There is no doubt that most photographers love gear; after all, modern cameras and lenses are pretty nifty gadgets. And while it can be fun to have a pile of gear on your shelf, sometimes, having less equipment is actually better for your abilities and your creativity.
It’s important in photography to stay creative, and this simple DIY lens hack from Pye Jirsa does just that. Learn how to create a “flare ring” of your own in just a few minutes.
For eight years, photographer Pete Souza had my dream job, photographing the president of the United States and being on the front line of the biggest news stories of our time. In his latest IGTV post, Souza talks about some of the gear he used to capture his iconic images.
In last week’s article, I took you through the four best investments that I’ve made since becoming a professional photographer. But, since there are two sides to every coin, I guess it’s only fair to also tell you where I’ve gone wrong.
Most of us are familiar with “the gear trap,” the fine line that’s crossed when a shooter makes a top priority of continually researching and purchasing newer and better camera equipment. This can be a dangerous money pit. But there are times when your gear must be upgraded, lest you suffer the technical shortcomings of outdated or inadequate equipment.
Whether you want a great doorway into photography that has a low financial entry point, or back-up camera you’re not scared to put at risk, this could be the camera for you!
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