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What makes a professional photographer?

Earlier this month, we travelled on the "Costa Mediterranean" on a one week cruise, and we snapped hundreds of pictures. Some good, some dubious in their quality to say the least. And during the cruise we attended a most interesting talk by Kevin Gilbert, professional photographer formerly of the White House press core. The pictures he showed were spectacular and I would be delighted if I could produce photos a tenth as good as his (but then, he wouldn't be looking to give Perl courses, I don't suppose!).

Yet with the coming of good, low cost digital photography, the question can be asked more and more "what's the difference between a professional photographer and an amateur", and Kevin, putting himself down a little, answered that "With a professional photographer, you'll only see one in ten of the pictures he takes, whereas an amateur will show you all of his". What a thought-provoking comment though.

I took 408 pictures.

I've put 26 on line.

Here are links to five - one representing each port of call.
* Venice, Italy
* Olympia, Greece
* Ephesus, Izmir, Turkey
* Istanbul, Turkey
* Dubrovnik, Croatia

You'll find you can link to the other 21 pictures from links below the pages listed above.
(written 2004-10-23, updated 2008-05-11)

 
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