How To Deal With Gear Snobs


All amateur photographers will admit that they’ve come across that one guy. That one obnoxious¬†guy who constantly brags about the superior gear he possesses, and god forbid if he might ever have to use the seemingly “inferior” gear that belongs to you. His definition of superiority is, quite obviously, based on the single, most valid form of categorisation: it’s more expensive.

In a clip from the American TV series, Veep, Timothy Simons who plays the passive aggressive (jerk) photographer,¬†has his insults turned back on him by a clever event photographer with a 5D camera (in comparison to Timothy’s Canon 1D). The event photographer, without a doubt, has the best comeback to tackle any gear snob. Check it out!

H/T: Reddit


Tags: Canon, May 2015, gear snob, timothy simons, veep, 5D, 1D