Should I get a real camera?
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February 4th, 2013 (11:56 PM). Edited February 5th, 2013 by droomph.
if you want some ability to create "retro" pictures (not like Instagram pictures, though; it's a different kind of "retro" from that), which are very beautiful if you do certain things, such as taking transparency film and treat it as normal film (called cross-processing, I'm sure you're not stupid though). Find yourself a good camera, but frankly the only way you're going to find one is if you go find one. So buy a couple cheap cameras from a second-hand shop and just take some quick test pictures (doesn't need to be top-notch, just needs to be in focus and stuff) and see how you like the result. If you don't like it, find something just a bit more expensive (I mean, better). Frankly you only need one of those old disposable-type cameras, if you can make everything else right.
If you're just going the "oh pwetty pictaw" route rather than the "I'm gonna get these sold" route,
here's a good camera
. It's 16 MP, but that's besides the point. They have easy pictures, but compared to, like, a real $3000 top-notch DSLR, and it's still pretty good in comparison, considering you're shelling out only $130. You have minor control over the ISO, aperture, and focus (through manipulation, of course), but it's not fully free yet, since, remember, this is just a point and shoot camera. Everything can also be automated, and night pictures are pretty decent compared to others (they have a low-lighting setting too, so that's something.) If you want to see some pictures, my gallery here on PC is by only that one camera. Check it out, and see if you like it.
Or I can get an old film Canon (better get used to NOT impulse-shooting) that is really, really good, but also inconvenient. I'll need a bag AND materials. And there's the matter of getting film...
I'd rather not get those six-foot lenses and become a "macho" photographer, personally, but if you can find a good film it's all worth it, and by all means go for it (I mean, you didn't rent this, so make use of it).
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