I’ve been an avid photographer for over 10 years now. There have been phases during this time where a lot of my focus was on model photography. This wasn’t for paying clients or for magazines or anything typically, but to just keep active as a photographer and get some much needed social time with other …
(WARNING: NSFW nude image below the cut) I think I first picked up a real camera in 2007. My motivation, really, was to capture photos of my growing and adorable children. But it turned out that my kids hated having their photos taken. And fast forward to 2008, I find myself working with models.
In the last installment, we talked about what to look for in a student camera. This time, we’ll build one for about $300.
Marcus from the Streets of Nuremberg blog (which is worth a follow, by the way) captured my attention this morning with his latest entry to a photo challenge that he’s participating in. It resonates strongly with a photo that I took yesterday in a French bistro in Raleigh.
The mastery of a great many things, like photography, can be expressed by the Japanese philosophy of “Shuhari”.
Variations on a Theme Taken with the $300 camera.
“Magnus, I want to learn photography and have a nice camera with me when I travel. What kind of student camera can you recommend for a budget of no more than $300?” This challenge is given to me often. And it’s surprising how many come up with the same $300 budget. Sometimes I hear $500, …