Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/10/31

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Holiday pictures and pros v amateurs.
From: "SonC \(Sonny Carter\)" <>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 07:55:26 -0600
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Gee Johnnie,

I guess the humorous  emphasis on *certain* endeavors  didn't come
through.  It was meant to equate Pros and amateurs in a MUCH older
profession than photography.

Sonny (who doesn't hang out with Professionals of either Profession

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From: "John Pakington" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 3:36 AM
Subject: [Leica] Holiday pictures and pros v amateurs.

> From: "bdcolen" < wrote:
> Far, far, far too many! And I'm not talking about PAWs, I'm talking
> about all the execrable piles of snaps people bring into offices,
> classrooms and insist on showing to everyone. To say nothing of
> slide night at the neighbors. :-)
> I agree. When people ask if I want to see their holiday snaps I tell
them to
> edit them down to their best 5 and show me those. That's what a
> magazine does.
> Son C wrote: 'Without admiting too much, I have been involved with
> professionals and  amateurs in *certain* endeavors, and ALWAYS, the
> were better at their craft.  They somehow seemd to care more about
> outcome.'
> Are you really trying to tell me that professionals don't care if
they lose
> an important client? If you have been hanging around with
professionals who
> care little about their craft skills or outcome, then I would
> hanging around with some different pros.
> Regards,
> Johnnie
> Johnnie Pakington,
> Camden,
> London NW1
> UK
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