The most creative people in the world invent their way out of problems.
Eddie Van Halen was frustrated that the sound in his head wasn’t available in any guitar gear he could find or afford, so he invented a guitar, hotwired an amp and created a legend. He continues to patent new guitar inventions to this day.
Every Jedi eventually has to craft his or her own lightsaber.
It frustrated me for a long time that this mentality didn’t seem to exist in photography. But I was being short-sighted.
New cameras and processes are being invented all the time. There’s nothing stopping any of us from building hardware to solve creative problems. The important thing is whether you have a problem worth inventing over.