In episode 3, Top Photographer challenged contestants to create a landscape photograph from the tip top of the Empire State Building. The photographers started at sunrise with this charge - how do you make your photo stand out from the masses -- and each other.
That's a challenge you can probably relate to if you have ever done a photo walk. How do you make your photos stand out from everyone else.
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Dave didn't want to hear what I had to say.
He struck up a conversation at the PhotoPlus Expo that ended with him asking me which camera he should buy.
"How much do you want to spend?" I asked.
"Maybe a few hundred dollars," he responded.
"You need to move a decimal point over. For what you just told me about yourself Dave, you should plan to spend at least $2,000."
His mouth almost hit the floor. That's not what he wanted to hear.
In many instances, I might tell you that you don't need the most expensive camera to create great photos. But not in all instances. There are times when you really should plan to buy the more expensive camera.
Here's why and when.
In episode 2, Top Photographer challenged contestants to create a fashion photography image. How did they do?
Let's talk about how each photographer interpreted the challenge and what we might learn from this episode.
Photographers have officially arrived. Photographers join cops, lawyers, and doctors as professions who can see themselves on the big screen. With Top Photographer, we have our own glitzy reality TV show, even if it isn’t technically on TV.
I watched the first episode a few times to dissect it for you. Is it worth your time? And if so, what will you learn?