ins and outs of a career in photography

l University of Cape Town and University of Witwatersrand offer photography classes;

l University of Cape Town and University of Witwatersrand offer photography classes;

l As in any field, work experience is always an added bonus when seeking career opportunities;

l Photographers can work on a freelance basis or secure employment with a company;

l The hours can be long, depending on the project;

l Photographers should be prepared to travel often;

l Starting salary varies depending on education and work experience;

l Equipment can be fairly costly. Ralfe says: "The cameras cost around R20000, but it depends on what type you want and the purpose it will serve in your work."

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