With today’s economy, getting into any field is challenging regardless if you have a college degree or not. In just the span of five years, the job market’s been flooded with employees with a lot of the same skill sets. This makes finding a creative career a challenge. So, how can one break into the Photography Industry? Whether you’re an amateur or have just graduated from high school or college/university, here are some key ideas on how to get started working as a Photographer and hopefully continuing on to steady work.
We’ve created a new section on the site to include bridge or hybrid cameras. Bridge cameras span the divide between compacts and a full blown SLR camera. Typically they offer advanced controls similar to what you’d get on a SLR.
The Canon 20D is not the newest digital camera around these days. Launched in 2004, it has been around for a number of years, so today, it’s pretty cheap to pick up and can be potentially an economical way to get into SLR photography without spending a lot more money for the latest equipment currently available.
I bought a D3 shortly after the launch and have never regretted it. It has never let me down and has been used in all sorts of weather all over Europe. It has survived at the hands of airport security and baggage handlers and just keeps on going. The build quality is second to none and the image quality is up there with the best too.
The Canon 70-300mm telephoto lens was first launched in October 2005. It weighs 630 grams and uses a Canon EF lens mount which means that it will fit all Canon digital SLR cameras, as opposed to the EF-S lens mount alternative.