You will read it in a few articles on the website, but I do consider camera gear to be way over rated and a distraction in the craft of photography and creativity. Gear does not make better photos, at most it will help you in a difficult situation.
But to be able to forget about the equipment, you need to know it so well that there is no longer a need to think about it. It almost becomes a part of yourself and the creativity process.
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