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 of 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 as a whole 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, because clients typically prefer those with years of experience to those with less experience. Still, new entrants who are creative, have natural talent and are able to incorporate the latest imaging technology can succeed in the industry without any formal training.
Formal regulations and barriers to entering the industry are nonexistent and initial costs are usually not prohibitive... purchase to read more