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Food Photographers

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Approximately 132,100 photographers work in the United States, and more than 63 percent are self-employed. Many food photographers contract their work out with stock photo agencies, which sell photos to large publishers and other companies for general use. Others are hired by food manufacturers, cookbook publishers, food magazines, and restaurants, either full-time or on a contract basis.

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