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Photography Career Powerpoint

  1. 1. Photographers<br />By: Carly Matz <br />Block A<br />
  2. 2. Job Description<br />Takes pictures of peoples moods, feelings, actions and memorable moments.<br />Have to be familiar with the techniques of operating a variety of cameras.<br />There are commercial, portrait, industrial, scientific, news and fine arts photographers.<br />Occupational Outlook Handbook says “Photographers produce and preserve images that paint a picture, tell a story or record an event.”<br />
  3. 3. Job Description (cont.)<br />Need creativity to produce really successful pictures.<br />If you are a photographer you should not expect to be working in an office.<br />You have to be flexible about where you work because you could be working overnight or a place out of the country.<br />
  4. 4. Education and Training<br />A college degree in photography.<br />Take the classes photography and art.<br />Have experience with cameras<br />One could use skills like artistic ability, good eyesight and hand eye coordination.<br />It is helpful to be involved with the production of the school yearbook<br />
  5. 5. Fun Fact about Photography<br />The word photography means “photo” in Greek which means light meaning to draw<br />
  6. 6. Salary <br />The average annual salary for this job is $27,420 a year.<br />The average hourly salary for this job is $13 a hour.<br />
  7. 7. Growth Potential and Outlook<br />The growth is 17% from 2000 to 2012.<br />This job is growing at an average pace.<br />Every year more people are applying to this job.<br />The outlook for this job is stable.<br />
  8. 8. Related Careers<br />Photojournalist <br />Camera Operator<br />Photographic Designer<br />Graphic Designer<br />
  9. 9. Additional Training <br />Photographers need to know some types of computer programming systems to upload your photos.<br />After becoming a photographer you should still consider taking photography courses.<br />A professional photographer should be patient, accurate and detail- oriented.<br />
  10. 10. Thought About Success Quote<br /> “A person who aims at nothing is sure to hit it.” (Anonymous)<br />

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