Gear envy takes two major forms;
- “I can’t do what I want with this crummy gear.”
- “I can’t believe that guy/gal has such great equipment when their work sucks so bad.”
Actually envying someone by what their gear collection is – “I so wish I was him, I would be so awesome with that gear” – is more a sign of needing some professional help. Please see someone straight away.
So let’s look at number one first, the thought that you cannot shoot with your current crummy gear.