Lisa R wrote:
Good morning, I am new to Upwork and wondering how I know if a Project is Remote or at the physical location of the Client.
Basically they are all remote. In the rare case that a client needs the freelancer to be on site somewhere, he will mention it in the job post.
There are also jobs that are remote but where the client still would prefer that you be in their town or at least time zone. They'll say "local job" in the description and if you're not there you either won't be able to apply or you'll get a message that you *can* apply, but the client will see you're not in their desired location.
re: "If someone wants a portrait photo, they have to be local, but how can I be sure they are?"
Not all job postings are usable.
If a client posts a job for photo portraiture, with specifying the location, then they have made an unfortunate mistake.
You could ignore the post. You could flag the job as inappropriate and select the reason that states the job is incomplete or has inadequate information.
Not all clients are skilled in creating job postings. Some may mistakenly believe that a job posting automatically identifies the location in a concrete way. Which it does not.