“….It’s not that women aren’t pursuing photography careers; they’re actually the majority in undergraduate photography programs. But in professional settings, success often depends on knowing the right people and being able to persuade them of one’s fitness for a job. Those interested in fashion and portrait photography, for example, often get their start as an assistant to an already established photographer, schlepping equipment and setting up lighting for shoots. Many female photographers say that those positions aren’t always open to them…..”
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