Photographer Position

This is a long term employment opportunity for career-minded photographers.

PreviewFirst is the leader in real estate photography, and cinematic video and drone production. The position involves 70% photography & 30% video.  The editing team handles all post production.  

Average Pay: $60,000-$90,000+ How much you earn is based on your availability and talent. The more you are capable of = more opportunities to schedule you. We are very busy and talking to photographers who are available part time and full time.

Real Estate photography is a unique and challenging art form. We don’t expect anyone to be an expert in order to apply. As part of the PreviewFirst team, we provide training and coaching.  If your portfolio and work experience demonstrate a fundamental understanding of good photography, we want to talk with you. 

We are the leading provider of real estate photography and media services in Southern California and our customers are the top selling real estate professionals in the world – with very high expectations. The PreviewFirst brand is recognized for quality, consistency and excellent customer service. 

We’re looking for photographers…

  • With a portfolio demonstrating high skill-level
  • Passionate about customer service.
  • Looking for long term employment.
  • Teachable
  • Experienced with aerial photography or wants to learn.
  • Experienced with cinematic video or wants to learn.

The most important thing is that you understand how to use a camera. Please do not apply if you shoot in automatic mode.

Wedding / Portrait Photographers tend to be an ideal match for us. They’re often talented, skilled & agile with a camera.  They have the kind of friendly & personable demeanor that represents our brand well. They’re a perfect match for those seeking consistent Mon-Fri income.

Equipment includes:

  • Professional grade dslr or mirrorless camera
  • Wide angle lens,16-35mm or 10-22mm w/crop factor
  • Professional grade tripod and ballhead
  • Radio triggers for off camera lighting
  • Drone with 4k and 60fps
  • Video tripod, slide, fluid-head.If you already have all the necessary equipment and experience, you’ll be able to hit the ground running.  If you don’t, that’s okay… as long as you have the right skill sets, we can help get you there. Orientation is a progressive period with two days dedicated to hands-on development and a few weeks coaching.

The first thing we do is look at your portfolio gallery link. Because we receive so many inquiries, it is important to include your portfolio URL, and as much information as possible about your experience, qualifications, and why you think this position may be a good fit for you, what you are doing for work now, and why you think shooting real estate is something you’d enjoy?

  • Photographers must present themselves professionally, with an uncompromising desire to satisfy the client.
  • Must live in San Diego County.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Completely clean criminal record
  • Ability to respond immediately to phone calls and email
  • Must be very punctual and customer service oriented
  • Have a clean, well-groomed appearanceWe look forward to hearing from you and reviewing your work. Thank you for your consideration.