Contract Project Object Photographer

Chicago, Illinois


The Adler seeks to hire in a project photographer for the Object Collection Mass Digitization Project.  This individual (or individuals) will work with the Digital Collections Specialist and the Collections Manager to digitize all remaining scientific instrument objects, roughly 1,000 objects in total.  The work will be done at the Adler Planetarium between the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm each day.  The individual will be responsible for the primary shooting of objects, and assisting the Digital Collections Specialist in file naming and basic file structure.  Will work closely with the Collections Manager to secure objects to digitize each day.  The individual will be given the opportunity before project commencement to look over the intended equipment for use.  Work will consist of 700 hours of photography, to be completed between June 2018 and June 2019.


Please see the attached RFP and submit a proposal by March 23, 2018. Any questions can be sent to