I was recently walking down the street when I ran into a pretty, smiling girl who was holding a cell phone and a tomato.
"Would you like to take my picture?" she asked.
Being the good photographer who always carried his camera, I was more than kind to oblige.
I began thinking about that, carrying my camera with me everywhere. It can be a ball and chain. It's heavy with all the lenses and flash unit, and it's difficult to navigate through tight spaces and crowds. If you're at an event, seating is usually tight and the equipment robs you of that much more space. But... I'm a photographer.
The girl did many poses for me, speaking on the phone, texting, balancing the tomato on her nose, all types of facial expressions, jumping in the air, and so on.
Being a photographer is very similar to just...
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