Local website has asked if I could photograph for them at two sporting events coming up soon here in the Coachella Valley. A golf and tennis tournament on different dates. They are willing to pay for all expenses (mostly rental). They just ask I show them a receipt of the rental agreement. Is this uncommon? Especially if I'm volunteering my time, seems like if I'm gonna rent equipment and they have cash for that that maybe they can devi up some monies for my time as well? I had shared some of my photos on their Facebook page and that lead to some tickets for my family and me to a local zoo for an exchange of some photos of the day for their website. I volunteered more work for them at a local field hockey event the month after. I love the idea that I'm getting this experience to photograph at these local events with a media pass around my neck, I'd be sitting in front of the TV otherwise doing nothing. Anyway, I know my threads seem to get lost In translation, what am I asking here, am I getting taken advantage of, to nice maybe? Not sure.