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Hello, /p/! I'm a professional chef that's looking to get into food photography so that I can create a portfolio of my work. I've been doing a lot of research on my own, but there's a lot of information out there and it's difficult to narrow down the relevant and helpful bits which is why I come to you asking for some advice.
As a bit of background I used to do a lot of b&w film photography in high school and college with my old school minolta x-370 so I have an understanding of the basics of how cameras work and how to take photos. However, I have little to no knowledge (aside from what I've picked up from my recent research) on digital cameras.
I primarily want to do still photography (btw, what would you classify food photography? To me it seems to be in between macro and portrait) but I would like the flexibility to do street shooting or action or whatever strikes me at the moment.
I have mainly been looking at mirrorless cameras as I like the idea of having the versatility of a DSLR in a more compact body. Frankly I find DSLRs a little intimidating due to their size and myriad of buttons and menus and features (not to mention they look ugly and bulky).
In particular I've been wavering between the Sony Alpha NEX-6 and the Olympus OM-D EM-5. I've also looked into the cheaper options like the Lumix GX-1 and NEX-5R, but I much prefer shooting with a viewfinder than with an lcd. Any advice you could give me would be much appreciated.
RAW file challenge!
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I've got this RAW file, here's my best attempt at processing it.
Would love to see what other people can do with it. This one should be interesting as there's lots to do but I certainly think you can get a good image out of it.....
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Looking to buy a portrait lens for occasional use, already have wide angle, telephoto, and macro lenses, as well as the shitty kit, but I want something with a nice aperture for portraits
Of course there's the nifty-50, but I was wondering if anyone had any other suggestions
Canon EOS mount, I'm using a T3i so EF-S is okay (I know, I know)
Looking at these right now, can't seem to decide though:
And at the top of my price range
If anyone could guide me in the way of choosing the correct lens, it would be mighty appreciated. I'm out of my element in this area, and usually just go with the Canon lens that fits my need, but I know that's not always the best decision
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Hi /p/, I´ve not lurked recently this board, I used to, though. I´d really like to get your help:
>I want to start into serious photography
>I'm taking an assignment called television
>faggot professor tells us "you can use your iPhone's camera or get a real camera who supplies at least iphone specs
> gadget 500, maybe
>I don't give a fuck and I ask you guys, because I kind of trust your advice
So /p/ I'd really apreciatte your help, since there's no sticky. Which one should I get?