Design & Style

How to Become a Commercial Photographer

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 5 min read

There are many different types of photography for a variety of uses. Editorial photography and fashion photography are used to tell a story and set a mood, but commercial photography serves a more specific purpose: to promote and market products and services. Whether you’re taking photos to tell a story or sell a product, it takes a unique set of skills to forge a successful photography career.