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Photography CareersAlison Adkins

Sports Photography

Branch of photojournalism

Vernacular photography

Editorial purposes

Newspapers, magazines, advertisement

Difficulties depend on sport

Found everywhere

Job popularity: Expected to grow

Sports Photography

Equipment

Digital Single Lens Reflex camera (DSLR)

High shutter speeds

Interchangeable lenses with 50mm

Can be zoomed to 300mm

Monopod/tripod

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Nikon D4

Sports Photography

Technique

Location, location, location VIP spots

Distance

Shutter speed Shutter priority

mode/manual

High ISO speed Photos in burst mode Out of focus

background to isolate subject

Sports Photography

Average salary: $24,000

Education

Bachelor degree in photography or journalism

1 year intensive certificate program

Associates degree to learn technical skills and business knowledge Coursework

History of photography

Forensic Photography

Forensic imaging/crime scene photography

Reproducing crime/accident scenes with photography

Evidence collecting, court aid

Photos of victims

Objects/Places involved with crimes

Car crashes

Job popularity: Grow 12%

Forensic Photography

Equipment

Camera

Filters

Electronic flashes

Lenses

Tripod

Measuring Device

Gray card

Forensic Photography

Technique

Lighting

Shutter speeds

Camera mechanics

Digital imaging

Use of color

Fingerprinting

Forensic Photography

Average salary: $62,000

Education

High School Education

Photography, processing and forensics courses

Degree

Photojournalism, scientific/commercial photography

Wildlife Photography

Publications of animals, plants and environments

Convey larger picture of wild

Messages through photos

Freelance or hired

Challenges/risks vary

Wildlife Photography

Equipment

DSLR

Lenses

Wide Angle

Telephoto Zoom

Tripod

Tripod Head

Filters

Wildlife Photography

Technique

Manual focus

Fast shutter speed

Understand environment

Respect

Minimal impact

Wildlife Photography

Average salary: $41,000

Education

College Degree

On-the-job Training

Workshops

Not required for freelance photographers

Understanding of cultural context, geography, history, customs

Credits

http://education-portal.com/articles/Wildlife_Photographer_Job_Description_Salary_and_Requirements.html

http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-wildlife+photographer

http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-forensic+photographer

http://education-portal.com/articles/Forensic_Photographer_Job_Description_and_Training_Requirements.html

http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-sports+photographer

http://education-portal.com/articles/Sports_Photographer_Education_Requirements_and_Job_Description.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sports_photography

http://wildlifehotspots.com/wildlife-photography-gear.html

http://photo.net/learn/nature/beginner-equipment

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