- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] cameras..
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 16:46:42 EDT
In a message dated 6/27/2001 10:57:20 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
> I understand the benefits of digital, however , unless you pay a lot more
> for a
> camera, that sells in the 5 to 8 or even 10 thousand range you will not get
> photos then with standard film. You should use good film, and then have it
> at the lab, then go over it in photo shop.. You should stick to the film
> of taking the easy way out. Learn about photography first, and get a really
> Camera with good glass.. I prefer Cannon my self. I also like Hasselblad.
> I and my wife are professional photographers,
> As a professional photographer, I can see where you are coming from but
> perhaps you are missing the fact that 90% of us are just camera happy folks
> who want to have fun, take some pretty darn good pictures for our pleasure
> and the pleasure of other like-minded camera happy people that we share
> with. I will disagree with you and the price range you quoted of "5 to 8 or
> even 10 thousand range". . .good grief. . I have a wonderful Olympus that
> cost me $500 and while my pictures wouldn't stand up under the scrutiny of
> your professional eye, they sure look good to me. What mine may lack in
> professional photo quality, they show I've given thought to and studied
> composition, lighting, and angles.
Have you downloaded some of the pictures sent in to iris-photo? There
> who are NOT professional
> photographers. . Mike Sutton takes some excellent pictures as does Laurie
> up in MN.
> So, until I can justify a "5 to 8 or even 10 thousand (dollar)
camera, I'll be perfectly happy with the pictures I'm taking with my Olympus
1.3 megapixel, 3 x zoom lens!
Doris Elevier, El Paso, TX Zone 7, AHS 9-10 Hot, dry, AND windy.
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