Taking photos in a professionally manner is an exhaustive work that requires a lot of patient, communication and analytical skills. As a photographer you can work in the fashion industry taking photos to models, singers among other Hollywood's major stars. Other profitable sector is the media, for instance you can work in newspapers and magazines taking photos for front pages and covers' magazines.

Higher education in Photography is a must if you want to enter to this industry. On the other hand, there is a great demand for professional photographers, especially for those who have long experience. Therefore it is important to list all your academic credentials in your Photographer resume sample when you apply for this position. It is also recommended to present a portfolio of your recent works, that could make a difference between being hired or not.

Hannah Oyler
21 Balsom St
Ventura, CA 94120
(613) 555 - 7236

To obtain a position as a photographer for a major metropolitan newspaper.

Notable Achievements

Time Magazine, Top Photos of the Year 2006 for "California Wildfire at Night"

Banaker Excellence in Photography Fellowship, 2002.


Ventura County Times
Staff photographer, 2003 - Present
Regular coverage included: Sports, Lifestyle, & Metro. Successfully met tight deadlines.

Los Angeles Times
Summer Intern, 2002 & 2003
Assisted lead sports photographer. Selected and assembled equipment according to subject material, anticipated conditions. Gained valuable knowledge of function and limitations of various types of cameras, lenses, and films.


University of Southern California
B.A., Photography, 2003

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123, Ellis Street
Boston, MA, 01234
(123) 456 789


Looking for a position as a photographer within a marketing company where I can use my creative skills for company development.

  • Proficient in design programs or computer photo-editing (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop CS4).
  • In-depth knowledge of digital photography (flash photography equipment).
  • Strong time-management and communication skills.
  • Great ability to upload photos on servers.
Senior Photographer
Aryai Sia Photography Studio - Los Angeles, CA (2008-Present)

  • Conducted Photography training sessions.
  • Carried out essential maintenance work of photography equipment (Printer, cameras and lights).
  • Assisted official openings of film festivals.
  • Developed photography projects several clients.
Junior Photographer
The Picture People - Los Angeles, CA (2004-2007)

  • Assisted senior photographers in the building and breaking sets.
  • Edited photos using design programs.
  • Collaborated photography staff to test all photography equipment (lights, cameras and flashes).
  • Submitted selected images to clients' addresses.
Bachelor of Arts in Photography, 2003
Golden Gate University

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