Request for Quotes: Downtown Red Deer Promotional Photography – 2015

We’re seeking a photographer to help us capture events and activities in Downtown Red Deer throughout the year. If you or someone you know is interested, please review the following Request for Quotes.

Our Vision: A pedestrian-friendly people place, our downtown is a thriving neighbourhood alive with culture and entertainment, unique shops and eateries. It is a clean, safe, attractive and engaging residential and commercial district that is the preferred location for retail, professional and service businesses. Our downtown is a source of civic pride and a desired destination for residents and visitors.

Project: The Red Deer Downtown Business Association is seeking a professional photographer or group of photographers to capture activities and landmarks throughout downtown Red Deer in 2015. 
The final photographs will be used in DBA advertising and communication initiatives, including print, web and social media. These images must support the DBA’s mission for the downtown to be a vibrant and prosperous place that is ideal to live, work, play and do business.

Content: We’re open to ideas of specific image contents, as long as our mission and vision are supported, but some suggestions include: people engaging in activities, including shopping, dining, recreation & leisure activities, attending events, volunteering; food and drink; performers, including musicians, entertainers, , actors, buskers, visual artists; landmarks; special events (several are listed below); public art and street art.

Scope: A list of required items/events for documentation is included below. A total of 30 photographs is requested.

Events & Activities include:

  • Lunch & Learn series: Sep 29 | Nov 17
  • Art Alley: June/July/August 2015 – exact locations and schedule TBD
  • Late night shopping event (June)
  • Downtown Cruise: Summer (exact dates TBA)
  • Downtown Dash to Draft: Summer (exact date TBA)
  • ATB Downtown Market: Wednesdays | 4 – 7 p.m. | Jun 3 – Oct 7
  • Ross St. Patio entertainment: June – August
  • North Pole Stroll: Late November through December

A complete list of required events and dates will be provided to the successful photographer(s) once the contract has been awarded.


Interested photographers are asked to provide the following:

  • Introduction/description of business and/or approach to photography
  • 5 samples of similar work
  • Complete quote for the cost of this project

Send to:
2015 DBA Photography RFQ
Downtown Business Association 
1, 5000 51 Avenue, Red Deer AB T4N 4H5

Submission Deadline: May 31 at 12:00 Midnight

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