Originally Posted by lns
I think, in the nicest possible way, you should ignore your friend. Doing something purely for enjoyment is enough. In fact, it's the height of good sense. It's the best use of your time..
Personally my photographic process involves film processing and analog printing. Neither of those have anything to do with my photographic vision.
Digital photography doesn't feed those needs for me. In a musical analogy, it would be like telling a fine acoustic guitarist, that he should do electronic music....