Thursday, July 28, 2022

Career Choice: Photographer, Photography Training Institutes in Nepal


Photography is the practice or occupation of taking and printing photographs. It is a method of recording permanent images in a camera into a film or any light sensitive surface. And the person who captures pictures using a camera is called a photographer. Photographers capture images that visualize a story or event. Their photos can be of people, places, things or events.


As photography is a creative profession, it requires more of inherent quality, interest and devotion than ay sort of formal training. However, trainings helps aspiring photographers sharpen their talents. As a photographer, you will require an aesthetic sense as well as technical expertise. A good photographer normally should posses qualities like creativity, an aesthetic sense, good communication skills, and an ability to translate original ideas into fantastic images with impact.

For talented individuals photography can be a highly rewarding career. There are various areas of specializations like journalistic photography, fashion photography, advertising photography, wildlife and outdoors photography.


JOB PROSPECT
With the explosion of the communication network, the growth of advertising and media and the fashion boom, and digital photography, it has now become a profession with great commercial value. Photos are an essential part in both print and electronic media. So this is an area offering great scope for those who have an interest and attributes needed to be a professional. Photographers are always required in several different areas of media industry, including newspapers and magazines, book illustrations and television. Moreover, the increase in the internet usage has opened up new avenues for the aspirants of this field. A photography career offers you exciting job prospects and career options, with a variety of opportunities in different fields. Many photographers work as freelancers, working on a project or a contract basis. Others work on monthly salary, with newspapers or large corporations.

There are following different roles in which photographers can work:
> Press photographers also known as photojournalists
> Feature photographers essentially involves telling a story in pictures
> Portrait / wedding photographers who take the pictures of individuals, pets, children, families, home, garden or workplace, weddings, functions and activities of sports and other different social funictions.
> Advertising photographers
> Fashion photographers
> Nature and Wildlife Photographers
> Forensic Photographers which involves photographing a crime scene. And,
> Freelancers



SALARY:
The monthly earning of a freelancer entirely depends on the individual's capability and his name in the market. However, a fresher in this sector working as assistant to senior photographers, can earn around NRs. 5000 - 20,000. But with experience your earnings can go up to 100,000, depending upon the designation and the organization you are working. But for those who are self employed in their own organization or photo studios, the earnings can rise even higher depending upon the experience and market status.

Institutes offering Photographer classes as follows:
- Photography Training at A.B.C Photography Institute, Bagbazar, Kathmandu, 4246122
- Photography Training at Image Broadcasting Acadamy, Bagbazar, Kathmandu 2001414,2002084
- Photography Training at Kantipur Photography Videography Training Institute, Putalisadak, Kathmandu, 4422236
- Photography Training at National Photography Training Institute, Chhetrapati, Kathmandu, 4260117
- Photography Training at Nepal Photography Training Institute, Bhotahity, Kathmandu, 4222558, 4225986
- hotography Training at Universal Photography Videography Training Institute P. Ltd, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, 2004956


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