Persons looking to take on photography as a profession should be aware that the industry offers an array of areas of specialization for them to choose from. Whether you are a Photographer in Philadelphia, in any location in the US or anywhere in the world, a profession in photography can be a very rewarding experience, indeed. Your work as a photographer might see you staying close to home, working in your own studio or employed by one. You could spend most of your days setting up for and completing portrait photoshoots, or perhaps photographing items for a catalogue. There is also the chance to get into event photography which is a very good way to meet a wide cross-section of people and hone your interpersonal skills. Editorial photography is also an option for a Photographer in Philadelphia. Your job would be to take photographs to complement a theme or written text for placement within a newspaper, magazine or similar publication. Related to that is photojournalism which sometimes tells the news story all on its own. Photojournalism is one area of photography I know very well, having worked for several news outlets in my career. It has taken me around the world (literally!) as I have covered stories in various countries across 6 continents. The above photo is testament to the work I have done in the region of the Middle East, Africa and India. It shows Mark Green, a team leader for Aegis Defence Services, on assignment in Baghdad. He is patrolling a dirt road as he keeps an eye out for anything that arouses suspicion. out of the ordinary during an. Aegis Defence Services was founded in 2004 by Tim Spicer as a British private military company. They have overseas offices in Iraq, Bahrain and Afghanistan, as well as in Kenya, Nepal and the United States.