The authors interviewed professional photographers and consulted Department of Labor statistics, industry surveys and trade literature to compile 62 career profiles. Each job (e.g. aerial photographer; baby and child photographer) is featured in three-page entries that include job duties, alternate titles and prerequisites, the career ladder, salaries, prospects for employment and advancement, education and training required, relevant experience, skills and personality traits, unions and associations, and tips for entry. Arrangement is in nine categories: business and industrial, cinematography and videography, commercial, advertising and publicity, event and travel, fine arts and education, medical and scientific, news media and entertainment, photography business and related jobs and portrait photography. Eight appendixes contain contact information for related associations and two-year, four-year, undergraduate and graduate programs at schools across the U.S. Further references are also provided.