Real Estate Photography in Northern Virginia


Join the Staircase Photo & Video Team

Real Estate Photographer

Employment Type: Contractor

Job Description

Staircase Photo & Video is seeking to expand it’s team of digital photographers to cover all areas of the Northern Virginia, Maryland Suburbs and Washington, DC. This is a 1099 (Non-Employee) position with options for full time or part time work, however we are most interested in working with individuals who are would like to work 10-20 hours per week. The Photographer takes bracketed photos of homes listed for sale by our real estate agent customers.

Job Duties

  • Shoot anywhere from 1 to 2 properties per day.
  • Deliver consistently excellent images up to Staircase Photo & Video standards.
  • Process images on computer and upload to Staircase Photo & Video servers.
  • Additional opportunities and pay are available for shooting night photography, weekends and learning video shooting.


  • Very good photography skills and applied photographic knowledge.
  • Professional experience providing photography to customers.
  • Professional equipment: full frame DSLR (Nikon or Canon preferred), minimum 17mm lens.
  • Computer with Adobe Lightroom.
  • High speed Internet connection – emphasis on upload speeds.
  • Knowledge of the DC metro area.
  • Dependable vehicle to drive from property to property.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor and excellent customer service skills.
  • Self-starter with personal reliability and motivation to work independently.


  • Compensation options are by the shoot.

You Can Expect

  • A flexible schedule, including weekdays and weekends.
  • The freedom of working from home.
  • To spend the day away from a typical office setting.
  • To see the amazing properties in and around DC.
  • To meet some incredible clients.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain real world photography experience, learn from a proven process, enhance your photography skills, explore the city and earn a living in the process.

Next Steps: Send your resume and a couple sample photos that best represents your work to [email protected].

“He is professional, provides exceptional quality photos, and works to meet all of your photographic needs. We have used him exclusively this past year and all of our clients rave over the beauty of his photos. He is highly responsive and provides masterful work at a great price.”

Sheri Allen
Realtor, Weichert Realtors

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