Why photographers NEED specialist camera stores

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In an age where you can buy whatever you want online, why do we need specialist camera stores? After all, you can just type in a URL and click “buy” on the lens you like the look of without having to leave your home.

Well, for some products maybe that’s all you need. However, buying cameras and lenses isn’t like buying dishwasher tablets and coffee filters! 

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