My 12 best and worst bits of camera gear ever: Peter Fenech, Digital Photographer

My 12 best and worst bits of camera gear ever: Peter Fenech, Digital Photographer
(Image credit: Peter Fenech)

Camera choice is really quite a personal affair. Not only does it often require considerable financial outlay (meaning you have to be happy with your choice!) but over time your camera becomes your travel companion, delivering some of your favorite shots and capturing your best memories. 

For these reasons photographers tend to be unashamed gear freaks, and I'm certainly no different. I love collecting kit, though only items I know I will use - I hate it when others hoard items which end up sitting on a shelf, collecting dust. Cameras and lenses are meant to be put through their paces!   

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Peter Fenech

As the Editor for  Digital Photographer magazine, Peter is a specialist in camera tutorials and creative projects to help you get the most out of your camera, lens, tripod, filters, gimbal, lighting and other imaging equipment.

After cutting his teeth working in retail for camera specialists like Jessops, he has spent 11 years as a photography journalist and freelance writer – and he is a Getty Images-registered photographer, to boot.

No matter what you want to shoot, Peter can help you sharpen your skills and elevate your ability, whether it’s taking portraits, capturing landscapes, shooting architecture, creating macro and still life, photographing action… he can help you learn and improve.