Photography Vs Graphic Design. Isn’t it strange then whenever you search for photography related stuff on the internet, graphic design pops up in your search results. Well! Photography and Graphic design are two different courses but they follow the same principles. The way Graphic design and Photography is executed differ in methods.
Career is Photography
Photography has a vast range of opportunities to offer as a career. A photography skill can help you enhance your creativity if added with the technical professional knowledge. As a professional Photographer, you may have following potential jobs available:
- Fashion Photographer
- Freelance Photographer
- Commercial Photographer
I have just mentioned a few main careers although there are many other roles for a photographer to work.
Career in Graphic Design
Almost every industry is in need of a Graphic Designer. Digital boom has multiplied the demands of visual content as a medium of communication. As a result graphic designers are needed to implement their creative skills to create impactful visual content. Let me mention a few jobs that you could take up after completing graphic design course:
- Product Designer
- UI Designer
- Creative Director
- Multimedia Artist
Graphic designing and photography
Graphic designing and photography are extremely interrelated so if you have knowledge of the other, this will be of great benefit to you.
Your personal branding matters
No matter how long you have been working as a photographer even if you are the most experienced one but it’s important to know that 90% of the customers do online research before making a final decision, so it’s your digital presence that is extremely important to get you noticed. Your branding is all that matters and for that you are dependent on Graphic Designer. A good graphic designer means a big impact on your success and business goals. What if you have graphic design skills within yourself.
In the digital world today, creativity is the key component and its a skill that help you boost the chances of your success. Creative jobs are increasingly in demand and its a time to explore our creative element, give it a professional touch and turn it into a profession.
Hope above piece of content is a quick helping hand to understand the similarities between photography and graphic design and the potential if both these skills are in you. At Cut & Paste, we organize free workshops apart from regular graphic design and video making course to empower the youth of kashmir in the creative world.
A Multimedia Professional with an experience of over 17 years in the industry, Irfan is an Entrepreneur. He provides Digital Marketing Services to Brands & Startups and is one of the finest instructors in the Kashmir Valley who teaches Graphic design and Video Production.