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$400 Camera VS $4,000 Camera – Can a Professional Photographer Spot the Difference?

In this video, Peter McKinnon asks the question “Can a professional photographer tell the difference between a $400 camera and a $4,000 one just by looking at the pictures?”

Watch the video, and take a look at the images shot with the Canon Rebel and the Canon EOS R. Can you tell which is which?

Can you really take professional photos with an entry level camera? Can you be a professional photographer on a budget or do you need to spend thousands of dollars on professional gear?

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What cameras do you use for your photography work? Are you achieving great photos with less expensive gear? Share with us in the comments below.


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Caz Nowaczyk
Caz Nowaczyk

– the dPS Managing Editor, lives in Wollongong, Australia and has worked as a photographer, filmmaker, and designer in her business, Exposure Arts and Media, for 15 years. Her background extends to Digital Content Management, and Editorial Design. In her spare time, she composes music as Dreamgirl and the Motorist. Since the age of 12, she knew she would be a photographer – the other stuff came as a surprise!