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Native Agency is pleased to offer written portfolio reviews by one of our office team members for €25. 

A review will highlight your strengths and provide constructive criticism on the aspects of your portfolio you can improve. You will receive advice from experienced industry professionals.

A written portfolio review will provide meaningful feedback on your work and will help you improve the way you present yourself. A portfolio review is also an opportunity to expand your personal network and understand industry dynamics more in depth.

Please keep in mind that written portfolio reviews are our opinion only. It should be viewed as advice that can be taken or disregarded as you see fit.

Who is the portfolio review for?

Photographers of all levels, specializations and ethnicities that are fluent in English, Dutch, French or Spanish. Portfolio reviews are available to any creative photographer regardless of age, location, or skill level. This is one of the only offerings by Native that is open to anyone, not just visual storytellers from underrepresented regions.

Points we look at are:

  • All-over impression of the PDF portfolio, website, and / or social media 
  • Presentation and design
  • Technical skills
  • Texts: project descriptions and captions
  • Image selection
  • Cohesiveness of the portfolio

How it works:

1. Fill out this form to declare your interest and to submit your materials. Be prepared to include:

  • Email address
  • Full name
  • Link to your website 
  • Link to your social media channels
  • CV
  • A short biography in English about you as a photographer, your experience, and where you would like to take your career. (400 words)
  • Portfolio with 3-5 projects, this can be a portfolio website or can be included in the PDF file. We recommend that every project include a short introduction text (max 200 words) and captions for individual pictures (max 80 words per picture). If you need advice on how to write good captions, please click here. Our reviews can include assistance with captions if that’s something you are looking for specifically.

2. After submitting your materials through the form, within five business days we will send an email confirmation that we have received your materials along with a payment request for €25.  

3. Within two weeks of Native receiving payment you will receive your review via email.

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