Career & Scope of Photography in Pakistan. Jobs, Employment Areas, Institutions, Job Types, Tips, & Required Abilities
Photography has become one of the highly paid professions in Pakistan. Its a field for people who have great aesthetic sense. A creative minded person can earn both money and fame in this field. Still photographers can earn money through various sources. If you are good still photographer then you must also try you luck in video making. Its a unique field where you can build your career even without having any professional qualification. You can earn money without joining any company as an freelancer photographer too. Its a professional field which can open doors of unlimited job opportunities for you in many fields.
Photography Tips, Courses, Career, Scope, Jobs, Institutes & Required Skills
Now a days latest digital cameras have made photography very easier than past. Still we shall recommend you that you must get professional degree or diploma in this field for enjoying better employment opportunities. Such qualification will polish your natural talent. One of my colleague lawyer left the profession due to his low income and became a professional photographer and now he has hired more than 10 photographers. He has built 3 studios in Lahore in just 10 years. Now he is planning to start his own fashion magazine and school of photography. The secret of his success was that he recognized his natural talent and listened the voice of his inner self.
Jobs, Career & Scope
Event and Wedding Photographer
Wild Life Photographer
Micro, Macro, Scientific Forensic and Medical Photographer
Owner of Film Processing & Developing Studio
Video Film Maker
Newspapers Mags & Digests
Fine Arts Colleges
Event Managing Companies
Wildlife Channels and mags
You may take photography classes & online courses from lynda.com. Many other websites are offering such courses even free online and email courses are also available in the field of professional photography. Its a source of income too for you.
How Should Join The Profession of Photography?
People with natural talent
People with great aesthetic sense
Artistic minded students
Those who want to earn money online.
Those who have craze for fame, money and power, as yes photojournalist you may enjoy power too.
Lovers of freelance jobs
Creative minded individuals
1-For finding a job in reputed organization you must need a diploma or certificate. If you have command on your field then you may get one and two year diploma from skill development council on the basis of your past experience.
2-Try to get internship in a reputed newspaper, fashion mag or company as it will help you a lot in your future career.
3-Make your own blog on photography for expressing your talent.
4-Send your work to different websites, newspapers, mags and even tv channels, this will add stars in your portfolio.
5-Participate in all local and international competitions.
6-We have written a detailed article on photography tips. Basically this article was written for selfie lovers but tips given in this article are also useful for professionals.
Best Photography Institutes in Pakistan
National College of Arts
Lahore School of Photography
Karachi Institute of Photography
Pakistan School of Photography
Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design
Nikon School Pakistan
The Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture
Recommended course for you is Post Graduate Diploma (PGD). You must have a bachelor degree in related areas for getting admission in PGD in Multimedia Art or PGD Photography. Stay connected with us and our FB page foe guidance about best career options.