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06-10-2015, 01:22 PM   #16
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Plastics.
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I got that one.
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"Here's to you Mrs. Robinson"
OK you guys, you're really dating yourselves....

I have no idea what you mean.

Buncha old geezers.

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I have no idea what you mean.

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OK you guys, you're really dating yourselves....

I have no idea what you mean.

Buncha old geezers.
Not quite that old norm...that was the movie my dad took my mom to on their first date
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The most successful photographer in town here is a young lady with a Canon Rebel....she has a waiting list of people wanting her to do their portraits and family/graduation/wedding shots. She has a nice studio downtown in a great location, and her work is indeed very good to excellent.
It sort of tells me that the "Professional" may not be in the camera at all? Have you considered that possibility?

Regards!

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I have the K3, it is a fantastic camera, I take it every where. Really I am not without it ever. It makes me learn, this forum is so informative I have learned so much. My advice, keep reading the posts on the forum and learn from other people's questions and photos. The only thing better than a K3 is having two K3's or a 645z. I want one, I want one.....
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I hope I'm wrong; but I smell a troll....
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I hope I'm wrong; but I smell a troll....
Me too, but I gave OP the benefit of the doubt.
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Trollololol LOL

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Yep, definitely 645z is where you want to be. With that you can definitely be professional.
Oh yeah to that. 645z the way to go!
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Yep. Get a 645z with 25mm, 55mm and 90mm macro and a set of PrioLites or you're a complete pretender.
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Yep. Get a 645z with 25mm, 55mm and 90mm macro and a set of PrioLites or you're a complete pretender.
And then send them to me...
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And then send them to me...
Get in line.
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The front of the line?😄
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The most successful photographer in town here is a young lady with a Canon Rebel....she has a waiting list of people wanting her to do their portraits and family/graduation/wedding shots. She has a nice studio downtown in a great location, and her work is indeed very good to excellent.
It sort of tells me that the "Professional" may not be in the camera at all? Have you considered that possibility?

Regards!
I know a photographer in the Atlanta area who still uses a D200 and he makes his money from photography. Local magazine covers and articles, and also weddings, portraits, etc. The last wedding I went to had a photog with a Canon Rebel. And so on.

I agree that if someone thinks a K-3 isn't "professional enough", I'd love to see how it is holding back their work. When even David Hume Kennerly thinks an iPhone is enough for a lot of professional situations... but I digress...
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To be a "real professional" you must:

1. Always use a full frame camera, preferably Nikon. Never mind about medium format, that is for posers. Two Nikons , or even three, is better, but only use the one that you know where the on/off switch is. All cameras should have the biggest available lens mounted. Always wear all of your cameras. P is for professional, so always use your camera, sorry, your No kin, in P mode.
2. Always use a battery grip, but never use portrait orientation.
3. Always keep a flashgun mounted on the camera, but never take flash photos.
4. Always carry your camera over your shoulder mounted on the largest tripod you can carry, but when taking the shot you must stab at the shutter release.
5. All your lenses should be long, fast aperture, and above all they must be white or light grey. Zooms are recommended.
6. Because you have a fast lens overexposure is frequent, so 100x100 ND filters are necessary. Real professionals use Lee filters. These protect your lens, so never remove them. ND1000 are the best.
7. You need a professional bag. Bags with wheels are best. If the bag seems to be too big for your gear, buy more, bigger lenses.
8. It is a good idea to have an assistant. Online marriage bureau websites are perfect for this.

Others may give you different advice to the above, but that is because they are not really professionals.

Just kidding, of course.

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