The Ten Commandments of Photography

by Miserere


  1. Thy Hobby is Photography, and thou shall have no other Hobby before it.
  2. Thou shall not speak the name of St Ansel in vain.
  3. Remember World Photography Day and keep thy schedule clear for it.
  4. Honour thy prime lenses.
  5. Thou shall not break anyone’s camera.
  6. Thou shall not take photos with another man’s camera or lens (without his permission).
  7. Thou shall not steal another man’s camera or lens.
  8. Thou shall not bear false Photoshop actions against thy neighbour’s photos.
  9. Thou shall not covet thy neighbour’s lens collection.
  10. Thou shall not covet anything else that belongs to thy neighbour (like his Nikon D3x or unobtanium tripod).


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  1. Just as side note, from an obvious Philostine, my first zoom was a delight, as every one since. Guess I’m bound for Hades, with the hounds on my trail.


  2. Uh-oh… I think I may have to go to confession — I know I’m guilty of coveting…

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