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Anonymous
2 years ago

Amazing how much better the color rendition of your new vs older camera.

TomD77
2 years ago

I think glass (lenses) is the 2nd most important element to superior photography, behind photographer skill and ahead of whatever camera body you happen to use. On Flickr, I’m ‘friends” with an Italian who is a superb photographer. He shoots Sony A7RII but virtually all of his shots use a Zeiss Batis f2.0 25mm. It never would have occurred to me to use a fast 25mm prime as my standard lens but his results are hard to argue with. I am now convinced to buy a fast wide prime as a primary lens. On a lot of his shots, he… Read more »

tomd77
tomd77
2 years ago
Reply to  photog

“I could try putting random young women in the pictures but then she’d punch me somewhere else.”

Uhh, yeah. Unless you have a daughter or granddaughter. Fat chance of signing them onto a photographic program though. I would love to do model photography but can’t think of any way—-

TomD77
2 years ago

I’ve not done model work per se though back in the film day I did shoot a lot of my 1st wife. Note to self, for some reason, very pretty women in their 20’s are a lot less adverse to camera work than they are 20-30 years later.

I’ll occasionally find myself in a crowd and ask permission to take shots of interesting people.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tomd77/6901019675/in/album-72157624211246894/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tomd77/6901037065/in/album-72157624211246894/

TomD77
2 years ago
Reply to  photog

Bobby McGee?

TomD77
2 years ago
Reply to  photog

No problem!