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Freelance Photographer in San Francisco, a hotel research website providing expert reviews and photos, is looking for a freelance photographer in  San Francisco to join our team. As a photographer, you will travel to hotels in your hometown and surrounding region to photograph them.


What You've Done

  • You’re a professional photographer. It’s not just a hobby for you: You’ve been contracted and paid for your work. 


What You Have

  • Photography gear: You own a DSLR camera with a wide-angle lens
  • Photo portfolio: Please send a link to your online photo portfolio. It should look professional and show a good cross section of your work. (Please do not send individual photos – only links.)
  • A flexible schedule! You’re a contractor with a flexible schedule – candidates with full-time jobs will not be considered.
  • Car and valid driver’s license

Who You Are

  • Personable: Easy to talk to, easy to like. A great conversationalist.
  • Easy to reach and quick to respond to emails/calls.
  • Presentable and put-together, as you’ll be representing our company when you visit hotels
  • You live in San Francisco. Outside candidates will not be considered.


What You'll Do

  • Visit hotels around your region. Some hotel shoots will be pre-scheduled by an Oyster employee. Some hotel shoots will be done as a paying guest (without the hotel's knowledge). 
  • Photograph each hotel according to Oyster guidelines
  • Organize and edit the images and submit to Oyster using an online uploading system.


About Oyster, a TripAdvisor company, delivers unbiased, expert information about hotels. Oyster sends trained reviewers to visit, comprehensively photograph, and critique each hotel reviewed on Oyster. has been featured by numerous media outlets, including The Today Show, 20/20, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

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