Canon 5D mark III in street photography

Started Apr 27, 2013 | Questions thread
Dan Marchant Senior Member • Posts: 2,864
Re: For SP it's not about gear...

Brad Evans wrote:

That said, I don't understand why people do hip shots when the 5D/II/III (or any camera that) has a perfectly good viewfinder and AF system.

In many cases it is embarrassment. They generally want to avoid people seeing that they are taking photos in order to avoid the possibility of confrontation. In other cases they don't want to distract the subject with the camera so as not to spoil the moment. Personally I haven't had any trouble getting the shot without distracting my subject, plus I get to frame the shot properly.

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