Document photographer National Archives in London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

The Dutch company WarDocs is looking for students for photographing historical documents, held at The National Archives at Kew, London.

What are you going to do:

The Dutch company WarDocs supplies a list of historical documents of various formats (loose, binded, folded) which haven't been digitized yet. These documents are to be photographed at The National Archives and digitally transferred by Dropbox or Wetransfer to the company afterwards. Immediate payment via PayPal after receivement and quality check of the transferred batch of photographs. Full detailed work flow description available.   

The reproduction fee is 8 pence per photographed page. During the regular opening times of the National Archives from 09.30 till 17.00 hrs the daily earnings based on the amount of photographs can be around 100 pounds per day.

Currently The National Archives allows 12 visits in a time span of 12 weeks which averages at 1 day per week.


What we offer:

  • Flexible working days
  • Free to plan your day
  • Immediate payments

What we ask:

  • Independent
  • Self-responsible
  • Precise
  • No experience required
  • No minimum education required


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Extra information

A camera and laptop are needed. The optimal configuration would be the type of camera which can be connected to the laptop by means of a cable (so called tethered shooting) or bluetooth connection to optimize the photographing process in the archive. 

Education Level
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Working hours per week
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs
Salary indication
£14.00 Per Hour
Responsible for
Reserving visit dates at archive, requesting, photographing and digitally transferring of documents
Published at
Profession Sub-category
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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