To be a photographer.and this goes for painting, writing, music, etc. NO amount of money, college classes or who you know makes up for the pure passion/ true talent of the artist ;) True artists are starving artists.
Ansel ADAMS _ " You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved ." _ Ansel Adams quote on