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Photographer Job Description, Career as a Photographer, Salary, Employment - Definition and Nature of the Work, Education and Training Requirements, Getting the Job

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Education and Training: Varies—see profile

Salary: Median—$26,080 per
year

Employment Outlook: Varies—see profile

Definition and Nature of the Work

Photographers combine artistic talent and technical skill to produce professional photographs. To use their tools—cameras, lenses, and lights—they must be highly skilled technicians. To create meaningful photographs, they must be able to arrange whatever they are photographing so that it will stand out clearly in the finished picture. Photographers work at many different kinds of jobs. One photographer might make a career of taking pictures at weddings. Another might work in a laboratory taking scientific pictures through a microscope.

Most photography in the twenty-first century involves the use of digital cameras, which allows photographers to capture images electronically and edit them on a computer. Numerous images can be stored on compact disks or flash disks, which are small memory cards found in digital cameras. On a computer, images can be edited using color correction and other effects. Because this can be done in a short time, photographers can take pictures and see them right away. When they are satisfied with an image, it can be sent anywhere in the world via the Internet.

Photographers can display their work electronically by creating their own portfolios and placing them on their own Web page. Customers can order prints of a photographer's work, which can easily be edited, enlarged, or cropped to a customer's needs with the aid of computer software.

Photographers are employed in many businesses and have a variety of specialties. In general, photographers in technical work must have an understanding of their subject in order to be successful. Industrial photographers work for manufacturers. They travel to factories and take pictures of workers on the job and the products they are making. These photographs are used to improve the methods by which the products are made. The government employs many photographers to work on scientific and defense projects.

Medical photographers take pictures of new methods and advancements made in health care. These photographers must have some knowledge of science and medical terms. Science photographers usually need backgrounds in the sciences or in engineering. They may take pictures of rockets taking off, or they may work in a laboratory shooting photos of the various stages of an experiment. They are sometimes asked to design new photographic equipment for use in research. Science photographers often specialize in one area, such as biology or aerodynamics. In addition to working for the government, science photographers work for private foundations and pharmaceutical companies.

Press photographers work for newspapers. They are journalists as well as photographers. Their photographs try to capture the mood or feeling of particular events and people in the news. They sometimes work with reporters covering stories. Magazine photographers are usually freelancers. They submit ideas for stories to magazine editors. If the editors like their ideas, the photographers get the assignments. Some magazine photographers are journalists; along with taking pictures, they do research and dig for facts as other reporters do. A collection of their photographs may be arranged in the form of a photo essay that tells a story. A few large magazines keep photographers on their staffs.

Many other kinds of photographers are freelancers. Portrait photographers take pictures of people. They are hired for weddings, graduations, and other occasions. Advertising photographers take pictures that are designed to sell products. One type of advertising photographer is the fashion photographer, who takes pictures of models wearing the latest clothes.

Many portrait and advertising photographers run their own studios. Others work for large studios that employ many photographers. A few freelance photographers work for publishers of books and educational materials.

Education and Training Requirements

The most important training for a photographer is practical experience using cameras and taking pictures. Some apprenticeships may be available in camera shops or developing labs, but most beginners receive their training in schools and colleges. Photography courses are offered at two-year technical colleges and four-year colleges; some colleges even have programs that lead to a bachelor's or a master's degree in photography. Some knowledge of science and education are helpful for candidates in this field.

Because digital photography has become so important, photographers must have the technical knowledge to use digital equipment, high-quality printers, and editing software. Technology is changing rapidly, and photographers must keep up with the latest advancements.

Getting the Job

Prospective photographers should prepare a portfolio—a collection of their best photos. Candidates for a job as an industrial photographer should include pictures of factories and factory workers in their portfolios. Individuals interested in becoming portrait photographers should include close-ups of people. Employers decide whom to hire on the basis of portfolios.

A good start for a photographer is a job working for an experienced professional. The pay is low but the training is invaluable. Candidates should apply directly to portrait photographers or any freelance photographer who needs an assistant.

Advancement Possibilities and Employment Outlook

Successful photographers are those who have become well known in their field. Beginners generally use their skills in just one branch of photography until they establish a name for themselves. Photographers who have worked for studios or companies sometimes start their own businesses.

Jobs for photographers are expected to increase as fast as the average through the year 2014. Digital technology has profoundly affected the field of photography: nonprofessionals can now utilize digital cameras to create and edit their own images. The Internet has provided opportunities for freelance photographers to exhibit and advertise their own work. In addition, photographers will be needed to provide digital images to the growing number of online magazines, journals, and newspapers. The greatest demand for photographers is expected to be in technical fields such as industry, science, and medicine.

Working Conditions

Working conditions for photographers vary, depending on where they work. Magazine, advertising, and portrait photographers work at least forty hours per week. Those who run their own businesses work longer hours. Freelance photographers choose their own hours, but they usually work more than forty hours as well. Freelancers cannot be certain that they will get work every day—or even every week. Many develop, print, and mail their own pictures. Often they work under pressure to meet their customers' demands.

Industrial and science photographers typically work forty hours per week. Press photographers keep irregular hours. They may be called in whenever they are needed to cover a story. Press photographers who work for large newspapers may be sent all over the world.

Earnings and Benefits

Earnings for photographers vary widely. Freelancers charge whatever the market dictates. Freelancers often earn more than salaried workers, but their earnings are affected by business conditions, their client list, and the location in which they work.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary of a photographer in 2004 was $26,080 per year. The highest 10 percent earned more than $54,180 a year. Photographers working for newspapers and magazines earned a median annual salary of $32,800.

Where to Go for More Information

American Society of Media Photographers, Inc.
150 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 451-ASMP
http://www.asmp.org/

National Press Photographers Association
3200 Croasdaile Dr., Ste. 306
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 383-7246
http://www.nppa.org/

North American Nature Photography Association
10200 W. 44th Ave., Ste. 304
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-2840
(303) 422-8527
http://www.nanpa.org/

Professional Photographers of America, Inc.
229 Peachtree St. NE, Ste. 2200
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) 786-6277
http://www.ppa.com/

Salaried photographers usually receive paid vacations and sick leave. Those who work for the federal government also get health insurance and pension plans. Freelancers must provide their own insurance and retirement plans.

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about 7 years ago

Hi, My name is Katrina, I'm turning 18 in three months but i still have two years of high school left.
I love photography! I have been in my high schools photography class for two terms now and i can't get enough. I would love to take photography in college and maybe have a job of it if i do well. I believe i do very well in nature photography and if you can i would like some advice on making my dream to become a nature photographer come true. Thank you for your time.

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over 7 years ago

Hey my name is Alex and I'm sixteen years old. I have wanted to get into the photography field my whole life but I've never known really how to get started with this. For one of my high school classes we are doing research papers on our careers and I'm doing mine on photography. Could you give me some good information on photography? Thanks

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over 8 years ago

As a photography studio manager on the west coast, I'm shocked by the salary results. A 2nd photo assistant starts at $200.00 per day. if you have a dream to shoot then do it! It is a competitive field, but do what you love.

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about 7 years ago

Hello, my name is Emma and I am 13 years old. I have been thinking about the future and I love to travel, love to take photos, and love animals, so being a wildlife photo-journalist came into mind. I have been thinking about this ALOT lately and I am almost sure this is what I want to do.

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over 6 years ago

thaxxx so much. sooooooo much help 4 project..

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almost 7 years ago

Hey, my name is ariana. I've been doing alternative photography for 4 yrs now and am all self taught. If your looking to get started in photography there are several things you can do. Modelmayhem.com is a great place to start. Create an account and search for models in your area to start building a portfolio. modelurl.com is a new website that seems to be doing well. I also suggest getting one. Deviantart.com aswell! Networking is key. Letting people know who you are will help get you jobs. If your wanting to become a nature photographer, my advice to you is to travel. There's only so much you can do in your home town, unless you live somewhere epic! Practice makes perfect.

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about 10 years ago

THANKS SOOOOOOOOOO MUCH this helped with my project thats also due tomarow and im still not even close to done but this brought me closser thanks sooooo much agean it helped lots xoxoxoxoxoxoxo later people

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almost 9 years ago

Hellooo, my name is Kelsey and I am 14 and 1/2 years old. I have been interested in doing photography for about 3 years. I take pictures almost every day, usually on nature. But I do try to get creative and use myself also. I'm not sure what to do next, since it seems that my highschool doesn't have a photography class. My dream is to be a world traveling photographer. Is there a good chance that I won't make it?

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over 8 years ago

I really like this website. it helps me find everything i need for my photography project. good imformation.

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over 8 years ago

I was told to write about my dream job.. I know a lot but,i didn't know the benefits or the educational requirements. now i know and my paper is filled with all the details i need to paint the perfect image of the job i want.

Im 13 yrs old and if it wasent for this article I wouldnt of known the salary to be a photographer for skool.. Thanks lots

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over 6 years ago

Hi my name is Laura, I am currently in year 11 and i have loved photography since year 5!! its amazing. My goal is to have my own photography company :) thank you







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over 6 years ago

Hey, my name is johntoria dilllon, but people mainly call me torry. i've been thinking about my future, and what i want to be. ive also been researching, and ive found out that i would like to be a photographer. it fits in with me thats all i like to do is take pictures of people. im only 14, but ill turn 15 in november 03. thanks, im in the 8th grade, and hope i will make it though high school. thanks, picture torry ,

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over 8 years ago

As most people are saying, this was an amazing article for my project. I just wish that there was a little more information on the salary, but thats okay.You've eliminated much of the research i was dreading. Thank you soooo much! =)

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about 6 years ago

hey, my name is aimee lowe i am 15 years old i love to take photos.I see what it takes to be a photographer, and i cant wait till im in collage to do my dream job.



thanks, Aimee

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over 6 years ago

Thank you so much for the information. For those of you who are needing more salary information, go to to learn more. That website is that of the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition and is an article on photographers. Oh, and please use a little better grammar! I don't mean to be condescending, but as a fourteen-year-old, I rather expect at least for the adults to use correct grammar. Or, check your spelling before you post, for I can't always tell what you mean when you spell everything incorrectly. Thank you again, and sorry about the long grammatical rant!
Sincerely,
Mare <3

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over 8 years ago

This was certainly helpful because in my aspirations to become a street photographer, I hope to at least pass the essay portions of my photography class. :)

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about 7 years ago

Hi, my name is christi,i'm turning 14 in a couple of months & going to a high school for contemporary arts next year.I was just wondering what is the best college to go to for photography after high school? Is press photography the best field to work in? Please help me with my decision :) Thanks for your time

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over 7 years ago

my name is katie. im about to be 15 and my mom and i want to start our own photography buisness. Im not really sure how to start and i want to be helpful. i was wondering if you could cue me in on some ways of making this possable. we are both very good photographers. she does landscape and i do people. thank you for your time.

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over 7 years ago

I am 21, currently starting to look into a career in photography. Was wondering if anyone would be able to tell me one of the best schools to go to? Nobody I know is into photography, and I am having a bit of trouble picking a school. Any help or info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!

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about 7 years ago

Hello, My name is Daniela and I'm 14yrs old. And I LOVE, I mean I absolutely LOVE photography. I take pictures of nature, well mostly everybody takes pictures of that... Anyways, I'm going to high school this year, freshmen yeah. And I'm gonna get classes for that career. So I just wanted to know, is it a good career to get? For college? That is all... Thanks:)

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over 7 years ago

my name is Alex and I'm 16 i have always loved photography i mostly take
nature pick i go to a school that has no photography class how can i get better i would really like to do this as a full time job but i don't know how to make it happen

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over 8 years ago

I've been a self taught photographer for nearly ten years. I started by offering a guy who runs an automotive shop who specializes in custom car painting and body work my services.

I had no business training and no official photography training. I had other things in my favor. One, a passion for being creative, two; I was good at selling my passion. My pictures where good for not knowing what I was really doing and using a point and shoot for my first camera.



I moved on to a proconsumer digital camera and learned PS and worked at it, now photographing wanna be models.



Again, I did pretty good work, now I've develped a web site. Five years into it, I have taken photos for large companies, red carpet events for celebrities, and special events.



Try getting a " real job" as a photographer working for a company.

So all you see on the internet are jobs for picture people, and baby photogaphy.



I have a pretty nice portfolio, I've studied the business of photography in terms of what types of photography is offerd out there. I've read up on the marketing, business and even stock photography.



Still, if you don't have a BA degree in photography or know someone who can get you in the door, good luck.



As a 41 year old married man with two small kids, thanks to affirmative action and that good ol' thing called college I have had zero luck getting a job with a company of any kind or size. Back in the 80's I wasen't fortunate enough to be able to afford college and my situation did not allow for it, as I had no place to live and no money.



Not even for a local newspaper as a print photographer have I found work.



I could have written this article and talked about what a photographer does, and what they're paid and what experience they are required to have.

I've experienced it myself, real life.



Guess what, try being in business for yourself with a web site and then going and getting at 41 an assistants job with an established photog. They don't return calls, trust me...been there.



But people say, as long as you have a passion for what you want to do in life you'll make money eventually.



Really? .... Hasen't been the case for me...

I've also found many photograpehrs to not be very friendly or helpfull to a new photographer asking questions either. Oh yeah you can go on the web and go into a chat room or leave a message and people are more than willing to give you some information but not in person. Most of them don't even smile or say hi or talk small talk while out on a stroll.



So much for help.

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over 6 years ago

hii ma name is avisek m graduating 12 this year i love photography of animals and i want a lovely photography career after 12 so please help me to add up my career and send all the application forms informations on my email address

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over 8 years ago

Hey thanks for this website it seems to be very helpful with my project at school on photography. TTLYL!!!!!
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over 8 years ago

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over 9 years ago

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over 6 years ago

Great article; helped me out a lot... =]

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over 7 years ago

Hi,I'm 14 years old. I've been thinking about my future a lot!!! and what I would like to be. I really enjoy taking photographs of people and nature, mostly nature. This article was really good, and it educated me a lot. But I would like some advice on how to get my career started after High School. Like what college to go to or what type of material I need to learn. Thanks

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about 9 years ago

Thank you very much for everything i had to do a report on this for school and it saved my butt!!!!!! This website is awesome!!!

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about 6 years ago

I am product photographer with over 30 years experience in the corporte world. I was laid off 3 years ago and can not find a job in photogaphey except freelancing. I can not get hired because of my age forget the fact that i have over 30 years experience in photography. It's just a dirty shame what has happen to our country. So if any one needs a good experienced photogapher let me know.

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about 6 years ago

hey, my name is aimee lowe i am 15 years old i love to take photos.I see what it takes to be a photographer, and i cant wait till im in collage to do my dream job.



thanks, Aimee

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over 6 years ago

Hi my name is Laura, I am currently in year 11 and i have loved photography since year 5!! its amazing. My goal is to have my own photography company :) thank you







<3 Laura

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over 6 years ago

I think photography rocks



I just wish it earned more money.

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over 6 years ago

i want started in future wild life photography so i want ideas. what can i do?

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over 8 years ago

Hi, My name is shelby and I'm 14 years old. I've been thinking a lot about my future and what I would like to be. I really enjoy taking photographs of people and nature. I read this article and it educated me a lot. But I would like some advice on how to get my career started after High School. Like what college to go to perhaps, or what type of material I need to learn. Thanks for your time (:

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over 8 years ago

Thank you for this site. I really hope to become a photographer someday and this article was very helpful.

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almost 9 years ago

hey omg loved trhe website, i have some like career cruising thing, and this helpped so much, thx!!!!! :)xoxoxox

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about 9 years ago

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i'm doing this project on this boring class that we have to search for a career which is sooo fucken booring but this website made it so fun..thanks girlfriend!!



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about 5 years ago

i love this site thanks! im 13 and i wanna be a free photographer and by free i meen by taking picturess of what i like .. klike graffiti or flowers or people .!
Is that a good Job ??(:

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over 5 years ago

Hello ! I'm 14 and planning to be a photographer, I would like to do it for models or magazines or advertisements. Will I be well paid? Also I love to travel so will it be possible to get a job for photography that involves traveling?

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about 6 years ago

i love photography!!:3

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about 6 years ago

I like wildlife photography......

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about 6 years ago

what is requrement of qualification?????

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about 6 years ago

hahaha i love how there is so much information and i love to take pics...........

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about 6 years ago

thankyou this helped me finish my journalisum project!!!!!!!!!!!!

THANKYOU SO MUCH WHO EVER UNDERWENT the making of this site!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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almost 9 years ago

I'm a Fashion photographer in India for the last 14 years and I would like to work for some American magazines which gives me more freedom and difference in works.

Or I would like to work in India for some magazines abroad as a freelance.....

These type of sites help people to connect others far away from their places...

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about 9 years ago

Just like almost everyone else that has left a comment regarding your article, this web site has been a tremendous help with my junior career project! Thank you!

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about 9 years ago

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about 9 years ago

This sight helped me soo much with this career project I need to turn in. It also helped with my Senior Project.

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about 9 years ago

I also had to do a project for school. I picked a photographer (: This website gave me ALL the info I needed, thankies. <3

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about 9 years ago

this helped me get through careers so ms. rickets would not kill me! thanks again



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about 9 years ago

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about 9 years ago

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over 9 years ago

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about 6 years ago

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over 5 years ago

if u can do u think u could find out how many year of colloege/training i would need to be a landscape photographer thanks:)

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about 6 years ago

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about 6 years ago

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about 6 years ago

sorry forgot to say why......THANKS SOOOOOOOOOO MUCH this helped with my project thats also due today and im even close to done but this brought me so far thanks sooooo much agean it helped lots later people


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about 6 years ago

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about 6 years ago

Evrythin has been helpful on my career project. My teacher won't allow me to be a professional athlete. One thing I'm missing is a retirement plan being included. is it?

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over 6 years ago

I found this information very useful, I have been researching photojournalism as a job career, to practice working through different parts of a magazine and the media career.

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about 6 years ago

what experience is necessary for photography?

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over 6 years ago

So I'm taking this FACS exploration clothing class at my school. I'm in eighth grade and I have this project that we were supposed to be working on about four months ago, and i didn't do anything! Oh yeah did i mention that it was to tomorrow! with this site i was able to get all of the things that i needed, it totally saved me! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!

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over 8 years ago

I was told to write about my dream job.. I know a lot but,i didn't know the benefits or the educational requirements. now i know and my paper is filled with all the details i need to paint the perfect image of the job i want.

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about 8 years ago

hello. my name is gaby and i am seventeen. my dream is photography but i am still not sure as to how to make a career out of it. i photograph for my school's newspaper and yearbook and have begun my portfolio. where do i go from here?

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over 8 years ago

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over 8 years ago

I am working for a project in school and this has gave me all the info i needed

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over 8 years ago

im 13 yrs old and b/c of the article i knew what the salary was for being a photographer for skool.. Thanks lots

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about 9 years ago

OMG you wouldn't believe how much this helped me, i have to do a journalism related job description for school and i helped me a million.

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about 6 years ago

Well I didn't get what I wanted but nice information.
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over 6 years ago

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over 8 years ago

Im 13 yrs old and if it wasent for this article I wouldnt of known the salary to be a photographer for skool.. Thanks lots

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over 8 years ago

So this artical helped me out alot, but most of this artical is only information for portrait photographers. Action sport photographers, such as myself, dont get enough credit for what we do. Its by any means not easy to be a sports photographer, you must time everything perfectly to get the picture that your looking for, and this artical mentions not one thing about action sports photography. If someone that were just starting out in photography read this artical they would only know what the requirements are for regular photography. All im saying is, is that action sports photographers don't get any recinization on most websites, and alot of people view this website so i think there should be more mentioned about action photograhers and photography!

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almost 9 years ago

This pretty much saved my life.

i have to do a 2 1/2 page paper + work cited sheet, and i got almost all of my information here.

now im at 2 1/2 pages...it was due today but im still going to get a B.

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about 9 years ago

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about 9 years ago

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about 9 years ago

hahaha

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this is for my project tomorrow

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but thats what i am doing on this site. i forgot about this project hahah

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about 9 years ago

This is a great website. We had to look up three jobs for a career interest survey for school and this site was amazingly easy to use. thanks

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over 5 years ago

Hi I'm 16 years old and I want to go into Photography. I just don't how to start, I take pictures all the time. I have been taking picture since I got my first camera when i was five. How can I improve my photography?

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almost 6 years ago

hi ,iam from india & want to ask something . I have 10years experience in Photography. Am i eligible to apply for canada if yes than how can i apply.I am very hardworking & have my own studio in india.



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about 9 years ago

WOW this website is really inormative it helped with my project a TON. thanks a lot

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over 9 years ago

this was great need more info on salary!

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over 9 years ago

Thanks so much for all the informatiion! Got an A+ on my economics project! :)

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about 10 years ago

this article was vry helpful 4 me seeing as i have a vry imporntant assignment due tomaro. & even tho i had 5 weeks 2 work on it i'm an extreem procrastinator

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about 6 years ago


3-4-930 Satya Nagar,
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Career Summary Skilled, competent and result-driven professional putting forth over 14 years of experience in Photography with an exceptional understanding of Photography Processes In Fashion, Events, Modeling, Wedding and Press Photography. Dexterous at Coordinating & Organizing Shows and handling entire gamut of photography operations delivering strategic direction for improved performance. Proficient in developing new strategies in Photography thereby establishing operational excellence within cross-cultural environments. Capable of translating conceptual models into specific growth strategies and developing cohesive team structures to drive the company’s vision to viable realizable goals. Adept at moving into new environments and extrapolate from the existing experience to quickly adapt to new ways fluently. Computer proficient.
LOVE TO WORK WITH ANY TEAM WORK, EVEN AS ANY CALL CNETER JOB…..
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Career Objective With an immaculate passion and enthusiasm pertaining to an excellent professional record encompassing entire spectrum of operations related to Photography, currently operating as photographer, aspiring to be a Recognized Photographer/Senior Photographer within a Multi National organization wherein personal an professional excellence result in organization.
Core Competencies include, AS A PHOTOGRAPHER I TAKEN PHOTOS FOR SOME INDIAN BOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY EVENTS
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§1 Sound Photography Acumen
§2 Freelance Photography
§3 Modeling Photography
§4 Fashion & Press Photography
§5 Event/Show Management §1 Strategic Planning
§2 Expert Communication Skills
§3 Customer Services
§4 Commercial and Corporate Awareness

Professional Accomplishments §1 Played an imperative role in promoting the students for acting media and fashion shows by taking their Portfolio sessions.
§2 Successfully handled photo sessions for major event management organizations which yielded great accolades.

Career Path Photographer
Joshi Modeling & Fashion photography, Hyderabad

Photographer
Glitters Acting Institute

Photographer
Taurus Events Ltd.

Career in Photography 1996 – Till Date

Professional Responsibilities §1 Handle entire spectrum of photography operations within the studio and outdoors as well.
§2 Manage and monitor photo sessions and recommend students in the acting institute to movies and modeling.
§3 Review and edit photos, using the appropriate computer software, before submitting for publication or filing in the photo database.
§4 Submit all photographs and related information to the concerned Manager and/or Photo Editor for review prior to release.
§5 Use the digital filing system for storing, identifying, and retrieving digital images.
§1 Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the people who approach in need of photo sessions.

Education 12 h std 1996


Technical Skills Software/Tools

MS-Office
Photoshop Designing Proficiency

Proficient
Proficient

Personal Details Date Of Birth 26th Feb 1979
Marital Status Married
Languages Known English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada
Nationality Indian
Passport Details G4990278
Personal Interests Music & Photography

Reference Will be furnished upon Request.

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almost 8 years ago

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this was helpful, but i need A LOT more info on the salary, and all the websites I have been to dont have to much info on it. My project is due tomarrow, also, but I need info on salray, and more than the actual salary, but like which types of photography get paid more and everything. Ugh...Ive been searching for almost an hour, just for that one little thing...

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over 4 years ago

Dear Mr. Sir,



I am glad to reply to your email with the requested details and sorry for the delay in replying.



I would like to know more details about how do you expect me to work with you.



I have attached few samples of the images for your reference as requested.



Basically i worked in SABIC as a contract employee to take images of all thier plant materials with fixed salary per month.



Later we could develop our own team, headed by me working now for sahara and petrorbigh (Petrochemical plants in KSA) on piece rate basis.



As a imaging contractor we are charging now USD 2/- per image with minimum of two views based on the materials..



In fact we are completing both the projects by this month end succesfully and looking for some other new projects.



In this context, I request you to give us an oppurtunity whether as a contractor or as a employee whatever is suits to you.



Looking forward to hear you soon.



Thanks & Regards



Nahas Hameed

Material Photographer

00966567661292

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i'm in 12 class.my qualification madhyamik pass.can i get any photography job???in india...specially westbengal kolkata?

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almost 6 years ago

I am doing a project on what i want to be when i get older,and i chose this.i have some questions about what you do.1)what skills do i need? 2)are their benifits(summers off ,free transportaion,love of the job)3.)what kind of draw backs are there to the job (hard to get in no money danger)4.) hwat kind of grades or rewards do i need do i need in middle and igh school.

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I'm currently a junior in highschool and I'm looking into different career paths. Photography seems interesting to me and I was wondering, How do I know that I have what it takes to be a Photographer? Is there any classes I should be taking to get further ahead in the game? Got any advice?
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over 4 years ago

Dear Sir,



I am glad to reply to your email with the requested details and sorry for the delay in replying.



I would like to know more details about how do you expect me to work with you.



I have attached few samples of the images for your reference as requested.



Basically i worked in SABIC as a contract employee to take images of all thier plant materials with fixed salary per month.



Later we could develop our own team, headed by me working now for sahara and petrorbigh (Petrochemical plants in KSA) on piece rate basis.



As a imaging contractor we are charging now USD 2/- per image with minimum of two views based on the materials..



In fact we are completing both the projects by this month end succesfully and looking for some other new projects.



In this context, I request you to give us an oppurtunity whether as a contractor or as a employee whatever is suits to you.



Looking forward to hear you soon.



Thanks & Regards



Nahas Hameed

Material Photographer

00966567661292

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over 4 years ago

Dear Sir,



I am glad to reply to your email with the requested details and sorry for the delay in replying.



I would like to know more details about how do you expect me to work with you.



I have attached few samples of the images for your reference as requested.



Basically i worked in SABIC as a contract employee to take images of all thier plant materials with fixed salary per month.



Later we could develop our own team, headed by me working now for sahara and petrorbigh (Petrochemical plants in KSA) on piece rate basis.



As a imaging contractor we are charging now USD 2/- per image with minimum of two views based on the materials..



In fact we are completing both the projects by this month end succesfully and looking for some other new projects.



In this context, I request you to give us an oppurtunity whether as a contractor or as a employee whatever is suits to you.



Looking forward to hear you soon.



Thanks & Regards



Nahas Hameed

Material Photographer

00966567661292

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over 4 years ago

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I'm 14 years old, almost 15.. and photography, is definitely my thing.
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