The question of the day, to which there is no right answer. At least I don't think so. Anyway here it is. What is the difference between an "Artist" and a yuppie soccer mom with a nikon Digital camera???? Between an "Artist" and a 711 clerk with a canon DSLR And is there any... This is just an opinion question there is no right or wrong answers. Your answer will probably depend on where you are in your own life at the exact moment you write your answer.