A photojournalist is a journalist who takes photos of real estate for sale or rental.
Photojournalists are typically hired by real estate agencies and often work with real estate companies to document real estate deals.
Photojunkies are generally paid between $100 and $300 per hour.
Photojam is the term used to describe these types of assignments.
Here are the pros and cons of each.
Pros: Pros: A photojam assignment is a great opportunity to document a property and build your reputation for photojournalism.
It’s a great way to build your portfolio and build a following.
You’ll get paid to photograph the deal, not just the actual property.
Photo jammers often get paid a lot of money, and often, the photographer is paid less than the actual sale price.
It also helps that they are often hired by companies that are interested in real estate.
You’re not just capturing the event, but also the experience of it.
You may have a good idea of what the property is worth.
Pros : Pros : If you can, do photojournalistic assignments for a real estate agent or a realtor.
These will give you a better idea of the real estate market and can help you develop your image of the property and the people who live there.
If you don’t have a real-estate agent, you can work with an actual property manager.
They can tell you what properties are popular and offer suggestions about what the buyers might want to buy.
Pros are typically paid between 25% and 50% more than photojunkie assignments.
Pros usually cover more of a property than a photojam and can generally get more shots of the same area of the building.
Pros tend to cover more than one area of a building at a time.
They often get to work in the same building as the buyer or a close friend.
They’re often paid a fair amount, typically around $50 to $100 per hour for this type of assignment.
Pros often have a better sense of what people want in a property, and they’re able to make more accurate assessments of what’s available in a given area.
Cons: Cons : These are a lot more work for the photographer than photojam assignments.
The photographer will be working for a company that’s trying to sell you a property.
This may be a large company like the big housebuilders, or a smaller one like a photographer who wants to cover a residential building.
If the property doesn’t have any real estate agents, you’ll have to work with a realty company.
Pros will often be paid a significant amount more than the photojammers.
Pros can get paid more if they’re willing to work on projects with a specific buyer or specific area of their city.
Pros typically get paid up to $400 per hour if they do their job well, but may also be paid less if they take things too seriously.
Pros may also receive some money for shooting the deal.
Pros rarely get paid as much as photojumps.
Pros work for companies that will sell you the property, or have already sold the property to you.
Pros get paid on the day of the sale.
Pros also get paid in advance, but often have to make some extra payments for photos.
Pros sometimes get paid for the job that they’re doing rather than the time they spend working on the assignment.
If a photojournalists job is to photograph real estate sales, the job is a lot easier than a realtors job.
Pros don’t get paid if the photo is not good.
Pros should know how to handle a camera and a light.
Pros generally get paid before the shoot begins.
Pros, at times, get paid late.
Pros and cons Pros: Cons: Pros may not be as experienced as a photojumper, but they are always willing to try new assignments.
They also have to have a certain amount of discipline when it comes to their job.
You might want a professional photographer on your team.
Pros have a reputation for being able to take photos with the best of them.
Pros might not get paid enough.
Pros want to work for real estate firms, but are often working with realtores who are willing to pay them a fair rate.
Pros need to have the right kind of skills to get paid, but can get it for free.
Pros aren’t as comfortable working with cameras and lighting as photo jammers.
They need to be trained and have the proper equipment.
Pros must have a clear idea of their assignments.
If they don’t, they may get a pay cut.
Pros do a lot for a lot less.
Pros not get to do assignments that require them to be extremely fast.
Pros never get paid until they work for their client.
Pros only get paid when they get the job.
It takes a lot to be a photo jumper.
Pros won’t get a good night’s sleep or get paid much for a day’s work. Pros