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Best Business Practices for Photographers, Third Edition, 3rd Edition by John Harrington

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Chapter 5

Professional Equipment for Professional Photographers

Top-of-the-line and specialized equipment is expensive for a reason. In many lines of cameras, there are the consumer models, the prosumer models, the professional models, and, in some, the top-of-the-line models.

We Are Professional-Grade: Why We Must Use That Equipment

Can you use a consumer or prosumer piece of equipment and often produce exceptional images? What about a smartphone? Of course. In fact, a number of premium newspapers and magazines are using some of the prosumer bodies because of the size difference. I’ve had more than one smartphone photograph published, and have generated significant revenue from the licensing of those photographs. If, in an analysis of your circumstances, ...

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