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Going Prime

Canon Camera with Prime lens. Image credit:  Alexander Gref  CC-by
Canon Camera with Prime Lens
Image credit: Alexander Gref CC-by

As more and more folks are spending the extra money to buy a “nice” camera, I often get asked what kind of camera they should buy. The short answer is the camera doesn’t matter, the lens does. As a photographer you will replace your body 3-4 times in ten years, but you’ll probably pass your lenses on to your children. You will fall in love with your glass, not your camera body. So for those of you thinking of buying a “nice” camera, pick a brand, even buy a decent body, but save your money for your first lens.

The next obvious question is what lens to buy? Well I definitely have an opinion about that…
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