god bless the sage nuggets of wisdom people post here. i've been half-heartedly doing some research into starting something up and it's daunting - to say the least. deadends and almost every path i take. i won't be too disappointed if nothing ever materializes from my research, but i do know that people go pro all the time. and for those people, i have a great respect. much perserverence, research and money is needed to take it pro. so far the best thing to do (from what i've read) is work for someone else for a few years to learn the ropes.