Scientific Photographer

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IS EDUCATION REQUIRED?

It takes about two to four years for a bachelor's degree in Scientific Photography or general photography. However, there are skills in which you would take for the job like a strong interest in physics. This type of job requires your time, patience, and close attention to the detailed work.

WHAT IS A SCIENTIFIC PHOTOGRAPHER?

Scientific Photographers use photo imaging techniques, such as infrared, ultraviolet or thermal imaging, to take pictures that illustrate or record scientific or medical data. Scientific Photographers usually have background knowledge in biology, chemistry, engineering or medicine. They often work on scientific teams and are employed by government departments, universities or research facilities.Scientific photography is about visualizing things that can't be seen with the unaided eye. It is used to describe natural and man-made phenomena in a way that clarifies, educates, and illuminates.

WHERE ARE JOBS AVAILABLE?

HOW MUCH MONEY DO YOU EARN?

MONEY OUTLOOK

The median salary for photographers is $29,130 per year.

You are looking at $14.00 per hour.