A photography job can take many different forms. Some photographers freelance, others run their own studios or work for companies as salaried employees. Photographers can also further customize their careers by choosing to specialize in a certain kind of photography .
Photographers work in areas such as the fine arts, news reporting, advertising and science. Many photographers prefer to be self-employed and only a small number hold salaried positions. A fine arts undergraduate degree in photography is needed for entry-level positions in the field.