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Why do some photographers use black tape on their cameras?

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Most photographers don't modify the appearance of their cameras at all. However, you may sometimes see a photographer (typically a professional) with the logos on their camera covered by black tape. Why would they do this? Are they testing exciting new camera models before they're released?

Photographer using a camera where the logos have been taped over
cc licensed ( BY ND ) flickr photo shared by Rocco P Hill

While this could be the case, there are actually quite a few good reasons why some photographers might want to cover their gear in black tape.

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

October 13th, 2013 at 12:48 pm