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Male photographers...

  1. steinbergr profile image71
    steinbergrposted 5 years ago

    Male photographers...

    I have recently noticed that there are a lot of male photographers. Why do you think that is? are females not "artsy" enough to do it too?

  2. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
    DzyMsLizzyposted 5 years ago

    There have always been a lot of male photographers.  There are also a lot of female photographers.
    Cameras and photography, however, were originally invented by men, in an era when women were kept supressed and expected to do nothing but stay home, produce babies, raise them, and do the cooking and cleaning.
    But not "artsy" enough? Please!  A very chauvinistic statement, indeed!

    1. steinbergr profile image71
      steinbergrposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I didn't really mean that they are more artsy because I know that women are wink and it just seems with women in nearly every other profession, I was surprised by how few female photographers I have seen on sites like 500px.

    2. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
      DzyMsLizzyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ok--thanks for the clarification, and I retract the last sentence of my answer.  ;-)

  3. LuisEGonzalez profile image86
    LuisEGonzalezposted 5 years ago

    By no means. I have seen female photographers who are more adept at the art than most males. Just do your best and keep following your dream.

    1. steinbergr profile image71
      steinbergrposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      thanks, I have seen some very amazing female photographers, but I just get the feeling its the few the proud... lol

  4. photostudiosupply profile image60
    photostudiosupplyposted 5 years ago

    No doubt, there are lot of male photographers. But I have seen many female photographers also, who have proved themselves much better in this field. We can take examples of Annie Leibovitz, Sally Mann & Jill Greenberg etc.

  5. Briar-Rose profile image60
    Briar-Roseposted 5 years ago

    I have a ton of female friends that are very talented photographers (as well as males) I too worked 4 years running my own photography & enhancements business.

  6. bobtylor profile image59
    bobtylorposted 5 years ago

    No. it is not true that only male photographer have seen, there are also female photographer who did great jobs in this field.look at this web site http://www.idealmomentphotography.com/

 
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