Freelance Real Estate Photographer

Location: St. Louis, MO

Department: Photography

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About Us

PropertyPhotos.com is the centralized storage and digital media marketplace where Real Estate Professionals can easily store, manage, find, and create new digital assets for each and every property in the US. Unlike other cloud-based storage solutions, PropertyPhotos.com enables our Real Estate professionals to clearly see the history, ownership and license they have to each and every photograph, giving security and peace of mind. We're looking for high-quality Real Estate photographers to join our pool of contractors as we photograph thousands of properties all across the US. 

Your Role

We are looking for creative, organized, and professional photographers to provide unique content for our site, www.propertyphotos.com

Responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling photo sessions with local clients.
  • Photographing apartment complexes and amenities, showcasing communities in their best light.
  • Upload unedited photographs to our photo team in a timely manner, we’ll take care of the rest - no editing/post-production work!

Requirements

  • Must have online samples of bracketed real-estate work (interiors and exteriors)
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional photographic experience.
  • Must own professional equipment including but not limited to: 
    • HDSLR/DSLR
    • Sharp, wide-angle lens(es) (10-18mm on cropped sensor, 16-24mm on full sensor)
    • Strong tripod
  • Proficiency in capturing HDR images through bracketing (no in-camera HDR feature permitted; AEB permitted but not preferred).
  • Ability to properly white balance images in mixed light situations.
  • Detail oriented and organized. Will be responsible for scheduling appointments with clients.
  • Ability to photograph locations during the daytime on weekdays (does not work for someone with a full-time job)
  • Ideal candidate will:
    • Live within the center of the specified location: St Louis, MO, but willing to travel w/in a 100 mile radius
    • Have experience with cloud-based file storage/sharing web applications (box.com, dropbox.com)
    • Have experience with Matterport cameras

Benefits

  • Potentially lots of freelance work!
  • Join the PropertyPhotos contractor directory.
  • Sell your work online.
  • Assignments are close to home.
  • Flexibility in scheduling your own assignments.
  • No post-production work.
  • Build your portfolio and see your work on a high-trafficked website.

How to get involved

  • Send us your resume and a cover letter, explaining why you’d be a good fit for PropertyPhotos.com
  • Ensure your online portfolio has real estate samples.
  • Showcase your skills via online portfolio or website.
    • Or, send a supplemental Mini Shoot including 10-15 unedited interior and exterior bracketed photographs of properties

NOTE: Please check your spam/junk folder as many of our initial communications may get routed there

*** For desired salary, please indicate an hourly rate as the position is Contracted.

See for yourself!
Here are a few examples of our quality standards and Scope of Work:

https://realpage.invisionapp.com/share/P279ILGEB

https://realpage.invisionapp.com/share/ME6YL44CG

https://realpage.invisionapp.com/share/JC7TQGX7S 

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