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Photographer

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Transcript of Photographer

Thank you for your time!
Photographer
Why did I picked this career?

Job description

Working Conditions

Skills

Character Traits

Education

My Life As: Photographer

Salary Range

Unions and Trades Orgs.

Bibliography


Agenda
Job Description
Captures images that tells stories

Uses either traditional or digital cameras

Uses techniques to capture image

Makes technical decisions before taking image

Gives picture certain atmosphere or mood after decisions are made

Can change image after they've been taken using computer software

Many photographers own their own business
Why I picked this career?
I like taking pictures

Interested in cameras

Took interest in editing pictures

You can do this anywhere

Good way to share memories

Shares your perspective

I see the details in pictures

I want to know more
Working Conditions
Working hours

- Full time: 55 hours a week
- Part time: Few weekends a month

Can work full time with companies

Many work part time for numerous people

Works at different locations depending on what they do

Travels locally or to other countries

Include physical work

Brings camera equipment




Patient
Know and wait to get the best possible shot
Hand-eye coordination
Focusing with your eyes along with using your hands
Good Communication and people skills
Setting up times for clients, working with staff or negotiating contracts with clients
Detail-oriented
Taking your time and noticing the small things so everything fits together
Reliable
Handling business responsibilities, meeting deadlines and dependable
Character
Traits
Education
High school courses

Post-secondary courses
- Digital Photography

- Professional Photography

- Digital Media Design

- Visual Arts

- Photographic Technology
Years of post-secondary schooling
Professional Photography
- 8 months

Digital Media Design
- 2 years

Digital Photography and Imaging
- 2 years

Master's Degree of Fine Arts in Photography
- 2-3 years
Where could you go to school?
- Red River College, Manitoba

- Georgian College, Ontario

- University of Manitoba

- Loyalist College, Ontario
- English

- Mathematics

- Science

- Social Studies

- Phys Ed.

- Visual Arts

- Computers

- Design Drafting

- Photography
Unions and Trade Organizations
Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators

- Supports Professional Photographers, Illustrators and Digital Artists
- Maintain industry standards and fights for copyright protection
Professional Photographers of Canada

- Group of creative artist committed to the highest point of professional imaging
- Supports photographers to become industry leaders
News Photographers Association of Canada

- Honor's quality and honest photography in journalism
- Provides a wealth of support to its members
http://www.capic.org/
Website:
Website:
Website:
http://www.ppoc.ca/about-ppoc/about-ppoc.html
http://npac.ca/about/
Expected Year Of High School Graduation
Graduate from Tec-Voc High School in 2016
2 Years After High School Graduation
Be a student studying and working on my undergraduate degree at Red River College
4 Years After High School Graduation
Be a student studying and working on my education degree at Red River College
6 Years Later
Be a full time photographer, setting up times to take photographs at a studio or on locations
8 Years Later
Become a freelance photographer managing business responsibilities and working with various clients
10 Years Later
Be an experienced freelance photographer arranging appointments to take photographs at my own studio
My life as a Photographer
Salary Range
LOW
$20,000
MID
$36,000
HIGH
$70,000+
Bibliography
I would like to thank the following sources:
https://www2.careercruising.com/careers/profile-at-a-glance/329

https://www2.careercruising.com/careers/education/329

http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/jobposting.do?bq=searchstring=7335818&id=12699990&action=Search&source=searchresults

http://www.capic.org/about-capic

http://www.ppoc.ca/about-ppoc/about-ppoc.html

http://npac.ca/about/
http://work.chron.com/salary-ranges-photography-3369.html

http://www.payscale.com/research/CA/Job=Photographer/Salary

http://education-portal.com/what_education_do_you_need_to_become_a_photographer.html

http://creativepool.com/articles/jobdescriptions/photographer-job-description

http://blog.photoshelter.com/2012/05/personality-traits-skills-photo-buyers-dont-want-in-photographers/

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/qc/job_futures/statistics/5221.shtml

http://www.theartcareerproject.com/shoot-for-the-sky-learn-about-a-career-in-photography/90/

Skills
Necessary
Artistic:
Think of how colors would go together or how the image should look
Understand what's happening around you
Observing:
Know how to use camera equipment
Using a computer:
Able to work with computer software to edit pictures
Operating equipment and machines:
Decision making:
Decide whether what techniques and equipment to use to capture image
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