D800/e users...

Started Jan 25, 2014 | Discussions thread
Truman Prevatt
Truman Prevatt Veteran Member • Posts: 7,259
Re: It's people liike you that should get off their high horses

Al Downie wrote:

Photography has *always* been a do-it-yourself activity. Since when did professionals (of which I was one) have the exclusive right to buy cameras? Digital photography has drastically increased the number of participants, for sure, but if you're a professional worth your salt then you have nothing to worry about, because your skill and experience will always make your work worth paying for. Not your flippin' camera.

No kidding.  The galleries will still be full of wonderful meaningful prints.  People will still shot around to find the best person to photograph their wedding, Bar Mitzvah, etc.  If the OP finds a camera that allows him to take all the images he fells that are important to his life - it does not send any photographer into poverty - it means he is happy with his ability.  The fine arts photographers exhibiting in galleries will still be exhibiting in galleries, the working pros working weddings and Bar Mitzvahs, etc. will still be doing so.

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