Operates cameras and lighting equipment to create permanent visual images for creative, technical, commercial and documentary purposes.


Key Responsibilities

  • Understand traditional film and digital photography and keep up to date with industry trends, developments and new techniques
  • Liaise with other professionals, including graphic designers, event coordinators, marketers, writers, gallery managers, picture researchers, commissioning editors and art directors
  • Manage the processing and use of images, discuss technical problems, check for quality and manage client’s concerns
  • Compile finished products and deliver images digitally or hard copy prints
  • Develop expertise with software to digitally enhance images
  • Use an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software
  • Work with clients to discuss the images they require and how they want to use them
  • Arrange still life objects, products, scenes, props and backgrounds


Education Pathways: CUA5091 Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging

CUA51115 Diploma of Visual Arts

CUA60715 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts