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A Guide to Photography Jobs Abroad

If you’re looking to further advance your career in photography,but can’t seem to find that edge to set you apart from the competition, working abroad may be your answer. Photography jobs abroad will expose you to an endless amount of subjects to shoot and styles to try, allowing you to build your resume, portfolio, and photography skills. While working abroad in photography you will gain international experience within both the art and business sides of the field, transforming you into a more versatile photographer and creative artist.

Why Work in Photography Abroad

As a visual medium, photography allows people to get a glimpse into the eye of the artist. Photography is an artist’s way of sharing a particular moment, feeling, and sensation with the rest of the world. While you can’t always bring those closest in your life with you around the world, you can share your experience and memories of your travels through photography. Photography jobs abroad will allow you to see places that are new to you and open up a plethora of landscapes and subjects to capture. Working in photography abroad will provide you with the opportunity to work outside of the typical nine to five work week in an office, by turning your adventures into employment. By working abroad in photography, you will give yourself opportunities for professional development during every moment of your trip as you explore new places. 

Locations

European Countries are known for their photogenic qualities. With historic landscapes and architecture, photographers from all over the world travel to famous European sites in order to capture unique, original photographs. Countries like France and England are specifically filled with job opportunities for photographers and journalists to establish their careers within an international setting. Various photography jobs are located throughout Europe, each providing the perfect way to establish your credentials as a photographer. While the European weather might detract some from relocating right away, the typically overcast European skies are actually ideal for photography.

Australia & New Zealand offer a diverse range of topography and landscapes that are also perfect locations for photography. Both nations are filled with action-packed activities that are sure to make for great pictures too. Whether you are interested in photographing people, wildlife, or just the outdoors in general, Australia and New Zealand will have photography job for you.

To really get out and see what the world has to offer, individuals should explore international photography jobs in Asia. With such a large area of land to explore, there will be plenty of places the world has yet to see, and you could be the first to capture these unique locales. By capturing some of the more desolate areas of the world, you will gain notoriety as a photographer and learn through your travel experiences even more. China is a vast rural country that is ideal for photography jobs abroad.

Photography Jobs Abroad

The opportunities for international photography jobs are both abundant and diverse. From event photography to travel photography jobs abroad, almost anyone can find a job that fits with their interests within the field.

Event Photographer. Being an event photographer can cover a wide range of activities, such as weddings, tour groups, and sporting and entertainment events. One benefit to being an event photographer is you will have consistent, regular work and you will have the chance to observe and interact with the local people, culture, and traditions.

Fashion Photographer. Fashion is another industry that is popular for photographer jobs abroad, and it can get you crucial experience needed to advance your career too. Each nation has its own cultural customs for fashion, and by traveling and learning some of these cultures, you will acquire a broader world perspective on the craft.

Photojournalism is perhaps the most lucrative field for overseas photography jobs. Photojournalist jobs are focused on documenting events by being apart of them, so it will be your job to be at the right place at the right time and to attend local events or visit local sites. You will also get the chance to interact and learn from the local people and culture, which will make you travel experiences all more essential to advancing your career as a photojournalist.

Film Industry. Whether you are working on a major full length motion picture, an independent film, or a commercial photo shoot, photographers are always needed on set to assist with film production. Job tasks may range from production assistance to casting to cinematography, all of which will greatly boost your resume.

Benefits

  • Professional Development: No matter what photographer job abroad you obtain, your international work in the photography industry will greatly enhances your portfolio and skillset. As you take on new jobs and tasks, you will be developing your career in the field of photography as a whole. Since the industry is constantly advancing, you will also get the chance to learn the latest techniques and work with the newest technology that may not be used in your home country. Photography jobs abroad will expose you to new ideas and business models, allowing you to bring your acquired knowledge home with you and apply it to your career in the future..
  • Create Memories That Will Last Forever: As you work as a photographer abroad, you will be documenting you travel experiences and making physical memories that will last forever. Not only will you have something physical that is representative of your trip, but the work you perform abroad will outlive you and have the potential to impact future generations..    
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