Instagram is not killing photography, just as Garageband didn’t kill music, just as High School basketball doesn’t ruin the NBA.
Just because Smartphones and 4G make it easy to create and distribute professional looking photos doesn’t destroy the art behind real photography.
What classified as real and professional photography anyway?
Just because you take unfiltered photos and upload them to Flickr doesn’t make you a worthy photographer.
There’s always going to be professional photographers, those that take their skill seriously and market their stuff. They will get recognition, make partnerships, and monetize off their work like professionals do.
If you’re a professional photographer, you can’t get caught up in the democratization of photo creation and sharing. You’ll lose the every time. Focus on your craft and making a living.
Proud of my amafessionalism. Taken on iPhone 4s, Ankara, Turkey.
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