Mega-Rich Fam Needs Personal Photographer, Pays $100K/Year Plus Global Travel

By Kehl Bayern / December 11, 2018

If your dream job involves travel, photography, and getting paid mega bucks to do it all, then do we have a job-wanted ad for you.

A super rich family located somewhere on this green Earth wants you to join them as they globetrot around, making memories that will last a lifetime. Of course, your job will be to take their pictures and act as their personal photographer, but you probably expected that from the headline.

Image via Suliman Sallehi from Pexels.com.

What makes this stand out is just how much the photographer would get paid and the awesome benefits he would receive in return.

We’re talking paid time off and medical benefits on top of an awesome salary. Interestingly, the job doesn’t sound like a cake walk either – requiring 10 hours a day on work days – but, again, for those of us that love travel and that sweet, sweet lucre, this really isn’t a bad deal.

The family contacted the photographer booking service called Perfocal according to PetaPixel’s report on the story.

The ad inquiry to Perfocal reads in part: “We need someone to travel around the world with us and take photos. The photographer will be expected to travel for up to 3 months at a time, should work up to 10 hours on days of work, and will receive full sick pay and 30 days of holiday during the year. The family apparently owns homes and property all over the place, including Europe, North and South America, and Australia. The photographer will also be attending some amazing events and locations, including the Formula One Grand Prix in Monaco, Mardi Gras in New Orleans and skiing at Val d’Isere. …t’s important that the selected person is able to leave home at short notice and be okay with potentially traveling for most of the year, sometimes coming home for no more than a few days at a time.”

Of course, not just any old photog will do: You need to have at least 5 years of experience shooting the rich and the famous, whatever that means. We can surmise they’re probably talking about a little more than an Instagram celeb.


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About the author

Kehl Bayern

Kehl Bayern is our staff news writer and has over a decade of experience in online media and publishing. In terms of photography, he is interested in architecture and modern design. Kehl Bayern is also the author of science fiction thriller Animus Proxy. He is based in Boston, Massachusetts and studied politics at the University of Virginia and, later, Harvard University for graduate school. He spends much of his time traveling up and down the east coast of the United States. You can follow him on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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