Commercial Photography

Commercial photography is a form of photography that involves taking photos for professional media outlets. This field isn't for everyone, but if you're a creative individual who enjoys artistic pursuits, photography could be for you. Read on to discover educational and career possibilities.

Inside Commercial Photography

If you love capturing and manipulating photographs and hope to earn a living doing it, you may choose to enter the commercial photography industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a commercial photographer takes pictures of diverse subjects, such as models or merchandise, for media outlets, including books, advertisements, and catalogs (www.bls.gov). Successful photographers are imaginative, creative, have an eye for aesthetics and understand the technical aspect of photography.

If you're eager to learn more about working in this field, take a look at the Study.com resources provided below.

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