Event Photographer

Time Commitment

On an as-needed basis


Provide photos for library publicity and documentation of programs and other events. Staff are not always able to take the time and care needed to get a quality photo of the event because they are involved in the program/event.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Chance to meet new people
  • To work in pleasant surroundings
  • Opportunity to share your photography on library web site/enewsletter
  • To develop new skills
  • Give something back to the community
  • Share your talents
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Enhance your resume
  • Satisfaction from accomplishment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Take and save photographs of library events/programs as well as other candid shots of the library
  • Obtain photo releases of subjects
  • Submit photos to library PR person and/or library director for publication consideration or for other uses

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Ability to work congenially with staff, patrons and other volunteers
  • Knowledge of digital cameras and photographic software
  • Artistic eye and demonstrated skill with digital photography
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions
  • Good communication skills
  • Sensitivity to a subject's willingness to be photographed