Amateur Photographer

7 days Viewpoint Jim Mortram

You see it a lot online. In fact, if you're a photographer in 2018, it's almost impossible to avoid it. The tsunami of competitions with promises of career-boosting, career-making awards, of fame, riches and glory. Surely there's a catch?

There's always a catch because there's never ever a substitute for the hard work, dedication and patience that is the

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