Archive for September, 2010

Top 18 assertions about “Real” Photographers

Posted on 20. Sep, 2010 by .

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When I was but a lad learning computer programming in college during the 80’s, I came across a piece of entertaining literature (probably through the resources of CompuServe) that listed a number of assertions about what constituted a “real” programmer. I found the piece highly entertaining as it poked fun at the pretentious and arrogant attitudes prevalent amongst a group of hard core self-imagined “real” programmers at the time. I’ve now learned that the piece was written by Tom van Vleck and was originally titled Real Programmers don’t write specs.

I thought it would be fun to compile a similar list of similarly pretentious and arrogant assertions about what constitutes a “real” photographer. And with many thanks to Tom for the kernel of the idea, here’s the list
I thought it would be fun to compile a similar list of similarly pretentious and arrogant assertions about what constitutes a “real” photographer. And with many thanks to Tom for the kernel of the idea, here’s the list I’ve compiled

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Top Ten Ways to Separate the Cameraists from the Photographers

Posted on 13. Sep, 2010 by .

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If you’re a Cameraist who is easily offended, I beg you to read no further. You will anyway, but I’ve taken care of my responsibilities by warning you.

With all that preamble out of the way, presented below in traditional count-down order are the Top Ten ways to separate the Cameraists from the Photographers…

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