Photographers photograph people, places, products or events. Common types of commercial photography include portrait, fashion, wildlife, political and event photography as well as food and sports photography. Artistic photographers produce experimental or artistic images for exhibition and sales in galleries.
The location of the photo will vary according to the purpose of the shoot, ranging from studio locations, public or private events to remote locations.
Suits people who are creative and have an eye for colour and composition. Technical knowledge of camera equipment and image making processes is essential.
Membership with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography is useful.
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