This Experiment Exhibits Professional Photographers Utilizing $500 Gear VS. Novice Utilizing $4,950 Gear


Bored with consistently being requested ‘what digicam did you utilize to take that picture?’ and ‘what’s the finest digicam?’ photographers at Mango Street determined to indicate the distinction between professional photographers with newbie gear and an newbie with professional gear.

They gave a high-end $3,300 Canon 5D Mark IV with a $1,650 Canon 35mm f/1.4L II lens to their pal who will not be a professional, however had a primary understanding of pictures. In the meantime, the 2 skilled photographers bought an affordable (~$500) Canon Insurgent T3i with low-end lenses (a package 18-55mm and a 40mm f/2.eight pancake lens).

See the outcomes beneath.

Extra information: Mango Street (h/t: petapixel, boredpanda)

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Daniel (Professional with Novice Gear)

Rachel (Professional with Novice Gear)

Justin (Novice with Professional Gear)

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