Gear Acquisition Syndrome

Stop with the gear lust already – Technology isn’t going to fix your problems

Sep 16, 2016
Eric Kim

We all have problems in life. Some of us are overweight, depressed, or tired all the time. Some of us lack creative inspiration, skills, or…

Amazing Deals on Photography Gear – 5 Great Options for Used Equipment

Jul 29, 2016
JP Danko

The pace of technology can be frustrating as new photography gear is quickly outdated – but you can also use this to your advantage as…

TAINTED LOVE: why photographers fail

May 20, 2016
Donald Giannatti

Recently there has been a spate of very sad, and ultimately defeatist articles decrying the “death of photography”. We have no shortage of examples. Seriously….

Three tips for curing G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

Apr 27, 2016
Gannon Burgett

Do you have an insatiable lust for the latest and greatest gear? If so, you probably have Gear Acquisition Syndrome, a made-up cheekily known as…

This Chart Puts 2015 Video Cameras Head To Head

Dec 10, 2015
Udi Tirosh

2015 was definitely a year of video for everyone, especially with Sony and Canon releasing the A7RII and 5D SR which made (semi)pro video available…

Live a Life of Leisure

Nov 22, 2015
Eric Kim

Dear friend, life is brutally short; live a life of leisure. I don’t mean to say suddenly quit your job, but to enjoy every moment…

Confessions of an ex gear addict: How buying cameras and lenses made me miserable and lose thousands

Sep 29, 2015
Olivier Duong

I stated pretty innocently with my first camera, and then slowly but surely I became a camera and lens addict, throwing money out of the…

Gear Does Matter, But Not How You Thought It Does

Sep 8, 2015
Stefan Kohler

The most popular (and worn out) “advice” given to aspiring photographers is probably “It doesn’t matter which camera you use”. But is that really true?…

Photographer Shares 9 Pieces of Gear He Wished He’d Never Purchased

Aug 24, 2015
Allen Mowery

Many people suffer from gear acquisition syndrome (GAS), regardless of occupation or hobbies.  It’s part of living in the materialistic Western World.  The problem with…

19 Signs You Are Treating Your Photography as a Hobby and Not a Business

Aug 15, 2015
Bradford Rowley

Often, the most difficult thing I see for individuals in our industry is making that scary leap from being an amateur photographer to a legitimate…