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Online Photography Degrees and Careers

If you have an eye for detail, color, design, and composition, pursuing a degree from a photography school can lead to personal fulfillment in professional studio photography.

Whether out in the field or in a studio, photography captures, preserves, and reproduces images of various events. A photographer's main job is to tell stories, capture a moments in history, and communicate ideas to large audiences.

Photographers usually specialize in the various disciplines including sports, nature, and portrait, or studio photography. Photography school training varies, depending on the discipline, but all require a good "eye" for color, composition, and imagination.

The technical aspects of photography can be easily acquired through coursework in a photography school, but the artistic talent required to succeed in this competitive field is much harder to come by.

Planning for photography school should include practical experience with photography, subscribing to various photographic magazines, joining camera clubs, and part-time work assisting a professional photographer.

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