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Published On: 18 Oct 2010 | Last Updated On: 20 Aug 2013

Photography is blended with lot of creativity and technical expertise. Most people consider photography as a hobby rather than a serious career option. But with the advent of new Medias and technological innovations, people are considering photography from a professional point of view. Besides the inherent skill sets, systematic orientation of the technicalities of photography helps a photographer to give his photos a professional touch.

As a career option, one can specialize in various areas of photography like fashion photographer and professional photographer for advertising shoots, wildlife and outdoors etc.


Pass in 10+2 is enough to join in a professional photography course. In addition to this you should have enough passion and commitment to the photography field.

Career Prospects:

Wide range of jobs is available for a photographer. Talented and hard working professional photographers can easily become popular. If you wish to be a part and parcel of the glamorous field, you can work for fashion magazines, designers, advertising companies etc. Demand for the skilled photographers is more in news papers and news channels to report daily events.A photographer can work as a freelancer as well.

Photographers are an integral part of the Research firm and police departments. Big industries also required photographers to report about their new machinery and equipments. Nature photography offers another career option to the photographers. Various State governments are offering awards and certificate of appreciation to the best professional photographers.


There is no fixed salary pattern to the photography professionals. A beginner working for a firm will get Rs.5000 to 8000 in his initial periods. Remuneration for the freelancers and self employed may differ in each works. Pay structure for the personals in the commercial photography fields are high compared to other fields.

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