What is a 'Pro' Photographer, really?

Started Feb 20, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Aberaeron Senior Member • Posts: 4,454
Re: What is a 'Pro' Photographer, really?

bosjohn21 wrote:

a pro photographer is one who makes a significant or all his income making images. The vast majority of pro photographers are employed by scientific and medical labs, news outlets, as adjuncts to sight seeing tours, wedding etc, not really the glamorous jobs by enlarge. product photography and advertising photography is a big employer as well.

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John aka bosjohn21

Are you really a professional photographer if you are just doing photography for a wage per hour? Or are you just another employee who happens to work with a camera?

Do you see the difficulty of, and with, categorising people?

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