Go Back   Rangefinderforum.com > Cameras / Gear / Photography > Coffee With Mentors > back alley's In The Bag

back alley's In The Bag Joe's quest for the ultimate Camera Bag! So many bags .. so little time ...

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

Old 11-06-2016   #41
lynnb
Registered User
 
lynnb's Avatar
 
lynnb is offline
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Sydney
Posts: 6,970
I like the workshop idea.. another few suggestions: are there any photobooks that might get your creative side thinking? The Latest Additions to your Library thread is a good one to browse. Also, how long since you've visited a major art gallery? I find it refreshing to see art, and it takes my mind off gear, and on to seeing things differently and trying those ideas out.

Just my 2c. Sorry to hear about your health. It goes without saying that the longer you can be active, the better your life will be. Looking forward to seeing some snow pictures from your RAV4 excursions!
__________________
Lynn
RFF Gallery
Flickr
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-07-2016   #42
Dogman
Registered User
 
Dogman is offline
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 763
Maybe we place such high value on the quality of our work we obsess over the tools we use in hopes of making it better.

Or maybe we just like gadgets.
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-07-2016   #43
unixrevolution
Registered User
 
unixrevolution's Avatar
 
unixrevolution is offline
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Waldorf, MD
Age: 34
Posts: 874
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dogman View Post
Maybe we place such high value on the quality of our work we obsess over the tools we use in hopes of making it better.

Or maybe we just like gadgets.
I think, both. I know I'm a gearhead, but I have to buckle myself down and make myself focus on what the stuff can do for my photography, not "Wow, in 1963 when this came out it was a game-changer. Putting the shutter speed dial there was a stroke of genius, and the shutter design is excellent..."

My cameras help me get photographs. If a camera doesn't help me get the photographs I want, or if I just end up not using it, I let it go. With my finances and space constraints I sort of have to, but I've started thinking about really distilling my gear; getting rid of 5 okay things to have one superb thing. It means making the hard decisions, but I know if it doesn't hurt just a little I'm not doing it right!
__________________
Please, call me Erik.
Find me on: Flickr | PentaxForums | Large Format Photography Forum

"I decided to stop collecting cameras and become a photographer."
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 22:43.


vBulletin skin developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

All content on this site is Copyright Protected and owned by its respective owner. You may link to content on this site but you may not reproduce any of it in whole or part without written consent from its owner.