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Caviar20
Toronto, ON

In-House Fine Art Photographer

Established in 2009, Caviar20 focuses on the secondary market with an emphasis on 20th-century works on paper from both Canadian and international artists. Located at 647 Dupont, the gallery also has a strong digital presence. In addition to various digital programming, we also present 3 or 4 annual exhibitions at the gallery.

 

Description

In-House Fine Art Photographer (Freelance, Part-Time)

Start date: Immediately

Rate: beginning at $35/hour

 

Hourly rate expectations will be discussed further during the interview process.

 

Overview

  • In-house photographer responsible for monthly photo documentation of fine art for e-commerce website.
  • 3-4 consecutive days of work a month: 1 day dedicated to photography at the gallery (approx. 6 hours) followed by 2-3 days (under 20 hours) for post-production editing completed remotely.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Set up the studio for photo sessions, including arranging lights, hanging blackout curtains, clearing space, moving furniture, and positioning/hanging art.
  • Work independently to photograph new inventory, including framed and unframed works, and occasionally sculptures.
  • Edit and Label a suite of 6-12 images for each piece of inventory.
  • Send finalized images via WeTransfer to the gallery team in a time-sensitive manner.
  • Collaborate with the gallery team to produce additional or variant images (i.e. vignettes or exhibition in-situ shots) unrelated to inventory.

 

Requirements

  • Proficient in producing detail-oriented images, with the ability to accurately represent each artwork in its truest form.
  • Confident with moving, hanging, cleaning, and adjusting artwork for optimal images. Ability to independently lift to 30 pounds.
  • Demonstrates professionalism, organization, and excellent communication skills.
  • Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates an appreciation for art from the 1960s-1990s.
  • Experience with commercial/product photography and post-production is highly preferred.
  • Experience with shooting interiors/vignettes is desirable, although not required.

 

Applicants

Applicants must come prepared with their DSLR camera (24-105 lens with image stabilization). Additional camera accessories may be provided onsite, as needed, on a case-by-case basis.

Please apply with CV Include a brief email about your experience, ambitions, and current work commitments + links to any personal website(s) or portfolios featuring examples of photography done in a studio setting. French speakers (or bi-lingual French / English) are encouraged to apply. Current students – please include at least one academic reference. No phone calls. Thank you.

To apply, email your details to info@caviar20.com

Include a brief email about your experience, ambitions, and current work commitments + links to any personal website(s) or portfolios featuring examples of photography done in a studio setting.

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Additional Details

Category: Digital Media
Location:
Caviar20
647 Dupont St.
Toronto, ON, CA
M6G1Z4
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Posted: May 15, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Part-time
Experience: Intermediate
Compensation: $35/hour
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