POSITION CLOSED: NYC Architectural Photography Apprenticeship Available

posted on: July 13, 2015


Position Open as of June 25, 2015
Applications Accepted before July 25, 2015
Interviews Begin August 3, 2015

Who I Am:
An Architecture & Interior Design photographer based in Manhattan, New York City, NY, USA with 11 years of experience as a professional photographer in Michigan, Indiana, Massachusetts, Queensland, and New York.  I have an active travel and client schedule, and I'm looking to expand my team of help in order to better serve my existing clients as well as future clients while my client list continues to grow.

Manhattan Interior Design  Photographer

Who My Clients Are:
My clients are everything from solo interior designers with boutique businesses, to high end real estate agents featuring multi-million dollar properties, to architectural furniture and utility suppliers, to large architectural firms with multiple projects.  Clients come in large and small accounts, and are all equally important to serve with the best quality and care.

The Ideal Apprentice:
  • Has a passion for Architectural Photography and working with Architects and Designers.  
  • Has familiarity with using Lightroom and Photoshop to edit and retouch images, and is willing to learn more on their own time in order to create better results for clients.  
  • Strives toward a clean and natural color profile in their work and sees the difference between egg-shell white and coconut white while color-correcting a room with mixed lighting sources.  (If you aren't sure about your own ColorIQ, try this excellent visual color test: http://xritephoto.com/ph_toolframe.aspx?action=coloriq)  
  • Is dedicated to constantly improving their personal skills along with their photography craft.  
  • Is flexible and can handle stressful situations or people with ease and calm.
  • Is willing to commit to a 12 month paid apprenticeship for a minimum 1 day per week in Manhattan, with additional opportunities to take on more independent projects as skills grow.
  • Already has DSLR camera experience, knowledge, and equipment.
  • Already owns their own computer and Lightroom and/or Photoshop software.
Apprenticeship Experiences May Include:
  • Post-production tasks such as selecting ideal images for editing, color-correction, lighting manipulation, retouching, and exporting for client usage.
  • On-site assisting during shoots that includes manipulating lighting set-ups, staging furnishings and accessories, operating lighting and camera remotes, equipment set-up and proper storage.
  • Submitting pricing proposals and creating warm-lead marketing proposals.
  • Client care and follow-up on projects and proposals.
  • Using various online services for billing, proofing, and asset delivery.
  • Organizing digital assets and maintaining back-ups of assets.
Additional Apprenticeship Benefits:
  • Access and use of professional camera and lighting equipment when needed for Anne Ruthmann Photography clients, and/or apprenticing projects.
  • Sales and marketing training 
  • Client management training
  • Freelance lifestyle mentoring
To Apply:
Please include the following in an email to: info (at) anneruthmann.com before July 25, 2015.
  1. Email Subject: Application for Architectural Photography Apprenticeship 
  2. Email Message: Introduce yourself and write about why you would like to apprentice as an architectural photographer.  Include what you're looking forward to learning as well as what experiences and skills you already have that you will immediately be able to use.
  3. Include: Resumé of previous working experiences, education, and any volunteer experiences you've had as well as your contact information with mailing address and phone number
  4. Include: Portfolio link or PDF that shows 10 Before & After photo examples that demonstrate your photography style straight from the camera as well as your post-production editing style.  Bonus points if they are interiors and architecture.  If you don't already have some, this is a great opportunity to go out and create some!

1 comments, to add [click here]:

  1. Pity you are in the USA and I am in South Africa.


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