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Well said, canonian.

But....

Photography as an art (hobby or pro) is "unique" in that we capture a moment in time never to be the same again. I've done mostly landscape/nature and architectural photos. My next conquest (when I have the time) is portraits - not posed or formal, but real people as they really appear. Those are the types of photos I always find fascinating/unique.

While there may be lots of "snapshots" around - most of them being selfie and selfie like, there is a dearth of photographic art - and while I'll never be a pro, I will still work to become better at it - even if I share my art with no one.

BTW, you are right about drones and the FAA. I have a couple of hexacopters and am studying for my part 107 certification - but the idiots have ruined it in many ways for the rest of us. My drones are mobile photography platforms for me (and not toys, racers, curiosities, and things to impress bystanders with) - and I may do some "video" as well with them (my 80D captures video as well, and I've had an interest in (and the equipment) to do professional audio as well....
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