Originally Posted by ChristopherCoy
Yeah, I know it is an opportunity to educate...but, sometimes, I just want to photograph and be left alone. Besides, I find few who actually want to learn. The exception seems to be kids (teens) who've never been exposed to photography (I mean photography in the traditional sense) - who are genuinely curious about the materials, equipment, and processes. I do enjoy talking to those who are genuinely interested in learning about photography.
Originally Posted by Prof_Pixel
Most who stop and stare, and ask a bunch of dumb questions just don't really seem to be very interested in learning about photography. They do not want to learn anything. They seem to be more interested in...well, I don't know what....
Like I said, the question I most loath is "Why would anyone use that?" - this invariably comes from somebody who is old enough and has the experience to know damned well what I'm doing and what is involved. It just seems combative.
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