It's horrible that DSLRs are not being allowed in a public park for these private events to protect the image/copyright of the performers, but what clear distinction can we come to a consensus on as to what is "professional"? It depends on who's saying it, and what's "professional" to one venue might not be to another.
The amateur photographic survey movement, which Edwards identifies as an example of what James Helva has termed a “photography complex,” emerged within the context of the vigorous desire to record a range of objects and phenomena of social and physical landscapes undergoing dynamic change, and the expansion of photography as a pastime in the nineteenth century (24). The author describes this as a particularly productive “interaction of epistemological frames and technological possibility” (3). 344 pp.; 121 b&w illus.; notes; bibliography; index.The book opens with an annotated comparison between a drawing of a lock from Beddington Manor House, Surrey, and a photograph of the same architectural detail, in order to assert the incomparable superiority of the photographic record, a claim that from our contemporary vantage point reveals much about the perceived relationship between photography and the past and the utility of photography as evidence in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. Selector .selector_results_container.hover_menu.hover_menu:before,.hover_menu:after.hover_menu.show_nub:before.hover_menu.show_nub:after.hover_menu.show_nub.white_bg:after.hover_menu .hover_menu_contents.hover_menu.white_bg .hover_menu_contents. .95 (cloth) .95 (paperback) ISBN: 978-0-8223-5104-7 In 1916, a group of amateur photographers engaged by the Photographic Record and Survey of Surrey published a small volume dedicated to an elaboration of the practices governing the use of photography in recording the past: .