Photographer - Queensland Industry Tourism Council


Photographers photograph people, places, products or events. Common types of commercial photography include portrait, fashion, wildlife and event photography as well as food and sports photography. Artistic photographers produce experimental or artistic images for exhibition and sales in galleries.


  • Collaborate with clients to design the look and feel of the shoot
  • Organise and assemble equipment including tripods, flash apparatus and filters
  • Apply knowledge of film based traditional camera and digital cameras
  • Manually configure and set aperture, shutter speed and other variables impacted by depth of field, lighting, environment and subject
  • Perform post-production processes such as developing film and digitally editing the photographs with specialised software

Future demand

Future demand - stable

How to become a Photographer