Photographers Career
Photo: Jubair Bin Iqbal

Top 3 Photographer Career

  1. Real Estate Photographer
  2. Wedding Photographer
  3. Commercial Photographer

Duties of Photographers

Photographers typically do the following:

  • Archive and manage imagery
  • Analyze and plan the composition of images
  • Capture subjects in commercial-quality images
  • Enhance the subject’s appearance with artificial or natural light
  • Maintain a digital portfolio to demonstrate their work & experience
  • Market and advertise services to attract clients
  • Use various photographic techniques and lighting equipment
  • Use photo-enhancing software tools

Work Environment for Photographers

Photographers hold about 147,300 jobs. The largest employers of photographers are as follows:

Self-employed workers 68%
Photographic services 18%
Broadcasting (except Internet) 2%
Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 2%