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Average Salary for Children's Photographer in Colorado - State Average

The average salary of a(n) Children's Photographer in Colorado - State Average is $56,112.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Children's Photographer in Colorado - State Average is $26.98.

The average bonus of a(n) Children's Photographer in Colorado - State Average is $8,473.00.

Job Description:

Photographs infants and children in a studio or at a requested site, using still, video, or digital cameras, color or black and white film, and a variety of photographic accessories. Uses extensive range of technical equipment including cameras, lenses, lighting, printers, and editing software. Selects and assembles equipment, props, and backdrops according to subject materials, anticipated conditions, and knowledge of function and limitations of various types of cameras, lenses, filters, films, and accessories. Views children and setting and plans composition, camera position, and camera angle to produce desired effect. Arranges subject materials and/or poses subjects to take candid photographs. Communicates with management or client to understand what they want or need. Communicates with children, putting them at ease, encouraging them, and directing them. Estimates or measures light level, using light meter, or creates artificial lighting with flash units, lights, and lighting equipment. Adjusts lens aperture and shutter speed based on combination of factors, such as lighting, depth of field, subject motion, and film speed. Determines subject-to-lens distance, using tape measure, range finder, ground glass, or reflex viewing system to adjust focus. Positions camera and trips shutter to expose the light recording material, such as film or digital memory card, to the required amount of light to form a latent image on film or raw file in digital cameras. Assures that cameras and equipment are kept in good working condition. Edits photos as required or requested using editing software to enhance images, change emphasis, crop pictures, move objects, etc. Understands traditional film and digital photography and keeps abreast of industry trends, developments, and new techniques. May mix chemicals, process film and photographic paper, and make contact and enlarged prints. May spot and retouch prints, negatives, and digital images. Less

Photographs infants and children in a studio or at a requested site, using still, video, or digital cameras, color or black and white film, and a variety of photographic accessories. Uses extensive range of technical equipment including cameras, lenses, lighting,... More

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