A better camera will not necessarily make you a better photographer. There are fantastic images photographers take with iPhones, point and shoots, and Canonets. When someone sees a great photograph, they don't ask what camera and lens combo was used, they ask "who" took the photograph. Valerie Jardin explains the camera doesn't make the shot, YOU make the shot.
Valerie Jardin writes:
I love using a good camera and an L lens as much as the next photographer. That new camera and expensive lens does not create a good picture. You do! And processing software? Photoshop, Lightroom or Aperture will not turn a bad picture into a good one, but they will certainly help make a good image even better.
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