A reality check about photography jobs

An interesting blog post from the Chicago Tribune

For Tuesday Tips, I’ve written a lot to inform and encourage those pursuing photography and, more specifically, photojournalism. I’ve also written about the awesomeness of the job. If you want to be the next James Nachtwey or Margaret Bourke-White, I’m all for it. You may be the next legend. Pursue your dream and your calling. I’ve never wanted to be one of the many “nabobs of negativity” who say that photojournalism is dead.

But now it’s time for a reality check courtesy the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in their Occupational Outlook Handbook:

read the whole article here:



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