How much is reasonable for a hobbyist to spend on camera gear?

Started Feb 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
mgd43
Senior MemberPosts: 3,385Gear list
Like?
Re: The solution
In reply to dad_of_four, Feb 8, 2013

I don't know of any rue of thumb. It's whatever you are comfortable with. Just don't use the rent money to buy a camera.

I think that if anything good came out of this Depression it's that a lot of people have become more responsible with how they spend their money. Before this Depression the US had several years of zero or negative spending, ie they spent more money than they made. That has changed and the US has a positive savings rate (I don't remember what it is).

A good general rule is don't spend money you don't have to impress people you don't know.

 mgd43's gear list:mgd43's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon D5200 Nikon AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM +4 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow