How to Join Large Photography Projects

How to Join Large Photography Projects

11

06.18

Lots of families truly appreciate the time they have spent together. One of the brightest days throughout the whole family existence is a wedding. To save those memories from time to time husband and wife can spend time rewatching their wedding photos. New generations come, and they are not only checking the relatives out, but are also thinking about the quality of the work being done. Of course, it is often preferable to invite professionals, but it doesn’t mean newbies can’t have a chance to participate.

No doubt, joining new photography projects is a necessary thing for young inexperienced workers. It offers a lot of new opportunities and responsibilities. But it’s not always easy to get a vacancy for photographer when you are new to it. Sometimes this job requires more creative vision along with professional skills. This article contains few tips about places to find wedding event photographer jobs.

Ready-to-get jobs

Recently we’ve found one great phrase to describe photographer employment in general: “There’s no better way to learn than by getting your hands dirty”. And it sounds reasonable: even in case photographer career is something that you’ve always wanted and you’ve read tons of literature and visited profile classes, the more practice you get – the better. Here are top 5 photography projects for you:

  1. Martha Stewart Living is looking for a photo intern. Yes, the Empress of Storytelling is going to teach you to tell your own stories. For some while already she provides internships for students. They last almost 10 weeks, starting in the middle of January. Her LinkedIn account says official duties require creative activity only.
  2. Photographer Wanted – Kids Sports/Running Event Photography from CareGuide. One of the most recent photographer vacancies. If you’d like to help an upcoming generation get an inspiration for becoming sportsmen – go for it!
  3. Underclass Photographer – Harpers Ferry. Perfect job opportunities for photographers who can work in a team and feel comfortable about it. Harpers Ferry is looking for open-minded, ready for experiments and travels photographers. You would certainly higher up your qualifications to be a photographer on this job. This vacancy is recent and they don’t even have 10 candidates at the moment, so hurry up!
  4. Field Photographer wanted by EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE (EBTH). EBTH offers many photography projects of many languages and many different topics and tasks. A great chance to develop yourself as a personality!
  5. Arizona Photo Team Member wanted by Young Champions of America. Young, clever and children-loving workers are wanted. Representatives of this company mentioned, they want to see “upbeat and energetic” photographers, who’d like to maintain photography as a job.

That’s what we got for photography job search in LinkedIn. Let’s think about other options.

Popular Facebook groups

Why those can be useful? Let’s count: you can get an inspiration while looking through other photos, you can find photographer jobs offers there, including wedding projects with group of professionals, you can see all the feedback people leave or give your own and to sum up – you can fully learn how to become a photographer. And to find your future clients later! Of course everything depends on the group topic and the way of managing, but in any way you’ll get benefit from following most of them. Here is the top 3:

  1. “Fuel Your Photos” – the best way to get more knowledge about marketing, SEO and websites for photographers. Moderators are working hard on the posts and topics to discuss, but let this not prevent you to ask any professional questions, because you will certainly get an answer.
  2. “Inside the box” is the group for traditional inspiration. The basic message is the matter of proven fundamentals in photo industry. The “thinking outside the box” is often the best solution, but if to talk about newbies, they should start their learning from the insides.
  3. “Bridal show success for photographers” is an ideal group for wedding photographers. Here you can find new ideas for a photoshoot or learn certain strategies to develop your career as a photographer.

Of course, it’s not the only way to find jobs for a photographer online, but it’s a reason to continue this specific discussion in another article.

Professional apps

There are many useful apps, but we’d like to consider one of them because it amazed me with the number of  its benefits. This app is called Zooma and it was created to facilitate the  process of professional photographer jobs searching.

The main reasons of mentioning it:

  • The registration process is very quick.
  • A local chat – an easy way to communicate with other members of your team and employers.
  • An opportunity to fill your photo gallery up with your best works.
  • The search will show you the results that fit your skills in a best way possible.
  • The rating system built up to show full experience  on a service.

This is not a full list of Zooma’s functions. This app is one of the most comfortable ways for looking for photography jobs because it helps to stay in touch everywhere via your phone or a desktop. Try it yourself!

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