What is a photo and what is a photographer?


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wootsk

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This is just a normal thread to ask this question in this pool of shooter here as recently, one of my friend told me that there are alot of non-photographer carrying DSLR walking around shooting. My POV is a photographer who takes photo? It is only how good or bad the photographer is from the shooter and other POV.

So how do you define a photographer?
I am expecting to hear something from goat...:bsmilie::bsmilie::bsmilie:
 

wildcat

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I am a photoshopographer :embrass:
 

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This is just a normal thread to ask this question in this pool of shooter here as recently, one of my friend told me that there are alot of non-photographer carrying DSLR walking around shooting. My POV is a photographer who takes photo? It is only how good or bad the photographer is from the shooter and other POV.

So how do you define a photographer?
I am expecting to hear something from goat...:bsmilie::bsmilie::bsmilie:
I don't really understand, can you rephrase it?
 

catchlights

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I think is asking what's the difference between a non-poser photographer (err... functional photographer is a better term?) and a poser photographer.



Straight from the goat's mouth!
I see, if this is the question....

My reply: I can't be bother about others, I would rather spend the time refine my craft than differentiate who is who.
 

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I am expecting to hear something from goat...:bsmilie::bsmilie::bsmilie:


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This is just a normal thread to ask this question in this pool of shooter here as recently, one of my friend told me that there are alot of non-photographer carrying DSLR walking around shooting. My POV is a photographer who takes photo? It is only how good or bad the photographer is from the shooter and other POV.

So how do you define a photographer?
I am expecting to hear something from goat...:bsmilie::bsmilie::bsmilie:
If it is so important to you be a named as a photographer, print tonnes of name card of yourself and distribute in all HDB estate.
 

wildcat

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If it is so important to you be a named as a photographer, print tonnes of name card of yourself and distribute in all HDB estate.
I don't think that's the issue. The issue is LOOK pro at all times, not to give cards when people ask you if you are pro.

For this, I understand
1. very very big cameras with
2. very very big lens and
3. very very long hoods with
4. very very big bags (need two)
5. a photographer vest plus
6. one goat

will normally do the trick. I can see Riotvan is already up there with #6.
 

mabmy

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Wow.. nowadays.. you can't even go around carrying a camera/dslr without people saying things about you. Who cares about being labeled a poseur or not. They got money to burn, they can afford it, they like to camwhore with an expensive camera/dslr, it doesn't matter. If people wanna think that owning a dslr/camera instantly gave them the status of a pro photographer, so be it. No one cares in short. My wife has a dslr and you know what she shoot? Her cakes and tarts that she bakes every week. Is she a photographer? She doesn't think so. When she brings it out, she shoots cats and dogs for the love of it. What mode you ask? Auto. :bsmilie:
 

Pit01

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A photographer=someone who takes pictures.

The above is true theoretically.

But practically, it's up to each person's own POV.
 

micah4

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A photographer is a person who takes photographs using a camera. A professional photographer uses photography to earn money whilst amateur photographers take photographs for pleasure and to record an event, emotion, place or person.

ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photographer
 

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