…when you have a friend who has the equipment and knows how to use it.
It is quite true that a decent photographer can use virtually any camera to take a decent shot. It’s the real reason why phone cameras can produce the quality images they do (o.k. that’s along with some serious post processing by the phone as well). The two key components are the photographer and the lighting. For the former, experience, an eye for detail, the eye for a shot, or even just dumb luck come in to it, however the latter we often have less control over. The Sunday just gone I was fortunate to be in a situation where a friend brought along a professional lighting set up, along with a light table, and guided me through how best to use the equipment. Continue reading