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What makes a real photographer?

Colourful beach houses in Whitby. Click on the image to view large.


Before getting into what makes a real photographer - yes it's been a while since my last blog, and I'd like to thank you for the emails and comments chasing me up for fresh content. Nice to know my articles are appreciated.

Speaking of appreciation, I received a lovely email from the Acadamy of Art University in San Franscisco saying nice things including, "Your site is a great resource and source of inspiration for many of our students here at the Academy of Art University."

One of their students, Elena Zhukova, has attracted media attention. She was featured in CMYK Magazine in January. Check her out.

So what makes a 'real photographer'

Trying to define the difference between a photographer, as in someone who takes pictures and, for lack of a better term, a 'real photographer' is tricky. We recognise real photographers when we get to know a bit more about them and have been exposed t…