Professional Photographer Wanted

Posted Aug 31      Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
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Job Duties:
1) Adjust apertures, shutter speeds, and camera focus based on a combination of factors such as lighting, field depth, subject motion, film type, and film speed.
2) Create artificial light, using flashes and reflectors.
3) Determine desired images and picture composition; and select and adjust subjects, equipment, and lighting to achieve desired effects.
4) Develop and print exposed film, using chemicals, touchup tools, and developing and printing equipment, or send film to photofinishing laboratories for processing.
5) Enhance, retouch, and resize photographs and negatives, using airbrushing and other techniques.
6) Estimate or measure light levels, distances, and numbers of exposures needed, using measuring devices and formulas.
7) Load and unload film.
8) Photograph subject material to illustrate or record scientific/medical data or phenomena, using knowledge of scientific procedures and photographic technology and techniques.
9) Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
11) Take pictures of individuals,
families, and small groups, either in studio or on location.
12) Test equipment prior to use to ensure that it is in good working order.
13) Consult with clients or advertising staff, and study assignments to determine project goals, locations, and equipment needs.
14) Direct activities of workers who are setting up photographic equipment.
15) Engage in research to develop new photographic procedures and materials.
16) Manipulate and enhance scanned or digital images to create desired effects, using computers and specialized software.
17) Mount, frame, laminate, and/or lacquer finished photographs.
18) Perform maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment working properly.
19) Produce computer-readable, digital images from film, using flatbed scanners and photofinishing laboratories.
20) Scan photographs into computers for editing, storage, and electronic transmission.
21) Set up, mount, or install photographic equipment and cameras.
22) Develop visual aids and charts for use in lectures or to present evidence in court.
23) Employ a variety of specialized photographic materials and techniques, including infrared and ultraviolet films, macro-photography, photogrammetry and sensitometry.
24) License the use of their photographs through stock photo agencies.
25) Perform general office duties such as scheduling appointments, keeping books, and ordering supplies.
26) Photograph legal evidence at crime scenes, in hospitals, or in forensic laboratories.
27) Sell camera equipment and film to the public.
28) Set up photographic exhibitions for the purpose of displaying and selling their work.
29) Use specialized equipment such as electron microscopes for producing photographs of microscopic items, assisting as necessary in the preparation of specimens to be photographed.
30) Use traditional or digital cameras, along with a variety of equipment such as tripods, filters, and flash attachments.
Skills Needed:
1) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
2) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
3) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Abilities Needed:
1) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
2) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
3) Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
4) Originality -- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
5) Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
6) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
7) Fluency of Ideas -- The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
8) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
9) Visual Color Discrimination -- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
10) Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
11) Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
12) Far Vision -- The ability to see details at a distance.
13) Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
14) Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
15) Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
16) Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
17) Flexibility of Closure -- The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
Minimum of HND in Art, Design or Media and a working knowledge of digital software, such as Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom, would be an added advantage.
How To Apply:
Interested persons should submit their CV to this email address: dglobalconsult or forward their names, qualifications, post applying for, contact numbers and location to the message box or phone number attached to the advert page.

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