Best Photography Career Books

1. The Education of a Photographer

by Charles H. Traub, Steven Heller, Adam B. Bell

âÄ¢ What inspires great visionaries? âÄ¢ Ideal for art students at every level âÄ¢ Illuminating words about creating great images âÄ¢ Published in association with New YorkâÄôs School of Visual Arts What does it mean to become a photographer in the twenty-first century? This thoughtful collection of essays illuminates the spirit of the people who make the indelible images of our times. Aspiring and professional photographersâÄîespecially those in arts programs…»

2. Creative Careers in Photography: Making a LIving With or Without a Camera

by Michal Heron

Find the right job in photography * Examines dozens of career possibilities--many that donâÄôt require a camera * Self-assessment tools to pinpoint the perfect job, plus school and organization listings * Priceless for students, career counselors, second-career seekers For anyone who loves working with photographs, here is a comprehensive guide to turning that passion into a career. Author Michal Heron, a veteran photographer, reveals the full range of…»

3. Photography Your Way: A Career Guide to Satisfaction and Success

by Chuck DeLaney

"This book gives you straight-talking advice from a pro on how to build a successful career in photography," said PhotoSource International of the first edition of Photography Your Way. Now distinguished author Chuck DeLaney has updated this classic book to show how digital has increased the power of photography and broadened the options open to anyone who wants a career as a photographer. Rich with seasoned advice and practical tools for developing an…»

4. How to Grow as a Photographer: Reinventing Your Career

by Tony Luna

âÄ¢ AuthorâÄôs "five steps of creative evolution" help artists reassess and reinvent themselves âÄ¢ Solutions for the stress caused by digital photography âÄ¢ Down-to-earth advice on jump-starting a career The advent of digital photography has meant that many traditional photographers have had to reinvent themselves and their work. How to Grow as a Photographer is the book that helps with this sometimes difficult transition. It lets photographers rediscover why…»

5. Career Diary of a Photographer: Gardner's Career Diaries

by Barbie Perkins-Cooper

This series examines a wide array of professions; each book goes behind the scenes and on the job with a professional in a particular field. These books provide a glimpse of some of the projects, challenges, and rewards of a job on a day-to-day basis. Offering authentic advice from a working photojournalist, this guide offers a candid look at the daily life of a professional photographer. Written in diary format, it includes suggestions on camera angles,…»

6. The Successful Photographer

by The Editors of Photopreneur

Successful photographers understand how to create images that win sales and bring commissions. They know how to choose their niche, conquer their markets and promote their photography businesses. They know how to create success.The Successful Photographer explores the methods and approaches used by photographers in a range of different fields. From pet photographers to family photographers and from commercial photographers to stock photographers, The…»