How to (accidentally) become a photographer.
Step 1 (optional): Sign up for a photography class thinking that it will be a blow-off, easy-A class with no real point. Step 2: Borrow you dad's camera or buy your own. Mess around taking pictures. Don't take yourself seriously.
Step 3: Realize that you actually enjoy it and that it's harder than it looks.
Step 5: Realize that you aren't half-bad when you give it an honest attempt.
Step 6: Naturally start taking photos CONSTANTLY, making everything a photographic moment
Step 9: Make money.
Step 10: Buy that thing you were mouthwatering over.
Step 11: Repeat steps 2-10. (Welcome)