Chapter 11. Camera Gear

PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE A curious bunch. If you see another photographer point a lens, you can’t look away. The curiosity of someone’s vision draws you in. And there’s a fascination with the gear. It makes you wonder, why is she using that lens? How will that help her see? Does she know something that I don’t?

Cameras are just plain interesting to look at. In my office I have three different cameras sitting around. At home in our living room, I use old cameras as bookends. I have a few tucked into corners here and there in other places, too. Most people do not notice their presence, but when another photographer comes over he is ...

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