What is a 'Pro' Photographer, really?

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Aberaeron
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Re: What is a 'Pro' Photographer, really?
In reply to bosjohn21, 7 months ago

bosjohn21 wrote:

of course you are. its about how you make a living not about how good you are at your craft, this is one of several definitions but all are similar (of a person) engaged in a specified activity as one's main paid occupation rather than as a pastime.

"a professional boxer"

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John aka bosjohn21

Yes. I tend to agree that anyone who accepts pay for a job is doing so in a professional capacity. An amateur does not generally get paid.

However, there are exceptions on both sides and any definition has to be seen in its context.

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