Photography Schools

Photography Degree

A successful photography career requires a lot more than just aiming your camera and shooting. If you're detail-oriented, work well with others, and have a good eye, you may have the qualities necessary to be a photographer. If you want to pursue a career in photography, you'll benefit from some formal education.

Digital Photography Degree Programs

Universities, vocational institutes, technical schools, and community colleges all offer photography training at various levels, from single courses to full-fledged degree programs. The bachelor's degree typically takes four years. If you are more interested in a two- or three-year professional school, you may apply for associate's degree or a certificate in photography. Classes in techniques, processes, equipment, and composition are common coursework in a photography program.

Photography Careers:

Many entry-level jobs in this profession may require a college degree in photography. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment of photographers is projected to grow by 13 percent from 2010 to 2020. Most salaried photographers work in commercial and portrait photography. In 2011, annual salaries for a photographer varied widely, from $17,450 to $65,510, with the job opportunities in metropolitan areas.

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