Frustrated with this Forum's Photographic Examples

Started Aug 18, 2012 | Discussions thread
InTheMist Veteran Member • Posts: 3,078
Re: Frustrated with this Forum's Photographic Examples

Hear hear, Paul.

Paul B Jones wrote:

OP raises an interesting point, one I've thought about as well - what is the value of the example images people post in these forums to demonstrate the capabilities of particular equipment?

Setting aside the technical/graph captures (which are great if you can understand them) most posted images fall into two categories.

First, there are the mediocre photos that people like me (earnest amateurs) post that are not super helpful in demonstrating a particular point and maybe are even a bit embarrassing. But they don't cause any harm so it is possible to just ignore them or maybe offer some delicate suggestions for improvement.

Second, there are amazing photos posted by incredible photographers. These images are again not super helpful in proving the capabilities of particular gear because the reason they are great pictures is mostly because of the skill and experience of the photographer, not because of the equipment used.

So, with these limitations in mind I'll keep posting the occasional picture and looking with respect at the images others put up.

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