Theatre Photographer

What does a Theatre Photographer do?

What does a Theatre Photographer do?

A THEATRE PHOTOGRAPHER captures the emotion, depth, story, and action of a show.

Skills

Photography | Knowledge of light | Steady hand | Attention to detail | Working in quick and short moments | Editing

Pathways

Degree in photography | Assisting | Internship | Volunteer-based experiences

How to become a Theatre Photographer

Many colleges and universities offer degrees and concentrations in photography, as well as opportunities to photograph a wide variety of events, concerts, and performances. Broadway photographers sometimes start out volunteering their time working with various shows, offering headshot sessions, or assisting professional photographers.

American Theatre Wing’s “Theatrical Photographer”

Profoto’s “A Dramatic Photoshoot At the Royal Theatre”