Photography School and Career Resource Center

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Answers About Photography School

Explore our photography articles in this resource center to get a good idea of what photography school is like and how to get your photography career off to the right start. Or, find out more about what photography jobs are like and why you should give photography school a chance by reading the articles below.

What Is a Photography Job Like?

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. From wedding photography to commercial photography to photojournalism, the possibilities are almost endless.

Continue reading the photography job description.

Top Six Reasons to Attend Photography Schools

There isn't a shortcut to a successful photography career. It takes hard work, perseverance and, of course, talent. You need to be committed to learning the craft of photography. This can be a continual process as technology grows and changes. In the competitive photography job market, every bit of hard-won knowledge and techniques can help you get your foot in the door.

Do you really need to go to photography school to get adequate photography training? The answer to that question depends on your career goals and your learning style. 

Read our top six reasons why photography school may be a good idea for you.

Photographer Skills and Personality Traits

Take a look at some of the innate traits and skills you'll need to work as a photographer:

You are... You should have...
Artistic Originality
Computer savvy Schedule flexibility
Creative Business skills
Detail oriented Communication skills
Good with people Marketing skills
Independent Technology skills
Organized Visual skills