Lin and Jirsa Photography

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Wedding Photographer

Photography | Tustin, CA | Contract

Job Description


ABOUT US

Lin and Jirsa is an Orange County-based wedding and commercial photography and cinematography studio and is among the largest and well-known studios in the country. While we are a high-volume studio with over 50 creative professionals, we pride ourselves on providing the quality standards and customer experience of a boutique studio.  Culture fit is the number one priority with our tight-knit team. We believe outstanding teams produce outstanding results.

 

JOB OPENING

Our ever-expanding photography team at Lin & Jirsa is continually seeking for the world’s most talented photographers. The perfect candidate has very strong artistic skills, continually seeks to learn with a positive attitude,  and a desire to work long-term in a team environment. 

 

PHOTOGRAPHER RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Photograph weddings, engagement sessions, family sessions, and maternity sessions
  • Must be willing to travel for assignments.  Primarily Southern California
  • 100% focus on client satisfaction
  • Must have over 300 total hours of behind the camera experience or 30 weddings as a primary or second shooter
  • Must be humble and willing to receive feedback from team members
  • Inherent drive for self-improvement is a must
  • Must commit to a minimum of 30 weddings per year


EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • 5D Mark III/Nikon D750/Sony A7 iii equivalent or above 
  • 580 EX / SB 700 / f43 equivalent or above
  • 2x’s lights for OCF
  • 24-70 f/2.8 
  • 70-200 f/2.8
  • Tripod
  • Flash stands
  • Umbrella
  • Reflector
  • Scrim
  • Magmod or equivalent
  • Full CTO and Half CTO Gels


GENERAL

To give you a head start here is some information and tips that will help you prepare for the interview:


  1. Review and understand our core values 
  2. Be yourself and don’t be afraid to communicate your short-term and long-term expectations
  3. Get a head start by joining SLR Lounge and the SLR Lounge Facebook group.  SLR Lounge was created to train our in-house team and fully captures our shooting style and philosophy.  Shooting contracts are more likely to be awarded to photographers that are up to date on the techniques and shooting styles that we utilize at Lin and Jirsa Photography. We highly recommend reviewing our blog and becoming a premium member at SLR Lounge prior to the phone interview.  Doing so will allow you to gain a better understanding of our expectations


If you are chosen to take part in our training program, you will be amongst a rare group of elite, talented photographers.  We continually seek for individuals who have unlimited potential seeking to further their craft and artistry.



ADDITIONAL PERKS AND BENEFITS

  • Personal & Professional Development
    • Continuing education through our ever-growing library of books and online subscriptions 
    • In-house studio-wide personal development training 
  • Further your Jedi Skills
    • Intense Ping-Pong tournaments that will make the movie “Balls of Fury” seem like child's play
    • Ultimate frisbee pow-wows that end in several injuries including but not limited to minor bumps, bruises, scrapes and major injuries to ego
    • Hip-hop and salsa dance classes led by team members
  • Become a Part of Our Family - In addition to long walks on the beach, here are some additional perks:
    • Free/discounted family photoshoots
    • Periodic fitness challenges to shred for the wed
    • Dog-friendly office environment
    • Frequent game nights where games like “Cards Against Humanity” are not banned...but should be
    • Mountain biking
    • Team Hikes that tend to turn into impromptu photo shoots
    • Eat - Pot-lucks!
    • Movie nights
    • Spontaneous photo shoots
    • Pretend like we can all sing a.k.a. Karaoke
    • Go to the gun range to prepare for the zombie apocalypse
    • Be ballers (basketball)
    • Last year we took our team of 40+ peeps on a 3-day Mexico Cruise and came back with nothing but incriminating materials
    • Next year we plan on either taking a cruise again or renting out a cabin in the woods so that we can come back with nothing but incriminating materials
    • Mani/pedi girl time...guys are invited too if you're into that kind of thing 

Click on the link to fill out an application and to find other opportunities - https://www.linandjirsa.com/become-an-associate-or-second-shoot-with-lin-and-jirsa-photography/