What is a photographer?

Photographer – this term seems to be highly controversial. I often read things like: “Everybody with a camera thinks he is a photographer“, or “Not everybody can be a photographer“. It made me thinking: what makes you a photographer?  Well, in fact the word just means a person who takes photographs, especially in a professional manner. Especially, not just. So can`t you be a photographer if you don`t do it professionally? I don`t know, but I think you can indeed. I`d say it is in some way comparable to music: give two musicians a peace to play, they will always play it in…

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