I’m not sure what the future holds, but right now I carry my camera because I use it to document my life. I don’t typically carry my camera with the purpose of setting out to just make photography. (It does happen, but it’s rare.) And sometimes, there’s both.
On October 9, my new Fujifilm X-T3 arrived and I felt like I had leaped forward more than just a decade in technology-time. Tech-time is so hard to grasp when a 2018 mirrorless camera stuns me into excited confusion from the 2009 DSLRelic I’ve been toting around with me everywhere. Not to mention the 35mm fully-manual film camera I still have and use on occasion. I still catch myself chimping at the back of the film wall. Bad habit?
I hear and read a lot about how photographers don’t like the question,
So what kind of camera did you use?
I recently listened to a couple photographers discuss the issue of “it’s all been done.” So what am I going to do now to set myself apart from other photographers?¹
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I experienced something I’ve never experienced before in photography this past weekend. Being in the zone. Looking back, I was completely in the viewfinder. My eye was the camera and the camera was my eye.
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Around 1981, my parents bought me my first camera. I may have been 7 years old, and I think I’ve had one ever since. That was my first phase into a new way to capture the world because my original method was (and almost always has been) writing.
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