Exclusive Primary Photographer

BEAUTIFUL LIFE STUDIOS - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Beautiful Life Studios is a high-end, dynamic photography and cinematography studio with locations in Toronto, Vancouver and Miami. At our studios, we get to work with some of the most talented and creative people in the industry while maintaining a fun and laid back environment. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service and products to our clients and we are still growing! If you’re a freelance photographer with the love for weddings, we’d love to discuss the possibility of you joining our team as a primary shooter.

We focus on developing the skills of our artists through mentorship and putting them in a position to succeed with a clearly defined career path. We also provide mentorship to our artists in photography, marketing, and sales so that you become the best in all aspects of your career. With regards to the career roadmap, we set a path forward so that you can reach skill, portfolio, and network thresholds that can allow you to become a partner at our studio which includes substantially higher income potential and project variety.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO BEAUTIFUL LIFE STUDIOS:

  • You are a freelancer, or small business owner of photography services with experience in weddings, events or corporate work.
  • You possess both creative and technical knowledge of photography elements which includes but is not limited to advanced use of high-end equipment, creative posing, off-camera flash, use of reflectors etc.
  • You are a natural leader and easily direct people to capture the best shots possible.
  • You are a client service oriented person with a great attitude and the ability to interact with all types of people in a polished and professional manner.
  • Can perform successfully in a fast-paced environment.

YOUR SKILLS:

  • Technically sound with the use of your gear.
  • A creative flair for photography.
  • Experience in Lightroom and Photoshop.
  • Reliable and easy to work with.
  • Fun and adaptable! We want our clients to feel like you are part of their circle.

YOUR AVAILABILITY:

  • We need you on the weekends! Our exclusive primary photographers must be available on weekends during our peak season (May to October)

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT:

Camera: Canon 5D Mark iii, Nikon D800, Sony a7r or equivalent/better

Minimum Backup Camera: Canon 60d T3i or equivalent/better

Lighting: Two Canon 480EX or equivalent/better

Lenses: One sharp wide angle lens (24-70, 16-35 etc.), 70-200mm f2.8 and one fast prime (example 85mm 1.4)

Accessories: Extra batteries, storage media, laptop, etc.

WHAT BEAUTIFUL LIFE STUDIOS WILL BRING TO YOU:

  • The opportunity to shoot and earn money at shooting weddings
  • A competitive per project day rate which is determined based on experience and equipment.
  • If you consistently commit to projects, we will try to give you as many projects as we can.
  • Setting both short and long term goals with each artist
  • Providing constant guidance and mentorship to each artist to ensure that they are reaching the goals that they have set for themselves
  • As we expand, there may be an opportunity to be a permanent part of our team.

TO APPLY:

  • Please send us your professional resume, a link to your personal portfolio and social media accounts. Ie: Instagram / Facebook
  • A list of your available equipment.
  • Your day rate schedule.
  • We get hundreds of applications so If you are serious about this position, a 1-2 minute introduction video about who you are and why you believe you are a good fit for this position will much better demonstrate your interest/dedication and ensure you get seen.

DON’T THINK YOU ARE FULLY QUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION BUT STILL WANT TO WORK WITH US?

If you are passionate about photography, you have some of your own gear and are wanting to expand your experience / knowledge, we also accept on-going applications for Secondary Shooters.

What’s a Secondary Shooter?

As a secondary photographer, you will work directly alongside our lead photographer on projects and work towards getting experience to become a lead photographer.

Please indicate in your application if you think you might be better suited in one of those roles. Full job descriptions can be found on our website at www.beautifullifestudios.com.

www.beautifullifestudios.com

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • wedding photography: 2 years (Preferred)