Friday, 26 February 2010

Media Industry Report (Photography)

The main major commercial companies in photography are:
  • Colour Therapy
  • Electric Lane
  • Simon Watkinson Photo Training
  • Photofusion
  • Symbiosis
  • Transmedia

There a number of jobs you can apply for in the photo industry they include Photographers which will then get you into other different fields such as image producers and even photo retail. There is also advertising and editorial photographer's and forensic photographers which are some of the major photography jobs.

To get into the photography industry there are college courses you can do which will help you achieve work experience for this field of work. Some of the skills needed are being patient even on stressful conditions as it takes alot of time to get the perfect pictures. Also having a good eyesight for the picture taking and also for having good visual awareness for what can be seen in a good shot. Another major skill is to be self confident and ambitious because you need to be able to talk to the public if theres events such as weddings or photoshoots.

There is photography work experience which can be found by either contacting skillset which is a website that shows different career potentials, and theres a number for the photo imaging sector manager, so they could be contacted and asked if theres any experience on offer. Theres also a number of photography companies that can be contacted and emailed if they are offering any work experience for young photographers.

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