Freelance Photographers - Worldwide (Virtual Tour/360)

The Company

VFM Leonardo is the leading distributor visual content for the global travel industry. We occupy a unique niche in the travel industry, producing videos, digital still images, 360 degree “virtual tour” images, flash presentations and other interactive multimedia content for hotels and resorts that are displayed on thousands of websites. Our clients are made up of leading international hotel brands from large chains to small upscale boutique brands around the world.

 

The Opportunity

VFML is now looking to expand its team of digital photographer's world wide to shoot digital still images and 360 degree virtual tours for the hotel and tourist attraction sectors in the photographer's local area. This is open world wide.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Travel to hotel properties in your region and work with hotel staff to effectively shoot sufficient digital still raw imagery of the property
  • Work with hotels to plan out shoots (including determining writing shot lists to effectively showcase hotel property)

 

Individual Profile:

 

  • Excellent artistic and visual composition sense
  • Must posses excellent communication and creative skills
  • Hard worker – not afraid to work extra hours to meet deadlines
  • Very good client communication skills and friendly demeanor
  • Must be disciplined and focused, able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be resourceful – proactive problem solving is a must
  • Must be prepared to travel extensively, frequently, on short notice and sometimes for projected periods of 2-4 weeks

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience in panoramic photography or 2 year general photography experience
  • Experienced user of Digital SLR cameras
  • Ability to speak English is required
  • Experienced in Customer Relationships and carries a valid Passport

 

Equipment Qualifications:

  • At least one DX or Full Frame DSLR of 10mp or higher (Nikon, Canon or Fuji S5)
  • Solid tripod of standing position, at least 6 feet (180 cm) in height, and able to use multiple heads
  • Must have workable bubble level (Head, Tripod and Camera)
  • Panoramic (VR) Head will be required before first assignment such as Nodal Ninja, Manfrotto, etc. (product models TBD)
  • Portable method of image storage (i.e. Portable hard drive, Laptop, etc.)
  • Must have 12mm to 105mm shooting lens range on a DX (1.5) sized CCD/CMOS DSLR
  • Must have 18mm to 155mm shooting lens range on a Full Frame (35mm) sized CCD/CMOS DSLR
  • Must have computer with DVD R/W and Software that can preview RAW files (i.e. CS2, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Must have own method of transportation
  • Must hold a valid Drivers License and passport

 

Please mention which country you are applying for when submitting your resume, equipment list & online portfolio/samples.

 

We do thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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What our Customers and
Partners Say

The staff at VFM Leonardo were the best part of the deal!!! They bent over backwards to help me build my multi-media viewer and were always available and helpful, I could not have done it without them. The information and photos definitely make us stand out. The value will make a great impact on our business and is worth every penny. I look forward in working with them for many more years.


Michelle Mc Naney, General Manager,
Comfort Inn Orillia