Photography is often labelled as a hobby rather than a professional career. For the pro-photographers and to the few of us who know the real fact, we know that this is not true!
In fact, photography is a career with so many pathways and very rewarding on so many levels. However, since photography is a very competitive industry, one should have the right skills, training, knowledge, and attitude in order to succeed.
Let’s take a look at the skills and attributes that a photographer needs.
SKILLS FOR SUCCESS
It takes more than a state-of-the-art camera for someone to thrive in the photography industry. Whether you want to be a photojournalist or a fashion photographer, there are important attributes that a photographer needs. They are the following:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Although you don’t need a diploma or degree to be working as a photographer, it is still an advantage if you have one. There are a particular training and knowledge that can only be found in the four corners of the classroom.
Here at the Australian Institute of Creative Design, we offer 2 major photography classes.
Moreover, we also have specialized and specific courses like:
A Photographer in Gold Coast, Queensland earns an average salary of AU$53,458 per year.
Most people in this career move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. In addition, expected salary increases with every additional skill like Adobe Lightroom or Adobe Photoshop.
EXCITING CAREER PATHWAYS
Depending on your interest, photography is a vast land of opportunities. Here are some of the career options that one can have:
- Wildlife Photographer
- Wedding Photographer
- Fashion Photographer
- Stock Image Photographer
- Fine Art Photographer
- Sports Photographer
- Product Photographer
- Medical Photographer
Are you ready to take this next step in your creative career? Give us a call at (07) 55 938 335 for Gold Coast or (07) 38 541 395 for Brisbane to arrange your interview or fill out the online Application Form and arrange a phone interview if you cannot come into either campus.