Processing

Although most portrait studios have a rudimentary darkroom on their premises, it frequently is equipped only for basic black-and-white processing and printing. Most portraits, other than press release views, are made on color negative film, and the resulting prints are color enlargements. Most smaller-volume studios do not produce enough portraits, or have a large enough staff of employees, to justify doing their own color film and print processing in-house. Custom color processing labs are...

Associations and Societies

Advertising Photographers of America P.O. Box 1309 Los Angeles, CA 90036 apanational.org Advertising Photographers of New York 27 W. Twentieth St., Ste. 601 New York, NY 10011 http apany.com American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) 150 N. Second St. Philadelphia, PA 19106 asmp.org American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 5410 Grosvenor La., Ste. 210 Bethesda, MD 20814 asprs.org American Society of Picture Professionals 409 S. Washington St. Alexandria, VA 22314 aspp.org...

AA or AS Degrees

Academy of Art College 79 New Montgomery San Francisco, CA 94108 academyart.edu Ampro Photography School 636 E. Broadway Vancouver V5T IX6 British Columbia Canada Antonelli College 124 E. Seventh St. Cincinnati, OH 45202 antonellic.com Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 antonelli.org Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale 1799 SE Seventeenth St. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 aifl.edu Art Institute of Houston 1900 Yorktown St. Houston, TX 77056 aih.aii.edu Art Institute of Philadelphia 1622 Chestnut St....

BA or BS Degrees

Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85287 asu.edu Ball State University Muncie, IN 47306 bsu.edu Boston University 1 Sherborn St. Boston, MA 02215 bu.edu Brigham Young University Provo, UT 84602 http home.byu.edu California State University, Fullerton Fullerton, CA 92834 fullerton.edu Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306 fsu.edu Illinois Institute of Technology 3300 S. Federal St. Chicago, IL 60616 iit.edu Roy H. Park School of Communications Kent State University Kent, OH 44242...

Specialties and Job Titles

Career opportunities related to still photography, film, the Internet, and television are many and varied. Image-making and audiovisual production represent a great number of different talents and skills. This list was compiled to provide you with an idea of the variety of specialties and job titles in the world of imaging. AV equipment technician AV programmer Black-and-white printer Camera repairer Cinematographer Colorist Director of AV Image analyst Image interpreter Laboratory assistant...

Advantages and Disadvantages

Working situations in industrial photography are quite different from those in commercial or portrait photography. Most companies keep a 40-hour week with regular and predictable hours. However, last-minute overtime is common to get projects completed. Most industrial photographers are paid on an hourly basis. Department managers and the top photographers are sometimes salaried. In general, the pay rates of industrial photographers are the best in the photographic field. In addition to...

Ethical Considerations

The role of the photojournalist includes fulfilling a certain measure of public trust. Readers of newspapers, magazines, and books must be able to trust that photos they see are genuine representations of the truth. The same is true of other applications of the pho-tojournalist's work. The National Press Photographers Association NPPA has developed a code of ethics to guide photographers in this area. Members are asked to subscribe to the following 1. The practice of photojournalism, both as a...

Scientific and Technical Photography

Scientific and technical aspects of photography are difficult to define, since they are diversified and include both picture-making and non-picture-making skills and activities. A random sampling of individuals doing technical photography work disclosed that there were more than 250 job titles that covered this aspect of photography. Picture-making aspects of this exciting, broad field include highspeed photography, lasers, electron microscopes, holograms, stroboscopes, high-speed film, video...

Scientific Technical and Industrial Photography

This chapter explores the areas of scientific, technical, and industrial photography. Each area is unique in its own right. You would be surprised at how easy it is to marry numerous areas of interest into one lucrative career. For example, if you're interested in anatomy and physiology as well as taking pictures, you can find work in biomedical photography. If you've always admired the police force and thought of becoming a cop, but would also like to put your photo skills to work, you could...

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Getting Started in Photography

Almost everyone learns to use a camera, but most people remain amateurs. Those who take their work to an increasingly higher level form the pool from which professional photographers are drawn. So how do you know if you have the potential for professional photography First will come a compelling desire to produce images that attract the attention of others. The intensity of your desire to improve will determine how many photos you take and whether you choose to do your own darkroom work or go...

Jg Professional

We hope you enjoy this McGraw-Hill eBook If you'd like more information about this book, its author, or related books and websites, please click here. To our photographic mentors the sharing, caring, knowledgeable individuals who help novice photographers become more proficient in the profession. This book is dedicated to the late Clarence H. White Jr., instructor, friend, and mentor. As an instructor at Ohio University in the 1950s, Clarence was an inspiration to all of his many photography...