The first and third pictures were shot with a P&S Canon PowerShot A720 IS. The second photograph was shot with a Canon DSLR Rebel EOS T2i camera with a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II prime lens mounted on a Manfrotto tripod. Settings of the camera were as follows:
- ISO: 400
- Aperture – Av: f/1.8
- Shutter Speed – Tv: 1/8 seconds
All three images were post processed with Pixlr online software. I purchased this porch lamp in 1980 during my first trip to New York.
As you can see in the three pictures above, the myth that high quality photographs can only be obtained with expensive and sophisticated gear is not true. The shots taken with the P&S camera were almost as good or similar to the one taken with the DSLR camera which is almost four times more expensive.
At the end of the day, the quality of a photograph mainly lies in the person behind the camera and not in the price or sophistication of the camera. Take this line of thought into consideration next time you’re going out to buy a new photographic camera. Good Day.