Is a good camera important?? - Pro vs Amateur CHALLENGE

  • Published: 18 July 2019
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    For years, smartphone manufacturers have said that their built-in cameras are SO GOOD that you no longer need a 'real' camera. So can a professional photographer with a smartphone beat a total pleb with a 'real' camera? Only one way to find out...

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Comments • 7 515

  • Wouter Verbruggen
    Wouter Verbruggen  3 weeks back

    "is a good camera important?" If you actually did a fair test then no. If you actually wanted to test this, you would ask them to the exact same thing and compare the results. This was just a Linus vs. Brandon competition with a catch, nothing more. A good photographer is always more important than a good camera. The video itself, the idea and execution, where very awesome tho. You guys are crazy I love it :)

    • Да Хорошо
      Да Хорошо  23 hours back

      and business also*

    • Да Хорошо
      Да Хорошо  23 hours back

      I have myself a 5D Mark III and a 70-200 Tamron G2 really i just capture for fun

    • michael z
      michael z  6 days back

      Photographer skill more important than a camera, agreed

    • Jos Geerink
      Jos Geerink  1 weeks back


  • SamoScopom
    SamoScopom  2 minutes back

    I love it, look at this video and undeniably LTT has come a long way. Many of the reviews and builds are similar in essence to what LTT was doing 5 years ago, but this video really shows what this team can pull off with seemingly relative ease - the fact that this video didn't need to be super hyped and was just a next upload... hats off to you all

    • Nasty-looking Navi
      Nasty-looking Navi  14 minutes back

      This is one of the most fun videos I've watched in a LONG while! Give a prize to whoever thought this one up!

      • Hideki Brian Gomi
        Hideki Brian Gomi  2 hours back

        Took a while to realize the green guy was James. Funny content, I enjoyed but a thought coming to my mind at the end was.... Brand and Linus could be a nice couple, heehee.

          ROLEMAYMOLY  3 hours back

          im not smiling im cringing

          • Lo Sac
            Lo Sac  6 hours back

            Yes ,a good camera is important for some people.Run the same test in wild life,astro photography and finally print something in A4 or larger.Freely lough with the results of the mobile .

            • André Silva
              André Silva  6 hours back

              This was ducking hilarious!!

              • newpixeldude
                newpixeldude  17 hours back

                I am afraid Linus will be doing campaigns soon. It would just go with the times.

                • Emre Demirkaya Loves
                  Emre Demirkaya Loves  19 hours back

                  " I know how the ISO works " :D
                  Where is the BokeH on linus shots , has a prime lens medium format on it and shoots like with an aperture of F/20
                  This was fun and painfull as a photography lover

                  • 666Tomato666
                    666Tomato666  3 hours back

                    I'm quite sure he shot all his photos at something like f/11 – the aperture ring was not in auto position

                • Bruno Hahmann
                  Bruno Hahmann  20 hours back

                  I haven't watched this video before because i thought it would be just a simple comparison, but man this was so much more fun than i expected

                  • Antoni Rybaczyk
                    Antoni Rybaczyk  21 hours back

                    That was really good

                    • m j
                      m j  22 hours back

                      video is way way too long.

                      • John Davis
                        John Davis  22 hours back

                        dis video very noice

                        • problemat1que
                          problemat1que  23 hours back

                          Hilarious video. This GFX is not a sports camera but great for editorial, so maybe could have given him a choice of multiple sponsored products for each section. :D If Linus knew to stop down and zone focus in manual, he could have got way more keepers. I saw him use face recognition, which I hear works great on the GFX100 but is pretty sluggish on the older gen 50R.

                          • Да Хорошо
                            Да Хорошо  23 hours back

                            Linus holding the camera like that while changing lenses is hurting my eyes.... Dust will come and ruin it!

                            • Да Хорошо
                              Да Хорошо  17 hours back

                              @Marko Ahonen lmao yes it will the sensor will be dirty and cleaning isnt that easy as you think

                            • Marko Ahonen
                              Marko Ahonen  22 hours back

                              dust wont ruin it, part reason its expensive is that you can clean it

                          • Ben Jackbag Mank
                            Ben Jackbag Mank  1 days back

                            "ThE CamErA DoEsN'T MAttEr, it''S nOt ThE tOO...*swift kick to the nuts*"

                            • Clous von
                              Clous von  1 days back

                              Probably one of the funniest videos on YouTube

                              • oussmusic
                                oussmusic  1 days back

                                is that Jìan-Yáng from silicon valley ?

                                • Josh F
                                  Josh F  1 days back

                                  You have to understand, these things will be on the internet for forever... Just let that sink in a bit...

                                  • my1little2pony
                                    my1little2pony  1 days back

                                    i found myself getting right into this video loved it you guys are killing it

                                    • 4N5W3R5
                                      4N5W3R5  1 days back

                                      Was this a Camera Challenge or a Try Not to Cringe Challenge?

                                      • Dubstep America
                                        Dubstep America  2 days back

                                        Why the actual fuck couldn't they just get an actual chick... Just curious

                                        • Dr. Lumen
                                          Dr. Lumen  2 days back

                                          why tho.... why

                                          • D Vice
                                            D Vice  2 days back

                                            you cannot make this shit up

                                            • omgubler
                                              omgubler  2 days back

                                              Now we need a Part 2 where Brandon uses the nice camera and Linus uses the Pixel...

                                              • Oliver Grewin
                                                Oliver Grewin  2 days back

                                                25:32 he should've proposed with a flower! That would've captured the feeling of the surroundings🌼

                                                • j k
                                                  j k  2 days back

                                                  Why all the Gay jokes?

                                                  • Raghavendra D Rao
                                                    Raghavendra D Rao  2 days back

                                                    This is the most entertaining LTT Video so far!😄👍🏼

                                                    • Liu Michael
                                                      Liu Michael  2 days back

                                                      I just got English is so hard for experiencing those images XD

                                                      • Mohammad Zaid
                                                        Mohammad Zaid  2 days back

                                                        I feel like linux did better job, it's not just about camera but the way he arranged things and tooked those pictures, specially the dog food looked amazing and the pregnant one.

                                                        • Matt Hobbs
                                                          Matt Hobbs  2 days back

                                                          Im going to need therapy after watching this.

                                                          • Eveonx Icenine
                                                            Eveonx Icenine  2 days back

                                                            Loved it

                                                            • ar2329
                                                              ar2329  2 days back

                                                              Great video!! - You should do more of these challenges! [Gamer on cheap desktop vs. gamer on high-end desktop - cheap unbranded/Chinese phone vs. flagship phone in everyday use, etc...]

                                                              • Global Tech Life
                                                                Global Tech Life  2 days back

                                                                It was a 40 minute video?!!!
                                                                I had so much fun that I thought it was 10 min..

                                                                • Erick Mejía
                                                                  Erick Mejía  3 days back

                                                                  What, Hal!?

                                                                  • Jordyn’s Channel
                                                                    Jordyn’s Channel  3 days back

                                                                    this is awesome please more like this!!!!!!

                                                                    • Matt Cooper
                                                                      Matt Cooper  3 days back

                                                                      a larger image sensor, and a dedicated processing engine (the firmware) in a dedicated camera are FAR superior to a smartphone.

                                                                      • Don Fouts
                                                                        Don Fouts  3 days back

                                                                        I will give you this was fun to watch - but I clicked on it hoping you were going to show the 'pro' features of a phone camera and compare that to a 'good' camera, granted I wouldn't be considering a $4k camera so I would have liked to see something in the $400-$1200 range, but if you are going to use a 'pro' camera, you should have at least compared raw photos, or had the same person do the post on each photo - so the ability to post produce a photo doesn't effect the final photo you presented.

                                                                        • Matti Virta
                                                                          Matti Virta  3 days back

                                                                          if you have phone you not newer need buy expensive stupid big camera, all same you can do at phone than camera. i has before camera, but when phone come lot better camera i no has newer last 10 year neeed camera anywere, because i have better camera in my phone. stupiod waste money many camera because have in phone lot better than many camera have. DONT WASTE MONEY TO STUPID.

                                                                          • Non Sense
                                                                            Non Sense  3 days back


                                                                            • Adam B
                                                                              Adam B  3 days back

                                                                              13:02 is this unbox therapy?!

                                                                              • Jesper Bengtson
                                                                                Jesper Bengtson  3 days back

                                                                                This is what Channel SuperFun should have been!

                                                                                • falconaire
                                                                                  falconaire  3 days back

                                                                                  .watched from 0:00 to 38:08... it's not intended to be an educational video but i think i learned something while having fun. great job!

                                                                                  • alex mcaniff
                                                                                    alex mcaniff  3 days back

                                                                                    what the F**K am i watching

                                                                                    • LJ smith
                                                                                      LJ smith  4 days back

                                                                                      12:58 death stare

                                                                                      • Matthew Bross
                                                                                        Matthew Bross  4 days back

                                                                                        Linus with a camera is my new favorite thing ever

                                                                                        • erik cyree
                                                                                          erik cyree  4 days back

                                                                                          this is the worst video ive ever seen

                                                                                          • CritCore
                                                                                            CritCore  4 days back

                                                                                            Why is there a weird noise in the audio when they talk? ohhhhh noise removal oof