Associate Photographer Application

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Associate Photographer Application
Associate Photographer Application
Associate Photographer Application
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Associate Photographers

The role of associate photographer is a critical position and requires experience lead shooting weddings. This is perfect for a creative individual who has wedding photography experience and loves shooting but does not enjoy the editing or business management side of wedding photography. This experience should be from lead shooting weddings for a minimum of 3 weddings. It is critical that this individual is willing and able to learn and apply the shooting style of A.R. Davis Media to ensure a seamless style for all A.R. Davis Media wedding couples. You will be able to gain significant wedding photography experience and business/client experience skills. Our vision for this person is to be able to be fully trusted with our clients wedding day and provide an exceptional experience in line with what our wedding couples deserve and expect. This individual may be expected to shoot engagement sessions and participate in consultations. This individual will not be required to edit any images but must back up all wedding day images immediately and deliver all images within 48 hours of a wedding or engagement shoot.

This individual must have professional camera equipment and sufficient back-up equipment.


–          Willingness to learn and be coached

–          Ability to learn and apply A.R. Davis Media shooting style and client management/experience

–          Willingness to commit to associate shooting opportunities for 2021 & 2022

–          Willing to shoot a minimum of 3-5 weddings per year throughout the 2021 & 2022 wedding seasons

–          Willing to shoot weddings in the Indy and Columbus, Indiana areas.

Pay is $100/hr

Required Gear List (must own or rent for weddings):

Canon Preferred but other camera brands are acceptable

  • 2 full frame camera bodies – preferably at least 1 camera with a dual card slot (Canon 5D)

  • 1 on camera flash – preferably 2 flashes to allow to a backup if needed


Our lenses for each wedding are: Canon L-Series Prime Lenses – 35mm 1.4, 50mm 1.2, 85mm 1.4, 135mm 2.0, and a macro lens. For weddings we use two cameras all day and use the 35mm all day while switching between the other lenses as needed on our second camera.

  • Long range lens – zoom or prime (70-200mm, 85mm, 135mm or equivalent)

  • General/Portrait range lens – zoom or prime (24-70mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm or equivalent)

  • Macro lens is preferred for detail shots but not required



Please provide a website for us to view your portfolio if you have one. This can be an actual website, Facebook, Instagram, etc. A portfolio is required for this position.


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