They aren’t even photographers.
This includes almost all amateurs and many pros. One group it excludes are people who use their camera or phone to take photos of family, kids, pets, etc. They just want to take pictures, and taking pictures is what photography is all about.
Maybe it’s surprising, but these people are actually more authentic photographers than the serious camera buffs who spend thousands of dollars on photo gear and spend a lot of time reading about it, talking about it, and worrying about which pieces to choose.
My beef with this group is that although they profess…
Photographer, digital imager, writer, philosopher.