Career Questions tagged Photography

what does it take to be a photographer?

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Active Jan 11 at 08:42 PM

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How would a photographer get paid and make it their main source of income?

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Are their any good internships for photography that you recommend?

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Active Jan 11 at 03:42 PM

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Posted by Marlene O.’s Avatar Marlene O.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Hi Marlene,You do not indicate what genre of photography you are ...

Will posting photos to Intagram help launch my career in photography?

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Active Nov 28 '18 at 10:50 PM

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Posted by John W.’s Avatar John W.
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I want to be a photographer for a magazine or newspaper, would it be a good idea to persue a communications degree?

commuications degree or art degree? #art #communication #photography...

#broadcast-media

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Active Oct 15 '18 at 06:36 PM

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Ellen Rosenthal | Retired Art Teacher Hi John:Good advice already! Having a broad based knowledge of the ...

What classes would I need to take or what would I need to do to be considered a professional Photographer?

How would I get to the point of being consider a professional photographer?...

#photography

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Active Nov 28 '18 at 09:49 PM

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Posted by Desiree C.’s Avatar Desiree C.
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Patricia Davis Hi Desiree,I went to a technical college to get a certificate ...

I'm interested in Photography, where are the best places to study?

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Active Aug 22 '18 at 02:08 PM

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What do you do in a photography major?

What do yo do on your daily basis of being a photographer Do you need to go to college to be a photographer...

#photography

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Active Aug 03 '18 at 05:52 PM

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Posted by Alexa R.’s Avatar Alexa R.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Hi Alexa,You have several questions within your question. You did not ...

How many year does it take to be a photographer

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Active Jul 17 '18 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Anndrea V.’s Avatar Anndrea V.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Hello Anndrea,Well, I have been a photographer for 49 years and ...

What do companies look for in a portfolio when hiring a designer, artist, or photographer?

I want to design logos, album covers, and advertisements for record labels, musicians, or lifestyle companies. When creative professionals hire freelance artists or people to work for their company, what kind of things do they look for in their portfolio before hiring them? #graphic-design...

#hire #designer #lifestyle #artist #career #photography #design #advertisement

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Active Jun 06 '18 at 04:32 AM

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Posted by Raney W.’s Avatar Raney W.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Hey Raney,I can only speak from my experience as a photographer. ...

What do I need in order to stand out?

Photography is a rising industry with many people in it. I want to make sure that I stand out far away from the crowd. This is going to be hard due to the fact that so many people are talented and wanting a photography job. How can I ensure that I will stand out and get a job in this world?...

#shine #different #jobs #photography #internships

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Active May 25 '18 at 08:21 PM

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Posted by Ciara G.’s Avatar Ciara G.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important things to do to stand out are:Confirm your ...

What kind of experience are photography magazines looking for?

I know what I want to do specifically but I am not sure what I will need for my future after college and beyond a degree. Are there any characteristics that business's are looking for? Do I need to have multiple connections in order to get a foot in the door? #futurejob #experience #nationalgeo...

#photography #art #photojournalism

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Active Jul 31 '18 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Ciara G.’s Avatar Ciara G.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Hello Ciara,It would seem you are referring to editorial photography where ...

Do I need to be in a photography program during college?

I want to be a photojournalist. I'm not sure if there is a direct degree linked to the occupation, but I am currently thinking about majoring in communications with a focus on multimedia. Will that give me the tools/experience I need to pursue my dream job? #photography #college #prepfuture...

#naturephoto #questions

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Active May 25 '18 at 06:18 PM

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Posted by Ciara G.’s Avatar Ciara G.
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Dennis Cox | President at Dennis Cox LLC Hello Ciara: I think you are asking two questions. First, how ...

Do You Think I Should Settle or Do Something I Love?

I've been on the fence as to whether I should pursue something I love for my career, something in the arts like photography and dance, or if I should pursue a career that I can at least put up with so I can support myself enough to be able to do the things I love? I'm torn and I am horrible at...

#dance #photography #settle #art #undecided

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Active Apr 13 '18 at 07:28 PM

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Posted by Bridget W.’s Avatar Bridget W.
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Jennifer Beauchea | Presentation Designer Hi Bridget. Like the above poster said to you, this is ...

How Did You Figure Out What Your Dream Job Was?

I'm a high school senior who has wanted to be a veterinarian ever since middle school, but after shadowing every veterinarian in my area, I realized that I did not want to be a veterinarian anymore. Since then, I have changed my "career path" numerous times. I thought I wanted to be a wildlife...

#choreography #help #dance #photography #stressed #pseo #wildlife-biology #veterinarian #lawyer #systemsarchitect #surgeon #teacher #environmental-science

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Active Apr 16 '18 at 05:36 PM

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Posted by Bridget W.’s Avatar Bridget W.
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Michael Bracey | Vice President, Life Sciences at Treximo Hi Bridget,Great question, and one that many people deal and struggle ...

How much does a wildlife photographer make a year?

Is it enough to support a family or more as a side job? #money #career #photography...

#financial-planning

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Active Aug 28 '18 at 03:42 PM

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Dennis Cox | President at Dennis Cox LLC I can think of a couple of wildlife photographers who make ...

What are some colleges that will allow me to major both in agriculture and photography?

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Active Apr 09 '18 at 04:09 PM

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Posted by Rosa H.’s Avatar Rosa H.
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Dennis Cox | President at Dennis Cox LLC I agree with David that a degree in agriculture should be ...

Are there any jobs that involve photography and agriculture together?

I enjoy both photography and agriculture but I am not sure which would be better to major in. I was wondering if there is a job that allows me to do both. #photography...

#agriculture

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Active Apr 06 '18 at 03:24 PM

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What is the best way to learn more about editing photos in Photoshop?

I love taking photos and I own a DSLR camera. I want to learn more editing techniques, especially on Adobe Photoshop. I am looking to own the program, but it looks like it is a yearly fee now. I am wondering if there is a way that I can just own the product totally, and what tools I can use to...

#photoshop #art #dslr #photography #camera #adobe-photoshop

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Active Nov 28 '18 at 09:55 PM

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Posted by Ashley C.’s Avatar Ashley C.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer There are several options available for you to research Photoshop. There ...

i can't decide what career should i go into

I love photography and want to be a photographer when I'm older but I also love writing and consider that. what should I do? #photography #digital-photography #writing...

#creative-writing

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Active Dec 10 '18 at 12:30 AM

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Posted by ajay W.’s Avatar ajay W.
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Mark Davis | Princpal Catalog Expert at SAP Ariba Hi Ajay--You are going to be entering the workforce at a ...

im interested in #photography and art and # i dont know how im gonna get to that and where to go

because im a little concerned about it, i want to do art and photography but i dont know where to start. i feel like if i can get there i already know what do do but how i even get to the #photography and art place is unknown,# im not sure where the right place for me to go...

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Active Feb 11 '18 at 03:42 PM

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Posted by charles S.’s Avatar charles S.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Hey Charles. Do you have access to the internet and a ...

Why isn't there a fast track program for all majors?

I am a photography major and I went to Loyola University for my first two years and decided to move home to finish an Associates degree. I moved home mainly because of my money situation. I hoped that by finishing my associates I would be able to find a job that I would like to turn into a...

#art #college-advice #fasttrack #photography #undergrad #loyola #camera #communitycollege #expensive

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Active Feb 11 '18 at 08:02 PM

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Posted by Austin V.’s Avatar Austin V.
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Nancy Hamp, MA | IOrganizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... Austin,That is a great question and to start your answer I ...

How long can it typically take to establish youself as an artist after college?

I want to do art for a living, but I know I need to establish myself if I want to be successful. #fine-arts #success #life-after-college #jobs #fine-art-photography...

#photography

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Active Feb 14 '18 at 10:10 PM

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Posted by Brianna P.’s Avatar Brianna P.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Hey Brianna,I don't believe there is a "typical" length of time ...

What jobs can you get with a photography major?

I'm strongly considering doing a photography major, but other than working as a freelance photographer or working for a magazine company, I don't know of many jobs that are specifically for photographers. #photography #majors...

#job

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Active Feb 11 '18 at 03:22 PM

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Posted by Brianna P.’s Avatar Brianna P.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Well, this is a big question. I'll begin by suggesting that ...

How do you break into the photography business?

I'm a food photographer but I haven't had any luck getting steady clients. Advice? #food-photography #photography...

#digital-photography

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Active Aug 14 '18 at 11:38 PM

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Posted by Samantha S.’s Avatar Samantha S.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Wow! Food photography is tough! To break into professional photography you ...

How do you get a job in a competitive work field?

I want to be a photographer and there are millions of photographers out there. How do I stand out from the rest and get people to choose me over the others? #art...

#photography

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Active Feb 14 '18 at 10:42 PM

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Posted by Zarah C.’s Avatar Zarah C.
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David Wuerth | Freelance Photojournalist/ Sports Photographer Hey Zarah,Well, the easy answer is you're going to work your ...

What are some unique types of photography that earn a lot of money in the photography industry?

I'd like to know if there are any interesting types of photography that are in demand, but not overloaded with other photographers. For example there are a lot of wedding photographers, but maybe the world needs more underwater photographers. What are these types of photography jobs like to be...

#photography #diversity

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Active Apr 26 '18 at 12:07 PM

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Posted by Kayla B.’s Avatar Kayla B.
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Christopher McCool | Multimedia Specialist at Samish Indian Nation While there are variances in pay across the industry, generally it ...

How can I find a stable/supportive job in photography or journalism?

I am a 9th grader at an arts school, and want to pursue photography and/or journalism as a career. What can I do to end up with a job that can support me financially and actually have a career path? Thanks! #photojournalism #photography #journalism #stable-job...

#career

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Active Feb 13 '18 at 06:27 PM

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Posted by Sarah S.’s Avatar Sarah S.
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Dennis Cox | President at Dennis Cox LLC Your's is a question I tired to answer when I started ...

What are some tips and suggestions to becoming a professional Photographer or Videographer?

I am a junior in high school and ever since I was little I had been interested in Photography and Videography (Probably because I grew up in a family of Photographers). Though I had been trying to get more and more into these two subjects because I usually like being able to capture the...

#videography #photojournalism #digital-photography #photography #job-skills #video-production #video #media-production

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Active Dec 06 '18 at 03:26 PM

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Posted by Jazmine K.’s Avatar Jazmine K.
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Lauren Breen | Video Production Manager at Coca-Cola Studios I would suggest looking into local photographers or videographers that you ...

How do you figure out your calling?

I am a junior with many passions. I am still trying to find what I am supposed to do with my life. I want to know how others found their passion. #career #career-counseling #law #medicine #school #photography #military #higher-education #education...

#technology

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Active Mar 20 '18 at 02:48 AM

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Posted by Paola G.’s Avatar Paola G.
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Bob Barford | Freelance Photographer at Bob Barford Photography Paola,One way to help make a decision from many, many possibilities ...

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