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What Are You Paying For?

CJ Chilvers
CJ Chilvers

Technical constraints lead to creative results. So, should you pay for constraints? Should you pay a lot for constraints?

Leica owners insist that you can and you should. I don't agree.

Buying things can eliminate certain problems, but it doesn't necessarily provide solutions. This is the source of confusion.

You're looking for the best solution. To simply eliminate a problem, doesn't do that, even if the problem is to find a solution. As an artist you're never looking for just any solution - you want the best creative solution.

Buying your way out of problems can sometimes work, but buying your way out of a creative problem ensures you're also buying your way out of creativity.