Photographers are individuals who take photographs either for making money or as a hobby. Photographers who have made photography as a means of earning, are referred to as professional photographers, whereas, those who take photographs just for the sake of pleasure are known as amateur photographers.
Professional photographers in Lisbon can be of different types based on their field of photography, namely wedding photographers, portrait photographers, medical photographers, photojournalists, etc. The photographers in Lisbon may be associated with organizations, or may work as freelancers. Freelancers, like the paparazzi, take photographs and often sell them to media houses and other prospects. The subject of photography is also another factor, based on which the photographers in Lisbon are classified.