Perhaps, technology has move so rapidly that some still hold tightly to the perception of the past. The perception that you can't be a professional photographer within a short period of time or that you can't use a better camera if you are not a professional photographer.
Human perception is hard to change.
And, those calling themselves professionals, have not posted any credible photo in this forum. Why? For fear of critique?
Most people went up to the mountain temple to learn the high art of critique from the old priest.
Many came down only with the first move:
"Boh Slam Bei Song".
Even the photos taken by a novice nowadays are much better compared to those taken by professionals many years ago (when photos are exposed in film format). Digital cameras give better color & contrast, also precise focusing.
it's never easy to critique... with eiken lurking around
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