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Photographic Equipment Technicians

Tips for Entry

Participate in information interviews with camera repair shop owners. Ask them for tips on breaking into the field. 

Read books on camera repair and maintenance, particularly those written by Thomas Tomosy. Experiment with an old or broken camera.

Find an experienced camera repair technician and see if he or she will train you.

Set up an automated online job search for camera repair positions. Reading job announcements will help you learn about in-demand job skills.