Do I need job experience to work as a photographer on ships?

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Pia (Philippines) asked me via DM on Twitter… … I am really thinking about applying as a cruise ship photographer but I am having second thoughts since I don’t have any job experience related to photography, I am…

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Why I wrote The Cruising Shutterbug

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Why did I — a little nomad who is neither a writer nor a blogger — write the series called “Work as Cruise Ship Photographer (Pinoy Edition)” and “How To Become A Cruise Ship Photographer“? These pages on…

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Agency for Cruise Ship Photographers from India

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@KrishnaprasadHa asks: Hello Madam, Am looking for job as cruise Photographer. Am from India and can you suggest me the agencies who hire from India ? @EvelynYap replies: Hello @KrishnaprasadHa. See http://image.com & their hiring partner for India…

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How I Get My Mail While Globetrotting

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Working and living at sea, sailing from one itinerary to another, ending my day in one port and waking up the next day in another port (sometimes in a different country) — how in the world do I…

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How many hours do Cruise Ship Photographers work?

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They say a picture paints a thousand words. I therefore present here a picture of an actual timesheet of mine from way back in 2012. Why a photo from 2012? Because I don’t have a more recent one….

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Getting your COP at the MARINA

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Info as of February 2016 As of this writing, “The MARINA enforces strict rules for personal appearance. All seafarers… must appear physically at the MARINA… for image capturing.” So the Agency tells me to visit the Training Center…

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