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Conditions of being a Photographer

Hi there! Thanks for applying to be a photographer for The National Student – marvellous job! Before you flick right to the end of the programme to see what you could get when you become a 5*-er (don’t worry, you’ll get there), we have a few things you need to check prior to committing to us.

Initial Conditions

You must have active social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram)

You must be able and willing to take pictures for us to be used on the site, on social media channels and alongside The National Student content (that’s why you’re here)

You must commit to 1 catch-up (Skype chat / Facebook messenger chat) a month

01

Student Snapper (1 month to fulfil the below)


What you need to do:

  • Create a full profile on The National Student
  • Submit 3 sample pictures reflective of your style
  • Accept member invite to the contributors’ group
  • Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

WINS

What you'll get:

Entry into The National Student Photographers’ Programme

Shout out on The National Student social media channels

02

Picture Perfect


What you need to do:

  • 5 published pictures on The National Student
  • At least 1 picture produced to fit the monthly brief
  • Be a Social Sharer & Top Tagger

WINS

What you'll get:

We’ll say how awesome you are and give a recommendation on LinkedIn

Images shared alongside The National Student articles

Images shared on The National Student social media channels

03

#TheCameraLovesYou


What you need to do:

  • 15 published pictures on The National Student
  • At least 2 pictures produced to fit the monthly brief
  • Be a Social Sharer & Top Tagger

WINS

What you'll get:

Get more recommendations from The National Student staff on LinkedIn

Can act as The National Student’s photographer for PR events, press screenings and interviews

04

So Photogenic


What you need to do:

  • 25 published pictures on The National Student
  • At least 5 pictures produced to fit the monthly brief
  • Be a Social Sharer & Top Tagger

WINS

What you'll get:

Get a personal recommendation from The Big Cheese at The National Student (James Thornhill – and yeah that is his actual job title) on LinkedIn

Get a personal interview posted on The National Student about your photographic style and inspirations from the Arts editors at The National Student

Recommended by The National Student for work experience at media outlets

Can act as The National Student’s photographer for PR events, press screenings and interviews

Can act as The National Student’s photographer at gigs and music festivals

Have your work included in The National Student campus magazine

05

No Filter Needed


What you need to do:

  • 35 published pictures on The National Student
  • At least 8 pictures produced to fit the monthly brief
  • Be a Social Sharer & Top Tagger

WINS

What you'll get:

Official reference from The National Student

Can act as The National Student’s photographer for PR events, press screenings and interviews in the UK and abroad

Can act as The National Student’s photographer at gigs and music festivals in the UK and abroad

Have your work included in The National Student campus magazine

Can apply to be a judge for photography competitions

That’s about it really... Well done again – the next round’s on us.

To sign up, click here.


Send me a message at lucy.miller@bigchoicegroup.com or on Facebook if you need any more info / just fancy a chat. Remember there’s no such thing as a stupid question.

You could even pick up the phone if you want and call me on (0)207 840 2968 (568).
Let’s get The National Student trending.

Lucy

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