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Freelance Photographer in San Juan Capistrano, CA, USA

Looking for: Photographer
Budget: Negotiable

Richer Poorer is seeking a contract freelance photographer to support studio photography needs including product campaigns and marketing needs in a variety of formats for website, email, and social media. We are looking for someone with strong attention to detail and an ability to execute photo compositions in a “stylized flat lay” style and other special requests while maintaining brand aesthetic, and in some cases, will have to operate on very short deadlines. Flexibility, understanding, and the ability to calmly respond to urgent requests and last-minute changes are important.

An ideal applicant’s skill base is mainly focused on creative production for a small brand or brand-oriented production team with high project output, who has high technical proficiency in lighting equipment and software.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Art Director and In-House Photographer to support photo needs.
  • Using a creative approach to edit projects efficiently, on time, and consistent with established style and brand standards of Richer Poorer.
  • Using a solutions-based approach to respond to critical notes from the Art Director and In-House Photographer
  • Understanding of different media channels - website, emails, social grid, social story, digital ads on IG and FB, etc.
  • Using studio lighting systems and modifiers on a proficient level.
  • Ability to navigate a studio environment and identify/execute lighting needs.
  • Comfortable shooting in studio setting as well as more lifestyle imagery using natural light.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and move lighting equipment and boxes.
  • Ability to sit in front of a computer for long periods of time.


  • Canon 5D MRK III or newer preferred but not required
  • Profoto D2 lighting and modifiers preferred but not required

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years in a Studio Photography role
  • A high level of proficiency in Raw photo editing software including Adobe Lightroom, Bridge, Photoshop. Capture One a plus.
  • Must demonstrate photo retouching expertise using Photoshop
  • Ability to troubleshoot quickly and efficiently
  • Extreme attention to detail and organizational practices
  • Ability to work from Richer Poorer HQ in-house studio in San Juan Capistrano.
  • Have flexible hours to take on small tasks or dive into deeper long term projects

Job Type:

  • Contract


  • studio photography: 2 years (Required)

Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone

Is this ongoing work or a one off job?
Ongoing work

How would you prefer to pay?
Day rate

What’s your day rate budget range? (USD)
$250-350 (Industry average)

Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months

Are you a company or individual hiring?

Do you have internal sign off on the hire?

Do you need to hire for a specific city, country or place?
Yes, they need to be at a location (give location in job title)

When do you want to have the freelancer secured by?
2-3 weeks

What is most important for this job?

Twine can guarantee 3 relevant freelancers for an upfront fee of $650/£500. Would you like to know more?

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Do you have a job specification or creative brief?
Yes (please enter this in the description)

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Richer Poorer
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