student camera

By John Kratz from Burlington NJ, USA. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

2018 Student Camera Project: An Introduction

“Magnus, I want to learn photography. What kind of camera can you recommend for a budget of no more than $300?”

This challenge is given to me often. And it’s surprising how many come up with the same $300 budget. Sometimes I hear $500, but that’s uncommon. Let’s stick with $300. I have some ideas about how to do this in 2018, but I’m going to actually try doing this myself and work with this camera to learn its ins and outs so I can be sure I’m recommending something that I would be okay with using myself. (more…)