Many young people in India are excited about photography as a career. Until a few years ago, most people thought of photography as a hobby only. But now, with all the advertising and media out there, photography has become a real profession.
These days, people are choosing to be photographers. They are both an art and a science. It's when you take pictures using a camera instead of painting or drawing.
You have to be good at taking pictures in order for them to look good - the picture has to show what is important in the photograph, like if it is a person or scenery or something else. You can also organize a photo studio at home. More about work from home jobs.
Some people say that one picture can be worth more than a thousand words. That's because photography can offer so many different job opportunities. There are different types of photography, each with its own set of job opportunities.
Photography - Career Scope & Job Prospects
A modern day photographer can work in many avatars, the notable among them include:
This job is for photographers and photojournalists. They supply pictures to the national and global press. This job demands that they are able to take pictures of many different kinds of newsworthy people, places, sports, political, and community events for newspapers or magazines or TV.
They need a sense of journalism in order to take good pictures that will be interesting for the press.
Feature Photographers take pictures of a story. They know a lot about what they are taking pictures of. There are many different types of feature photographers, like those who take pictures of animals, sports, and other things.
A commercial (industrial) photographer takes pictures for brochures and reports on companies. They might take pictures of supplies or buildings both inside and outside.
Advertising photographers go to advertising agencies and photographic studios. They help people with pictures for advertisements. I think they are the best paid and most competitive of all jobs because you need to be good at it and you also need to have a right personality.
People who are self-employed might take pictures and then sell the pictures. Some people might do this by having open houses or finding buyers.
They can license their picture to an agency for other people to use it or they can contract with people who need their picture. They should also try to have a different style than other photographers so that they will not be confused with them.