Expensive Equipment--is it necessary?
A couple months ago, I read a blog on DT focusing on the use of compact point-and-shoot cameras for microstock photography. Many people who become interested in photography hold back from seriously pursuing it because they think they need expensive equipment to be a photographer. Let's delve into this deeper.
First of all, this article is not discussing talent. Many people may have the expensive equipment, but not the talent, or vice-versa. Either way, chances are you will have a difficult time producing quality stock. Talent is extremely important, but talent must be paired with a comparable level of equipment to achieve great photos.
I began my hobby with a simple
Photo credits: Elimitchell.
- NOT climbing a mountain could be very efficient
- Wait on it!
- Pesky Squirrels
- Tip of the week: mobile images and microstock, oops I forgot my DSLR
- My first artistic nude picture was "accidental"
- 10 Things You Can Shoot Right Now
- Animal Shelter Photography: Sable the senior GSD
- Using Stock Images, Videos, and Music to Create Amazing Short Films on a Budget