Understand which kind of photographer you are or want to become

First of all, let me welcome you to our family!

As a member of SoAM Creative I want you to understand two of the most important parts of what we doOur job is to help you, or better, help your photography business.
It all starts with you, there is no change if you don’t act. That is why its very important to learn as much as you can before venturing into this fantastic adventure! Understanding yourself is key to success. Whether you want to be a professional photographer or it’s only a hobby you wish to learn, you will need some preparation! Lets see the different types of photographers that are out there:

Understand which kind of photographer you are or want to become

First of all, let me welcome you to our family!

As a member of SoAM Creative I want you to understand two of the most important parts of what we doOur job is to help you, or better, help your photography business.
It all starts with you, there is no change if you don’t act. That is why its very important to learn as much as you can before venturing into this fantastic adventure! Understanding yourself is key to success. Whether you want to be a professional photographer or it’s only a hobby you wish to learn, you will need some preparation! Lets see the different types of photographers that are out there:

1) Fashion photographer.
"This is a kind of photographer who devote
him or herself into displaying clothing and
other fashion items." We see a lot of
fashion work when we look at magazine
such as Vogue, ELLE, Vanity Fair ecc. The
photographer will be in close contact with
makeup artists, hairdressers, stylist,
models, brand companies.
becoming a fashion photographer could
garante a great source of income and its
quite easy to start. The only 2 major issues
are time and skills.

1) Fashion photographer.
"This is a kind of photographer who devote him or herself into displaying clothing and other fashion items." We see a lot of fashion work when we look at magazine
such as Vogue, ELLE, Vanity Fair ecc. The
photographer will be in close contact with
makeup artists, hairdressers, stylist,
models, brand companies. becoming a fashion photographer could garante a great source of income and its quite easy to start. The only 2 major issues are time and skills.

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2) Landscape photographer.
"Landscaping photography is about capturing spaces around the world, either completely
natural or made by man." This kind of photography has been incredibly bloomed in the past
few years due to different factors.Some may call this travel photography, the photographer
uses natural light to shoot. This kind of photography is one of the easiest when it comes to
equipment requirements and costs. Most of the best photographer out there they can shoot
amazing images by them selfs. Sadly its quite difficult to become profitable as Landscaping
photographer, or at least at the beginning and if you are only taking this as a hobby.

2) Landscape photographer.
"Landscaping photography is about capturing spaces around the world, either completely
natural or made by man." This kind of photography has been incredibly bloomed in the past
few years due to different factors.Some may call this travel photography, the photographer
uses natural light to shoot. This kind of photography is one of the easiest when it comes to
equipment requirements and costs. Most of the best photographer out there they can shoot
amazing images by them selfs. Sadly its quite difficult to become profitable as Landscaping
photographer, or at least at the beginning and if you are only taking this as a hobby.

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3)Action/ sport Photographer.
"This kind of photography is about any kind of sports, its about documenting the action of it." If
you do like the action this is the photography for you. Most of the time will be about going in
location and be good with your shutter speed. This could be a great way to start your carrier as
a photographer into a niece market (choose between all the sports available and become great
at shooting that.)
One of the best thing about this kind of photography is that is quite fun and easy to build a
portfolio: the easiest way is to approach your local sport talent and ask them if you can shoot
for them (They are 99% of the time really happy about that, since they always need more
exposure.)

3) Action/ sport Photographer.
"This kind of photography is about any kind of sports, its about documenting the action of it." If
you do like the action this is the photography for you. Most of the time will be about going in
location and be good with your shutter speed. This could be a great way to start your carrier as
a photographer into a niece market (choose between all the sports available and become great
at shooting that.)
One of the best thing about this kind of photography is that is quite fun and easy to build a
portfolio: the easiest way is to approach your local sport talent and ask them if you can shoot
for them (They are 99% of the time really happy about that, since they always need more
exposure.)

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4) Pet photographer.
"Pet photography is either shooting pets alone
or with their masters." This is a fun and
profitable niche category. its Combining
photography with the love for animals and its
blooming in the last few years. Pets have the

most impact on social medias, so if you want to start your pet photography business be
prepared to be loved my a lot of people. It could be well profitable.

4) Pet photographer.
"Pet photography is either shooting pets alone
or with their masters." This is a fun and
profitable niche category. its Combining
photography with the love for animals and its
blooming in the last few years. Pets have the

most impact on social medias, so if you want to start your pet photography business be
prepared to be loved my a lot of people. It could be well profitable.

5) Event photographer.
"This photography will have the
photographer at an event of any sort
(fashion, party, ecc) and capture it." This
is one of the best ways to get to know
people and get started in your fashion
photography. Nothing is better than
meeting other people, as making
connection is the fundamental for a
successful photographer.
Thanking good event photography images
is not a brained for a beginner and the
equipment you need is essentially a
camera and a speed light.

5) Event photographer.
"This photography will have the
photographer at an event of any sort
(fashion, party, ecc) and capture it." This
is one of the best ways to get to know
people and get started in your fashion
photography. Nothing is better than
meeting other people, as making
connection is the fundamental for a
successful photographer.
Thanking good event photography images
is not a brained for a beginner and the
equipment you need is essentially a
camera and a speed light.

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6) Architecture Photography.
"Architectural photography is the
photographing of buildings and similar
structures that are both aesthetically
pleasing and accurate representations
of their subjects. Architectural
photographers are usually skilled in the
use of specialized techniques and
equipment." You can make quite a lot
of money as architecture photographer
in the late game, mostly because your
clients will be extremely wealthy. the
problem is that its difficult to get to
know your clients.

6) Architecture Photography.
"Architectural photography is the
photographing of buildings and similar
structures that are both aesthetically
pleasing and accurate representations
of their subjects. Architectural
photographers are usually skilled in the
use of specialized techniques and
equipment." You can make quite a lot
of money as architecture photographer
in the late game, mostly because your
clients will be extremely wealthy. the
problem is that its difficult to get to
know your clients.

7) Photojournalism Photography.
"Photojournalism is a particular form of
journalism (the collecting, editing, and
presenting of news material for publication or
broadcast) that employs images in order to
tell a news story." This is a very appealing
kind of photography for people who loves
traveling and the idea of it. It is and extremely
difficult kind of photography path but quite
rewarding if you love it.

7) Photojournalism Photography.
"Photojournalism is a particular form of
journalism (the collecting, editing, and
presenting of news material for publication or
broadcast) that employs images in order to
tell a news story." This is a very appealing
kind of photography for people who loves
traveling and the idea of it. It is and extremely
difficult kind of photography path but quite
rewarding if you love it.

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8) Baby photographer.
"This is a for of portraits dedicated to new born". If you love
babies and studio lighting this is the photography for you! It's
recommended to shoot them when they are 2 weeks old or
younger: thats the fase when they are sleepy and very
cooperative 😀 it's is a profitable business.

8) Baby photographer.
"This is a for of portraits dedicated to new born". If you love
babies and studio lighting this is the photography for you! It's
recommended to shoot them when they are 2 weeks old or
younger: thats the fase when they are sleepy and very
cooperative 😀 it's is a profitable business.

9) Food photographer.
"It is a specialization of commercial photography, the
products of which are used in advertisements, magazines,
packaging, menus or cookbooks. Professional food
photography is a collaborative effort, usually involving an art
director, a photographer, a food stylist, a prop stylist and their
assistants." For food lovers this kind of photography si
becoming more and more attractive. It is not very retribuite at
the beginning and require a very good knowledge on lighting
and composition, but if you love it and you make it!

9) Food photographer.
"It is a specialization of commercial photography, the
products of which are used in advertisements, magazines,
packaging, menus or cookbooks. Professional food
photography is a collaborative effort, usually involving an art
director, a photographer, a food stylist, a prop stylist and their
assistants." For food lovers this kind of photography si
becoming more and more attractive. It is not very retribuite at
the beginning and require a very good knowledge on lighting
and composition, but if you love it and you make it!

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10) Advertising Photography.
"Commercial Photography is a category that is best describes
as follows: A photograph that is used to help sell, advertise or
market a product, service, person or persons. All those
photographs that you see in magazines, online publications,
billboards, CD covers or posters all fall under commercial
photography." Studio lighting is a must know if you want to
venture into this world. This kind of photography is greatly
retribuite and you can easily start making money. The only
problem is that you need to know a lot about lighting and
have a quite a good knowledge of studio setups.

10) Advertising Photography.
"Commercial Photography is a category that is best describes
as follows: A photograph that is used to help sell, advertise or
market a product, service, person or persons. All those
photographs that you see in magazines, online publications,
billboards, CD covers or posters all fall under commercial
photography." Studio lighting is a must know if you want to
venture into this world. This kind of photography is greatly
retribuite and you can easily start making money. The only
problem is that you need to know a lot about lighting and
have a quite a good knowledge of studio setups.

11) Wedding photographer.
"Wedding photography is the photography of activities
relating to weddings. It encompasses photographs of
the couple before marriage (for announcements,
portrait displays, or thank you cards) as well as
coverage of the wedding and reception (sometimes
referred to as the wedding breakfast in non-US
countries)."
This Is considered to be one of the easiest and most
retribuite kind of businesses for a beginner. If you do
like the pressure (there is a lot of it since you cannot
make any mistakes) and easy money, this could be an
interesting option to start off.

11) Wedding photographer.
"Wedding photography is the photography of activities relating to weddings. It encompasses photographs of
the couple before marriage (for announcements, portrait displays, or thank you cards) as well as coverage of the wedding and reception (sometimes
referred to as the wedding breakfast in non-US countries)." This Is considered to be one of the easiest and most
retribuite kind of businesses for a beginner. If you do like the pressure (there is a lot of it since you cannot make any mistakes) and easy money, this could be an interesting option to start off.

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