Hard to get much notice at the bank from "good" alone. That a few amateur judges at a camera club competition or an online site rate an image as "good" is way less gratifying than selling prints on a regular basis.
Does your response have anything at all to do with mine? I didn't mention banks, clubs, etc. so I'm not sure what you're on about.
My post was about the ridiculousness of the lecturer's position, that is all.