Sadly, many believe those photos also mark the end of many a professional photojournalists career.
I was a draftsman in the 70’s. Then I went to school to become a COBOL programmer. That served me VERY well for almost two decades. But I saw the writing on the wall regarding outsourcing. And for me it was clear that there was one thing that was difficult to outsource: Anything communication intensive.
So I went from Being a systems analyst to a technical analyst to a business analyst. It is amazing how valuable you can be if you can speek both business and geek.