Welcome to Michael’s Blog!

Welcome to Michael's blog. Michael Andrew, (aka Michael The Maven) is a freelance producer, photography instructor, tech innovator, and when needed, disaster aid specialist. Disclaimer: Michael is a participant in Bhphoto & Amazon affiliate programs that provides an advertising commission if you purchase through links on this website.


Viewing one post  |  view all recent posts

09.12.13         photography  

What Can A Pro Photographer Do With A Cheap Camera


I've been following the guys over at Digital Rev TV for a long time. They have an entire series of YouTube videos in which they give a professional photographer a cheap camera and see if they can still take good images. They gave David Hobby and Buzz Lightyear camera. They gave Chase Jarvis a camera fashioned out of Legos. They gave Sean Lee Davies an old 1.2 MP Nokia camera phone. Not surprisingly, all these guys were able to capture great images.

The best one I've seen is the one where they give award-winning photographer Vincent Laforet an old Canon A2E. It's a film camera and has no preview screen. They put an inexpensive Lensbaby Composer lens on it and gave him two rolls of film. The results are quite impressive. Watching the way he works and the logic behind his choices are truly enlightening.

The purpose of this series is to display the old adage "The best camera you have is the one you have with you."

To see Vincent in action check out the video below.


blog stats
posts: 4,724
comments: 12,320
visits:
archive by month
2022:   january  march  april  june  july  august
2021:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2020:   january  february  march  may  june  july  august  october  november  december
2019:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2018:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2017:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2016:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2015:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2014:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2013:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2012:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2011:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2010:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2009:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2008:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2007:   january  july  august  september  october  november  december
Maven Adapter - Sky Cam ConnectorPhotoshop Crash Course DVD Beginner LessonsDigital Photography Crash Course DVDMA- Maui Screen Savers 2009Paintballer ProCanon 600EX-RT Speedlite Crash CourseCanon Speedlite Crash Course DVDNikon D7100 Crash Course Training Tutorial VideoPhotography Lighting Crash CourseCanon 5Diii Crash Course Training VideoMichael Andrew Maui Desktop WallpaperNikon D5300 Crash Course DownloadMichael Andrew Lollipops | Photoshop Action SetBusiness Crash Course For PhotographersBH PhotoAdvanced Photography Techniques Lessons DVDCanon 6D Crash Course Tutorial Training Video