Photographer - Career Queries

Hi I am sorry to say: your past and present both seem to be in hurry and without any self belief and analysis you are being the victim of early chaser. I am very clear in saying that you are good at past and future but your present is not defined which is being delinked from such an excellent program-[B.E in ECA][1]. No doubt photography is also an intersting field but I am  raising doubt in your halfhearted swift from one to other.You are a good student/engineer disclosure is given by you -66% not bad encouraging but fell down due to the lack of confidence in BE or someone influenced you

2 answers manojjnu Kumar in Photographer category

Hi,Photography focuses on the principles and technology of communicating information,ideas,moods and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film plates , digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists.When you go from doing photography as a hobby to doing it as a business, you need to do MBA. Its an acronym, MBA means" Masters Of Business Administration or Association.The core courses in the MBA program are designed to introduce students to the various areas of business such as accounting, finance,marketing, human resources, operation m

1 answer Jyoti B Dhingra in Photographer category

Hi,[Photographer is a professional who takes the pictures of objects , events, people][1] and places and make them look more captivating through various tools and editing methods[.Photography has evolved from a very simple to innovative technologies][2] now a days. We can just click a picture and send it on face book , how simple it has become. This was made possible due to the following inventions-1) Silver halidesThis is a combination of silver with halogens (bromine, chlorine and iodine) that are suspended in a gelatin based emulsion.This magic formula offers fast exposure times, high li

1 answer Jyoti B Dhingra in Photographer category

There are various work areas of photographers and usually they specialize in one or the other work area. Advertising photography requires good technique and sophistication. Adverting photographers are given certain instructions before a shoot and they have to keep these in mind when they are deciding on angles and effects. Advertising shots are organized by the creative departments of advertising agencies which may be employing full time photographers or hiring them for studios or taking on freelancers. Fashion photography is done by specialist studios or freelancers who are hired

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Photographer category

The academic record really does not matter much while looking for a job of photographer, however professional training helps a person to secure a good job. Some of the useful traits to be a successful photographers are perfect color vision, artistic sensitivity , good powers of observation, ability to work quickly  even under pressure , self confidence , judgment to catch the right look , creativeness, patience , aptitude and interest, alertness, good health and the willpower to do sustained hard work. With a blend of right skills and qualities one can find employment opportunities wit

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Photographer category

It is extremely important to have excellent communication skills if one wants to work as a photographer. Below are the explanations for that:1. The photographers need to meet their clients on regular basis. The client meetings often involve lengthy discussions before reaching to any conclusions. Therefore the  photographers are required to communicate well with their clients in order to create a nice impression on them otherwise they may not be able to get the work. The right communication is also important because only then can photographer understand the requirements and provide his or

1 answer Deepak Rana in Photographer category

The straight answer is a definite no.There won't be the saturation in the jobs in Photography. However there are few things that you should keep in mind if you want to pursue this profession and are looking for the opportunities in the coming few years in the world of photography. Below are the points that will tell you how things are expected to go in terms of jobs in the photography:1. The photography industry is still booming in India and is expected to grow further in the next few years. There will be plenty of job opportunities coming in and hence the job market will grow. 2. The sal

1 answer Deepak Rana in Photographer category

Yes you definitely need to be really good at your interpersonal skills if you want to become a good professional photographer. The below points will help you understand how those skills will be of great help to you in the photography journey:1. As a professional photographer, you need to meet your clients every now and then. You need to arrange meetings with them. In these meetings you will be gathering the requirements, providing your inputs and suggestion and also taking their feedback if you have completed the photographs. Therefore it becomes very much important that you mark a very good i

1 answer Deepak Rana in Photographer category

There are quite a number of things that you need to learn as a fresher in order to get the work and job of a photographer:1. You need to have the clear understanding of the photography. You need to know that photography is not only about clicking the pictures but also about the right planning and maintaining the style in your work. You need to be able explain about your skills and knowledge both in the resume as well as your interview.2. As a photographer you need to be able to discern the minute details in an object or scene that you are shooting or clicking the photograph. The detailing give

1 answer Deepak Rana in Photographer category

The photography is not about your educational qualifications but your skills and therefore you need to learn a variety of things other than your academics if you want to succeed as a photographer:1. In order to become a successful photographer you need to understand your genre. What kind of photographs do you want to capture - you should know that. Once you are sure about that, you can start familiarizing yourself with that particular field. You can also learn about it from the various resources available to you. Understanding the minute details of that genre will help you to succeed. 2.

1 answer Deepak Rana in Photographer category

So far the scope of being a photographer was more abroad and lesser in this country, but in the recent few years, photography has seen a boom in India as well and the field is growing like anything. Please consider following points if you want to become a photographer and looking for the scope:1. Overall you will find more job options abroad compared to India. India still being developing in this field, will take some time to shine and create the same levels of photographic pool as we have in countries like USA. Things are changing and it will get better in the next few years.2. In India the s

1 answer Deepak Rana in Photographer category

Training in photography provides familiarization with all technicalities such as right exposure, height, agnles, filters, lenses, type of film to be used for various types of photographs and the developing and printing process. After acquiring required training one has any options such as freelancing , working in studios or for advertising agencies , givernment organizations, fashion houses, newspapers, new bureau , magazines, news agencoes ans tourist development corporations. There are various specilizations in photography such as press photography, Photojournalism, Advertising photography,

2 answers Preeti Taneja in Photographer category

To identify whether you have right interest and aptitude to be a photographer it is strongly recommended that get your psychometric assessment done. Psychometric assessment analyze your aptitutude, interest , personality and work values. In general agood photographers should have perfect colour vision, artistic sensitivity , visual imagination, originality , an eye for details, excellent power of observation, ability to work quickly even under pressure, self confidence and the right judgement to catch the right look, creativity, patience, alertness and the willpoer to do sustained hard work.Th

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Photographer category

Professional courses in photography vary in duration from 3 months to 4 years. There are certificate,  and diploma courses offered at polyttechnics, universities , industrial training institutes and in may prvate institutes. Photography may be part of the course in mass communication and is also as abracnch of specialization in some art colleges in the Bachelor of Fine Arts programme. Spme institiyes and universities specify minimum eligibility while others prefer to train interested and motivated people with an aptitude for photography. PITIs and polytechnics 12th or equivalent leve

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Photographer category

Photographers have several options such as freelancing , working in studios or for advertising agencies , government organizations , research institutes , industries, fashion houses and other specialist organizations such as newspapers, magazines , news bureaus, news agencies , publicity departments and tourist development corporations. The most competitive and lucrative branches are advertising and press photography. other fields of photography have good but limited prospects and are mostly taken up as freelance work with some other full time occupation. Many aspirants also puruse photog

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Photographer category

The typical day of a Photographer is very interesting. Photographers get to do a number of activities during their work. Quite frequently they have to travel as well. The day generally starts with the meetings and deciding the course of the day. They have to do the photoshoots ensuring they do that with great precision. They have to be be extremely focused during the photoshoots. The photoshoots often requires travel to the clients' sites and they have to reach there on time. It's important that they are good with people skills as they have to communicate with a number of people. Below

1 answer Deepak Rana in Photographer category

Photography offers a number of opportunities and the range of the fields that you can venture into. Mentioned below are the different career options possible within the realm of photography.Press Photographers or Photo Journalists provide the press with pictures that are relevant to the daily news and events. This kind of photography is best done instinctively. Hence, you need to be spontaneous and know what kind of a picture would best illustrate your article. If you are adventurous and willing to work under difficult conditions when needed, then this field is probably for you.Fashion Ph

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Photographer category

The main work of the Photographers has been explained below:1. The photographers have to travel to the particular location where they will shooting. Whether they are going to capture the scenic beauty of nature or man made objects or anything else, they need to travel almost all the time to the required places.2. They have to take care of their camera, lenses, tripods and other equipments and components. They do need to ensure the functionality of each component everyday. These are their prime tools. 3. Photographers spend most of their times while clicking the photographs. They have to f

1 answer Deepak Rana in Photographer category

Below is the list of books that every photographer must read:1. Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera   2.Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting 3.Photographic Composition: A Visual Guide4.Within the Frame: The Journey of Photographic Vision ShowCover.aspx?isbn=0321605020500x572 5.Humanity: A Celebration of Friendship, Family, Love & Laughter 6.The Ongoing Momentby Geoff Dyer7.Camera Lucidaby Roland Barthes8.On Photographyby Susan Sontag9.Ways of Seeingby John Berger10.The Cameraby Ansel AdamsHope that was

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