Professional Photographers Bemoan New Flood Of Citizen Shutterbugs04:09
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Professional photographers have historically enjoyed a monopoly on their craft of chronicling events ranging from wars to sports matches and beauty pageants.

But today, everyone's at it, as camera-equipped mobile phones let users edit and post images to the Internet with just a few clicks.  But could this mean the end of the traditional, professional photographer?  The BBC's Laura Hubber attends the funeral" of photography in Los Angeles.

This segment aired on January 21, 2011.

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