Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Day Ten

A picture of something you hate




I might get a lot of flack for this one... but really. Just because you have a nice camera doesn't mean you need to claim yourself as a photographer. Taking amazing photos is HARD. Not everyone can do it. If you DO have a talent for it, I'm jealous! I am definitely not a photographer. I do have a nice camera, but that's just because I want my mediocre photos to have decent quality. I could go on, but I better stop before this hits people too close to home :)

XOXOX

13 comments:

Jacie Saltzman said...

wait, u mean i cant just buy my talents?!!

Monica said...

totally agree. it's kind of annoying sometimes.

Megan said...

I couldn't agree more! VERY well said-and so glad I am not the ONLY one that thinks that :)

•stephanie• said...

this is a MAJOR pet peeve of mine, too!
where is the "like" button?

Leah Wakefield said...

I just wrote a huge comment and it didn't post. :(. But no I am not offended because 1: I know all the hard work and time it has taken to research and practice. 2. Because people ask me for my business and I am not BEGGING them for business by offering my work for free or dirt cheap.you get what you pay for. And if you are legit, it is hard work. not just shooting a pic and transferring it straight to cd 3. Because I had my camera for four years before I even considered doing it for other people. An expensive camera is only that if you don't know how to use it. and Lastly, because I had a girl ask me all about my camera and which one I use and blah blah blah and the next week she posted that she just bought her new "good" camera! Which was the same as mine. A couple days later she had a facebook photography page. Sorry, but it does not work that way!! And her pictures were pure crap. Also, I do it for others because I love it and truly enjoy it, whether it be of just my girls, or someones wedding. And lord knows I don't do it just to be a hip do -it -all, because I don't bake perfect cupcakes, sew all my kids clothes, and homechool my kids on top of it :) I may be viewed in the self proclaimed photographer, but at least I know the hours of research and practice I have put in.

Kodi said...

But my camera cost like $1000!
It does all the work. Now you can pay me to put my DSLR on auto and push the clicky button on top!

I might even use MS paint to touch up your photos and make your eyes look like crap and your teeth glow in the dark.

Dev & Di said...

Omg... I couldn't have said it better myself.

Willi Nixon said...

Kodi I love your cynicism :)

Jeremy and Natalie said...

Haha, I just bought a nice camera and I hope I don't fall into this category! I'm hoping that after graduation I'll actually learn how to use it manually instead of just using the auto setting.

Rach said...

haha i love this. well said!

Kodi said...

Everyone is allowed to have a nice camera and take pictures of themselves and their friends with it.

They are not allowed to buy a nice camera and start charging people money to take pictures with it the next day.

Cassie said...

This is one of my biggest pet peeves EVER. I'm totally copying you and using this for something I hate :)

Vanessa and Kevin said...

This is so true! It's just a big FAD right now.