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Photography as a Career

If you find that you're a great photographer and you have fun doing it at the same time, maybe a career in this field is right for you.

If you find that you're a great photographer and you have fun doing it at the same time, maybe a career in this field is right for you. There are plenty of demands for photographers, especially experienced professionals.

The money in photography careers are some of the best. Those entire magazine covers you see on the stand will pay a photographer big bucks off of just one photo. Here is a list of the top 5 careers for photography.

Advertising: It's estimated the salary for newspapers and other print media photographers. The dream job of many aspiring photographers is to work for National Geographic, but there are many other companies that will pay top dollar for your images.

Medicine: Medical photographers use their skills to create pamphlets, textbooks, instructional resources, and other matters on the subject of medical processes and research.

Freelance: This category of photography covers weddings, school pictures, family portraits, or digitally manipulating images for businesses. This is a career where entrepreneurial and networking skills are essential, building a sturdy portfolio while still continuing your day to day work.

Scientific: Scientific photographers are needed in every scientific field whether it is astronomy, biology, geology or any of the other fields of study. In this career it is useful and often necessary to have detailed knowledge of the subject matter as you will most likely be working with a team of researchers or scientists.

Celebrity and Sports: Whether it is fashion photography, paparazzi work on the streets of New York or Hollywood, or work at sports events, there is plenty of demand for photographers in the world of fame.

Above were named just a few of the more popular ways you can approach this career in photography; there is still so many other possibilities out there.

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