Interested in being an official photographer for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in 2020? Read the expectations to the right and if you're still interested complete the form.
Applications open March 2, 2020
Applications close May 3rd, 2020.
Have questions? Contact Ken Tuley
Expectations of all photographers
AIBF desires photographer to take high quality photographs and video before and during Balloon Fiesta October 3 – October 11, 2020, using Canon photo equipment (provided if necessary), to meet AIBF’s needs for web and high quality print use. Photographs must be 300 DPI or greater. Videos must be 1080p or higher. More details on the quality of the photographer will be provided to those selected for the team.
Note, it is desired to have some photographers on site starting Thursday, Oct 1, 2020.
Photographer acknowledges that some photographs may be used in merchandise photo products (such as calendars, photo books, magnets).
Photographer acknowledges that some videos may be used in promotional and training videos published worldwide.
Photographer shall upload the photographs/video into designated AIBF online folders no later than October 25, 2020. Photographers should plan for this short window to complete the processing, naming and uploading of all photos and videos. In addition, it is expected that processing, naming and uploading will occur during Balloon Fiesta to avoid a last minute crunch of work and uploads. By submitting an application you certify that you have the capacity to meet this deadline.
Photographer shall title each photograph/video using the designated AIBF naming convention.
Photographer shall sort photographs/videos into separate files in the folder based on the events/venues assigned to the Photographer.
Photographer agrees to provide no less than 25 usable, high quality photographs, of each assignment per session assigned to the photographer.
Photographer understands and agrees to conduct all activities in a safe, legal, businesslike manner.
Photographer agrees to arrive at the assigned locations in a timely manner to allow for the best shots possible.
Photographer agrees to transmit to and notify the Photographer Coordinator any “news-worthy” photographs/videos within 3 hours of it being taken.
Photographers are responsible for all travel, lodging and other expenses. Room should be booked immediately upon acceptance of the position.
Photographer will be onsite for all 14 sessions, in addition to other assigned events.
Photographer will receive an all access pass, a parking pass, and admission to sponsor hospitality in addition to monetary compensation.
Navigator (Volunteer) photographers
Photographer will be onsite for a minimum of 5 sessions and must complete all assigned tasks
Photographer will receive an all access pass, in addition to standard Navigator benefits. (parking, admission, etc)