What I am going to talk about today is what the camera manufactures do not want you to hear. Most every photographer believes that if they just had better, and newer equipment that this would make them become a better photographer, and their pictures would look so much nicer. THAT IS SO FAR FROM THE TRUTH!! New equipment might make certain task easier, but it won't help you to become a better photographer. If you don't believe me rent the camera gear that you are thinking of buying, and see if it instantly makes you a better photographer.. I had to learn this lesson also.. We all feel this way!! Take the money that you would have spent on a new camera, and put it towards your education of photography. Learn more about composition, exposure, and post processing. Now this WILL make you a better photographer, and bring you more work, and more money so you can buy nicer equipment down the road.. Besides, customers don't care what gear you have, they just want good pictures. Now get out there with the gear that you already own, and become a better photographer.