Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Photography industry has experienced several changes as digital cameras and postproduction technologies have increasingly affected operators. While photographers are benefiting from the changes by increasing their efficiency and availability, consumers are now able to take professional-quality images without the need for a specialist. Nevertheless, revenue is expected to improve slightly in the next five years as operators focus on niche markets, such as events, sports and church directory photography, to sustain demand... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The Photography industry has low barriers to entry. Photographers do not need to hold any formal qualifications or accreditation; however, photographers who have been through courses offered by institutions in this field are more highly regarded than others. Still, new entrants who are creative, skilled and able to incorporate technology into their work can succeed in the industry without any formal training.
Regulations on entering the industry are nonexistent, and costs are not prohibitive. Most digital cameras on the market increase picture quality and come with software support for digital enhancements, creating an incentive for budding amateur photographers to enter this industry... purchase to read more