Occupation Profile – Photographer – (ANZSCO 211311) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitlePHOTOGRAPHER
ANZSCO Code211311
Occupations in this Group211311 Photographer
DescriptionOperates a still camera to take photographs. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationsFashion Photographer
Landscape Photographer
News Photographer
Photographic Artist
Portrait Photographer
Sports Photographer
Technical Photographer
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-consulting with clients to determine objectives of photographic assignments
-studying requirements of assignment and selecting type of camera, film, filter and lighting
-working from a studio, and transporting and setting up equipment at assigned locations
-measuring light levels and determining exposure
-adjusting camera angles, aperture settings and subjects to achieve desired composition
-adjusting lighting and filters to accentuate highlights and colours
-mixing photographic chemicals, processing film and developing prints
-manipulating images using digital imaging techniques and creative darkroom techniques such as adjusting exposure and development times
-may make enlarged prints, and mount and frame prints
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related OccupationsNone
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)