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"Professional Photographer"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Abilities Needed for: "Professional Photographer"

1) Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.


2) Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.


3) Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.


4) Fluency of Ideas -- The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).


5) Far Vision -- The ability to see details at a distance.


6) Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).


7) Depth Perception -- The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.


8) Originality -- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.


9) Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).


10) Rate Control -- The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.


11) Reaction Time -- The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.


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12) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.


13) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.


14) Glare Sensitivity -- The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting.


15) Visual Color Discrimination -- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.


16) Night Vision -- The ability to see under low light conditions.


17) Peripheral Vision -- The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead.


18) Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.


19) Spatial Orientation -- The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.


20) Selective Attention -- The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.


21) Response Orientation -- The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.


22) Number Facility -- The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.


23) Memorization -- The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.


24) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.


25) Perceptual Speed -- The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.


26) Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.


27) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.


28) Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).


29) Finger Dexterity -- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.


30) Time Sharing -- The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).


Job Description for "Professional Photographer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Professional Photographer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  A-R-E        SOC:  27-4021.01


 

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