Like many other people who started photography as a hobby, I also initially thought that to take great photos I really needed to save up money and start buying different types of lenses and also a DSLR for myself, otherwise I would not be considered a good photographer and also my photos would never be any good. So while I was still trying to save up money and was practicing on one of my friend’s cameras, I was gifted a Canon point and shoot camera. While I would have preferred a DSLR Camera instead, I was still happy at having a camera of my own and thought that at the very least I could practice angles and try and create a style for my pictures. This is where I learnt that I could have just as much fun with a point and shoot camera as I could with a DSLR camera and that it did not stifle my creativity, rather it was great for practice, but the most important thing I learned was that I did not need a DSLR camera to take a good or even a great photo.
As I found out after a while, my pictures could be just as good and presentable if I use a simple canon point and shoot camera as any expensive camera. All I needed to do was take care of a few things like watching out for the setting in which I was taking pictures and making sure the background complemented the picture I was trying to take. Other than that I learnt how to properly frame a picture and once I had an idea about how lighting can affect a picture and how to use the light to make my pictures stand out better, you could hardly tell my P&S shots from my DSLR shots.