Photographer – ANZSCO 211311

Description
Operates a still camera to take photographs. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
Skill Level
1
Specialisations
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Landscape Photographer
  • News Photographer
  • Photographic Artist
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Sports Photographer
  • Technical Photographer

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Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Group: 2113 Photographers

Description
operate still cameras to take photographs.
Tasks
  • consulting with clients to determine objectives of photographic assignments
  • studying requirements of assignment and selecting type of camera, film, filter and lighting
  • working from a studio, and transporting and setting up equipment at assigned locations
  • measuring light levels and determining exposure
  • adjusting camera angles, aperture settings and subjects to achieve desired composition
  • adjusting lighting and filters to accentuate highlights and colours
  • mixing photographic chemicals, processing film and developing prints
  • manipulating images using digital imaging techniques and creative darkroom techniques such as adjusting exposure and development times
  • may make enlarged prints, and mount and frame prints
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. The occupation in this unit group requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations in this Group
  • 211311 Photographer

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