20 Best Photography

to Hire
in 2023

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Samiya McMiller

Detroit, MI, USA

Crafting impactful designs to elevate your brand.

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Top Independent

Alexa Quinn Madrid

New York, NY, USA

Interdisciplinary Artist

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Top Independent

Shloka Motta

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Fusing your ideas into brand powerhouses!

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Lise Perrier

Lausanne, Switzerland

Innovative brand strategist and visual storyteller

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Salman Mehdi

Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan

Versatile wordsmith and design enthusiast

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Eduard Kaiku

Tirana, Albania

Creative Problem Solver: Branding,Design,Marketing

Krishna Prashanth Eranki's avatar

Krishna Prashanth Eranki

Luton, UK

Web, Graphic and Motion Designer

Jill Laine's avatar

Jill Laine

Laguna Niguel, CA, USA

Graphic & Web Design - Social Content - Marketing

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Polina Zagumenova

Berlin, Germany

Brand Designer with a unique style

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Sana Saidi

Toronto, ON, Canada

Crafting visions into visually stunning realities.

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John Kiunga

Nairobi, Kenya

Innovative Web Designer, Graphic Designer, UI/UX

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Daniel Wood

Eagle, ID, USA

Artist & Experienced Freelance Web Professional

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Ismayil isco Velizade

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Award Nominated Multidisciplinary Visual Artist

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Anjeline Buendia

Metro Manila, Philippines

Multimedia artist for hire 🎨

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Nick Souza

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Framer Expert | Spline Expert

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Top Independent

Crystina Kennedy

Atlanta, GA, USA

Capturing brand essence through vibrant photography

Common projects for Photography experts

Product Photography for E-commerce Websites

Corporate Headshots for Business Professionals

Event Photography for Corporate Events or Weddings

Real Estate Photography for Property Listings

Food Photography for Restaurants or Recipe Blogs

Fashion Photography for Clothing Brands

Tips for working with and hiring Photography experts

Define your Photography needs

Clearly outline your project needs including the type of photography, style, and any specific requirements like location, equipment or models. This will help you find the right photographer who specializes in your desired style.

Review their portfolio

A photographer's portfolio will give you an idea of their style, creativity, and technical skills. Look for consistency in quality across different types of photography shots.

Discuss post-Processing

Post-processing can greatly enhance the quality of photographs. Discuss the photographer's post-processing skills and ensure they align with your vision.

Communication through Contra

Ensure that all communication happens through Contra platform. This includes discussing project details, reviewing work, and making payments. This protects both parties and ensures a smooth workflow.

How to hire Photography experts

Define your needs

Start by outlining the specific photography needs of your project. This includes the style of photography, location, and any additional requirements.

Post a detailed job

Post a job on Contra detailing your project requirements. This will attract photographers who are best suited to meet your needs.

Review applications

Review the applications and portfolios of the photographers who apply. Look for consistency in quality and a style that matches your vision.

Conduct interviews

Interview potential photographers to understand their process, skills, and experience. Discuss your project in detail and set clear expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right photographer, make an offer through Contra. This includes outlining the project details, payment terms, timeline, and any other specifics.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Photography experts

1. Can you describe your photography style and what makes your work unique?

2. Can you provide examples of similar photography projects you have worked on in the past?

3. How do you handle unexpected challenges or changes during a photography shoot?

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Frequently asked

A freelance photographer is a professional who uses their technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that visually tell a story or record an event.

A freelance photographer is a professional who uses their technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that visually tell a story or record an event.

Hiring a photographer on Contra gives you access to a network of top freelance talent without any commission fees. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

Professional photography is essential for projects like product photography for e-commerce, corporate headshots, event photography, real estate photography, food photography for restaurants, and fashion photography for clothing brands.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Photographers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of photographers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Professional photographers use a variety of tools depending on their specialization. However, standard tools include a digital camera, lenses, tripod, and lighting equipment. For post-processing, they might use software like Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom.

The cost to hire a photographer on Contra starts from $150 and can go up to $250 per hour depending on the complexity of the photography project and the photographer's experience and skills.

Photographers on Contra offer various payment structures: hourly rate, flat-rate per project, or milestone-based payments. Each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone are released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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