North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012


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541920 - Photographic servicesMEX

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing still, video or computer photography services, including the video taping of special events. These establishments may specialize in a particular field of photography, such as aerial photography, commercial and industrial photography, portrait photography and special event photography.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • aerial photography services (i.e., photographers specializing in aerial photography, except map making)
    • medical photography services
    • passport photography services
    • school photography (i.e., portrait photography) services
    • video photography services, portrait
    • video taping services (e.g., weddings, special events)

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • producing commercial, institutional or educational films and videos (See 512110 Motion picture and video production)
    • developing motion picture films (See 512190 Post-production and other motion picture and video industries)
    • supplying photographs to the news media (See 519110 News syndicates)
    • taking, developing and selling artistic photographs (See 711511 Independent visual artists and artisans)
    • developing still photographs (See 81292 Photo finishing services)
    • supplying and servicing automatic photography machines in places of business operated by others (See 812990 All other personal services)
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