What Are You Paying For?
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.