Is everyone here a professional now

Started Jun 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
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What happened to fun?
In reply to brianj, Jun 3, 2013

You may be reading the wrong messages if you're not noticing the bulk of the amateur and hobbyist photographers.  For me, of course, it was never about fun.  I wouldn't have continued doing photography if it was only for fun, because photography is expensive and risky.  Fooling around with the camera in your spare time doesn't get you far, but hard work and dedication does return results.

If you want to know where the fun in life went, start by looking at what the governments and central banking cartels have done to societies.  Millions of people in the developed nations are living by a few threads, savings are being depleted to keep up with living expenses, purchasing power is being lost to the inflation of the money supplies, and many people are wondering how long it will be before a government bureaucrat does something so stupid that it starts another war or an economic collapse.  It looks like Prime Minister Abe may win the race to the bottom after all, but the economic shock won't stop there.  Freedom is fun, and peace is fun, but that's not what we have under the shadow of corruption and lies that have pervaded the global economies.

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