How much can I make in a Career in Travel Photography?

I think Travel Photography is a great Career option. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Travel Photography, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Travel Photography. I was Googling about a Career in Travel Photography and was lucky to find:

Kunal Dhingra's outlook!

Kunal Dhingra is an experienced professional with 5 years & 10 months in Travel Photography. Kunal Dhingra has worked in Travel Photography as Freelancer in Various Creative Assignments. In Kunal Dhingra's own words, this is how Kunal Dhingra got into Travel Photography: "I passed out of Pine Hall school in Dehradun and then went for my Bachelors in Business Administration and then i realized that my passion is Photography." Kunal Dhingra has a profile in a very interesting format on:

Career Video on Travel Photography

In a video, Kunal Dhingra has talked about various aspects of a Career in Travel Photography. Kunal Dhingra started by explaining Travel Photography as: "Photography is an Art where you capture photos and process them while bringing the vision in front of the world therefore showing them what you actually saw and even felt." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Travel Photography is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Travel Photography. Kunal Dhingra touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Software Knowledge
  • Photography Equipment
  • Camera Functions
  • Books and Magazines
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Kunal Dhingra then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Travel Photography:
  • Timing
  • Story Telling
  • Analysis and Research
  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Anticipating Client Needs
  • Creative Eye
  • Picture Composition
  • Observation
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Kunal Dhingra believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Travel Photography:
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Travelling
  • New Work Environment
  • Work is Fun
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Kunal Dhingra believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Travel Photography:
  • Commercial Photography
  • Patience
  • Safety Risk
  • Editing
  • Job Security
  • Expensive Profession

In the final section of the video Kunal Dhingra talks about How a day goes in a Career in Travel Photography. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Travel Photography, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Travel Photography, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage allows you to explore thousands of Career Options. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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Another very interesting website is created by the leading architecture, interior, landscape design consulting practice in Dehradun A K Associates:


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