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Food Photographers, Spruce Eats

Dotdash, Working from home

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Salary: $200/URL

Level: experienced

Duration: freelance


About the Role:

The Spruce Eats is looking for food photographers to remotely style, shoot and retouch recipes and other food-related content while adhering to our brand guidelines. This individual must have an eye for food styling and a passion for photography with a foundational culinary knowledge. You will be working out of your own home/studio.

We are looking for a wide variety of diverse cuisines to be photographed and are open to photographers who are experts in specialized cuisine!

Examples of The Spruce Eats aesthetic:

https://www.thespruceeats.com/teriyaki-chicken-wings-recipe-1806553

https://www.thespruceeats.com/skillet-spaghetti-481948

https://www.thespruceeats.com/easy-layered-pumpkin-cheesecake-3059988

https://www.thespruceeats.com/how-to-fold-bread-dough-1446709

https://www.thespruceeats.com/pantry-master-list-1389303


About Your Contributions:

  • Gather fresh, photogenic ingredients and use on-brand props for shoots
  • Photograph/style various stages of prep for each recipe from start to finished product in accordance with style guide
  • Determine lighting, composition, background, props and product set up as well as any additional specifications to ensure quality shooting
  • Follow direction from and collaborate with Photo Director to work efficiently and meet project deadlines
  • Edit and retouch photos


About You:

  • 3+ years professional experience with food photography, food styling and retouching
  • Extensive knowledge of lighting food, both naturally and artificially
  • Proficiency with Photoshop and Lightroom
  • A portfolio of food photography that demonstrates the above knowledge
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Interest in photographing a wide variety of different foods preferred

About Us:

Dotdash brands help people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We reach over 90 million people each month, more than 35% of the U.S. online population, according to comScore, and are one of the largest content publishers on the Internet. Dotdash brands collectively have won more than 50 industry awards in the last year alone, and are among the fastest-growing in their categories. Our brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Lifewire, Byrdie, MyDomaine, TripSavvy, Brides, Liquor.com, TreeHugger, Mother Nature Network, and ThoughtCo.

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About Dotdash

Dotdash brands help people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We reach over 100 million people each month, more than 35% of the U.S. online population, according to comScore, and are one of the largest content publishers on the Internet. Dotdash brands collectively have won more than 50 industry awards in the last year alone, and are among the fastest-growing in their categories. Our brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Spruce, The Balance, Byrdie, MyDomaine, Brides, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, Treehugger and ThoughtCo.

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