You must study film / Photography. Try a liberal arts college or comunity college that offers these courses. Some business administration should also come in handy when running your studio.
I would also suggest becoming a studio assistant or intern. it is not hard getting jobs with photographer they mostly just need extra hands around on a shoot. if you watch them work and how they run their business you can learn many lessons that are not in college courses If you want to shoot retail portraits, study Psychology.
Another view: Most photographers are self-employed. Running a photography business is about business first, photography second. You can be the best photographer in the world, but you'll starve if you don't know how to find and retain clients in today's highly competitive marketplace.
You would need to take photography classes or have a natural ability when it comes to taking pictures.
you need writing, reading, and journalism.
all you need is a creative eye for photography, and knowledge of how to work the camera.
No formal education is necessary to become a photographer. It can be helpful to take a few courses to help become familiar with the equipment that can be the most helpful. However, there are many online resources that one can consult to become a successful photographer.
you do not.
what are the requirements
you need a collage education to be a mineralogist
I need a Law degree
"A+" training is all you need to become a technician "You will need to be a whiz on computers. You also need to be a whiz with tools.
You need to have taken high school or college courses in photography.
you need to have a criminal justice degree to become a cop
There are some people that have never had any training or education to become an actress. There are others that have gone to acting school or have had an education in communication.
you don't need any education just skill
A high G.P.A
they need everything that an doctor needs
well you need to be very smart
you need a Bachelors Degree
you need to go to cosmetic school.....
Where I come from, that and some training is all you need
To become an oncologist requires many years of training in medical school.
no special training or education is needed to become a wedding planner, no experience is needed.
Acrhitects need to have an art and building degree