Wanna’ be a Carpenter? You’ll have to learn the how to use the tools of the craft skillfully and appropriately.
Hammer, saw, etc.
Wanna’ be a photographer? The primary tool of your craft is your camera. You’ll have to learn use your camera skillfully and appropriately
Your camera is a tool for recording light.
Although you use the same tool as every other photographer if you learn to use your camera skillfully and thoughtfully your work will not look like every other photographers work.