Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

In the last two decades technology has brought about giant leaps in all professional fields. We have left behind the analog age and have fast tracked into the digital medium in all spheres of our lives. Most professional domains in the market in almost all sectors are growing faster, faster and faster. Now in every step of your journey, you wish to have the whole world in your grip. Photography is one of the fastest growing and changing sectors that has got revolutionized, courtesy the internet and a globalized world connected online at a quantum speed. It has opened up a wide horizon of new professions in a wide variety of fields that can offer you new jobs, independent career opportunities and business ventures. Some of the new areas are: Photojournalism, Fashion Photography, Commercial/Product Photography (including Food), Wildlife Photography etc. The government also recruits photographer in different sectors such as the Police, Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI), Enforcement Directorate (ED), Parliament, Assemblies, Museum, Railways, Information & Cultural Affairs Department, WildLife Division, Forest Development, Photography Division, Publications Division, News Agencies (UNI, PTI, IANS, ANI) etc.

 In addition, there is a wide array of private sector units –

  1. Print media, such as Newspapers, Magazines, Websites, News Portals, Social-Media etc.
  2. Private news agencies
  3. Professional agencies for E-commerce shoot (for online portals like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Myntra, Nykaa Zomato, Swiggy, Big Basket, MakeMyTrip, Yatra etc.)
  4. Advertisement Agencies
  5. Event Management Companies
  6. Hotels, restaurants, bakeries, patisseries and cafes
  7. Audio Visual production houses for production of movies, television serials, web series, promotional videos, ad films, tele serials, web series etc.
  8. National & International Channels such as National Geographic, BBC, Travel & Living, Animal Planet, Discovery
  9. Travel, Sports, Food magazines
  10. Sports tournaments such as IPL, ISL, Hockey League and Badminton League   
  11. Public sector companies (ONGC, Indian Oil, Power Grid, Coal India, SAIL etc)
  12. Corporate Brochures and Financial Reports of big corporates

Now you may look forward to doing business in photography. A huge opening is there. Most common is

  1. Wedding photography With big fat Indian wedding the new norm, this is the fastest growing market for photographers
  2. Fashion photography – Fashion photography is the stepping stone into the world of glamour—fashion parades, movies and show business. If you have a studio floor you may shoot the models for e-commerce, for any company dealing with the dress materials or ornaments, or for a personal portfolio of would-be models. You can set up your own studio and serve as a link between the glamour industry and talented young models or actors   
  3. Commercial photography – Here also you need a Studio Floor which you may own or rent.  Product Photography is highly paid domain with various e-commerce portals (Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra, BigBasket, Swiggy, Zomato and so on)
  4. Industrial photography As a professional photographer you may get the contract to shoot for big industries like chemical industry, thermal power industry, hydel-power industry, tea industry, mining industry, textile industry, fruit orchards, wine vineyards, etc.