O'Reilly logo

Photography Q&A: Real Questions. Real Answers. by Zack Arias

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

He shoots with Sony. Hahahahaha!

Q: I HAVE BEEN A PRO PHOTOGRAPHER FOR ABOUT 18 YEARS. I HAVE BEEN SHOOTING FILM FOR 15 OF THOSE YEARS. MY FIRST DSLR PURCHASE WAS THE SONY A900. FOR THE MONEY IT JUST SEEMED THE RIGHT MOVE. SO ANYWAY, THIS YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHER JUST STARTING HER BUSINESS (BABY PORTRAITS ON PROPS) LOOKED AT THE CAMERA IN MY HAND AND CHUCKLED THAT IT WAS A SONY. BY THE WAY, SHE WAS HOLDING A CANON. WHY ARE SONY SHOOTERS MADE TO FEEL LIKE THIRD-CLASS CITIZENS? WHY IS HER GEAR BETTER THAN MINE?

A: You’ve been a pro for 18 years and you don’t know the answer to this question? Who is at the top of the pro game in the 35mm format world? Canon and Nikon.

Sony, Pentax, Olympus, and the like have always been the distant cousins to the hot ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required