Creative Careers in Photography: Making a Living with Or Without a Camera

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Allworth Press, 2007 - Photography - 272 pages
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Find the right job in photography



For anyone who loves working with photographs, here is a comprehensive guide to turning that passion into a career. Author Michal Heron, a veteran photographer, reveals the full range of possibilities, from shooting pictures to jobs that don’t even require a camera. Corporate settings, editorial, media/audio-visual, fine arts, buying and selling, support services, set and location services, computer imaging, gallery and museum, teaching, writing, and many other career choices are presented. Readers will learn to assess their motivations, pinpoint their favorite areas of photography, explore lifestyle choices, understand required skills, and ultimately find the area of the industry that best matches their talents and their goals. Extra resources include listings for photography schools and professional organizations. Anyone looking for that perfect niche in the rich and rewarding photographic field will need this comprehensive book.




• Examines dozens of career possibilities—many that don't require a camera

• Self-assessment tools to pinpoint the perfect job, plus school and organization listings

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Contents

Making Choices
12
Who Uses Photographs? Buying and Selling
23
CAREERS WITH A CAMERA
33
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Michal Heron has been a successful freelance photographer for more than 30 years. She has also worked as a photo buyer, in the photo research department of a major publisher, and as a photographic consultant. Active with photographic associations, she is the co-author of Pricing Photography: The Complete Guide to Assignment and Stock Prices. She lives in New York City.

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