Originally Posted by JohnTF
Cameras are like guns, most of them shoot better than I.
An intriguing analogy, as I have a 1930s Colt National Match. I can shoot a lot
straighter with that than I can with a 'cooking' Colt .45, but how much is that (a) expectation/'comfort'/sentimental value (we inherited it from my late father-in-law) and (b) the fact that it's factory blueprinted?
Perhaps still more relevantly, how close is the analogy between 'shooting straight' (which is pretty much all there is with a gun) and technical/ aesthetic qualities in photography?