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In addition to photography classes, take illustration and other
art classes to develop an artistic eye and familiarize yourself
with other forms of visual aids that are used in publications. Math
classes will come in handy, as editors have to exactly measure the
size and resolution of photos. To be able to determine what photo
will meet the needs of a project, you will have to do a lot of
reading, so English and communications classes are useful. Last but
certainly not least, computer science classes will be invaluable.
As an editor, you will work with computers almost daily and must be
comfortable with art, layout, and word processing programs.
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