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On the Job


Photographers take pictures of a variety of things, either in a studio or on location. They work with photographic equipment. They need to understand things like lighting, field depth, subject motion, film type, and film speed.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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