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541921 Photography Studios, Portrait

This U.S. industry comprises establishments known as portrait studios primarily engaged in providing still, video, or digital portrait photography services.

Illustrative Examples:

Home photography services
School photography services
Passport photography services
Videotaping services for special events (e.g., weddings)


Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Producing film and videotape for commercial exhibition or sale--are classified in Industry 512110, Motion Picture and Video Production;
  • Developing still photographs--are classified in Industry 81292, Photofinishing;
  • Developing motion picture film--are classified in U.S. Industry 512199, Other Motion Picture and Video Industries;
  • Taking, developing, and selling artistic, news, or other types of photographs on a freelance basis, such as photojournalists--are classified in Industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers; and
  • Supplying and servicing automatic photography machines in places of business operated by others--are classified in Industry 812990, All Other Personal Services.
2017 NAICS   Corresponding Index Entries
541921   Passport photography services
541921   Photography services, portrait (e.g., still, video)
541921   Photography studios, portrait
541921   Portrait photography services
541921   Portrait photography studios
541921   School photography (i.e., portrait photography) services
541921   Video photography services, portrait
541921   Video taping services, special events (e.g., birthdays, weddings)
541921   Wedding photography services