Photographers will capture digital photographs throughout the EAST Conference. The best shots will be selected, edited and categorized.

Skills Needed:

  • Understanding of composition, rule of thirds, lighting, framing and other general photography rules.
  • Basic working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or similar editing software. 
  • Ability to communicate verbally with small and large groups.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with a team. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicate with team manager (or mentor) and other team members regularly prior to the Conference. 
  • Capture digital photographs of various aspects of the Conference according to the team's plan.
  • Select a broad representation of shots of the event, edit and categorize the images.
  • Deliver all edited and raw files to EAST on the final day of Conference.

Submission Instructions

To apply for a Photographer position, complete the following nomination and submission requirements and email to by December 16, 2009. Follow the steps below:

  1. Submit an application email including the following items: 
    • Position you are seeking 
    • Why you should be considered for the position 
    • Years of experience 
    • Past experience/roles you have held that would benefit you in the position 
    • Phone number with days and times you can be reached 
    • Your e-mail address 
    • School and facilitator name
    • Facilitator email address
  2. Submit a letter of application. A typed, one-page document (no bigger than 12-pt. font) telling us a little about yourself, why you should be considered for this position, explaining past experience that would help in this position, etc. Include answers to the following questions.
    • Have you had formal training in photography or do you just take photos for fun?
    • Have you had formal training in Adobe Photoshop or another photo editing program? If not, what editing experience do you have (please be specific)? 
    • Provide information on the camera you will be using at the Conference. 
      • Who the camera belongs to and what type of media it uses
      • Make, model and battery information 
      • Memory information
      • Does it have a time lapse option?
  3. Send your ten (10) best digital shots. (Submit the original un-retouched version and the same shot edited, if applicable).
    • Do not send landscape shots; they will not show your experience with live action and event photography.
    • Think about composition, rule of thirds, lighting, framing and other general photography rules.

Letter and digital photographs should be attached to your application email and submitted to by Wednesday, December 16, 2009.

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