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LAist Is Seeking Freelance Photographers

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LAist is looking to add some fresh blood to our roster of crack freelance photographers. Assignments vary, but usually involve shooting events or locations for posts and covering some breaking news. Our rates are competitive with other web and independent print outlets, and we pay in a timely manner.

You MUST reside in Los Angeles County (and preferably the city). Experience with Los Angeles media is preferred, especially web publishers. We often need to turn around assignments very quickly and want shooters who are comfortable in the digital workflow. Can you shoot video, too? Even better. We'll be looking for photogs who can cover breaking news, festivals (like Coachella), street fashion and more.

To apply, please send a short email to tips@laist.com with your bio, any specialties you might have, your availability and a link to your digital portfolio. Please put "Freelance Photographer" in the subject field. No attachments please. No need to follow up: if we're interested in your work, you'll hear from us.