Qualification Standard

Authorising body: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Group of fields: Printing and Paper Processing, Film and Photo
Occupation: Portrait Photographer
Validity of standard: From 21/8/2019
Qualification level: 4

Qualification Standard

Vocational competence Level

Knowledge and comprehension of photographic equipment, photographic accessories and recording media


Choice of a suitable type of technical equipment for portrait photography


Working with a model


Preparation of scene and equipment in a studio for portrait photography


Creating composition of a picture and choosing an appropriate place for taking pictures for portrait photography


Choice of suitable illumination and work with light when taking portrait photographs


Taking portrait photographs


Adjustment of a picture using graphic programs


Preparation of picture for further processing


Producing a control photo preview on ink, thermo sublime or laser printer


Archiving image materials and digital data


Preparation of digital image for export to web


Keeping mandatory documentation


Following entities have contributed

The qualification standard was prepared by the Sector Council for personal services. It has been established and licensed for this activity by the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic.


Entities represented in the following work group have contributed:

Komora fotografických živností

Slezská univerzita v Opavě

Institut tvůrčí fotografie

Matela Studio

Střední škola fotografická, filmová a televizní, o. p. s., Skalsko

Fotostudio Kráčmar

Společenstvo drobného podnikání

Střední škola - COPTH, Praha 9 (pův. Střední odborné učiliště služeb Praha 9)

FotoStudio ´91

Michael - Střední škola a Vyšší odborná škola reklamní a umělecké tvorby, s. r. o.

Stanice techniků DDM hl. m. Prahy