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...|
|Computer savvy||Schedule flexibility|
|Detail oriented||Communication skills|
|Good with people||Marketing skills|
Photographer Career Guide
- Job Description
- Reasons to Attend Photography Schools
- Choosing a Degree
- Photography Courses: What You'll Study
- Should You Go to an Online School?
- How Far Should You Take Your Education?
- Portfolio Tips
- Photographer Profile