Is professional photography dying out?

Started Mar 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
Marques Lamont
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Re: Is professional photography dying out?
In reply to deleted080512, Mar 28, 2013

Machine Gun Kelly wrote:

Try explaining to Joe Soap and Jane Doe down the street why your photo with a DSLR is better than their photo taken with a cellphone. Some of those cellphones are pretty darned good - even in low light. I think you'll find that's where part of the problem is. The only photos people want these days are photos they can put up on Facebook.

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What exactly is your product?

If your work doesn't stand out from a snapshot on a cell phone camera, WHY would someone hire you? Aren't you the imaging expert? If I were to hire you, what would I be paying you to do?

No really, what would I be paying you to do? I'd like to know.

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