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Sports Photographers




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Sports photographers use their artistic vision to take pictures of fast-moving athletes through manual and digital cameras during live sports activities. Most photographers use special equipment such as high definition lenses and MSCs. During a sports event, sports photographers take many photos and scan the imagery to select the best photo for publication or sale.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Photography / BFA

  • PG Diploma / M.Sc. in Photography

What you need to get started

  • 1-2 years of hands-on training in photography is preferred

  • Volunteering, work shadowing, and project work with photographers can help gain experience and skills and make contacts.

Soft Skills

  • Photography

  • Attention To Detail

  • Quick

  • Proactive

  • Business skills

  • Interpersonal skills 

  • Communication

Technical Skills

  • Editing 

  • Visual Storytelling

  • Business skills

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Digital Photography


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