Patagonia

Project

Photography

Community & Economic Development

THIS PROJECT IS

Canceled
This project will save us $5,048 , allowing us to Pay an hourly wage of $17.50 to one of our full time staff members who possess barriers to employment. Doing work that is environmentally sustainable and socially impactful.

What We Need

  • A photographer who will work with the Organization over 1-2 days to capture an important event or shoot a series of photographs to tell the Organization's story
  • A set of professionally edited, high-resolution images delivered in JPEG or TIFF format suitable for web or print use
  • Note: The photographer needs to be available in the same geographical location as the Organization or be willing to travel at own expense

How This Will Help

We are a non-profit working with a tight budget as the Operations Director one of my larger goals for 2018 is to compile professional quality photos that we can use to share our message and gain support from community members stakeholders and funders. "A picture says a thousand words" & "image is everything" are a couple of phrases that come to mind we are doing a lot of great work. We need help showcasing our work in urban gardening, food justice, and other areas related to historically marginalized groups, providing jobs for the formerly incarcerated in impoverished communities and others.

What We Have In Place

We currently have We currently have a 2 acre nursery and a 5 acre farm. which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have the 1st land trust in the area providing a spiritual home to the Ohlone indians of Ca and the ability to provide any other information you need.

Fun Fact

We have the largest collection of heirloom, rare and exotic, trees, shrubs and medicinal plants in north America. One of our sites is a 5 acre farm/orchard in the bay area suburbs.

  • Location: This opportunity requires the volunteer to be on-site

Project Steps

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides background on the Organization and goals for the photos (intended usage & number of photos needed)
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager agree upon a work plan including: budget, shoot location, dates, length of shoot and materials needed
Milestone 1: Photo Shoot
  • Professional directs the photo shoot on agreed upon date and time
Milestone 2: Editing
  • Professional edits and color corrects the photos
Milestone 3: Presentation of Deliverables
  • Professional delivers high-resolution images to the Volunteer Manager
  • If the agreed upon deliverable was a photo essay, the Volunteer Manager works with the Professional to edit the selection of key photos into an essay and craft captions
  • Organization credits the photos appropriately
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Experience with event/commercial photography or photojournalism (please provide sample work)
  • Proficiency using editing software
  • Proximity to the Organization or willingness to travel
Prerequisites for Organization
  • An idea for the story you want to tell, willing subjects or an event you’d like to document
  • Signed releases for subjects and location, if required
  • Ability to cover hard expenses (film, developing)

Our Mission

EMPOWER PEOPLE IMPACTED BY MASS INCARCERATION AND OTHER SOCIAL INEQUALITIES WITH THE SKILLS AND RESOURCES TO CULTIVATE FOOD SOVEREIGNTY, ECONOMIC JUSTICE, AND COMMUNITY HEALING.

Community & Economic Development Education Environment