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Photographer

Operates a still camera to take photographs. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.


Tasks Include:


  • consulting with clients to determine objectives of photographic assignments
  • studying requirements of assignment and selecting type of camera, film, filter and lighting
  • working from a studio, and transporting and setting up equipment at assigned locations
  • measuring light levels and determining exposure
  • adjusting camera angles, aperture settings and subjects to achieve desired composition
  • adjusting lighting and filters to accentuate highlights and colours
  • mixing photographic chemicals, processing film and developing prints
  • manipulating images using digital imaging techniques and creative darkroom techniques such as adjusting exposure and development times
Specialisations
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Landscape Photographer
  • News Photographer
  • Photographic Artist
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Sports Photographer
  • Technical Photographer
Job prospects for Photographers in Victoria

Occupation in the Photographers group include Photographer

Employment prospects
There are currently 4,900 Photographers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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