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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2007

    Ken Rockwell-Smart, or, um, not??

    So what do you think? Is he a genius or the opposite?
    My opinion would be the latter (in terms of cameras, anyway).
    Ken, you just saved me $500!! I was going to get a Canon XT with a nice lens, but you showed me the gear doesn't matter, I do!! So I went out and bought one of those cheap Walmart "digital cameras" for $15. Since megapixels don't matter, I can print HUGE with 640 by 480 resolution!! (Um, no. I don't think so!)

    It does depend on the user somewhat, but the gear is definitely a BIG part of good pictures. You just can't get the same picture with a Kodak V803 as a Canon 1Ds Mark III.

    Look at his comparison on Canon A530 and the 5d. Maybe with the picture resized to a small size and in good light and with the default settings the pics look the same. But look at a larger picture, take a photo in low light, and adjust the settings for a better picture, and the 5d will ALWAYS be better.

    Anyhow, just my opinion.
    EDIT: I don't know why I put this in the "What camera should I buy" forum. I guess it's because I'm so used to posting here....
    Last edited by photography555; 12-06-2007 at 12:15 PM.

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