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Don Haines

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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #255 on: November 30, 2013, 10:31:23 AM »
How do we 'know' anything?  Most of you assume you have a brain in your head...but have you actually checked?  Where's your proof?  Speaking for myself, I've checked...and put the evidence out there for everyone to see, right to the left of my words.

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I checked too.... :)
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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
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« Reply #256 on: November 30, 2013, 12:11:08 PM »
My pet peeve is when people think they need the absolute best gear they can afford in order to take good pictures.  I have a friend that bought a 10d when they first came out and bragged ad nauseum about the vast superiority of his new camera that used vastly superior Compact Flash to my point and shoot.   He has only used the kit lens and never bough a flash.  I bet he has not taken 100 images with it.  I got far greater use out of my P&S.  I would have loved to bought a camera like that at the time but I was just a poor college student. 

Personally given the number of artists in my family if one of them said my camera took good images from them it would be a comment about image quality and not composition.  They stopped using DSLRs because point and shoot cameras in there pocket were capable of good enough image quality for their needs. 
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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #257 on: December 01, 2013, 11:39:12 AM »
How do we 'know' anything?  Most of you assume you have a brain in your head...but have you actually checked?  Where's your proof?  Speaking for myself, I've checked...and put the evidence out there for everyone to see, right to the left of my words.

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I agree "how do we know anything" ... but how do we know its your brain? :P

That's a no-brainer. He knows for sure but you don't.
How do you know about another man's brain? ... highly suspicious behavior I say.
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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #258 on: December 04, 2013, 12:38:19 AM »
My pet peeve is when people think they need the absolute best gear they can afford in order to take good pictures.  I have a friend that bought a 10d when they first came out and bragged ad nauseum about the vast superiority of his new camera that used vastly superior Compact Flash to my point and shoot.   He has only used the kit lens and never bough a flash.  I bet he has not taken 100 images with it.  I got far greater use out of my P&S.  I would have loved to bought a camera like that at the time but I was just a poor college student. 

Personally given the number of artists in my family if one of them said my camera took good images from them it would be a comment about image quality and not composition.  They stopped using DSLRs because point and shoot cameras in there pocket were capable of good enough image quality for their needs.

And you're still friends with him?  Let me get this straight.  He bought a 10D, a decade ago, and hasn't taken more than 100 pictures with it, even though he bragged how good it was at taking pictures?  That's messed up man!!

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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #259 on: December 04, 2013, 01:37:58 PM »
My mom's a great cook - it must be her stove.
My brother's a good writer - must be the typewriter.
My sister is a dancer - I blame the shoes.
Dad got a speeding ticket - must be the "fast" gas.
Little brother took a great picture - he's a photographer.

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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #260 on: December 04, 2013, 11:01:17 PM »
My mom's a great cook - it must be her stove.
My brother's a good writer - must be the typewriter.
My sister is a dancer - I blame the shoes.
Dad got a speeding ticket - must be the "fast" gas.
Little brother took a great picture - he's a photographer.

THIS, so very true...

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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #261 on: December 05, 2013, 03:23:46 AM »
My mom's a great cook - it must be her stove.
My brother's a good writer - must be the typewriter.
My sister is a dancer - I blame the shoes.
Dad got a speeding ticket - must be the "fast" gas.
Little brother took a great picture - he's a photographer.
THIS, so very true...

... though have to admit that from this list the photography item maybe is the least ridiculous one because taking some shots with a great lens creates an instant "wow!" effect no matter how good your composition/postprocessing/... skills are which matter in the long term.

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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #261 on: December 05, 2013, 03:23:46 AM »

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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #262 on: December 05, 2013, 09:41:16 PM »
My mom's a great cook - it must be her stove.
My brother's a good writer - must be the typewriter.
My sister is a dancer - I blame the shoes.
Dad got a speeding ticket - must be the "fast" gas.
Little brother took a great picture - he's a photographer.

I'd push the envelop and insert a condom version of the answer. Possibly including the sister.

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Re: "Your camera takes great photos" and other peeves
« Reply #262 on: December 05, 2013, 09:41:16 PM »