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Photography as a career in Indian context
Photography as a career in Indian context

Parineeta Rai
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Photography in india is no more just art form but also can be a profitable profession by taking it as a career option. Can anyone here tell me what is scope of photography as a career in India

Posted On : 3/25/2009 10:23:29 PM

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Anvaya
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With the explosion of the communication network, the growth of advertising and media and the fashion boom, and digital photography, it has now become a profession with great commercial value. Photos are an essential part in both print and electronic media. So this is an area offering great scope for those who have an interest and attributes needed to be a professional.Eligibility :There are no specific academic requirements for full time courses in photography, however, candidates who have cleared the 10 2 exam are eligible for the diploma/certificate courses in photography

Posted On : 3/26/2009 3:09:10 AM

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Riya Sen
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Photography as a career has good prospect in India. Photographers can choose a career in different categories like- Fashion photography, Wildlife Photography, News Photography, Film Photography, industrial and commercial photography, advertising photography, Forensic photography, Wedding photography and scientific photography. Indian Fashion industry is growing very fast so photographers in this field can earn good. It is an extremely creative and well paid profession. Most fashion photography is done by specialist studios or freelancers who are commissioned by fashion houses or advertising agencies. They usually work under the direction of a fashion expert. Fashion photography is more viable in either Mumbai or Delhi and involves by highly sophisticated and well-equipped studios. They can also find employment with fashion houses, designers, fashion journals and news papers. Press photographers or photojournalists supply pictures to the national and local press, and must be versatile with an ability to photograph all kinds of subjects. They must have journalistic instincts, know what makes a good news picture, be able to write accurate captions, work well with reporters, be quick and often work under difficult conditions. In the same way, all these photographers need to be expert in their field and then only they can expect a good career.

Posted On : 3/26/2009 5:19:55 AM

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Priyadarshini Misra
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With the explosion of the communication network, the growth of advertising and media and the fashion boom, and digital photography, it has now become a profession with great commercial value. Photos are an essential part in both print and electronic media. So this is an area offering great scope for those who have an interest and attributes needed to be a professional. Eligibility :There are no specific academic requirements for full time courses in photography, however, candidates who have cleared the 10 2 exam are eligible for the diploma/certificate courses in photography. Click here for more information Job Prospects & Career Options: One of the most exciting aspects of photography is the variety of jobs available in the field, ranging from highly specialized, technical work to jobs that require creativity and Visual literacy. Photographers can start working as assistants to senior photographers, in which capacity they are paid around Rs. 3,500 - 6,000.

Posted On : 3/26/2009 5:30:14 AM

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