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Ready to Go from Amateur to Pro Photographer? Here’s What You Need to Know to Get Started
It’s Time for Pro Photographers and Hobbyists to Call a Truce | Black Star Rising
Empty your minds of whatever you think photography has been in the past. I have a friend, David, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday. David is, understandably, old school. He remembers the days when he would go into a closet to process his own film and prints. I asked him why on earth he went to all the trouble, to which he replied that there was some sort of magic seeing his images come to life.
Pros Vs. Joes – The Difference Between Amateur and Professional Photographers
It seems to me that a lot of amateur photographers quickly lose interest in photography. This is especially true for those who make the leap to DSLRs. An amateur photographer pretending to be a professional photographer hurts the client, the photographer, and the industry. I am somewhere between 3 and 4.
Updated with additional reader responses and blog responses. Some amateur photographers said, basically, good riddance to the pros. Some professionals said that they were struggling ; others thought the story overstated the problem. Weigh in in the comments section. As a year pro, I have watched the changes with dismay.