It’s the photographer..

Cornwall Photographic

Not the camera that makes the photograph..

I couldn’t agree more with this statement but we can’t ignore the fact that we have cameras that cost less than £50 and cameras that will cost you the same as a mid range, brand new BMW? The Camera must be important on some level, mustn’t it?

CF107349 frw Phase One p45+ 28mm Schneider Kreuznach LS f/4.5 f/11 4 sec. ISO 100

Well yes, of course it must.  Whilst it isn’t the camera that makes the picture, it’s the camera that reproduces the vision of the photographer and this is where things get interesting.  A mobile phone can take a picture in the same way a £30,000 camera can, but when it comes to the quality of the image, the process of turning the artists vision into pixels on the screen or ultra fine droplets of ink on paper, there is no comparison.  For some applications of course, the level of quality is not so critical while…

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