An Easy Visual Guide to a Career In Photography [Infographic]

Post by Open Colleges on May 01st, 2016

Do you love working with technology and putting your creativity to good use? A career in the photography industry may be an exciting opportunity for you.

If photography is something that inspires your creativity and your imagination, you've come to the right place. Capturing a memory that will last forever is a pretty special job. So are you ready to pursue a photography career?

Read on to research the average wages, the job prospects for the next few years as well as the range of skills and competencies that you'll need to ensure career success in photography.

Are you aiming for a career as a photographer? 

People who work as photographers are a talented and diverse group. Wedding photography, surf photography and portrait photography are some examples of photography niches you may consider specialising in.

Some of the skills photographers have might relate to producing and preparing photo images, page layout applications, enhancing, manipulating and outputting photo images, responding to a brief and applying photo imaging lighting techniques.

Careers in photography are highly creative

As well as an artistic eye and organisational skills, you’ll need creativity, the ability to deal with new technology and computer programs, as well as the desire to work for yourself, or others, so an easygoing and approachable attitude is essential.

Would you like to discover more about your career in photography? Take a look at the career outlook for the type of role you want to gain in this dynamic and in-demand career path! Check out all the statistics in the infographic below and share your thoughts with us in the comments.

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