Being a photographer comes with its quirks. From developer stains on all your old t-shirts to CF cards falling out every time you open your wallet, others can spot you a mile away. If you’re still in denial about about your love of image-making, here are 15 ways you’ll know you’re a photographer.

 

  1. You’re broke all the time. - Larry Hicks
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  2. You abhor selfie sticks with a passion. - Arielle Antonio
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  3. You're constantly calculating f-stops. - Amanda Pharis, Kristina Sooy
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  4. There are film canisters everywhere in your home. - Amanda Pharis
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  5. You go up to random strangers trying to take a group selfie and just offer to do it for them. - Kristina Sooy
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  6. You risk your safety to get the perfect shot! - Kristina Sooy
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  7. You're photoshopping someone's face while having a conversation with them.- Kristina Sooy
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  8. You go on vacation and there aren’t any photos of you. - Mark Escher
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  9. You pack for a trip and have to take out clothes so your gear fits - Brent McAlister
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  10. If you fall, the camera is more important than your own well being. - Brent McAlister
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  11. You hope for overcast days - Savannah Billington
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  12. If in case of an emergency someone in your family is responsible for rescuing the camera equipment. - Brent McAlister
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  13. You have been asked to take photos for the family discount of free. - Aspen Evans
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  14. Your every selfie looks like a professional portrait - Danielle Gardner
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  15. Friends trust you taking their Instagram photos. - Niaomi Acosta
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Tell us in the comments the ways you know you're a photographer!