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Old 11-30-2017, 06:54 PM   #61
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Light is light, and yes, manually it's all the same but you ignored or missed the part where I said aperture priority would be all a newby would need to know how to use and the body would handle the rest. Do your LF cameras do that? I sorta doubt it. Maybe you just need to twist an honest inquiry into an argument? I don't see how you are being helpful.
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Old 12-01-2017, 01:15 PM   #62
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Another possible step up from a cell phone is a point and shoot. Quite a few in the $300-400 range have zooms down to 24mm equivalent and 20mp. That leaves some room for purchasing accessories and staying under $500. If you have to have a 1" sensor, I think You're over $500 for this class camera.

If you really don't want to go the shutterbug route, I think this is a good way to go.
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buy the camera... there are terrific tools for editing.

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Editing is a different topic. Unless you want to learn the ins and outs of editing software and spend the time editing as a hobby, you can get editing done by a professional fairly inexpensively.
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Darktable is a free alternative to Adobe Lightroom but only available on Linux and OSX. Otherwise Gimp is a freebie and a good alternative to Photoshop.
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guys, i will be doing mostly interior shots, with a few occasional exterior, not much . Mostly job progress photos, finished spaces, etc. Im aiming towards the sony A6300 at the moment. Unless I find a good deal on the 6500.
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Most progress photos only need a phone camera. Final photos can benefit from a fine camera.
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Most progress photos only need a phone camera. Final photos can benefit from a fine camera.
https://www.instagram.com/trghomeconcepts/?hl=en

Take a look at this guys gram. All pro photos, seen an interview with him. All Pro photos for everything.
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800-1000 can buy you a camera. But what about lighting? And skill to use everything? And you're still going to pony up for editing?..........

My advice..: continue to hire the pro. Turnkey operation which allows you to concentrate on what you do best.
Maybe the camera, but not a decent wide angle lens needed for interior remodeling shots.
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I don't care what cell phone you have. It junk compared to a DSLR.
They are junk even compared to something like a Nikon Coolpix point and shoot.
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Both Nokia and Apple make cell phones with good low light performance.

We still don't know what exactly the OP WILL BE photographing under what conditions.
Samsung has some of the best low light photo capabilities.
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Maybe the camera, but not a decent wide angle lens needed for interior remodeling shots.
The wide angle needed for interior remodeling is often the limiting factor. 16mm equivalent in a rectilinear lens is what you need.
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Take a look at this guys gram. All pro photos, seen an interview with him. All Pro photos for everything.
If you are using the progress photos for advertising purposes then they should be high quality.

I'm talking about posting on forums and such.
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They are junk even compared to something like a Nikon Coolpix point and shoot.
Indeed they are. I have a little Olympus point and shoot that makes phone camera shots look shabby. And it goes down to 28mm
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The wide angle needed for interior remodeling is often the limiting factor. 16mm equivalent in a rectilinear lens is what you need.
28mm is usually sufficient for most interior shooting. But when you get into small rooms, bathrooms, closets, hallways, going wider is necessary. I have a 15-30mm for that (10-20mm lens w/a 1.5 crop factor chip)
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28mm is usually sufficient for most interior shooting. But when you get into small rooms, bathrooms, closets, hallways, going wider is necessary. I have a 15-30mm for that (10-20mm lens w/a 1.5 crop factor chip)
I also like to perspective correct, straighten, and crop after the fact, so I'm generally shooting around 16mm for overall shots.
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It's all a big cost tradeoff. Choose a lens system that will work for you, get a body that suits your needs. Larger sensor means more money for both.

Still, you can get point and shoots with Zeiss aspheric zoom for under a grand.
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It's wallet deductible too.

So when are you giving up your camera sparky? Since it's not worth it for the normal joe to go out and try to take snapshots.
It is not my experience. Photos that you see here from me recently are from my phone but after all will be done I will do photos with my camera. Al what you have to care about is lighting, as is said before. This photo I did with my 100$ olympus camera. Would not say it is proffesional photo, but can give some quality.
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It is not my experience. Photos that you see here from me recently are from my phone but after all will be done I will do photos with my camera. Al what you have to care about is lighting, as is said before. This photo I did with my 100$ olympus camera. Would not say it is proffesional photo, but can give some quality.
There is no depth of field in this photo. It also not a wide enough angle.

And there is a whole lot more than lighting that you need to "care" about.

This is a great starter article on shooting interiors.

https://digital-photography-school.c...r-photography/
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Plus the picture is too warm.

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