Saturday, October 24, 2015

Franklin County Tourist Development Council seeks proposals from Photographers

Franklin County Tourist Development Council

The Franklin County Tourist Development Council (FCTDC), is seeking proposals from photographers to provide a library of photos of seafood and tourism industry related scenes.

This is an effort to replenish the FCTDC photo library with a variety of new images to pictorially capture the culture and heritage of Franklin County for the purpose of marketing in the county’s cultural and heritage tourism program. The project involves contracting with one or more photographers to shoot pictures of fishermen actively harvesting, crabs, oysters, shrimp, clams, scallops and finfish within Franklin County. The images should also include cooking and presentation shots of seafood delicacies as well as nature-based images and tourism activities of the area.

Once complete, the images will be uploaded to the Franklin County Tourist Development Council website ( where they will be available for media use and to further the marketing efforts of the FCTDC and its partners.

Photos should include, but not be limited to the following:
  • Commercial seafood activities
  • Recreational fishing activities
  • Natural resources
  • Natural, historic and cultural events and activities
  • Beach and beach recreation
  • Local tourism events
Interested photographers may submit proposals for the entire project or may submit a proposal limited to a certain geographic region or subject area. It shall be required that the TDC shall receive all rights to all photography purchased and that all appropriate signed waivers shall accompany the photographs if such photographs include images of recognizable persons. All photographs shall be delivered in high resolution digital format and each photograph shall be labeled by area or subject.

Photographers should respond to this request by January 1, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. to the Administrative office of the FCTDC at 731 Highway 98, Eastpoint, Florida 32328 attention Laura Graham or and should include the following information:
  • Name, address and contact numbers and email addresses
  • Cost per day to include estimated number of images
  • Cost basis for purchase of existing photos not requiring a scheduled shoot
  • Availability time frame
  • Either a sample portfolio or a link to digital portfolio
All contracted photography services must be complete by May 20, 2016.

All submitted photos should be in CMYK format. Samples of photographers work should be submitted when responding to this request.

The FCTDC reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal. The FCTDC may select portions of work from various providers in order to meet promotional objectives. Proposals should be good for at least thirty (30) days. Due to the time limitations associated with this promotional effort this announcement contains the complete information on the request for proposals. No further information will be available.