Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Careers in Photography

There are a ton of different types of photography/photographers out there (portrait, landscape, architectural, commercial, editorial, documentary, still life, forensic, nature, etc.), but have you ever thought about all of the different photography related careers other then the photographer role itself? Here are some of those positions to think about if you're looking to get into the industry, or simply switch things up...

* Editor, art buyer, teacher/professor, lab tech (film developing, printing), studio manager, equipment (sales, technician, repair), brand trainers, conference coordinators, gallery curator, book publisher, director, assistant, digital retoucher, photo restoration, archivist/library, researcher, historian, framer, master printer, inventor/concept design, writer (reviews, technical, instruction books, etc), prototype tester, analyst.

* Other places with related positions: Camera manufacturing companies, stock agencies, photography organizations, photographic rental companies and retail stores.