For many, many years I’ve seen something going on in the photography industry that isn’t just mean, it’s plain wrong. Does this sound familiar?
“Just because you own a camera doesn’t make you a photographer!”
“These newbies buy a camera, start taking lots of photos, and think they’re photographers. They’re not!”
“Everyone and their dog thinks they’re a photographer nowadays. There should be rules and requirements and TESTS, yes, TESTS! You should have pass a test to be able to call yourself a photographer! That’s what we need!”
Here’s what the term “photographer” means…