Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/31

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Elitism and the PRO
From: "Raimo Korhonen" <>
Date: Sun, 31 May 1998 18:17:00 +0200

You said it, not me. Raimo
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> Subject: Re: [Leica] Elitism and the PRO
> Date: 31. toukokuuta 1998 2:26
> << Well - when you are photographing you do it 100%, when not, 0%. I
think it
>  this way: sometimes you are a pro, sometimes not. If the payment comes
>  weeks later, are you a pro at that precise moment? I think that the
>  of work is the decisive factor. Raimo >>
> Does this mean that the determination of whether someone is a
> depends on the quality of his or her work, rather than on whether the
> earns money by photography?  Is a very skilled amateur photographer a
> professional?  Is someone who earns his livelihood by photography not a
> professional if the quality of work is not very good?
> Tom Shea