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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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Top Ten Annoying Things That Photographers Say to Each Other

Posted on 13. Mar, 2009 by .

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Last week’s list of Top Ten Annoying Things to Say to a Wildlife Photographer was quite popular and it generated a lot of great comments. That’s inspired me to produce another Top Ten list for this week. Today’s list compiles the top ten things that other photographers have said to me that I’ve found to be annoying. And, the more often I’ve heard something the more annoying it tends to be. That’s just the way I am.

If you’re a photographer who is easily offended or you can’t take a little bit of sarcasm, please don’t read any further. I don’t want to…

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Top ten annoying things to say to wildlife photographer

Posted on 06. Mar, 2009 by .

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The other day I started to think about things people have innocently said to me about my photography that have annoyed me. Now, I know that most of the comments were meant without any malice and were well intentioned. I get that. But, that doesn’t stop them from bothering the heck out of me. So, I’ve compiled them into a top ten list, presented in traditional descending order…

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