The romance of photography means that our perception of what photographers actually do is distorted. These pie charts by A Photo Editor may help correct some popular misconceptions.

The big chunk of time that editing and other administrative tasks take up is something I can relate to.

I wonder what pie charts for other people in the arts, like myself, would look like? Hmmm … let’s see …

h/t swissmiss

Hrag Vartanian is editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic.

9 replies on “How Do Photographers Spend Their Time? Fact vs Fiction”

  1. Cat videos get 10% huh. Working w photographers for years, I can back up that pie chart. Think artists might want to conceal the reality and let the myth prevail. Reading is a ginormous percentage of mine.

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