How to Get the Most From Your Gear

Reader Guest Editor Harry Collins discusses the hot topic of whether expensive photography gear is needed order to take breathtaking pictures. He offers his advice on how to make the most of what you have and can afford

It’s just before sunrise when I arrive at a location where I will be shooting for the day. I carefully set up my tripod, attach my camera with a 600mm f/4 lens and start taking some test shots when the silence is broken by a passerby saying to me, “That’s some lens you got you there! You must be working for a magazine?” This is followed shortly after by another comment along the lines of, “If I had a camera like that I could take great pictures too.” These are some of the most common things (among many others) that I hear every time I am out...

Harry won a competition WPM ran over the summer to find a reader Guest Editor for our end of year issue (full story here).

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