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Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

I stumbled across this on Fstoppers and though it might be of interest here.

Unpopular Opinions From Current Industry Professionals

I plead guilty to No 3.
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Re: Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

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I plead guilty to No 3.
Hence the big grin?

I find I agree with a lot of them....
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Re: Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

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I plead guilty to No 3.
Be careful Nigel, that used to be claimed to be a cause of blindness

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Re: Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

I think I agree with them all!
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I really must do something about my hair, while I still have some.

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Re: Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

Most of those are sensible comments. Why would most sensible people without a stake in an opposing stance disagree

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Re: Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

No.13 - Death to VSCO!

What is VSCO ? Never heard of it. Anyone know ?

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No.13 - Death to VSCO!

What is VSCO ? Never heard of it. Anyone know ?

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All very true, unless you own a Leica....
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All very true, unless you own a Leica....
Ouch! And I don't even own a Leica.
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I own two: one digi and the other a grain merchant - with the appropriate film. ��
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Re: Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

You could condense around 4 of them in to the quotation:

"Amateur photographers obsess over gear. Professional photographers obsess over money. Great photographers obsess over light."
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Re: Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

The author, Robert K. Baggs dead pan portraits apparently were shot in a waxworks. They say nothing about his subjects. He's obviously not a photo journalist. Did he train as a police photographer?
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The author, Robert K. Baggs dead pan portraits apparently were shot in a waxworks. They say nothing about his subjects. He's obviously not a photo journalist. Did he train as a police photographer?
I just wasted five seconds looking at his web site


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Re: Unpopular Opinions From Photographic Industry Professionals

Some good points there, particularly regarding gear obsession, although I reckon most go through that at some stage before we get the bigger picture.
Ironic then, to judge by the author's web site, that he spends such a lot of time photographing some truly hideous watches.
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