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Photographic Stylist

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A photographic stylist, or media stylist, helps the photographer set the scene for a photograph or shoot (set of photographs) to capture the mood, style and atmosphere that the photographer wants. They normally specialise in a particular area such as fashion, food or interior design.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

Freelance stylists earn a fee for each project, and nothing between projects. Pay rates for employed stylists vary, depending on the size of company or agency.

Salaries in general can range from between £20,000 to 30,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

For art school courses you need to apply through UCAS.

What Does it Take?

You need to be:

Training

Training is mostly through experience, on the job.

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Creative and Cultural Skills
Tel: 020 7015 1800
Website: http://www.ccskills.org.uk/
Twitter: @CCskills
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ccskills

Creative and Cultural Skills is the Sector Skills Council for advertising, crafts, cultural heritage, design, music, performing, literary and visual arts.

Design Council
Tel: 020 7420 5200
E-mail: info@designcouncil.org.uk
Website: http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/
Twitter: @designcouncil
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DesignCouncil

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