1st, welcome to APUG.
2nd, there are photographers who make their entire living using analogue materials, but I'm sure that none of them will tell you that it is easy.
If you would like an example, I'd suggest looking at Cheryl Jacobs Nicolai, who posts here as Cheryl Jacobs.
The extremely friendly () opening page of her portrait website can be found here:
You should be sure to remember that there are many types of photographic careers, not just the one that Cheryl has chosen.
Oh, and Steve's comment is also valid as well.