What makes a photographer?

By no means am I a world-renown photographer. But the question comes up a lot when I’m speaking to people about what makes a photographer a photographer. Is it the super expensive equipment? Is it a backstage pass that says photographer on it? Is it the fact that you sell prints of your work, or have been shown in a gallery?

Personally, I don’t think it’s any of these things. In my eyes it’s simply how a person looks at the world and decides to capture it.

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Hello Photo World!

I have never had a blog before, so here goes!  This is my first post for my new website www.dancarverphotography.com.  I plan to post about everything photography.  Everything from my philosophy of photography, to techniques I may use, to recent shoots I do, to even random photography thoughts that may pop in my head.  So lets do this and have some fun!