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2017 Edition

national industry 541922

Commercial Photography


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing commercial photography services, generally for advertising agencies, publishers, and other business and industrial users.

The immediate parent of national industry 541922 is international industry 54192: Photographic Services

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • 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.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 541922
2007 541922
2012 541922
2017 541922
2022 541922

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 541922, Commercial Photography:

  1. camera and photography equipment including photo studio and off premises photography
  2. camera and photography equipment including photo studio no off premises work
  3. commercial photography
  4. commercial photography naic
  5. health and allied service not otherwise classified
  6. other professional scientific and technical service
  7. photograph studio not producing motion picture including outside work
  8. photographer
  9. photographer commercial
  10. photographer no studio
  11. photographer or videographer including studio
  12. photographer retail
  13. photographer studio
  14. photographic service
  15. photographic studio not producing motion picture and outside work
  16. photography
  17. photography aerial
  18. photography and videotaping other excl aerial motion picture
  19. photography commercial
  20. photography service
  21. photography studio
  22. professional scientific and technical service
  23. professional scientific and technical service not otherwise classified naic
  24. videographer
  25. videography
  26. videotaping and photography other excl aerial motion picture


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