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Mountain Light Summer Internship

Mountain Light Photography is the company founded by the late Galen Rowell, best known for his landscape and adventure images from the world's high and wild places. We have an opening for a summer intern in our Image Licensing Department. This is an unpaid internship.

The Image Licensing Department markets Galen's images for use in advertising and editorial publications, including such clients as Marmot Mountain, The North Face, Patagonia, National Geographic, Outdoor Photographer, Men's Journal, Climbing, Outside, etc. The intern will have the opportunity to work with Galen's images, maintaining the files, processing electronic files, reviewing image submissions, and learning how a stock photography business operates.


Assist in processing and archiving electronic images. This includes resizing and resampling existing electronic files, as well as color and balance correction to newly scanned files.

Imbed metadata in electronic files using a variety of programs.

Assist in fulfilling image requests from Mountain Light clients.

Assist in preparing licensing paperwork for images used by Mountain Light clients.

Assist in the maintaiance of Mountain Light's image collection.

Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of Photoshop, and the ability to quickly learn other software programs (Portfolio Extensis, Debablizer, etc.)

The ability to select images appropriate to a client's needs.

Good attention to detail and follow-though.

Be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Application Deadline: April 29, 2005

Contact: Mountain Light Photography
106 S. Main St. • Bishop, CA 93514 • 760-873-7700

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Mountain Light Gallery is open Monday through Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm (U.S. Pacific).
The Image Licensing Department is open Monday through Friday 10am to 5pm (U.S. Pacific).