1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
   Page tools: Print Print Page  


PHOTOGRAPHERS operate still cameras to take photographs.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. The occupation in this unit group requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Tasks Include:

  • consulting with clients to determine objectives of photograph assignment
  • studying requirements of assignment and selecting type of camera, film and lighting
  • working from a studio or transporting and setting up equipment at assigned locations
  • measuring light levels and determining exposure
  • adjusting camera angle, aperture setting and subject to achieve desired composition
  • rearranging lighting and filters to accentuate highlights and colours


This section contains the following subsection :
              2532-11 Photographer

Previous PageNext Page