Is everyone here a professional now

Started Jun 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ubilam
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In reply to brianj, Jun 5, 2013

brianj wrote:

When this site began it seemed to be teaming with amatuer and hobbyist photographer who revelled in getting more out of their new 2mp P&S digital cameras, it was really exciting days.

Now when I am reading threads people talk about carrying a P&S for unexpected things like someone runs into their car, but here's the interesting part, they say 'but when I am on a serious shoot' I take out the DSLR.

I take photos all the time and when I go on holidays I take a lot more, I love taking photos, but there is nothing serious about it, its just to record my family's life and have fun.

What is this serious photography that requires a DSLR, is it paid work, or something that their life depends on, will they lose face?

Can anyone please explain what has happened to people these days that everything has become so serious, where is the fun gone?  Is it only over on the Connect site?

Brian

...folks never endured the early days of digi-cams (still have my Agfa 1680 1.3MP cam) and people just don't know how to use todays powerful and incredible DSLR's properly. ...or maybe too many don't care about taking good pictures and just want convenience "snap shots" to capture their vacations????. Love my 7D and grip.

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