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    "Professional Photographers"

    Absolute Gold!



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    Re: "Professional Photographers"

    That first one is sooo true. My friends on facebook are so convinced they are proffessional photographers. It pisses me off so much, because it makes the actual photography business look bad. There is one specific album titled "My Photography-Nature" and it has a picture of a flower. That is it. The image quality sucks, there is no interesting perspective, and I could have done better with my 2 megapixel cell phone camera. And all these people take snapshots of random crap they have laying around and call it photography.

    This rant: to be continued.

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    Re: "Professional Photographers"

    Loved that first one. Thanks for finding and posting it.
    Don't forget about the Gallery. Are your photos there??


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    "A photographer is known by what he shows not by what he throws. The best photographers have the biggest trash cans." Quote from Nikon School sometime in the early 1970's.

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    Re: "Professional Photographers"

    I'm glad I don't try to pass myself off as a pro!
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    Feel free to edit my images for critique, just let me know what you did.

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    Re: "Professional Photographers"

    My favorite line "listen here deputy dipshit". Classic!
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    Re: "Professional Photographers"

    I used to find the attitude more irritating when I wrote poetry. Poetry is so easy to do badly that everyone who thinks they can do it, thinks their stuff is great and will spend endless hours defending drivel as great poetry, because there are no rules.

    Photography is similar. It is too easy to do, and so anyone can enter, and you get the same effect.

    I don't consider myself a photographer at all. I consider myself a relatively bad digital painter.

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    Re: "Professional Photographers"

    Hits on many issues affecting the industry
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    Re: "Professional Photographers"

    This little rant hits on many of the issues why I no longer market my work. I take pictures for me and for my enjoyment.
    Don't forget about the Gallery. Are your photos there??


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    Re: "Professional Photographers"

    I can't say I agree totally with either point of view, but it is an interesting perspective and highlights Many issues that have long been a part of the photographic industry. I really like the line "an educated photographer means an educated client"
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