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It first appeared on Contrast Studio's blog and does not necessarily reflect the views of Imaging Resource. Certainly there's varying levels of skills but we didn't want to have a Flickr Pro anymore. We wanted everyone to have professional quality photo space and sharing. Her comment, understandably, hit the emotional backbone of the photography community and many comments and blog posts followed, most of them blasting her for being so callous and thoughtless. If you want to be a Professional Photographer, there are absolutely NO qualifications or schooling required.