Career Research Project

Breanna Geeting, Photographer

Necessary Job Skills

Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.

Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

To become a photographer requires the ability to take a fabulous photo. This involves knowing your camera, understanding lighting and developing an eye for choosing the right angle.

Education Requirements

Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services.

Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and effective disorders.

Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.

Fine Arts - Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.


Augustana College is a private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institution located in Rock Island, IL and has 2,730 enrolled students.

Saint Ambrose University is a private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institution located in Davenport, IA and has 3,959 enrolled students.

Ashford University is a private for-profit, 4-year or above institution located in Clinton, IA and has 148,671 enrolled students.

Bradley University is a private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institution located in Peoria, IL and has 5,834 enrolled students.

Chicago State University is a public, 4-year or above institution located in Chicago, IL and has 7,249 enrolled students.

My Quote

My Role Model

Ansel Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist. His black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, and books.

Above is the Yosemite National Park photograph.

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