Reporting to Michelle, MK Studio’s CEO and Lead Photographer, the Associate Photographer will photograph portrait sessions on behalf of MK Studios and is responsible for providing exceptional service to all MK Studios clients the Associate works with. This role requires extensive portrait photography experience and the ability to deliver superior quality and technically sound images. The Associate Photographer will help to ensure each photo shoot assigned is photographed professionally and that clients are well taken care of. The Associate Photographer will also ensure images are delivered to MK Studios staff immediately after a photo shoot is completed.


Tucson, Arizona


Depends upon photo shoots booked in the area


-Reviews client questionnaires and becomes familiar with client needs prior to each photo shoot
-Communicates quickly with Michelle and MK Studios staff to ensure photo shoots are scheduled in a timely manner and to answer any questions that may arise before or after each shoot
-Arrives early to scout each location and displays superior professionalism to each client during the entirety of each shoot
-Maintains energetic communication and presence during each shoot
-Takes professional and superior quality images of each client according to the needs of the photo shoot and client
-Ensures RAW digital images are delivered to MK Studios within two hours after each photo shoot
-Represents MK Studios is a professional and responsible manner at all times
-Takes behind-the-scenes video and photos during the photo shoot and posts to MK Studios social media
-Has the ability to capture 5-8 artistic video clips of each client during the photo shoot


-Canon shooter preferred on a full frame, single lens camera
-Must have a quality portrait lens with the ability to shoot at 50mm focal length
-Wide-angle lens (preferred)
-Zoom lens (preferred)
-Quality memory cards with the ability to shoot at least 200 images or more per shoot depending on client need and shoot type
-Tripod or monopod
-Off-camera lighting (preferred)
-Liability insurance (must provide proof)
-iPhone (preferred)
-Google Docs/Google Drive/Gmail
-WeTransfer or Dropbox


Ability to photograph excellent & technologically sound portrait work, video capturing, social media familiarity, time management, client relations, customer service, ability to guide in posing and confident in uncomfortable pauses, travel logistics, prompt email/text communication, technologically savvy, attention to detail and accuracy, hard working, takes critique/criticism well, works well in a team, researches thoroughly, sales minded, high energy, confident, personable, has an “I’ll figure it out” mentality, fun & likes to laugh




Please fill out the form below to officially apply and we will reply requesting your resume (complete with references). Once we receive your resume, we’ll review your application and reach out via email if we would like to move forward. If you don’t hear back, don’t be discouraged! We are always looking for new talent and ideas so keep yourself updated on future opportunities.

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