Where do you buy your gear?

With Colorado’s recent decision to approve online sales tax collection (HB 1193, don’t get me started on how bad I think this is) I thought it would be a good time to talk about where I buy gear from.

“Where do you buy your cameras at?” This is a question I get asked a lot. I don’t really have a simple answer so I will try to explain where and from whom I buy most of my equipment from.

Let’s be honest. Photographers are a bunch of cheapskates (and you wonder why the value of good photography is going down?). We are always looking for the “deal” when it comes to buying equipment. Professional photographers spend a lot of money on equipment so we like to know that we are getting the best value for our dollar. So we shop around.

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