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Old 02-02-2013, 12:52 AM   #26621
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1) Get dSLR, kit lens.
2) Frustrated with onboard flash, lousy indoor pictures.
3) Get a fast prime. Amazed.
4) The lost years - all shallow DOF all the time. Talk about 'bokeh' a lot.
5) Sell all zooms. Talk about being an 'all primes' shooter like this is the same as 'have huge manhood'.
6) Grandma says "Nice picture, shame all of Suzie isn't in focus." Shake head at crazy old lady. Later realize old lady has a good point.
7) Realize that not all available light is pretty light. Get Speedlight. Amazed by bouncing light.
8) Read strobist blog. Sell all fast primes. Travel everywhere with two lightstands and remotes.
9) Get sick of lugging lighting gear everywhere. Rethink everything.
10) Realize that good available light is fine, and the ability to make good light is important too. Acquire balanced kit of zooms and primes that match interests. Shoot with available light sometimes, shoot with flash sometimes.


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That's for people who have more fun buying camera equipment then taking actual pictures. I went through that phase as well.
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Old 02-02-2013, 03:06 AM   #26622
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1) Get dSLR, kit lens.
2) Frustrated with onboard flash, lousy indoor pictures.
3) Get a fast prime. Amazed.
4) The lost years - all shallow DOF all the time. Talk about 'bokeh' a lot.
5) Sell all zooms. Talk about being an 'all primes' shooter like this is the same as 'have huge manhood'.
6) Grandma says "Nice picture, shame all of Suzie isn't in focus." Shake head at crazy old lady. Later realize old lady has a good point.
7) Realize that not all available light is pretty light. Get Speedlight. Amazed by bouncing light.
8) Read strobist blog. Sell all fast primes. Travel everywhere with two lightstands and remotes.
9) Get sick of lugging lighting gear everywhere. Rethink everything.
10) Realize that good available light is fine, and the ability to make good light is important too. Acquire balanced kit of zooms and primes that match interests. Shoot with available light sometimes, shoot with flash sometimes.


i laffed at this
Hah definitely true, I'd say replace fast prime with wide angle and you have the same story for landscape guys. Speaking of landscapes, had a nice view back here in Boulder.



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Old 02-02-2013, 02:23 PM   #26624
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:54 PM   #26625
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Hah definitely true, I'd say replace fast prime with wide angle and you have the same story for landscape guys. Speaking of landscapes, had a nice view back here in Boulder.


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Old 02-03-2013, 12:09 AM   #26629
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I absolutely will, provided you've got a couple of cute UNR girls who'd like to go flying!


All the photos of yours I like are like this one, no human subjects.
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All the photos of yours I like are like this one, no human subjects.
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All the photos of yours I like are like this one, no human subjects.


Thank you and you are not the first to say this. Im having a show on the 22nd and obviously the pictures without a human element are the ones are most likely to sell and have generated the most buzz.

I love taking portraits because it makes it way easier to get your name out t here. You can take someones pic and they give you credit on facebook...its a great way to spread your energy. On the commercial side Ill be doing a lot more portraits in the near future, getting more into fashion photography and taking lifestyle shots of musicians and artists. That kind of photography is better suited for magazines and look books than someones wall.
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:53 AM   #26632
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It's a love hate thing, they typically fail to hold my interest, and Sneaky's photos depict a personally un-relatable version of people to me that I can't connect with. Now Edward Hopper's high contrast isolationist style resonates with me a lot more.

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Thank you and you are not the first to say this. Im having a show on the 22nd and obviously the pictures without a human element are the ones are most likely to sell and have generated the most buzz.

I love taking portraits because it makes it way easier to get your name out t here. You can take someones pic and they give you credit on facebook...its a great way to spread your energy. On the commercial side Ill be doing a lot more portraits in the near future, getting more into fashion photography and taking lifestyle shots of musicians and artists. That kind of photography is better suited for magazines and look books than someones wall.
Out of curiosity, which do you enjoy more? As mentioned I really click with your abstract/cityscape stuff, and find it very similar to the filter I look at city life through.
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:55 AM   #26633
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:36 AM   #26634
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It's a love hate thing, they typically fail to hold my interest, and Sneaky's photos depict a personally un-relatable version of people to me that I can't connect with. Now Edward Hopper's high contrast isolationist style resonates with me a lot more.



Out of curiosity, which do you enjoy more? As mentioned I really click with your abstract/cityscape stuff, and find it very similar to the filter I look at city life through.
Not sure I like both equally.

I like making art but at the same time I love taking portraits. If I was a photographer my dream career would be like shooting Models and celebs for mags like GQ and Vouge and on my free time traveling the world trying taking some fine art shots both in the city and in nature.
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It's a great lens, but if you plan on possibly going full frame in the not so distant future, go for the 17-40L. I love mine!
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It's a great lens, but if you plan on possibly going full frame in the not so distant future, go for the 17-40L. I love mine!
I did think about that but I will probably never go full frame
And if I buy the 10-22mm used, I can always sell it without losing any money

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