In the age of gadgets, smartphones and wide range of professional cameras, we are constantly clicking and sharing pictures on the go! We may be capturing pictures everyday but what makes the difference in each picture is the perspective of an image. Anyone can click a photograph but only those who have skills and expertise in this particular field will be able to tell stories through their clicks.
Photography definitely changes the way you see things and it lets you to share your perspective with the world. It has become so ubiquitous these days that you may be just curious about it and not sure whether to make it your full-time job or just keep it as a hobby.
If you are seriously looking to dive into the world of photography and are looking to make a career, here are few photography genres you can start with;
When it comes to photography jobs, the most popular genre is candid photography. In this, moments are captured spontaneously and one of the best examples of this style is wedding photography.
Documentary could be an option while looking for photography jobs. Here, the photographer focuses on one subject or a story which they want to highlight and is presented in a photo story form.
The most popular genre in photography is fashion. Fashion photographers are always in demand. Portfolio shoots are the best example of this style and it is also the type of photography that baits customers by glamorising the products.
Another option to go for photography jobs is photojournalism. This style of photography captures live events and the best examples are the images we see every day in newspapers and magazines.
The most adventurous form of photography could be sports photography. Here, the photographer involves in each and every action and try to capture up-close shots of the fast-paced events.
If you have the skills and talent and are willing to take up photography jobs then you can go the digital way too. India’s leading talent hiring platform, talentrack has over 1,25,000 artists on-board under different categories and photography is one of the most popular categories on the platform. You can register on talentrack as a photographer, upload your portfolio and apply for jobs. If your portfolio matches the requirement of the recruiter then you will get a direct call from the recruiter itself.
The famous photographer Elliott Erwitt, known for his black and white candid shots, has said – “Nothing happens when you sit at home. I always make it a point to carry a camera with me at all times…I just shoot what interests me at that moment”. So even if you don’t excel in any genre of photography but know how to capture some excellent moments, give it a shot. You never know, what might become your ‘Kodak Moment’.