Photography jobs are in high demand In India and abroad. The scope of work for photographers differ greatly depending on the assignments and requirements of their clients. Photographers are hired by newspapers, magazines, television channels, travel and tourism companies, the fashion industry, event organisers, wedding planners, hotels, cruise ships, and more. The main role of a photographer is to make sure that the person or object being photographed looks visually appealing.
Photography is considered to be an expensive profession. However, there are many available jobs for fashion photographers, wedding photographers, travel photographers, event photographers, food photographers, cruise ship photographers, studio photographers and much more. While owning a high-end camera is a necessity, some companies provide other necessary equipment such as lenses, lights, light-meters, backdrops and tripods. Additionally there are plenty of job opportunities for freelance photographers, who may be required to travel to places to conduct photo-shoots, depending on their assignment.
Knowledge of photo editing softwares such as Adobe Photoshop, GIMP and PaintShop is an added advantage. While formal education may not be mandatory to acquire a photography job, a good eye for detail and a sense of creativity is a required skill.