

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