A newspaper or website wants to give us a credit line in lieu of payment because it’ll give us more “exposure.” Yet here we are, expecting the art industry to be taken seriously, but have no compunctions of “borrowing” software from a torrent because we want to save a few bucks.
In Creative Cloud, you can start using it for $30 per month, or $240 per year.
The bar for entry is much lower so it’s reasonably available to anyone.
We all get irate when asked to shoot a friend’s wedding for next to nothing.
Taking pictures of a new band for their next gig is seen as doing you a favor.