Photography Cover Letter Sample

If determining the ideal aperture and shutter speed sound more exciting than writing a cover letter, you’re in the right place. Along with a solid resume, a cover letter provides a snapshot of who you are as an applicant. Take a look at the sample below to activate your creative energy.

Jesse Stock
456 Photography Road
Hamilton, NJ 12345
(777) 777-7777
jesse.stock@uc.edu
jessestock@photography.com


 

[Application Date]

Ms. Nicole Taylor
Photography
XYZ Studio
Boston, MA 12345

When I discovered the photography internship with XYZ Studio on internships.com, I was excited by the opportunity to gain full-cycle photography experience from storyboarding to publishing. As a sophomore majoring in Photography at University College, I am passionate about telling stories through videos and photos. My coursework, technical knowledge, and creative portfolio make me a well qualified applicant for this position.

  • Coursework. I have a GPA of 3.75 after taking Black and White Photography, Color Photography, Professional Photographic Lighting, and Photoshop Imaging.
  • Technical knowledge. Through my classes and freelance work, I have gained experience working with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Captivate, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Creative portfolio. My portfolio includes still shots and edited videos in a variety of studio and field environments. It can be viewed by visiting jessestock@photography.com.

I am excited by the chance to contribute to your organization and am prepared to engage in continuous learning. As described by the internship description, I would enjoy planning, shooting, editing, and distributing quality photo content with XYZ Studio.

My enclosed resume expands on my coursework and technical knowledge. As I prepare for an exciting photography career, I am eager to gain a more detailed understanding of the field by collaborating with an experienced team. Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely,

Jesse Stock

Download the template as a Word doc

See more cover letter samples here.