Skills Photographer near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a photographer in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Photographers (NOC 5221).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Develop and print photographs
  • Mount and frame photographs
  • Take pictures of individuals, families, groups and public
  • Study requirements of a particular assignment and decide on type of camera, film, lighting and background accessories to be used
  • Determine picture composition, make technical adjustments to equipment and photograph subject

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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