129If there’s any tool that should be considered an extension of the photographer’s body, it’s her camera. Just as a practiced musician can become one with her instrument, a photographer needs to learn to become integrated with her camera. A photographer needs to know her camera inside and out because it’s what connects the photographer to the subject. Much has changed in the decades since the authors became professional photographers, but the camera is still a recording device; it records a subject based on the photographer’s vision.